(Toronto) A newly elected officer from Toronto Riding Downtown has announced that he will sit independently on Saturday night.
Kevin Wong has hinted on Twitter that he will not resign as Spadina-Fort York MP despite the controversy surrounding his election.
Two days before the Liberals’ vote, they announced that they would not support Wong. The party then took this decision Toronto Star A previous case of sexual harassment was registered against him in 2019. However, prosecutors withdrew the allegations.
Many thousands have already voted by mail or in advance. It was too late to remove Kevin Wuang by name or his affiliation with the Liberal Party from the ballots.
He won with nearly 38.9% of the vote, beating NDP candidate Norm de Pasquale by 2,158 votes.
“After reflecting on recent events, I want to apologize for the lack of transparency,” he said. I decided to sit in the House of Commons as an independent Member of Parliament for Spidina – Fort York. I strive to serve the community. ”