Results, Ridings and Candidates
Timmins - James Bay
|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||199/199 polls|
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Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Education: Bachelor of social sciences in economics from the University of Ottawa, bachelor of arts in political science from Carleton University and a diploma of business administration from Algonquin College.
Profession: Investment adviser
Career Background: Branch manager of Union Securities Ltd. in Timmins. Has owned and operated his own business for the past 10 years selling Canadian and American political memorabilia.
Community Activities: Has been involved with fundraising for a number of not-for-profit organizations and most recently has been involved with the Terry Fox Run fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society in Timmins.
104 Balsam St. South
Toll free: 1-866-585-BILL (2455)
Party: Green Party of Canada
Profession: Environmental technician and business owner
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Annie
Career Background: Designed and constructed treatment systems for the Canadian Coast Guard to protect the Bay of Fundy; constructed flood control dams and levies in New Brunswick; constructed sewage and water treatment plants in Ontario; prepared water use analysis for rivers in Alberta.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birthplace: Sudbury, Ont.
Education: BA in English from Laurentian University and B.Ed. from the University of Western Ontario.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Louise
Children: Two daughters, Sylvie and Stephanie
Career Background: Currently the local president in the northeast region of l’Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens. Served on the board of governors of the Ontario Teachers' Federation; member of the board of directors of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation since 2005 and has served as a vice-president of its national executive since 2007. Taught English at École secondaire Thériault in Timmins for more than 20 years.
7 Birch St. S
Toll Free: 1-866-940-2324
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Birthdate: Nov. 14, 1962
Birthplace: Timmins, Ont.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Brit Griffin
Children: Three - Mariah, Siobhan and Lola
Career Background: Writer, broadcaster and musician. The late Peter Gzowski referred him as the "bard of Northern Ontario." In the 1980s, ran a house for homeless people in downtown Toronto. Has been active in a number of musical projects including the nationally-recognized Grievous Angels. The group has garnered a number of Juno nominations and other awards. Has been a regular contributor to CBC, TVO and national newspapers. Has published three books on the mining culture of the north and one biography: The Flying Father: The life and times of Father Les Costello. Prior to being elected, worked for three years with northern First Nations in neighbouring Quebec on issues of community development and economic opportunities.
Federal: Elected in Timmins-James Bay in the general elections of 2004 and 2006.
Committee: Member of the Committee on Canadian Heritage.
Caucus: Member of the NDP Caucus.
103 Pine St. S
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008, 5:00 PM EST|
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