Wynne, who represents Don Valley West, was provincial education minister from 2006 until just last year, when McGuinty moved her to the transportation portfolio. Now she’ll serve as minister of Aboriginal Affairs as well as minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing.
“The people in Toronto-Danforth have put their confidence in me and all of us in the NDP to stand up for them in this province, to put them first, and that’s just what we’re going to do with jobs, health care, education and the environment,” Tabuns said. “We’re going to stand up for the people of Ontario. We here in Toronto-Danforth.”
Liberal Kathleen Wynne lived up to her name, winning with 24,454 votes or 58.3 per cent of the vote in Don Valley West. She easily defeated Andrea Mandel-Campbell, bringing in nearly twice as many votes as the 11,626 claimed by the Conservative candidate.
While some polls have yet to report, all three incumbents in East York have been declared re-elected.
The election winner in Ward 29 addressed her supporters with the same theme of change she employed during the campaign. The retirement of Case Ootes in Toronto-Danforth sparked one of the most hotly contested council…
Eighteen seconds might be enough time for most to cross the street, but not necessarily for the seniors living in the Broadview Manor.
Peter Tabuns, the NDP member of provincial Parliament for Toronto-Danforth, has called on the ministry of transportation to cut ties with the company embroiled in the current DriveTest strike.