Candidates. I oppose and condemn BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel) and every other form of antisemitism. In Canada, we do not shy away from diversity of thought or of opinion. York Centre was previously held by Michael Levitt, … Copyright © 2020 Julius Tiangson Campaign - Paid for by the Official Agent of the Julius Tiangson Campaign. The first is that compassion is our greatest currency as human beings, and the other is that כל ישראל ערבים לזה זה – all of Israel is responsible for one another. Our Canadian Jewish community is all the richer for that diversity. If your test has been cancelled or rescheduled due to our COVID-19 closures or preventative measures, Prometric will send you an email as soon as possible with further instructions regarding your exam. In seeking your support as your Member of Parliament in the face of the COVID-19 crisis, in a world that is changing as rapidly as it ever has, the ideas of compassion and mutual responsibility guide me more than ever. In that riding, the Liberals have appointed prominent CTV broadcaster Marci Ien as their candidate. We announced our candidates in a press conference on October 8, 2020. York Centre candidates. Loss of American Dream Bodes Ill for Jews: Atlantic Editor. Matt has 7 jobs listed on their profile. carbon pricing, just-recovery and more. A short notice from the Prime Minister’s Office says the votes in York Centre and Toronto Centre will take place on Oct. 26. It was in Israel, working in the government of the City of Jerusalem, that I lived through the Second Intifada and found my love of public service, working for the Mayor. Global News has declared Liberal incumbent Michael Levitt winner in the riding of York Centre. Ya’ara Saks is representing the Liberal Party, Julius Tiangson is running for the Conservative Party and Andrea Vásquez … I have the privilege of being a dual citizen of Canada and of Israel, and having spent many years living in Jerusalem and around Israel, I know firsthand the serious threats that face Israel and Jewish communities around the world. With the addition of Ya’ara Saks, and Gary Gladstone, at least five candidates, as of last week, have either now confirmed or are seriously considering running for the coveted Liberal Party nomination in York Centre. Erin is married to Rebecca and they have two children, Mollie & Jack. I was pleased when the Liberal government formally adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of antisemitism. Through FIN he has travelled and established a network of migrant workers in United Kingdom, France, Cyprus, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, and Mexico. He is bilingual. I’m a dedicated mother of two teenage daughters. Controversy is surrounding York Centre Liberal candidate Ya’ara Saks as blogs and social media activities reveal that the Liberal candidate believes Israel "delegitimizes" non-Jews and supports boycotts. YORK CENTRE IN 2019. York Centre almost too close to call Meanwhile in York Centre, another traditional Liberal stronghold, Liberal candidate Ya'ara Saks was locked in a race with Conservative Julius Tiangson that … He has been elected 3 times in Durham (2012 by- election, 2015 and 2019). Like so many of us in Canada, I cherish my roots and where my family comes from. I believe in a Jewish and democratic Israel, with safe and secure borders, founded on the promise of the rule of law and equal rights enshrined in its Declaration of Independence. Election day is Monday, October 26, 2020.Advanced polling days are Friday, October 16, 2020 to Monday, October 19, 2020.Elections Canada Office:Address: 1117 Finch Avenue West, Toronto, ON M3J 2P7Phone number: 1-866-715-1553For more information for voters about key election topics, please click HERE.For a list of candidate, please click HERE.To register and vote in the current… They are Baljit Bawa in Toronto Centre and Maxime Bernier in York Centre! Liberal: Michael Levitt Conservative: Rachel Willson NDP: Andrea Vasquez-Jimenez He enrolled in the RCAF when he was 18 and attended the Royal Military College. I was proud when the Liberal government condemned the BDS movement. It is a defining characteristic of who we are as a people, and it has served us well through the millennia. The Liberal Party of Canada has held onto two Toronto ridings after byelections in Toronto Centre and York Centre, but candidates from opposing … This is just as true in Israel, the only democracy in the Middle East. For the last two years, Erin served as Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs. Details of elected candidates were announced by Returning Officer, Mary Weastell, on Friday 3 May. My father was born in Israel after my grandparents settled in what was then British Mandate Palestine. Erin O’Toole was born in Montreal. They fought in the War of Independence. He did basic training in Chilliwack, BC; got his wings in Winnipeg, MB; and served out of Halifax, NS. I’m a dedicated mother of two teenage daughters. Disagreement and debate are rooted in our history, in our culture, in the way we practice our shared faith, and in our politics. He is a committed citizen who actively participates in community organizations and political engagement. These are the values that will inform everything I do representing the people of York Centre. Ya’ara Saks is a long-time community advocate with a proven commitment to making life better for families in York Centre and Bathurst Manor. There are 338 federal ridings in Canada and voters will be going to the polls in each on Oct. 21, 2019. After 12 years of service, Erin retired from the military and spent the next decade working in the private sector as a corporate lawyer. Canadian Jewish Record | News, Commentary, Lifestyles. In York Centre, six candidates are running to replace Michael Levitt. I’m the daughter of a Sabra. The People's Party of Canada has selected candidates to represent our Party in each of these ridings. Often people will vote for who they feel will win. I oppose BDS and every other form of antisemitism at every turn. Then again, if this is correct, it isn’t so much a specific York Centre issue, because Brampton, Mississauga, Markham, and the greater bits of Greater Vancouver all exist, all of which either have marginal Conservative MPs in danger or are rich in … Take a walk through a Pearson Professional Center. GATINEAU, QC, Oct. 14, 2020. I will always work with anyone who shares those values and supports Israel and the Jewish community, even when we disagree on the best way to do so. Erin participated in search and rescue missions as a tactical navigator. Local elections to appoint City of York councillors for council wards in York were held on Thursday 2 May 2019. He is a founding member of the Board of Directors for the True Patriot Love Foundation, a charity that serves veterans and military families across Canada. Find out more about page archiving. I believe that the Abraham Accords are an important shift in diplomacy and I am excited for the prospects of Israel’s neighbours finally recognizing its right to exist in peace and security, with the opportunities that it creates. York Centre was the 210th closest race out of all 338 ridings. For you. Campaigns are expensive and run on the financial donations of our supporters. Canadian Jewish Record is a not-for-profit online publication including community, food, rabbinic, editorial, obituary and opinion sections. My family and I contributed to the building of the State of Israel, and we have done so out of a deep love, one that I share with so many of you. He is a committed citizen who actively participates in community organizations and political engagement. Candidate Votes % ±% Progressive Conservative: Al Palladini: 37,897: 48.94 +25.24 Liberal: Mario Ferri: 29,150: 37.65-8.03 New Democratic: T. S. Joseph Thevarkunnel: 6,698: 8.65-21.97 Family Coalition: Giuseppi Gori: 1,891: 2.44 Libertarian: Robert Ede: 1,792: 2.31 Total valid votes 77,428: 100.0: Source:Elections Ontario See the candidates and results in your constituency. If you are interested in knocking on doors, answering phones or something else...let us know here. Trudeau rejected changing the schedule, saying that the by-elections have to be held within a certain time period of the seats becomin… Following the results of the local elections 'final seats' on City of York Council, by party are: For a statement on Israel from York Centre’s Conservative candidate, Juilus Tiangson, click here. Pearson Professional Centers Take a photo tour. Every campaign needs an army of volunteers to get the word out. About this Event There will be a federal by-election in York Centre … She is a successful local small business owner, a dedicated mother of two teenage daughters, and a strong advocate for better access to mental health services. This page has been archived and is no longer updated. The … The gallery of photos below introduces you to the physical layout … Without these funds it is more difficult to get our message you to the public. He was also involved in the formation of the Filipino International Network (FIN) – a volunteer driven organization that connects Filipino Contract Workers in the Middle East, Asia and Europe. I will not pretend that I agree with every initiative and policy made by Israel’s current political leadership. More signs on lawns helps spread this message. For additional information on rescheduling, refunds, and other impacts to candidates, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page. York Centre’s byelection, scheduled for October 26, was sparked upon Liberal MP Michael Levitt’s resignation, leaving his seat vacant. Oct. 19, 2020 My name is Ya’ara Saks and I’m the Liberal candidate in the riding of York Centre in the upcoming federal by-election. She has worked at Mastro’s Ristorante on Wilson Avenue since it … Outcomes of the local election. Join us for a conversation to learn where the York Centre candidates stand on climate solutions. York Centre (French: York-Centre) is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1904 to 1917 and since 1953. In her Tweet, she references watching a documentary called "Loose Change 9-11: An American Coup," which is a conspiracy theory film promoting the idea that 9/11 was an inside job. OTTAWA—When it comes to what matters in the York Centre byelection, Rina Camarra has a lot on her mind. There are two by-elections currently underway in the Toronto ridings of York Centre and Toronto Centre. For our children. GATINEAU, QC, Oct. 14, 2020 /CNW/ -. Maxime Bernier (PPC) – party leader; Ya’ara Saks (Lib) Julius Tiangson (CPC) John Turmel (Ind) Sasha Zavarella (Green) York Centre: 2019 Federal Election Results Voter turnout was 61.7%. I have dedicated my entire career to building communities based on two pillars of common understanding. Annamie Paul, the newly elected leader of the Green Party and Green candidate for Toronto Centre, called on the government to delay the by-elections, citing increased restrictions on movement and activity in Toronto in light of rising cases of COVID-19. His advocacy on behalf of the temporary foreign workers particularly those who are in the Live-in Caregiver Program of Canada, new immigrants and youth lead him to run as a Member of Parliament for Mississauga Centre in 2015. York Centre Candidates. A sign on your lawn shows your neighbour that you support a specific candidate. I’m a small business owner in York Centre and I’m an active community advocate, in particular for better access to mental health services. More than two hours after polls closed in the federal riding of York Centre, the result was much too close to call thanks to a strong showing from Conservative candidate Julius Tiangson. Let me tell you a little bit about myself. I was thrilled to see the Canadian government strengthening bilateral relations with Israel, including signing the updated Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement and standing strong against threats of violence and intimidation against our Jewish communities and institutions here in Canada. I’m a small business owner in York Centre and I’m an active community advocate, … Continue reading "Statement From York Centre Liberal Candidate Ya’ara Saks" From mental health support to the environment, from the economy to health care, and from striving for fair and equal treatment of all Canadians to supporting a safe and secure Israel, I will be there. But let me be clear: there is a difference between criticism of government policy and questioning the state’s existence. I am a proud Canadian, and I am also an unapologetic Zionist who believes passionately in the State of Israel. Meet The Candidates: Victoria Johnson For State Senate - Rockville Centre, NY - With Election Day around the corner, Patch is reaching out to the candidates … I believe that a secure peace is a moral and political imperative and that the only solution to the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is a two-state solution reached through direct negotiation between the two parties. Liberal: Ya’ara Saks Conservative: Julius Tiangson NDP: Andrea Vasquez-Jimenez Green: Sasha Zavarella PPC: Maxime Bernier. Let me tell you a little bit about myself. The Liberals gained more than three-per-cent support from 2015, while the Conservatives dropped nearly 7%: Less than 60 votes separated Tiangson from Liberal candidate Ya’ara Saks, with 115 of 143 polls reporting. Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state amid President Donald Trump’s brazen attempts to subvert the results of the election. In York Centre, Liberal Party candidate Ya'ara Saks won with 45.7 cent of the vote, against 41.8 per cent for Conservative Party candidate Julius Tiangson after a very tight race. View Matt Randall’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. And let me be equally clear: I will never compromise on Israel’s right to exist, on its right to self-defence, or on its right to fair and equal treatment internationally. The Liberals named broadcaster Marci Ien as their candidate for Toronto Centre yesterday and already had named Ya'ara Saks as their contender for York Centre. My name is Ya’ara Saks and I’m the Liberal candidate in the riding of York Centre in the upcoming federal by-election. We embrace it. For all of us. BREAKING: Toronto Centre Liberal candidate once promoted 9/11 truther movie. Over the past 30 years, Julius Tiangson has led and founded businesses and non-profit organizations in Canada with a particular focus in capital raising and capacity building through leadership, staff  and Board development. Michael Levitt (Liberal) won with 50.2% support — and a 13.5% margin of victory over Conservative runner-up Rachel Willson. His advocacy on behalf of the temporary foreign workers particularly those who are in the Live-in Caregiver Program of Canada, new immigrants and youth lead him to run as a Member of Parliament for Mississauga Centre in 2015. I went to school in Israel; lived there, worked there. From Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, from Eilat to Rosh Ha’Nikra, Israelis often disagree with their government and with each other. The other byelection contest in York Centre was even closer. He served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade before becoming Minister of Veterans Affairs, a beleaguered file he successfully turned around within 10 months at the end of the Harper government. Find out what you need to know about your local riding. As your Member of Parliament, as a proud Canadian and as a Zionist, I will stand by these principles. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced both by-elections on Friday September 18, along with Liberal candidates for each riding. 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