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<b>October 17, 1967</b><br /> <br /> At least two of the “action politicians” were or would be easily recognized by the public. Stephen Lewis would win a second term in Scarborough West. Three years later, he became party leader. Over in High Park, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morton_Shulman">Dr. Morton Shulman</a> ran after he was fired from his role as Ontario’s chief coroner earlier in the year for embarrassing the government over inadequate fire protection in a new hospital. Shulman’s crusading medical career had also inspired one of CBC's most popular dramas that year, <i><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMmYv1Cu5FU&feature=related">Wojeck</a></i>.<br /> <br /> <b>Results</b>:<br /> Progressive Conservative (John Robarts): 69 seats<br /> Liberal (Robert Nixon): 28 seats<br /> NDP (Donald MacDonald): 20 seats
Source: the <i>Globe and Mail</i>, October 16, 1967.
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20111005ndp67

October 17, 1967

At least two of the “action politicians” were or would be easily recognized by the public. Stephen Lewis would win a second term in Scarborough West. Three years later, he became party leader. Over in High Park, Dr. Morton Shulman ran after he was fired from his role as Ontario’s chief coroner earlier in the year for embarrassing the government over inadequate fire protection in a new hospital. Shulman’s crusading medical career had also inspired one of CBC’s most popular dramas that year, Wojeck.

Results:
Progressive Conservative (John Robarts): 69 seats
Liberal (Robert Nixon): 28 seats
NDP (Donald MacDonald): 20 seats

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