Liberal candidate Ya’ara Saks and Conservative candidate Julius Tiangson are in an extremely tight race in the York Centre riding. The fly in the ointment for the Conservatives is that Maxime Bernier has decided to plant his flag and run in York Centre as well. Not Now. York Centre’s byelection, scheduled for October 26, was sparked upon Liberal MP Michael Levitt’s resignation, leaving his seat vacant. York Centre is also a Liberal mainstay, and has been represented by a Liberal MP since 1962, except for four years from 2011 to 2015 when Conservative Mark Adler won the seat. Oct. 19, 2020 . Bernier also unsuccessfully ran in the York Centre byelection in October, garnering just 3.6 per cent of the ballots cast. Julius Tiangson will be the Conservative candidate in the race. York Centre is bordered by Steeles Ave. to the North, Bathurst Ave. to the East, Highway 401 to the South. Like York Centre, Toronto Centre has a strong Liberal past and the byelection saw a slip in the party’s vote share. Hours later, Conservatives unearthed a tweet of their own — this one from the Liberal candidate running in the other byelection in Toronto Centre, former CTV … Less than 60 votes separated Tiangson from Liberal candidate Ya’ara Saks, with 115 of 143 polls reporting. Of the 2020 Canadian federal by-elections, this is the more competitive, but will it be competitive? I’m a dedicated mother of two teenage daughters. General Election 2017 results; Party Votes % Net percentage change in seats +/- % Party. Oct. 19, 2020 My name is Ya’ara Saks and I’m the Liberal candidate in the riding of York Centre in the upcoming federal by-election. Take action in your community. The riding had been held by Levitt since 2015, when he won the riding from Conservative incumbent Mark Adler.. By September 7, five candidates had launched their … Ya’ara Saks is representing the Liberal Party, Julius Tiangson is running for the Conservative … The by-election will take place on October 26th for Toronto Centre and York Centre. Take Action In Your Community Contact. Log In. York Centre (French: York-Centre) is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1904 to 1917 and since 1953. Become a supporter today! Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press) That means the byelections will still have … This news comes just as Ien's fellow Liberal candidate in York Centre is dealing with her own controversy. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Community See All. On your side in York Centre Hi! Conservative. The York Centre by-election is on October 26th and was called due to Liberal MP Michael Levitt resigning the seat to be the CEO of Canadian Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Centre for Holocaust Studies. We Want To Hear From You Donate. The riding of York Centre became vacant on September 1, 2020, when Liberal MP Michael Levitt resigned to become the president and CEO of the Canadian Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Centre for Holocaust Studies. The by-election in York Centre is as a result of the resignation of Michael Levitt, a Liberal first elected in 2015. Paul Chiasson/CP Conservative candidate for York Centre Rachel Willson responds to questions from reporters as leader Andrew Scheer looks on … York Centre By-Election. TORONTO, CANADA – The Filipino-Canadian community is excited to learn that one of its own, Fil-Can businessman Julius Tiangson, is the candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada in the York Centre by-election, scheduled to take place on October 26, 2020. Ya’ara Saks is representing the Liberal Party, Julius Tiangson is running for the Conservative Party and Andrea Vásquez Jiménez is the NDP candidate. Voter turnout was 61.7%. Connect with Erin O'Toole About See All +1 647-952-6552.