Grant Crack

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Grant Crack
MPP
Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
for Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
Assumed office
October 6, 2011
Preceded by Jean-Marc Lalonde
Personal details
Born (1963-04-02) April 2, 1963 (age 54)
Quebec
Political party Liberal
Residence Alexandria, Ontario
Occupation Auto dealership manager

Grant Crack (born April 2, 1963) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He is a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who was elected in the 2011. He represents the rural Eastern Ontario riding of Glengarry—Prescott—Russell.

Background[edit]

Crack was born in 1963 in Quebec, and moved to Alexandria, Ontario, as a child. He attended Glengarry District High School in Alexandria, graduating in 1982. He then completed a college diploma, and worked in the private sector before returning to Glengarry. He also worked full time as a manager at the Husqvarna dealership in Alexandria.[1] He is fluently bilingual in English and French, and his children attended French language schools in Glengarry.

Politics[edit]

Crack served as mayor of North Glengarry,[2] as well as mayor of the village of Alexandria in 1994 prior to the municipal amalgamation of North Glengarry, serving on council until his election as MPP.[3]

He ran in the 2011 provincial election in the riding of Glengarry—Prescott—Russell. He defeated Progressive Conservative candidate Marilissa Gosselin by 1,372 votes.[3][4] He was re-elected in the 2014 election defeating PC candidate and daughter of Noble Villeneuve, Roxane Villeneuve Robertson by 8,554 votes.[5]

He is a Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Education.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brink, Cheryl (June 6, 2011). "Crack to join Liberal race". Cornwall Standard Freeholder. 
  2. ^ "Grant Crack reelected in North Glengarry, along with Maxville newcomer Carma Williams". The Vankleek Hill Review. October 25, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Red wave extends into fourth decade". Ottawa Citizen. October 7, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Summary of Valid Ballots Cast for Each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. October 6, 2011. p. 5. Retrieved 2014-03-02. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "General Election by District: Glengarry-Prescott-Russell". Elections Ontario. June 12, 2014. 

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