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Canada Day 2022

The Canada Day 2022 holiday weather is warm and humid! The parks and playgrounds see friends and neighbours slowly coming back together to meet in person. Andrea and I attended our very first public outing in early June. It almost felt odd to be among groups of people again. For those who always ask, our cat, Merlin, is the last of our iconic cats who came with me on so many public events as an MPP....

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Thoughts on leaving party politics

After reflecting on my own wishes and aspirations within the Ontario Liberal Party, and for the northwest Mississauga community I served for 15 years in the Ontario Legislature, I chose not to stand again for nomination as the Ontario Liberal Party’s candidate in Mississauga-Streetsville. To do something new or innovative, you normally have to let go of something old or familiar. After nearly 25 years later, and through three riding redistributions, six elections, four consecutive victories, and 15 years as the Member of Provincial Parliament, it is time to move forward. I thoroughly enjoyed every...

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