Results, Ridings and Candidates
Hamilton East - Stoney Creek
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||242/242 polls|
|LIB||Larry Di Ianni||13,445||
|GRN||David Hart Dyke||2,142||
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Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Education: Earned a Bachelor's degree in political science from McMaster University.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Lidja
Children: One - Michael
Career Background: He is currently a project coordinator with Metropolitan Consulting, a professional engineering, land use and environmental planning firm in Burlington.
Community Activities: He coaches the local hockey teams.
184 Queenston Road, Unit 7
Stoney Creek, Ont.
Dave Hart Dyke
Party: Green Party of Canada
Education: Journalism degree from Ryerson University.
Career Background: Member of a public committee that helped design the 25-year waste management master plan for the City of Hamilton. Served six terms as chair/vice-chair of the waste reduction task force, which is responsible for helping to implement the plan.
Community Activities: Serves on a curriculum design committee at Mohawk College. Assisted with the Ripple Effect Eco-Film Fest. Co-wrote and performed in a Fringe Festival play that took a light-hearted look at environmental issues.
11 Gainsborough Road
Federal: Ran unsuccessfully in Hamilton East in 2004 and Hamilton East-Stoney Creek in 2006.
Larry Di Ianni
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birthplace: Italy; came to Canada as a young boy.
Education: Has a master's degree in education from the University of Toronto.
Profession: High school teacher and principal.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Janet
Children: Three - Robert, Paul and Stephanie
Municipal: Was city councillor in Stoney Creek and later in Hamilton from 1982 to 2003. In 2003, was elected mayor of Hamilton and held office until he was defeated in 2006.
235 Highway #8
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Year of birth: 1947
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Barbara
Career Background: Worked as a signal maintainer for the CNR. Retired in 1995 after 20 years as a technician with Bell Canada. President of the Hamilton and District Labour Council since 1996. Member of the Ontario Federation of Labour Executive Council.
Community Activities: Member of the board of directors of the Hamilton Tourism Board, the Strengthening Hamilton Community Initiative, the Hamilton Downtown Partnership, and the Mohawk College Labour Advisory Committee. Chair of the Worker Education Centre and the McMaster University Labour Studies Advisory Committee.
Municipal: Elected Ward 5 trustee on the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board in 2000. Member of the Special Education Advisory Committee.
Federal: Defeated in Hamilton East in 1993, in the 1996 by-election, and in 1997. Elected in Hamilton East-Stoney Creek in 2006.
Party: Member of Hamilton East Federal NDP Riding Association.
Committee: Member of the subcommittee on International Human Rights of the standing committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development.
Caucus: Serves as the NDP’s critic on Multiculturalism, Human Rights and Sports.
40 Centennial Parkway North, Unit 2
Constituency office: 905-662-4763
Party: Progressive Canadian Party
Birthplace: Sudbury, Ont.
Education: Earned an honours secondary school diploma. Completed a philosophy course at Hamilton's McMaster University. Took other courses, including ones in corporate management and graphics. Also took a certified comprehensive course at the Mosport Racing School Ltd. in 1976, sanctioned by the Fédération internationale du sport automobile, the governing body for motor racing events.
Profession: Business owner, manager, printer
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Monica
Children: Two children
Career Background: Worked in sales and senior management for more than 30 years. Developed markets for the plastic division of Noranda into the U.S. Positions included sales manager, North America, for Canadian Machinery Corp.; sales executive for the first one-gallon flush toilet, "the Water Saver Toilet"; sales executive of one of the first Canadian medical tubing plants; sales manager for a Canadian pipe manufacturer, which was purchased by larger competitor; operations manager for large retail chain; general manager/director of North America for European machinery manufacturer. Sold and marketed American-made bath ware in Canada that grew into a nationwide bathtub company. Founded a high-volume plastic injection moulding company. Purchased a printing company in Hamilton in 1998 as an investment and became actively involved in 2000. Has also travelled throughout the country and in the U.S., Mexico, Europe, South America and the Caribbean on business.
Community Activities: Has participated in charity events for Camp Trillium.
1554 Main Street East
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