Former Ontario Treasurer Runs for Federal Liberal Party in Toronto Area Equestrian

a previous Ontario The finance minister will be the Federal Liberal Party’s candidate in the next by-election in the Toronto area, which is scheduled to be held later this month.

Charles Souza, who represented the local constituency of Mississauga, Ontario for more than a decade and served as Minister of Finance in Prime Minister Kathleen Wynn’s Liberal government, was elected in the Mississauga Lakeshore constituency, according to a party statement. I plan to run for federal elections.

The by-elections, which must be called by 26 November, will be the first since Pierre Polivre took over as leader of the Federal Conservatives and official opposition this fall.

It is being held to succeed liberal Sven Spengemann, who announced his resignation in May last year.

The Liberals have represented Mississauga Lakeshore since the 1990s, except for the years 2011-2015 when the Conservative Party held the seat.

Sousa is the last leading candidate to be nominated after the Conservative Party announced that the new Mississauga-Lakeshore candidate would be Peel District Police officer Ron Tinser. NDP named Julia Cole. According to her profile on the party’s website, she lived in Mississauga all her life and worked as an aide to a state legislator.

Another Mississauga resident, Mary Kidnew, plans to run for the Green Party.

“I am proud to call Mississauga my home. I care deeply about our community and family that I have represented as an MPP for 11 years,” Sousa said in a statement. “Now, as their next member of parliament, I call on them to continue working together to support new jobs and a strong economy, and to ensure there is room for everyone to thrive, learn and help each other.”

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