36th Parliament of Ontario

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36 Parliament of Ontario
Majority parliament
June 8, 1995 – May 5, 1999
Parliament leaders
Premier
(cabinet)
Mike Harris
(36th)
Leader of the
Opposition
Lyn McLeod
1995–1996
Dalton McGuinty
Party caucuses
Government Progressive Conservative Party
Opposition Liberal Party
Third party New Democratic Party
Legislative Assembly
Speaker of the
Assembly
Al McLean
Ed Doyle
Chris Stockwell
Sovereign
Monarch Elizabeth II
6 February 1952 – present
<35th 37th>

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.

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 Parliament[edit]

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 legislation[edit]

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

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]