September 20, 2001 – present
|Preceded by||Frances Lankin|
|Constituency||Beaches—East York, Ontario|
|Political party||New Democratic Party|
Michael Prue (born July 14, 1948 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian politician, who represents the riding of Beaches—East York in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. A Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP is an elected member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. Events 451 - The Battle of Chalons takes place in North Eastern France. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. Frances Lankin (born in London Ontario) is a Canadian administrator and a former politician and trade unionist For the provincial electoral district see Beaches—East York (provincial electoral district. Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Year 1948 ( MCMXLVIII) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec The Ontario New Democratic Party, formally known as New Democratic Party of Ontario, is a Social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada Events 1223 - Louis VIII becomes King of France upon the death of his father Philip II of France. Year 1948 ( MCMXLVIII) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario 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 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 Beaches—East York (provincial electoral district. See also Politics of Ontario The Legislative Assembly of Ontario (also known as Ontario Legislative Assembly or OntLA) is the Legislature He is currently the New Democratic Party critic for Finance, Municipal Affairs and Housing, Public Infrastructure Renewal, Community and Social Services and the Management Board of Cabinet, and for issues related to Toronto. The Ontario New Democratic Party, formally known as New Democratic Party of Ontario, is a Social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada
Prue has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Anthropology from the University of Toronto, and a Master of Arts degree in Canadian Studies from Carleton University. Political science is a branch of Social sciences that deals with the theory and practice of Politics and the description and analysis of Political systems Anthropology (/ˌænθɹəˈpɒlədʒi/ from Greek grc ἄνθρωπος anthrōpos, "human" -λογία -logia) is the study of This article is about the University of Toronto's St George Campus A Master of Arts ( Latin: Magister Artium) is a Postgraduate academic Master's degree awarded by universities in a large Canadian Studies is a Collegiate study of Canadian culture, Canadian languages, literature, Quebec, agriculture This article is about the university in Ottawa Ontario Canada After graduation, he worked as counsel for the Minister of Employment and Immigration.
During his time as a federal government employee, Prue was an activist in the Canada Employment & Immigration Union, a component of the Public Service Alliance of Canada.
In the 1980 federal election, Prue ran as a federal NDP candidate in Scarborough Centre and received 9237 votes for a third-place finish. The Canadian federal election of 1980 was held on February 18, 1980 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons of the 32nd Parliament Principles policies and electoral achievement The NDP grew from populist, agrarian and democratic socialist roots This page covers the electoral district of Scarborough Centre for the Scarborough RT station see Scarborough Centre (TTC. He ran in the same riding in the 1984 election, again placing third. The Canadian federal election of 1984 was held on September 4 of that year to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons of the 33rd Parliament
Prue became a councillor in East York in 1988 and mayor of the borough in 1993. East York was formerly a semi-autonomous Borough within the overall municipality of Metropolitan Toronto before East A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning "greater" is a modern title used in many countries for the highest ranking officer in a municipal government He held the position until 1997, when East York and the other component municipalities of Metropolitan Toronto were merged into a single municipality (called the "megacity") by the Ontario government. The Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto was the senior level of Municipal government in the Toronto, Ontario, Canada, area from 1954 to As mayor, Prue was widely respected for bringing in five consecutive budgets with no tax increases, cutting East York's debt by $7. 8 million, and ushering in new industry, commercial growth, and jobs to the community.
Before the megacity election, Prue successfully lobbied the provincial government to allot a third council seat for East York to improve its representation on Toronto City Council, and then was elected to that council. The Toronto City Council is the governing body of the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was named "Best Local Politician" by the North Toronto Post in 1999.
On September 20, 2001 Prue won a by-election to replace retiring NDP MPP Frances Lankin in the Ontario legislature. Events 451 - The Battle of Chalons takes place in North Eastern France. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. A by-election or bye-election (called special election in the United States) is an Election held to fill a political office that has become vacant Frances Lankin (born in London Ontario) is a Canadian administrator and a former politician and trade unionist The by-election was controversial due to a book written by Liberal candidate Bob Hunter in 1988. The Ontario Liberal Party is a Centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. Robert (Bob Lorne Hunter ( October 13, 1941 &ndash May 2 2005) was a Canadian environmentalist, Journalist Hunter's On the Sky: Zen and the Art of International Freeloading included first-person accounts of the narrator's sexual encounters with multiple young prostitutes ("nearer to children than women") in Bangkok. Bangkok, known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (krūŋtʰêːp máhǎːnákʰɔn) or Krung Thep ( for short is the Capital, largest Pages from the book, which was available in Toronto's public library, were faxed to journalists during the campaign. In response, Hunter insisted the book, classified as non-fiction with a "The Ultimate Escape Fantasy -- And It's All True!" claim on the jacket, was satire, and that an opposing campaign had sent the fax. Satire is often strictly defined as a literary genre or form; although in practice it is also found in the graphic and Performing arts In satire human Although some media speculated that Prue's campaign was the source of the fax, Prue denied that his campaign was involved, and the fax's source has never been confirmed.
Prue won the by-election with almost 50% of the vote, and was re-elected with over 50% support in the subsequent 2003 election. 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
In 2002 Prue undertook a week-long "welfare diet", trying to live on $12. 75 for an entire week to draw attention to the condition of Ontario's poorest residents under the Mike Harris and Ernie Eves governments. Michael Deane Harris (born January 23, 1945, in Toronto Ontario) was the twenty-second Premier of Ontario from June 26, Ernest Lawrence Eves (born June 17, 1946) was the twenty-third Premier of the province of Ontario, Canada, from April 15 He has also championed affordable housing in Toronto.