Michael D. Prue (born July 14, 1948) is a Canadian politician, representing the Beaches—East York electoral district (riding) in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. He is a member of the New Democratic Party (NDP)'s Queen's Park caucus, and holds a critic portfolio in their Shadow Cabinet. He was a candidate in the 2009 Ontario NDP leadership election, finishing in fourth place and dropping off after the first ballot. Prior to provincial politics, he served as the Mayor of East York, Ontario; and when the city was amalgamated into Toronto, he became one of the former city's councillors, representing Ward 32 on Toronto City Council. Prior to his political life, he was a civil servant and a labour union activist.
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... On July 18, 2008, Prue announced his intention to seek the leadership of the Ontario NDP at its 2009 leadership convention ... his bid to replace Howard Hampton as leader of the Ontario NDP party, Prue made remarks on public funding for Catholic schools in Ontario ... Prue received 11.5% of the votes (weighted) on the first ballot, finishing in fourth place ...
... Michael Prue, 60, is the MPP for Beaches—East York ... Prue was first elected to public office as a city councillor in 1988, and then became Mayor in 1993 of the former Borough of East York ... East York was amalgamated into the City of Toronto and Prue was elected to Toronto City Council, where he served until his election to the Legislative Assembly of ...
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