Fonds 1157 - Tony Clement fonds

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UTA 1157


Tony Clement fonds


  • 1979-1993 (Creation)

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1.12 m of textual records (8 boxes)

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Tony Clement was born in Manchester, England in 1961 and came to Canada in 1965. He graduated from the University of Toronto (University College) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1983 and received an LLB (Bachelor of Law) degree from the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, in 1986. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1988.

Mr. Clement was President of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario from 1990 to 1992. He was elected as the Member of Provincial Parliament for Brampton South in June, 1995. Subsequently, he was appointed by Premier Harris as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation.

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This accession documents Mr. Clement's student activities as an undergraduate at University College and as a law student at the Faculty of Law. Series 1 to 3 document his involvement with University College student organizations and contain correspondence, minutes of meetings, flyers, draft articles, financial statements, and subject files documenting his role as a student representative and member of various committees and President (1981-1982) of the University College Literary and Athletic Society (the students' administrative council for University College). His post-graduation participation as a member of the executive of the University College Alumni Association is also included.

Series 4 and 5 are closely related to the previous series, in that they document his role on various University of Toronto administrative bodies mainly as a representative from University College and as an alumnus. Included as well are files relating to other campus groups such as U. of T. Progressive Conservatives Association, and Lawyers for Fundamental Freedoms. Series VI contains student course materials from his undergraduate and law degree years such as term papers, course outlines, lecture notes and exams.

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-Files B1995-0046/003(04) and (05) in series 2 are restricted
-Files B1995-0046/005 (05)-(06) in series 5 are restricted.
-All other files are open

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