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 Ernie Eves - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eves was sworn in as Ontario's 23rd Premier on April 15, 2002, and returned to the legislature as the member for Dufferin—Peel—Wellington—Grey after a by-election on May 2, 2002.
Eves was unable to make any headway in the leadership debate, appearing uncharacteristically restrained in the face of criticism from McGuinty, and was unable to revive support for his party in the final days of the campaign.
Eves took out a membership in the Canadian Alliance in 2000 to support Tom Long's leadership bid, but rejoined the Tories after Stockwell Day was chosen as the Canadian Alliance leader.
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 Ernie Eves: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Ernie Eves was born into a working class family in Windsor, Ontario (additional info and facts about Windsor, Ontario), in 1946.
Eves was sworn in as Ontario's 23rd Premier on April 15, 2002, and returned to the legislature as the member for Dufferin—Peel—Wellington—Grey (additional info and facts about Dufferin—Peel—Wellington—Grey) after a by-election on May 2, 2002.
Eves had been widely expected to resign his seat in the provincial legislature during the 2004 Christmas (A Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Christ; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland) holidays in order to allow the new party leader, John Tory, an opportunity to enter the Ontario legislature through a by-election.
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 Ernie Eves   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Eves went to law school, and then in 1981 ran for the provincial parliament in Parry Sound.
Eves' advisors were responsible for a public relations disaster when they convinced the Premier to have the government's budget delivered and televised at the headquarters of auto parts maker Magna International instead of in the legislature.
In early 2004, Eves announced that he intends to resign as PC leader and would like to see a leadership convention to replace him prior to the beginning of the fall 2004 legislative session.
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 Ernie Eves (LLB '70) Resigning from Provincial Legislature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
TORONTO (CP) -- Former Ontario premier Ernie Eves is resigning from the provincial legislature, forcing a byelection that would allow his successor to run for a seat in the legislature.
Eves made the announcement last night in his Orangeville riding, bringing an end to a career in politics that began in 1981.
Eves, 58, led Ontario's once-powerful Conservatives to a crushing defeat in the Oct. 2, 2003 provincial election.
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 Eye - The life and high times of Ernie Eves - 11.18.99
So when Eves and Mike Harris travelled to Europe in September, 1996, to meet with bankers and investors in Paris, Zurich, London and Frankfurt, it was no surprise that their last stopover was Edinburgh, Scotland's capital.
Eves' golfing excursion highlights the hypocrisy of the Ontario Tory leadership: while they personally live comfortably on the public tab, they've imposed a demonize-the-poor, cutback-obsessed agenda.
When Eves became finance minister in 1995, his wife Vicki made a conflict-of-interest disclosure that showed she was drawing five separate paycheques from two family-owned companies and from her father's estate.
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 Encyclopedia: Ernie Eves
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Eves is always meticulously well turned out in expensive suits, for which the government gives him a $25 000 a year clothing allowance.
Soon after the budget, Chris Stockwell, one of Eves' cabinet ministers, ran into trouble when he used public money to pay for a family trip to Europe, and was forced to resign.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ernie-Eves   (639 words)

 INTRODUCING OUR NEW LEADER ERNIE EVES  Ernie Eves   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Eves was responsible for the allocation of a C$63 billion provincial budget and the development and implementation of major tax statutes.
Ernie was instrumental in establishing the Justin Eves Foundation, in memory of his son and continues to act in an advisory capacity to the Foundation.
Ernie Eves was born in Windsor in 1946 and attended the University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall Law School at York University.
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 CBC - Ontario Votes 2003 - Party may be over for Eves
Ernie Eves' tenure as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party appeared uncertain Thursday as his government fell to Dalton McGuinty's Liberals.
Eves was first elected to the Legislature in 1981 as the member for Parry Sound.
Eves' critics, both inside and outside the party, were handed more ammunition by a series of gaffes that reinforced the view of a government adrift.
www.cbc.ca /ontariovotes2003/features/eves_party_over_100203.html   (748 words)

 CBC - Ontario Votes 2003
From the moment in 2001 when he declared his candidacy to lead the Progressive Conservatives, Ernie Eves sought to put ideological distance between himself and the policies of his predecessor, Mike Harris.
Since his election, Eves had spent freely to quell the social unrest caused by years of Tory cost cutting: a controversial proposal to privatize Ontario's electrical utility was watered down and eventually dropped, with caps re-imposed on hydro rates.
But Eves' shift to the middle was overshadowed by political blunders: he flip-flopped on a Harris-era plan to privatize the province's electrical utility; the first-ever budget presented outside the legislature led to charges of contempt for democratic process; the government seemed unprepared when flouts loomed at the height of last summer's heat wave.
www.cbc.ca /ontariovotes2003/parties/eves_061703.html   (684 words)

 Eye - On the Eves of victory - 03.21.02
Ernie Eves stands a good chance of winning the leadership contest of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario this weekend, and that will immediately propel him into the position of being the premier of Ontario, even though he is not a member of the legislative assembly.
Eves is often lauded for ending the government's budget deficit.
Ernie Eves is consistent in the application of his brand of pragmatism.
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 Socialist Worker / www.socialist.ca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
While Eves assisted Harris close and destroy public hospitals across the province, it is Eves alone who has introduced for-profit clinics and broken ground for privatized hospitals in Ontario.
Ernie was there at Mike Harris’; right hand through the attacks on poor people and tenants that fueled the homelessness crisis gripping every Ontario city.
Eves is a hypocrite who is playing the bigot card to woo the party’s core right-wing voters.
www.web.net /sworker/En/SW2003/409-12-eves.html   (841 words)

 In the News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Ernie Eves believes every minute lost in gridlock is a minute lost forever: away from your family or your job.
Ernie Eves recognizes that Ontario is a prosperous and dynamic place to live because of the contributions immigrants have made to our province for generations.
Ernie Eves believes people should be able to keep more of their hard-earned dollars and will continue to cut taxes for seniors, for families, for caregivers, for small business and employers.
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 CTV.ca | Former Ont. premier Ernie Eves quits politics
Eves, whose image trademarks were his slicked-back hair and expensive suits, announced from his Dufferin-Peel-Wellington-Grey constituency office Monday night that he would be resigning as an MPP.
Eves was to provide a kinder, gentler alternative to the hard-right style of Harris.
Eves' first marriage broke down not long after his son was killed in a traffic accident in Parry Sound.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1107213158239_35?hub=Canada   (660 words)

 Ernie Eves takes law-and-order message to Warkworth - The Online Independent - July 30, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Premier Ernie Eves brought his tough law-and-order campaign to a farm field opposite Warkworth Institution Monday morning to lash out at the federal Liberals for failing to deliver a national sex-offender registry.
Eves said his government, which already boasts “a proven record of being tough on criminals,” intends to get even tougher, with measures aimed at strengthening community safety as outlined in the party’s plan for the future, The Road Ahead.
Among those accompanying Eves, in addition to Public Safety and Security Minister Bob Runciman and Northumberland MPP Dr. Doug Galt, was Jim Stephenson, whose 11-year-old son Christopher was abducted from a Brampton shopping mall in 1988, sexually assaulted, and stabbed to death by a convicted pedophile who was on mandatory statutory release.
www.eastnorthumberland.com /news/news2003/july/ernie_eves.html   (658 words)

 TheStar.com - The real Ernie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Eves was her legislative assistant at Queen's Park in the early 1980s, during the Bill Davis glory days.
Eves was the muscle for Harris' Common Sense Revolution in 1995, serving as deputy premier and finance minister.
Eves lives with his "life partner" Isabel Bassett, a former cabinet colleague who is executive director of TVO.
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 Premier Ernie Eves warns against 'frivolous' power use; Rolling blackouts continue;
Eves said Saturday that there are some things he just can't do.
Eves said, noting that weekend power use is lower than on weekdays.
Eves also asked the province's 10 million residents to limit water consumption until the total power system was up and running, possibly by the end of the weekend.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/965303/posts   (1397 words)

 Ontario Politico: Discussion Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
ORANGEVILLE — Former Conservative premier Ernie Eves is resigning his Legislature seat to allow party leader John Tory to run in a by-election.
Eves, who represented Parry Sound for 20 years before a nine-month stint on Bay Street in 2001, first won the riding in May 2002 after incumbent David Tilson stepped aside for him.
Eves succeeded Mike Harris as Tory leader in March 2002 and was Ontario's 23rd premier, governing until losing to McGuinty in October 2003.
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The source said Eves will attack Flaherty over the introduction of a tax credit for parents who send their children to private schools while still paying taxes to support the public school system.
Eves is known as a staunch pro-abortion advocate.
Ibbitson wrote "Back in the 1980s, when the Liberals were in power, a back-bench MPP named Ernie Eves broke with his party to vote in support of publicly funded women's health centres, which performed abortions".
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 Ernie Eves indicates OPSEU agreement may be near
Toronto - Ernie Eves, the new premier of Ontario, has ruled out legislating the province's 45,000 striking provincial employees back to work, saying he believes an agreement can be reached at the bargaining table.
Eves said a new offer from the government was presented within the past week.
Leah Casselman, president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE), went to the legislature on Monday and challenged Eves directly - on the day he took office - to free government negotiators to bargain in good faith - something that did not happen while Harris was still in power.
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 OSC: News Release 2001 - OSC Chair Praises Ernie Eves for Strengthening Ontario's Economy - CVMO: Communiqué ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
"Ernie Eves’ stewardship of the financial services industry has been a significant factor in the on-going strength of Ontario’s economy," Mr.
Eves has played a major role in providing protection to investors and promoting confidence in Ontario’s capital markets," Mr.
Brown said, adding that he has been pleased to work closely with the Minister on a number of initiatives, including the proposed merger of the OSC and the Financial Services Commission of Ontario.
www.osc.gov.on.ca /About/NewsReleases/2001/nr_20010202_133_eves.jsp   (182 words)

 Ernie Eves
In 1995 Eves son (Justin) died in a car crash at the age of 22,near   their home Parry Sound.
As minister of finance, Eves brought in the first back-to-back balanced budgets before 50 years.
Many people think that Eves was a senior minister which occured in the Harris Government.
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 Government of Ontario, Canada - Newsroom
THUNDER BAY, ON, May 7 - Ernie Eves, Ontario's Premier, today announced that the government is investing $95.3 million in capital and operating funding to establish northern Ontario's first medical school, at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay and Laurentian University in Sudbury.
Eves also unveiled a five-step initiative to further mitigate the impact of SARS in.....
TORONTO, April 9 - Ernie Eves, Ontario's Premier, and George Pataki, Governor of New York, today signed a Joint Statement calling for security measures to be enacted to ensure that Ontario and New York maintain the flow of commerce across their shared border.
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 CTV.ca | Unity behind leader is paramount: Harper, Eves
As voting results were being counted, hundreds of party faithful paid tribute to Eves, who decided in January to step down as leader of the party after the dismal election results.
Eves, who has been in public life since 1981, arrived to the ZZ Top song Smart Dressed Man, fitting for a former premier who never has a hair out of place and is always impeccably dressed.
Eves told the crowd that being elected leader and premier in 2002 was "a humbling experience."
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1095546319740_24?hub=Canada   (747 words)

 Two politicians from up North - Ontario Elections: Twenty Tumultuous Years - CBC Archives
Eves vows to continue tax cuts and decrease spending — essentially running the province Mike Harris-style.
Eves, like Harris, advertises himself without pretension as a "common man." But the one difference between the two politicians evident in this CBC Television clip is clothing.
Unlike Harris —; who isn't fussy about his appearance — Eves is absolutely meticulous with his wardrobe, spending thousands of dollars on it each year.
archives.cbc.ca /IDC-1-73-893-5182/politics_economy/elections_ontario/clip10   (462 words)

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