Laurel C. Broten is a politician in Ontario, Canada. A politician (from Greek " Polis " is an individual who is involved in influencing public decision making through the influence of Politics or a person 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 She is currently a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the riding of Etobicoke—Lakeshore for the Ontario Liberal Party. See also Politics of Ontario The Legislative Assembly of Ontario (also known as Ontario Legislative Assembly or OntLA) is the Legislature An electoral district (also known as a Constituency or a riding in the Canadian English political Jargon) is a geographically-based For the provincial electoral district see Etobicoke—Lakeshore (provincial electoral district. The Ontario Liberal Party is a Centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada.
Prior to entering politics, she was a lawyer, community activist and volunteer. A lawyer, according to Black's Law Dictionary, is "a person learned in the law as an attorney, Counsel or Solicitor; a person Broten attended McMaster University from 1986 to 1990, and has both a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree from the institution. McMaster redirects here for others see McMaster (disambiguation. Year 1986 ( MCMLXXXVI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar) Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar) A Bachelor of Science ( BS, BSc or BSc in the UK; less commonly S She also received an LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario in 1993. The Bachelor of Laws (abbreviated LLB, LLB or rarely LlB) is an undergraduate or bachelor degree in law offered in most Common law The University of Western Ontario (known as Western, as well as UWO or Western Ontario) is a public research University located in London Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) She was a law clerk to Madam Justice Claire L'Heureux-Dubé at the Supreme Court of Canada from 1993 to 1994, and later had a practice in civil and commercial litigation. Claire L'Heureux-Dubé (born September 7, 1927) served as a justice on the Supreme Court of Canada from 1987 to 2002 The Supreme Court of Canada ( French: Cour suprême du Canada) is the highest court of Canada and is the final court of appeal in the Canadian Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) She has also served as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Gatehouse, a community centre for survivors of child abuse.
Broten first ran for the Ontario legislature in the provincial election of 1999, but was defeated by Progressive Conservative Morley Kells in Etobicoke-Lakeshore by close to 5,000 votes. An Ontario general election was held on June 3 1999, to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. 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 Morley Kells is a longtime Politician in Ontario, Canada. He served as a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of She ran again in the 2003 election, and defeated Kells by almost the same margin amid a provincial shift to the Liberals. 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
On October 23, 2003, she was named as the Parliamentary Assistant to Premier Dalton McGuinty. 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. A Parliamentary Secretary is a member of a Parliament in the Westminster system who assists a more senior minister with their duties 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 She was promoted to cabinet as Minister of the Environment on June 29, 2005. The Ministry of the Environment is the portfolio in the Executive Council of Ontario (or provincial Cabinet) responsible for addressing the Environmental issues 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 October 2005 she gave birth to twins. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
As Minister, she legislated the Clean Water Act, a major reform to the laws that protect drinking water. She also introduced the Sustainable and Secure Water Act that - for the first time - makes businesses pay for the water they use. She also brokered a deal with two United States Senators to ensure the US-Canada border stayed open to waste from Ontario being shipped to dumps in Michigan. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Broten also announced the phase-out of most inefficient incandescent light bulbs by 2012.
Broten was the subject of controversy in 2007 when her neighbours complained about her application to build a two story multi-car garage with an elevator at her house for the environment minister and her husband's four automobiles: a hybrid Ford SUV, a Volvo SUV and two sports cars - a Mercedes and a Porsche.  Dubbed the "garage Mahal", the incident led to her political judgment being questioned.  The proposal was struck down by the Ontario Municipal Board
While she kept her seat in the 2007 provincial election, Broten was dropped from cabinet by Premier McGuinty in his post-election cabinet shuffle a few weeks later. The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB is an independent administrative tribunal that hears applications and appeals on municipal and planning matters such as zoning bylaws subdivision plans The Ontario general election of 2007 was held on October 10 2007 to elect members ( MPPs) of the 39th Legislative Assembly of the Province In the Parliamentary system a cabinet shuffle or reshuffle is an informal term for an event that occurs when a Head of government rotates or changes the