The winner in Monday night’s federal election in the riding of Scarborough Centre has pledged financial support of jobs for young people as a priority. In the Oct. 19 vote, Liberal candidate Salma Zahid defeated Conservative incumbent Roxanne James. Zahid polled 51.1 per cent of ballots cast, according to the CBC Canada Votes website. James finished in second place with just over 30 per cent of votes, while NDP Alex Wilson earned 11.8 per cent of ballots.
The Liberal party’s reign continues in Toronto Central, but for the newcomer PC candidate it’s about the long haul. The Liberal incumbent Glen Murray defeated Progressive Conservative Martin Abell in the provincial election, Thursday night, in Toronto Centre.
When Rob Ford walked into the council chambers at Toronto City Hall, Antionette Wassilyn fluttered her arms around her heart; she seemed star struck by the new mayor. “Oh my gosh. He’s the best Christmas…
Rob Ford’s West End mentality may have worked for his Etobicoke constituents, but it certainly isn’t commuting to Scarborough, in the aftermath of his sweeping election.
Before a wall of cameras and supporters, George Smitherman gracefully conceded last night to the new mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford. Ford earned almost half the eligible votes, while Smitherman finished with 34 per cent….
In front of a wall of cameras and supporters, last night, George Smitherman gracefully conceded to the new mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford. Ford finished with almost half the city’s 800,000 votes, while Smitherman finished…
Ford garnered almost 50 per cent of the vote Monday while George Smitherman and Joe Pantalone garnered 35 per cent and 12 per cent, respectively. In the end, Ford was able to motivate more voters to get out and support him.
“Toronto is open for business again,” proclaimed Rob Ford as news of his victory in the mayor’s race broke just minutes after the polls closed at 8 p.m. “The party with taxpayers’ money is over, ladies and gentlemen.”
After seemingly closing in on his opponent in the lead up to yesterday’s election, George Smitherman lost the mayoral race by nearly 100,000 votes.
In his first speech as the mayor-elect of Toronto, Rob Ford addressed thousands of supporters in Etobicoke tonight.