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  • Tim Peterson is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, representing the Greater Toronto Area riding of Mississauga South. He was elected in the 2003 provincial election as a Liberal, but sat as an independent from March 29, 2007 until June 6, 2007, and as a Progressive Conservative from June 6, 2007 until the election. In the 2007 provincial election, Peterson ran as a PC candidate, but lost to Liberal challenger Charles Sousa. Tim Peterson is the brother of two prominent Liberal politicians: former Premier of Ontario David Peterson and former federal cabinet minister Jim Peterson. He was the last of the three brothers to enter political life. Peterson has a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Western Ontario. He is a director of Northern Crown Capital, Inc. and has sat on the Board of Directors of Process Capital, Nordex Explosives and Oxegen and Prescott Paper Products, as well as the Mississauga Hospital Foundation. Peterson was convicted of breaking the Federal Elections Act after being caught on video destroying Reform Party election signs during the 1997 federal election. Wikipedia

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