Daily Archives: December 4, 2014

I found myself at Queen's Park this past Monday.

Lou Rinaldi, MPP for Northumberland-Quinte West
Lou Rinaldi, MPP for Northumberland-Quinte West

No, I wasn't signing a bill into legislation or debating the relevance of wind power.

During a recent fundraising event in Cobourg, my wife Angela and I bid on a silent auction item – lunch with our local Member of Provincial Parliament and a tour of Queen's Park.

Being a bit of a political junkie, I put in a bid and won.

After a series of emails to nail down a date, Angela and I made our way to Queen's Park in Toronto this past Monday. We were met in the lobby of the Ontario Legislative Building by Travis Hoover , executive assistant to Lou Rinaldi, MPP for Northumberland-Quinte West.

After quick introductions, a tour guide gave us a half-hour glimpse into the workings of Queen's Park. The history of the building was fascinating, so I was rather (more…)