The political ambitions of Vaughan Liberal incumbent Maurizio Bevilacqua and Conservative challenger Richard Lorello were the topic of much-heated debate Monday night.
With the federal election scheduled for Oct. 14, Vaughan Today caught up with Vaughan candidates from the Conservatives, Liberals and Greens to get their take on some of the issues facing voters. Here’s their take on our questions.
The battle for votes in the riding of Vaughan has claimed a number of Liberal incumbent Maurizio Bevilacqua’s election signs.
It’s a family affair at the Vaughan Conservative riding association. Several members of the association’s board stepped down at its recent annual general meeting, making way for some new, yet related, blood.
Councillor Bernie DiVona was not content to sit idly by when a trio of residents took their pursuit of an audit into his campaign finances to Newmarket court last month.
It didn’t last 1,000 years, not by a long shot. It’ll barely make it to 10, in fact. After less than a decade in existence, the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation is a casualty of last week’s federal budget.
Councillor Bernie DiVona squared off last week against three Vaughan residents seeking an audit into his 2006 campaign finances over what he called “dirty” and “disgusting” legal and political tactics.
A new, yet familiar, candidate will lead Vaughan’s Conservatives into the next federal election.