36th Parliament of Ontario

The 36th Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Canada's most-populous province, was in session from June 8, 1995, until May 5, 1999, just prior to the Ontario general election. Majority was held by the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario led by Mike Harris.

36th Parliament of Ontario
Majority parliament
8 June 1995 – 5 May 1999
Coat of Arms of Ontario.svg
Parliament leaders
PremierMike Harris
Leader of the
Opposition
Lyn McLeod
1995–1996
Dalton McGuinty
Party caucuses
GovernmentProgressive Conservative Party
OppositionLiberal Party
RecognizedNew Democratic Party
Legislative Assembly
Speaker of the
Assembly
Al McLean
Ed Doyle
Chris Stockwell
Sovereign
MonarchElizabeth II
6 February 1952 – present
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Allan K. McLean served as speaker for the assembly until September 26, 1996. Edward A. Doyle replaced McLean as speaker until October 3, 1996. Christopher M. Stockwell succeeded Doyle as speaker.[1]

Members of Provincial ParliamentEdit

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Riding Member Party Notes
  Algoma Bud Wildman New Democratic Party
  Algoma—Manitoulin Mike Brown Liberal
  Beaches—Woodbine Frances Lankin New Democratic Party
  Brampton North Joe Spina Progressive Conservative
  Brampton South Tony Clement Progressive Conservative Minister of Transportation, 1997-1999
  Brant—Haldimand Peter L. Preston Progressive Conservative
  Brantford Ron Johnson Progressive Conservative
  Bruce Barb Fisher Progressive Conservative
  Burlington South Cam Jackson Progressive Conservative
  Cambridge Gerry Martiniuk Progressive Conservative
  Carleton Norm Sterling Progressive Conservative
  Carleton East Gilles Morin Liberal
  Chatham—Kent Jack Carroll Progressive Conservative
  Cochrane North Len Wood New Democratic Party
  Cochrane South Gilles Bisson New Democratic Party
  Cornwall John Cleary Liberal
  Don Mills David Johnson Progressive Conservative
  Dovercourt Tony Silipo New Democratic Party
  Downsview Annamarie Castrilli Liberal
  Dufferin—Peel David Tilson Progressive Conservative
  Durham Centre Jim Flaherty Progressive Conservative Minister of Labour, 1997-1999
  Durham East John O'Toole Progressive Conservative
  Durham West Janet Ecker Progressive Conservative Minister of Community and Social Services, 1996-1999
  Durham—York Julia Munro Progressive Conservative
  Eglinton Bill Saunderson Progressive Conservative Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, 1995-1997
  Elgin Peter North Independent
  Essex South Bruce Crozier Liberal
  Essex—Kent Pat Hoy Liberal
  Etobicoke West Chris Stockwell Progressive Conservative Speaker of the Legislature, 1996-1999
  Etobicoke—Humber Doug Ford, Sr. Progressive Conservative
  Etobicoke—Lakeshore Morley Kells Progressive Conservative
  Etobicoke—Rexdale John Hastings Progressive Conservative
  Fort William Lyn McLeod Liberal Party Leader, 1995-1996 (Resigned Leadership)
  Fort York Rosario Marchese New Democratic Party
  Frontenac—Addington Bill Vankoughnet Progressive Conservative
  Grey—Owen Sound Bill Murdoch Progressive Conservative
  Guelph Brenda Elliott Progressive Conservative Minister of Environment and Energy, 1995-1996
  Halton Centre Terence Young Progressive Conservative
  Halton North Ted Chudleigh Progressive Conservative
  Hamilton Centre David Christopherson New Democratic Party
  Hamilton East Dominic Agostino Liberal
  Hamilton Mountain Trevor Pettit Progressive Conservative
  Hamilton West Lillian Ross Progressive Conservative
  Hastings—Peterborough Harry Danford Progressive Conservative
  High Park—Swansea Derwyn Shea Progressive Conservative
  Huron Helen Johns Progressive Conservative
  Kenora Frank Miclash Liberal
  Kingston and the Islands John Gerretsen Liberal
  Kitchener Wayne Wettlaufer Progressive Conservative
  Kitchener—Wilmot Gary Leadston Progressive Conservative
  Lake Nipigon Gilles Pouliot New Democratic Party
  Lambton Marcel Beaubien Progressive Conservative
  Lanark—Renfrew Leo Jordan Progressive Conservative
  Lawrence Joseph Cordiano Liberal
  Leeds—Grenville Bob Runciman Progressive Conservative Solicitor General and Minister of Correctional Services, 1995-1999
  Lincoln Frank Sheehan Progressive Conservative
  London Centre Marion Boyd New Democratic Party
  London North Dianne Cunningham Progressive Conservative Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister Responsible for Women's Issues, 1995-1999
  London South Bob Wood Progressive Conservative
  Markham David Tsubouchi Progressive Conservative Minister of Community and Social Services, 1995-1996; Minister of Consumer and Commercial Relations, 1996-1999
  Middlesex Bruce Smith Progressive Conservative
  Mississauga East Carl DeFaria Progressive Conservative
  Mississauga North John Snobelen Progressive Conservative Minister of Education, 1995-1997; Minister of Natural Resources, 1997-1999
  Mississauga South Margaret Marland Progressive Conservative Minister without Portfolio (Children), 1997-1999
  Mississauga West Rob Sampson Progressive Conservative Minister without Portfolio (Privatization), 1996-1999
  Muskoka—Georgian Bay Bill Grimmett Progressive Conservative
  Nepean John Baird Progressive Conservative
  Niagara Falls Bart Maves Progressive Conservative
  Niagara South Tim Hudak Progressive Conservative
  Nickel Belt Floyd Laughren New Democratic Party Resigned, 1998
  Blain Morin New Democratic Party Elected in by-election, 1998
  Nipissing Mike Harris Progressive Conservative Premier and Party Leader
  Norfolk Toby Barrett Progressive Conservative
  Northumberland Doug Galt Progressive Conservative
  Oakville South Gary Carr Progressive Conservative
  Oakwood Mike Colle Liberal
  Oriole Elinor Caplan[nb 1] Liberal Resigned, 1997
  David Caplan Liberal Elected in by-election, 1997
  Oshawa Jerry Ouellette Progressive Conservative
  Ottawa Centre Richard Patten Liberal
  Ottawa East Bernard Grandmaître Liberal
  Ottawa South Dalton McGuinty Liberal Party Leader, 1996-2012
  Ottawa West Bob Chiarelli[nb 2] Liberal Resigned, 1997
  Alex Cullen Liberal[nb 3] Elected in by-election, 1997
  Ottawa—Rideau Garry Guzzo Progressive Conservative
  Oxford Ernie Hardeman Progressive Conservative
  Parkdale Tony Ruprecht Liberal
  Parry Sound Ernie Eves Progressive Conservative Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance, 1995-1999
  Perth Bert Johnson Progressive Conservative Deputy Speaker of the Legislature, 1995-1999
  Peterborough Gary Stewart Progressive Conservative
  Port Arthur Michael Gravelle Liberal
  Prescott and Russell Jean-Marc Lalonde Liberal
  Prince Edward—Lennox-South—Hastings Gary Fox Progressive Conservative
  Quinte Doug Rollins Progressive Conservative
  Rainy River Howard Hampton New Democratic Party Party Leader, 1996-2009
  Renfrew North Sean Conway Liberal
  Riverdale Marilyn Churley New Democratic Party
  Sarnia Dave Boushy Progressive Conservative
  Sault Ste. Marie Tony Martin New Democratic Party
  Scarborough Centre Dan Newman Progressive Conservative
  Scarborough East Steve Gilchrist Progressive Conservative
  Scarborough North Alvin Curling Liberal
  Scarborough West Jim Brown Progressive Conservative
  Scarborough—Agincourt Gerry Phillips Liberal
  Scarborough—Ellesmere Marilyn Mushinski Progressive Conservative Minister of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation, 1995-1997
  Simcoe Centre Joe Tascona Progressive Conservative
  Simcoe East Al McLean Progressive Conservative Speaker of the Legislature, 1995-1996 (Resigned Speakership)
  Simcoe West Jim Wilson Progressive Conservative Minister of Health, 1995-1997; Minister of Energy, Science and Technology, 1997-1999
  St. Andrew—St. Patrick Isabel Bassett Progressive Conservative Minister of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation, 1997-1999
  St. Catharines Jim Bradley Liberal
  St. Catharines—Brock Tom Froese Progressive Conservative
  St. George—St. David Al Leach Progressive Conservative Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, 1995-1999
  Stormont—Dundas—Glengarry and East Grenville Noble Villeneuve Progressive Conservative Minister of Agriculture and Food, 1995-1999
  Sudbury Rick Bartolucci Liberal
  Sudbury East Shelley Martel New Democratic Party
  Timiskaming David Ramsay Liberal
  Victoria—Haliburton Chris Hodgson Progressive Conservative Minister of Natural Resources and Minister of Northern Development and Mines, 1995-1999
  Waterloo North Elizabeth Witmer Progressive Conservative Minister of Labour, 1995-1997; Minister of Health, 1997-1999
  Welland—Thorold Peter Kormos New Democratic Party
  Wellington Ted Arnott Progressive Conservative
  Wentworth East Ed Doyle Progressive Conservative
  Wentworth North Toni Skarica Progressive Conservative
  Willowdale Charles Harnick Progressive Conservative Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Native Affairs, 1995-1999
  Wilson Heights Monte Kwinter Liberal
  Windsor—Riverside Dave Cooke[nb 2] New Democratic Party Resigned, 1997
  Wayne Lessard New Democratic Party Elected in by-election, 1997
  Windsor—Sandwich Sandra Pupatello Liberal
  Windsor—Walkerville Dwight Duncan Liberal
  York Centre Al Palladini Progressive Conservative Minister of Transportation, 1995-1997; Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism, 1997-1999
  York East John Parker Progressive Conservative
  York Mills David Turnbull Progressive Conservative Chief Government Whip, 1995-1999
  York South Bob Rae[nb 2] New Democratic Party Party Leader, 1995-1996 (Resigned Leadership and Seat)
  Gerard Kennedy Liberal Elected in by-election, 1996
  York—Mackenzie Frank Klees Progressive Conservative
  Yorkview Mario Sergio Liberal

Notable legislationEdit

The Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, 1996 was passed during the 36th Parliament, bringing with it the first Sunshine lists in Canada.[2]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ elected to federal seat
  2. ^ a b c resigned seat
  3. ^ later NDP, then Independent

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Speakers of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario". Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Archived from the original on 2014-08-01. Retrieved 2014-08-30.
  2. ^ Government of Ottawa Salary Disclosure Act