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DISTRICT: Oakville
CandidatePartyVote CountVote ShareElected
M. A. Bonnie BrownLIB2589243.35% X
Terence YoungCON2514842.1%
Tina AgrellNDP58159.74%
Laura DomsyGRN28724.81%
December 14, 2:04:38 PM EST 228 of 228 polls reporting


167 Oakville

2006 Candidates:
CON:Terence Young
GRN:Laura Domsy
LIB:Bonnie Brown (Incumbent)
NDP:Christina Agrell


 Riding Map
This affluent southern Ontario riding is on the shores of Lake Ontario, about 40 kilometres west of Toronto.

It contains part of the town of Oakville, stretching from Lake Ontario to Upper Middle Road West, Eighth Line and Dundas Street East, between Winston Churchill Boulevard in the east and Burloak Drive in the west.

The riding has a high percentage of administrative-managerial jobs as well as a strong manufacturing sector. Average family income is $116,565 and unemployment is 4.7 per cent. More than 21 per cent have university degrees.

The riding of Oakville-Milton was created in 1986 from most of Halton riding. It became Oakville riding in the 1996 redistribution. In 2004, a small portion of Halton riding was added in the northeast.

Population: 109,602

Political History
In 2004, Liberal Bonnie Brown defeated Conservative Rick Byers by 9,205 votes to win a fourth term. He had first been elected in Oakville-Milton. This riding and its predecessor, Halton riding, have traditionally swung between supporting Tories and Liberals.

From 1979 to 1983, the MP for Halton was Conservative Otto Jelinek, who was minister of state for fitness and amateur sport, minister of state for multiculturalism and minister of supply and services.

1891-1930 - CON
1935-49 - LIB
1953, 1957, 1958 - PC
1962, 1963, 1965, 1968 - LIB
1972 - PC
1974 - LIB
1979, 1980, 1984 - PC

1988 - PC
1993 - LIB

1997, 2000, 2004 - LIB


Terence Young

Party: Conservative Party of Canada

Birth Date: July 24, 1952
Age: 53
Birthplace: Toronto, Ont.

Education: BA in Political and Social Science from York University; attended Osgoode Hall Law School for one year
Profession: Policy director

Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Gloria
Children: Hart and Madeline

Career Background: Former Staff Manager with Bell Canada. President of Policy Alliance Inc., specializing in government relations, business development and strategic communications

Community Activities: Has volunteered with Halton Crime Stoppers, Community Policing, Glen Abbey Residents' Association, United Way and other important community groups on Oakville. He has assisted numerous hospitals in recent years as a consultant and served as a volunteer on the board of directors of two seniors' residences: St. Anne's Tower and St. Hilda's Tower. Worked as a government relations consultant and assisted various groups deal with the Ontario government free of charge, including the Canadian Opera Company, Family Alliance Ontario and Canadian Veterans Remembered. He is a co-founder of the non-partisan Ontario Association of Former Parliamentarians in 2000 and is currently Vice-Chair.

Electoral History
Party: Extensive involvement in municipal, provincial and federal campaigns. Political organizer and area president for federal riding
Provincial: Elected in Halton Centre in 1995; did not run in 1999
Political History
Parliamentary Secretary: July 1995-April 1997 - to Minister of Education and Training (Colleges and Universities). November 1997 - to Minister of Finance
Committee: Former chair, Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs. Former Member, Standing Committee on Public Accounts and Standing Committee on Estimates

Laura Domsy

Party: Green Party of Canada

Birth Date: May 7, 1982
Age: 23
Birthplace: Toronto, Ont.

Education: Political Science degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and an Investment Funds certificate
Profession: Banker

Marital Status: Single

Career Background: Banker at TD Canada Trust

Campaign Office:
424 Lakeshore Road East
Oakville, Ont.
(905) 339-1545

Bonnie Brown

Party: Liberal Party of Canada

Birth Date: March 2, 1941
Age: 64
Birthplace: Toronto, Ont.

Education: Attended the University of Western Ontario for two years; Ontario Teacher's Certificate from Lakeshore Teacher's College
Profession: Teacher

Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Ron Coupland
Children: Andrea, Lindsay, Peggy, Caroline

Career Background: Teacher, social worker and consultant. For six years, was executive director of Parental Stress Services/Parents Anonymous. In 1990, she became assistant to Beth Phinney, MP for Hamilton-Mountain.

Community Activities: Chaired the Halton Cancer Study and Children's Mental Health Steering Committees, Child Abuse Council, Halton District Health Council and Halton Day Care Advisory Committee. Served on Boards including United Way, Elizabeth Fry, Halton Alcohol and Drug Addiction Programme. Founder of Oakville Track Club and a former Governor of Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital

Electoral History
Party: Active on local provincial and federal riding executives. Active campaign worker. Delegate to Policy, Constitution and Leadership Conventions since 1974
Municipal: 1976-78 - School Trustee, Halton Separate School Board
1978-80 - Regional Councillor, RM of Halton (defeated in 1980)
1985-88 - Town Councillor, Oakville
Federal: Oakville-Milton: defeated in 1988; elected in 1993
Elected in Oakville in 1997, 2000, 2004

Political History
Parliamentary Secretary: July 1998-Aug 2000 - to Minister of Human Resources Development
Committee: Former Vice-Chair, Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities. Former member: Industry; Canadian Heritage; Public Accounts. Chair: Standing Committee on Health; sub-committee on Committee Budgets of the Liaison Committee
Caucus: Chaired the Parliamentary Steel Caucus and the National Caucus Committee on Social Policy working to strengthen Canada's social safety net

Riding Address:
2421 Marine Drive, Unit 3
Oakville, Ont.
(905) 827-2077

Christina Agrell

Party: New Democratic Party

Birthplace: England

Education: Degrees in applied psychology
Profession: Teacher

Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Harry
Children: Two daughters

Career Background: Taught at inner city primary schools, worked in recruitment and training for a major computer firm and was a professor of psychology at Thames University

Community Activities: School volunteer, Brownie leader, school council member. Participated in the Barbecue for Bricks Tsunami Relief campaign in the summer of 2005

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