Independent topical source of current affairs, opinion and issues, featuring stories making news in Canada from immigrants, newcomers, minorities & ethnic communities' point of view and interests.

Victory Party: Davidson and Victory

victory party: Together, we sent a message to Justin Trudeau that his days are numbered in Parliament, according to Toronto Star. Scot Davidson, centre, arrives at his victory party at Sutton Legion in York Region Monday evening. It might have been my name on the ballot, but together we kept this riding Tory blue, said Davidson in his victory speech. Davidson declared victory in the byelection in York-Simcoe, a Conservative stronghold in the last five elections. It's a political juggernaut that, for the past 14 years, has featured Conservative MP Peter Van Loan, a Tory stalwart who triggered Monday's byelection with his retirement announcement last September. Susie Conservatives have owned this vast riding along Lake Simcoe which includes Georgina, East Gwillimbury, King, Bradford West Gwillimbury and the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation dating back five elections. ( As reported in the news.