David Caplan (born November 15, 1964) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. Events 655 - Battle of Winwaed: Penda of Mercia is defeated by Oswiu of Northumbria. Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar. Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page He is currently a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, and is a cabinet minister in the government of Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty. See also Politics of Ontario The Legislative Assembly of Ontario (also known as Ontario Legislative Assembly or OntLA) is the Legislature A cabinet is a body of high-ranking members of Government, typically representing the executive branch. The Ontario Liberal Party is a Centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. A premier is a title for the Head of government in some countries Dalton James Patrick McGuinty Jr MPP (born July 19, 1955, in Ottawa Ontario) is a Canadian lawyer and politician Caplan is the son of Elinor Caplan, who served as a cabinet minister at the federal and provincial levels. Elinor Caplan PC (born May 20, 1944 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired politician and businesswoman in Ontario Canada. His father, Wilfred Caplan, was also a politician. Wilfred Caplan was a Liberal Party of Ontario candidate for the provincial riding of York Mills in the 1977 provincial election. He is married to Leigh and has two sons, Benjamin and Jacob.
Caplan was born in Toronto, Ontario, and was educated at the University of Western Ontario. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario The University of Western Ontario (known as Western, as well as UWO or Western Ontario) is a public research University located in London He worked as a commercial real estate agent with the firm of Ernest Goodman Ltd. from 1985 to 1989, and was Vice-President of Taurus Metal Trading Ltd. Year 1985 ( MCMLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar) Year 1989 ( MCMLXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar) (a recycling company) between 1989 and 1992. Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar)
Caplan was elected as a trustee to the North York Board of Education in 1991 and served in this capacity for six years, becoming the Board's Vice-Chair in 1993. North York forms the central part of the northern half of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Year 1991 ( MCMXCI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar. Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) He also served on the Metro Toronto Board of Education from 1994 to 1997, becoming its Vice-Chair shortly before his departure for higher office. Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar
In 1997, Elinor Caplan resigned her seat in the Ontario legislature to seek election to the Canadian House of Commons. Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar The House of Commons (Chambre des communes is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and David Caplan contested his mother's former riding of Oriole in the subsequent by-election, and defeated his Progressive Conservative opponent, former federal MP Barbara Greene, by a significant margin. The Ontario PC Party, formally known as the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario (in french Parti progressiste-conservateur de l'Ontario) is a Right-of-centre A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a Parliament. Barbara Greene (born September 1, 1945) is a Canadian politician He subsequently served as the Liberal critic for Youth and Training.
Ontario's electoral map was significantly altered in 1996, when Progressive Conservative Premier Mike Harris introduced a bill to reduce the number of members in the legislature from 130 to 103. Year 1996 ( MCMXCVI) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar) Michael Deane Harris (born January 23, 1945, in Toronto Ontario) was the twenty-second Premier of Ontario from June 26, These changes did not apply to by-elections for the sitting legislature, but came into effect for the provincial election of 1999. An Ontario general election was held on June 3 1999, to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. As a result, Caplan was forced to face another incumbent Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP), Minister of Education David Johnson, in the new riding of Don Valley East. A Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP is an elected member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. The Ministry of Education (MOE is the agencies of the Ontario government in the Canadian province of Ontario responsible for government policy funding David John Johnson (born December 17, 1945 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a Politician in Ontario Canada. Don Valley East is a federal electoral district in Canada that covers the northeast section of the North York part of Toronto.
In one of the most closely-watched races of the campaign, Caplan defeated Johnson on election night by just over 3,000 votes. There are several public school teachers in Don Valley East, and many suspect that "strategic voting" by this group against the Tories was a leading factor in Caplan's victory. The Progressive Conservatives won the election, and Caplan became his party's Housing Critic and Deputy Whip. Whip is a role in party-based politics whose primary purpose is to ensure control of the formal decision-making process in a parliamentary legislature
Like his mother, David Caplan is a prominent politician in the Jewish community of the North York area. PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ North York forms the central part of the northern half of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He did not, however, join with several other politicians from this community (including fellow Liberal MPP Monte Kwinter) to support provincial funding for non-Catholic religious schools in 2001. Monte Kwinter (born March 22, 1931 in Toronto, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario Canada. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. The initiative was brought forward by the Progressive Conservative government of Mike Harris, and the Liberal Party opposed it on the grounds that it would divert money from public schools. While Kwinter publicly disagreed with his party's position, Caplan supported it and referred to the Harris government's plan as "the first step toward a voucher system".
Caplan was easily re-elected in Don Valley East in the provincial election of 2003, defeating his Progressive Conservative opponent, former city councillor Paul Sutherland, by over 9200 votes. The Ontario general election of 2003 was held on October 2, 2003, to elect the 103 members of the 38th Legislative Assembly (Members of Provincial Paul Sutherland (born c 1955 is an Ontario politician former Toronto City Councillor, former North York City Councillor, and a The Liberals won the general election, and Caplan was appointed to Cabinet on October 23, 2003 as Minister of Public Infrastructure Renewal. Events 4004 BC - Creation of the world begins according to the calculations of Archbishop James Ussher 42 BC - Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar.
Caplan is responsible for leading the modernization of the province's infrastructure and planning for future population and economic growth. He released a long-term $30 billion plus infrastructure investment strategy called ReNew Ontario, which has set Ontario on the road to an infrastructure renaissance - expanding and building new hospitals, schools, colleges and universities, and transit and transportation systems. Caplan is responsible for the historic growth planning legislation, the Places to Grow Act, 2005, which allows for a better way of accommodating growth across the province through the development of growth plans. The first growth plan under this legislation, the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, is a comprehensive, 25-year strategy to maximize the benefits of growth and maintain a high quality of life for the fastest growing urban region in Canada. Minister Caplan also has responsibility for several major government agencies managing public assets, including: The Ontario Realty Corporation, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation, Liquor Control Board of Ontario, Infrastructure Ontario and the Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation.
After a cabinet shuffle on June 29, 2005, Caplan was given the additional position of Deputy Government House Leader. Events 512 - A Solar eclipse is recorded by a monastic chronicler in Ireland. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. In Canada, each political party with representation in the House of Commons has a House Leader who is a Front bench Member of Parliament (MP and an expert