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In major shift, federal government looks to settle in ‘60s Scoop lawsuit

Toronto Star News - February 1, 2020 - 17:17

The change comes after years of litigation and before a judge prepared to rule on the $1.3-billion class action suit.
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Margaret Quirk re-elected as Georgina mayor

Toronto Star News - 39 min 4 sec ago

Incumbent more than doubles vote total of nearest competitor.
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Maurizio Bevilacqua wins re-election as mayor as incumbents sweep in Vaughan

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 23:55

Steamrolls competition, earning 71 per cent of the vote.
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Dave Ryan re-elected as Pickering mayor for fifth consecutive term

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 23:46

Ryan received 66 per cent of the votes (12,959) for an easy victory in the mayoralty race over challengers Bert Cortez, Wesley Henry and Eileen Higdon.
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Stephen Dasko wins Mississauga Ward 1 councillor race

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 23:41

Former campaign manager for Jim Tovey wins toughest race in city.
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Outgoing Oshawa mayor John Henry elected Durham regional chair in landslide

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 23:38

The results of the regional chair’s race came in later than expected, delayed by Internet and phone voting crashing in Pickering earlier in the evening.
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Charmaine Williams wins Brampton Wards 7,8

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 23:31

Williams is a small business owner and a long time resident of Brampton where she lives with her husband and five children.
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Councillor Dave Barton elected mayor of Uxbridge, defeating incumbent Pat Molloy

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 23:29

Barton will be moving to the mayor’s chair, defeating incumbent and long-time councillor Pat Molloy with 63 per cent of the vote.
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Gurpreet Dhillon and Harkirat Singh win Brampton Wards 9 and 10 seats

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 23:23

Dhillon elected to region, Singh picked for city council
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Shaun Collier elected mayor of Ajax

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 23:19

Collier replaces Steve Parish, who didn’t seek re-election after 23 years as mayor.
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Landslide victory for Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 23:14

Transit and policing are high on Crombie’s list of priorities, who has worked to secure funding for the controversial Hurontario LRT line, a light rail transit system linking Mississauga and Brampton, which is scheduled to be built during her second term in office and up and running in 2022.
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Adrian Foster re-elected as mayor of Clarington

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 23:12

Foster took an early lead as election results filed in and held on to finish with more than two-thirds of the total vote Monday, 7,248 ballots ahead of second-place finisher Mark Canning.
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A roundup of Halton winners from across the region

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 23:05

Here’s a quick overview of tonight’s winners from the municipal election.
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Dan Carter handily elected as mayor of Oshawa

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 23:01

Carter was first elected regional councillor in 2014. Before that, he was a local broadcaster and business owner, as well as motivational speaker.
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Don Mitchell wins second term as mayor of Whitby

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 22:55

Mitchell won a landslide victory in Whitby Monday night with 71.1 per cent of the total vote.
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Mayors toppled in Brampton, Burlington

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 22:50

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‘Teammates’ Paul Vicente and Rowena Santos both win in Brampton

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 22:47

Candidates Vicente and Santos, who campaigned together, will take seats in Peel Regional Council and Brampton city council, respectively.
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John Taylor elected mayor of Newmarket, more than a decade after his father retired from the job

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 22:46

Taylor’s father, Tom, served as mayor from 1997 to 2006.
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Doctors see spike in limb paralysis in some Canadian kids, following viral infections

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 22:39

The trigger for the condition is unknown, but MRI imaging shows that those with AFM have an inflammatory abnormality in a region of the spinal cord called the anterior horn cell.
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Iain Lovatt elected mayor of Witchurch-Stouffville, defeating Justin Altmann

Toronto Star News - October 22, 2018 - 22:35

To vote ends a tumultuous council term marred by high-profile staff departures, multiple integrity commissioner investigations and legal battles between Altmann and the town.
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