Uxbridge offered her assistance to the elected Liberal. The newly configured riding, northeast of Toronto, saw Liberal Jennifer O’Connell defeat encumbent Conservative Corneliu Chisu, by more than 4,700 votes, with 49 per cent of total balloting. NDP candidate Pamela Downward came in third with nearly 10 per cent of ballots, according to the CBC Canada Votes website.
Former Ajax MP Mark Holland won his old job back on Oct. 19. Four years ago, the federal Liberal politician lost the seat he held from 2004 to 2011 to Conservative Chris Alexander. “Ladies and gentlemen, it is good to be back.” Holland said
Members of the West Shore community, in Pickering, showed their support at the council meeting, last night, to give the local Nesbit-Newman house and some of the surrounding property heritage designation, but one resident of the home does not want the designation.