Around 1:20 am on the day after election day, results indicated that Justin Trudeau would be leading a minority Government with 156 seats against the Conservatives with 122. Since that was fewer Liberal seats than in the last parliament, it meant that some Liberal MPs lost their seats and our local Riding MP Kim Rudd was one of them. She lost to Conservative Philip Lawrence. The Liberals planned to celebrate a win at a hall in Port Hope but it didn’t happen – Kim didn’t show by 11:10 so I left to join the Conservatives who were having a party. One of those celebrating was MPP David Piccini – see the photo. The numbers Tuesday morning were as shown below. … Read complete articleLocal Riding has a new M.P.