TORONTO, July 3, 2013 /CNW/ - New Democrats are ready to give voters a
real choice in five by-elections being held across Ontario, says New
Democrat Leader Andrea Horwath, with strong candidates that will
deliver results, make government accountable and improve people's
"Voters have a chance in these by-elections to send new voices to
Queen's Park that will deliver results and focus on creating jobs,
improving healthcare, and making government accountable," said
Horwath. "People feel like they've been ignored by a Liberal
government that doesn't understand their challenges. New Democrats have
shown we can deliver results and now people will have a chance to send
real local leaders to Queen's Park to work hard for them."
Earlier today, Premier Wynne announced five by-elections will be held on
Thursday August 1st.
In Windsor-Tecumseh, New Democrats have nominated city councillor and
former CBC journalist Percy Hatfield.
In London West, former school board Chair and Western Region
Vice-President of the Ontario Public School Boards' Association Peggy
Sattler has been nominated for the New Democrats.
New Democrats will nominate candidates in Etobicoke Lakeshore, Ottawa
South or Scarborough- Guildwood in the coming days.
SOURCE: New Democratic Party of Ontario
For further information:
Shamini Selvaratnam (416) 871-6480