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Recent Releases from Glen Murray, MPP Toronto Centre

Glen Murray's Plan for Better Transit and Roads

Published Mon, 7 Jan 2013 00:56:56 EST Read More

Candidate Calls For Super-Ministry To Get Moving, And Getting Rid Of The Gardiner For immediate release Toronto - As Premier, Glen Murray will apply his deep experience and knowledge in urban affairs to get transit and traffic moving in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, and across Ontario too. In a major speech to the Toronto Board of Trade today, Murray says he will create a new Super-Ministry to get the transit lines and roads t...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray Releases Full Fiscal Plan

Published Fri, 4 Jan 2013 10:17:23 EST Read More

Leadership Candidate Takes On “The Elephant” To Protect McGuinty Liberal Legacy For immediate release Toronto - Glen Murray today released his detailed fiscal and economic plan - the comprehensive framework spelling out how he will address "the number one challenge facing the next Premier. "As Liberals, we all know that Ontario is in a serious fiscal crunch," said Murray. "Half of the measures we need to take have been taken on by the Mc...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray Wins Third Ontario Liberal Leadership Debate

Published Wed, 19 Dec 2012 04:27:22 EST Read More

Strong Performance In Ottawa Tops Off Pre-Holiday Campaigning On High Note For immediate release OTTAWA - Glen Murray strongly impressed Ontario Liberals gathered for the third all-candidates leadership debate with his passionate commitment to make sure that Ontarians will “never, ever” have to live with PC cuts to hospitals and social services. “All of us have seen what happens when Tories take over,” Murray said to solid applause. ...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray: One Liberal, One Vote for All Future Leadership Races

Published Thu, 13 Dec 2012 03:59:20 EST Read More

Liberal Leaderships Will Be More Democratic, Easier And More Affordable For immediate release TORONTO - As Premier and Ontario Liberal Leader, Glen Murray would make sure that next time the Leader is chosen it will be by all party members in a One Liberal, One Vote contest. “I want a government that listens and we want an Ontario Liberal Party that listens to all its members, wherever they live in our province. It’s time to open up our pa...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray's Understanding of North Comes Through in Thunder Bay Debate

Published Sun, 9 Dec 2012 11:26:15 EST Read More

For immediate release Ontario Leadership Candidate’s Call For Tax Breaks, No-Money-Down Tuition Is Heard THUNDER BAY, December 9, 2012 - Glen Murray used his strong understanding of the new innovation economy to explain to the Ontario Liberal Leadership audience here today his plan, which will include Northern Ontario making its own decisions. “The North is different. I have been coming here and meeting with people for years, since I was...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray Will Call For Stronger Northern Ontario Voice

Published Sat, 8 Dec 2012 11:32:18 EST Read More

For immediate release Ontario Leadership Candidate Says It’s Time For Northern Regional Government THUNDER BAY - Glen Murray will renew his call for Northern Ontario to have its own regional government when he speaks at the Ontario Liberal Leadership debate here Sunday (Dec. 9). “I want everyone in our party, and all Ontarians, to know that the North needs a stronger voice. It’s time for Northern regional government, so communities can have m...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray: Time for Northern Ontario's Own Government

Published Sat, 8 Dec 2012 11:28:42 EST Read More

Backgrounder The North Needs Its Own Voice A real voice for the North means it’s time for meaningful administrative devolution. As the next Ontario Liberal Premier, Glen Murray will take the steps for Northern Ontario to have that voice - its own government, representing its own interests. The North is a unique, resource-rich region of Ontario. It must continue to diversify its economy to create opportunities for young people and stabilize employment. Glen Murra...... Click here to read this release



Experts Praise Glen Murray's Plan for Small Business and Jobs

Published Wed, 5 Dec 2012 06:12:33 EST Read More

For immediate release EXPERTS PRAISE GLEN MURRAY’S PLAN FOR SMALL BUSINESS AND JOBS “I Very Much Support Glen’s Focus” … “Innovative” … “Good Public Policy” TORONTO - December 5, 2012 - Top Ontario business leaders and thinkers are praising the job-creating small business tax incentive and investment credit plan outlined by Ontario Liberal Leadership Candidate Glen Murray here today. As Premier, G...... Click here to read this release



What They're Saying About Glen Murray for Ontario Liberal Leader

Published Sun, 2 Dec 2012 07:00:53 EST Read More

For immediate release December 2, 2012 On my scorecard, Glen Murray wins. More than any other candidate, he had a mastery and command of policy ideas at his fingertips. He spoke without notes, including his opening and closing statements, which also featured some French. … he was utterly impressive in the way he mixed solid performance and policy. Steve Paikin, Host of The Agenda, TVO, December 1, 2012 ...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray Opposes Toronto Waterfront or Downtown Casino

Published Fri, 16 Nov 2012 11:29:16 EST Read More

Statement for immediate release GLEN MURRAY OPPOSES DOWNTOWN TORONTO CASINO TORONTO - November 16, 2012 - Glen Murray, Toronto Centre MPP and candidate for Ontario Liberal Leader, issued the following statement today regarding the possible location of a downtown Toronto casino. “A casino on Toronto’s waterfront or in the central business district would inhibit, not help, the economy of downtown Toronto. While I support the right of Toronto Ci...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray: La nouvelle voix du nord de l'Ontario

Published Fri, 16 Nov 2012 05:48:57 EST Read More

En tant que premier ministre libéral de l’Ontario, Murray cherche à créer un gouvernement régional dans le nord de l’Ontario Pour diffusion immédiate Communiqué de presse THUNDER BAY - En tant que candidat à la course au leadership du parti libéral de l’Ontario, Glen Murray croit qu’il est temps de créer un gouvernement régional dans le nord de l’Ontario. « Dans dix ans, j’aimerais faire un retour en arrière et pouvoir...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray: Time for Northern Ontario to have its own voice

Published Fri, 16 Nov 2012 05:40:44 EST Read More

For immediate release As Ontario Liberal Premier, Murray Wants Northern Regional Government THUNDER BAY - Ontario Liberal Leadership Candidate Glen Murray says it’s time for Northern Ontario to have its own regional government. “Ten years from now, I would like to look back and be able to say ‘I was the Premier when we took the steps to make Northern Ontario stronger,” Murray said today, during a visit to Thunder Bay and other Norther...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray Heads North To Meet Ontario Liberals - Interview Opportunity

Published Wed, 14 Nov 2012 08:19:05 EST Read More

Leadership Candidate Says It’s Time For Northern Ontario To Have Stronger Voice TORONTO - Ontario Liberal leadership candidate Glen Murray heads to Northern Ontario this week, to meet with Northerners and talk about how as Premier he’ll make sure the North has a stronger voice and more decision-making power. “The North needs its own voice,” says Murray, who was Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities until he resigned to seek the leadership. ...... Click here to read this release



Op Ed: Renewal for Ontario’s Middle-Class Families and Students

Published Mon, 12 Nov 2012 04:36:05 EST Read More

By Glen Murray The race to lead the Ontario Liberal Party is heating up, and Ontarians rightly expect to hear from those who would be Leader - and Premier - how their plans will work. My plan is for renewal - we’ve achieved a lot, with better schools, more hospitals, shorter waiting times and cleaner air and water. Now it’s time for more - and two big steps I propose are tax cuts for the middle class and no-money-down tuition for university and college stud...... Click here to read this release



Un renouvellement pour les familles de classe moyenne et les étudiants de l’Ontario

Published Mon, 12 Nov 2012 04:17:03 EST Read More

Rédigé par Glen Murray La course à la direction du Parti libéral de l’Ontario s’intensifie et les Ontariens s’attendent, à juste titre, d’écouter aux prétendants au poste de chef - et de premier ministre - afin d’en savoir plus sur leurs plans. Je compte mettre en oeuvre un plan de renouvellement - nous avons parcouru beaucoup de chemin, nous avons de meilleures écoles, davantage d’hôpitaux, un raccourcissement des temps d'attente et une amélio...... Click here to read this release



GLEN MURRAY RAPPELLERAIT L’ASSEMBLÉE LÉGISLATIVE IMMÉDIATEMENT APRÈS ÊTRE ÉLUS CHEF

Published Sat, 10 Nov 2012 05:59:14 EST Read More

Pour diffusion immédiate Le candidat libéral affirme être prêt si l’opposition déclenchait une élection précipitée, mais préfère faire avancer ce gouvernement minoritaire Toronto - le 9 novembre 2012 - Si nommé premier ministre de l’Ontario, Glen Murray dit qu’il rappellera les députés au travail le 19 février - le plus rapidement possible suite au congrès du Parti libéral de l’Ontario qui aura lieu le 26 janvier. « ...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray: Recall Ontario Legislature right after becoming Premier

Published Fri, 9 Nov 2012 09:09:44 EST Read More

For immediate release Ready if opposition forces election, but let’s try to make minority work, says Liberal leadership candidate TORONTO - November 9, 2012 - If chosen as Ontario's Premier, Glen Murray says he would recall the Legislature on February 19 - as soon as possible after the January 26 Ontario Liberal Party convention. “We’ll be ready if the opposition forces an unwanted election - at the same time, there’s work to be done ...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray Enters Ontario Liberal Leadership Race

Published Sun, 4 Nov 2012 06:02:16 EST Read More

For immediate release November 4, 2012 News Release Glen Murray Enters Ontario Liberal Leadership Race Toronto Centre MPP Is First To Join Contest To Become Next Premier TORONTO - Glen Murray, MPP for Toronto Centre, announced today that he is a candidate to become the next leader of the Ontario Liberal Party. “It’s time for renewal, for our party, our government and for Ontario,” Murray told a packed crowd today at Maple Leaf...... Click here to read this release



Bio: Glen Murray, MPP Toronto Centre

Published Sun, 4 Nov 2012 06:00:17 EST Read More

Glen Murray brings to the Ontario Liberal Party leadership race a lifetime of public service -- as an Ontario MPP and Cabinet Minister, former mayor of Winnipeg, and as an activist in sustainable development, urban affairs, community health and human rights. He was elected as Ontario Liberal MPP for Toronto Centre in 2010 and re-elected in 2011. Glen has served as the Ontario Liberal government’s Minister of Research and Innovation and Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities. Gle...... Click here to read this release



Glen Murray se lance dans la course à la direction du Parti libéral de l'Ontario

Published Sun, 4 Nov 2012 05:56:33 EST Read More

Pour diffusion immédiate Le 4 novembre 2012 Communiqué de presse Glen Murray se lance dans la course à la direction du Parti libéral de l’Ontario Le député de Toronto-Centre est le premier à faire le saut dans la course à devenir le prochain premier ministre TORONTO - Glen Murray, député provincial de la circonscription de Toronto-Centre, a annoncé aujourd’hui sa candidature pour devenir le prochain chef...... Click here to read this release



Special Announcement by Glen Murray, MPP Toronto Centre

Published Sat, 3 Nov 2012 07:13:35 EST Read More

For immediate release November 3, 2012 News Advisory/Photo Op Join Glen Murray, MPP for Toronto Centre for a special announcement Where: Maple Leaf Gardens, 4th Floor Mattamy Centre Athletic Lounge When: Sunday, November 4 11 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (clocks go back one hour Sunday, Nov. 4) What: Glen Murray, MPP Toronto Centre, special announcement For more information: Sharan Kaur 647....... Click here to read this release