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Soo Wong Nominated as Ontario Liberal Candidate for Scarborough—Agincourt

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For Immediate Release

June 26, 2017

The Ontario Liberal Party is pleased to announce the Scarborough--Agincourt Liberal Provincial Association this weekend nominated Soo Wong to run for reelection in the upcoming June 2018 general election.

“I’m honoured to be nominated to run for reelection, to build on the work we’ve been doing to serve the community,” said Soo Wong. “It has been an absolute joy representing Scarborough-Agincourt over the past 6 years and I look forward to earning the community’s trust again in the upcoming election. I’ll be knocking on doors, campaigning on Liberal values of building a strong economy to support progressive policies that help Ontarians in their everyday lives and I’ll also be championing our local issues like jobs, childcare, education, seniors and OHIP+ youth pharmacare.”

Wong is the first female Chinese-Canadian to be elected to the Ontario Legislature and has represented the riding of Scarborough--Agincourt since 2011. In addition to being a dedicated MPP, she serves as the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services and Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.

“At Queen's Park, Soo has been a consistent champion  on matters that are important to her community.  They include health care, education, housing, transit, seniors and youth care.  I am excited that Soo is our candidate and will be able to continue to be an effective advocate for Scarborough—Agincourt,” said Sylvia Pusey, a long-time resident of Scarborough—Agincourt.

Wong has worked in healthcare for over 25 years and before running for MPP was a school board trustee. Very active in the community, Wong can often be found at local events and volunteers at the Reading Circle, Bridlewood Public Library.

 

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