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September 20, 2019

Andrew Scheer to invest $1.5 billion to replace and purchase new MRI and CT machines

Investment will reduce wait times for potentially life-saving scans A new Conservative government will invest $1.5 billion in its first term to purchase MRI machines and CT machines to replace aging equipment and add machines across the country, reducing wait times for potentially life-saving tests for Canadians, Conservative Leader Andrew...

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September 19, 2019

Andrew Scheer will give more support to seniors

Increase the Age Credit to help our seniors get ahead Today, Andrew Scheer, the Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, announced that a new Conservative government will increase the Age Credit by $1,000. This measure is part of the Conservative plan to put more money in the pockets of all Canadians to...

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September 19, 2019

Justin Trudeau on seniors: Not as advertised

Trudeau still hasn’t delivered on key promises for seniors he made in 2015 Justin Trudeau is planning to raise taxes on Canadian seniors and he still hasn’t delivered on key promises he made to seniors during the 2015 election. Trudeau has raised taxes on seniors by hiking CPP premiums, cancelled...

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September 18, 2019

Scheer to cancel $1.5B in corporate welfare, redirect savings to Canadians

Conservatives to review and eliminate taxpayer handouts to wealthy executives, shareholders, and foreign companies A new Conservative government will cancel hundreds of millions of dollars in corporate welfare handouts to wealthy executives, shareholders, and foreign companies and instead put that money in Canadians’ pockets so they can get ahead, Conservative...

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Todd McCarthy

Meet The Candidate

Todd McCarthy was born and raised in Scarborough. He graduated from Senator O’Connor High School in 1981 and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1984, where he graduated with distinction. He moved on to study at Osgoode Hall Law School where he earned a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1987 and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1989.

Todd married his wife Kathy in 1987 and moved to Ajax in 1989. Together they have raised their three beautiful children, Meaghan, Brendan, and Jake. Todd joined the Whitby law firm of Flaherty Dow Elliot in 1994 becoming Senior Partner of the firm now known as Flaherty McCarthy LLP.

Professionally, Todd has been a leading Ontario trial lawyer for 25 years. He is also an adjunct professor with the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University. He was elected as a Trustee on the Durham Region Separate School Board and served as Vice-Chair of the Board in 1996-97.

Todd’s extensive trial experience includes counsel and appellate work and over 100 jury and non-jury trials. He is a member of The Advocates' Society. In 1997 Todd completed The Advocates' Society Mediation Course with the faculty of Harvard Law School. From 2000 to 2003 he was President of The Thomas More Lawyers Guild of Toronto, and from 2002 to 2004 he was President of the Durham Region Law Association. In September 2002, Todd was appointed part-time deputy judge of the Superior Court of Justice.

As an active member of the community Todd has served as Chair of the Scarborough Hospital Foundation, was a coach and sponsor of minor hockey teams throughout the region and is a founding donor and supporter of the Durham Abilities Centre.

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