The currently retired Liberal Member of the Provincial Parliament (MPP) in Ontario, Canada and Speaker of the Ontario Legislature, Honourable Dr. Alvin Curling, is a Jamaican-born Canadian who has been actively involved in Canadian politics for over twenty years. Prior to migrating to Canada, Curling had been involved in many leadership initiatives since the age of 14. Curling has continued to maintain close relationship with Jamaica. As the President of World Literacy of Canada from 1981 to 1984 he focused on improving literacy in Brown’s Town, St. Ann (Jamaica). He has been sponsoring Juno Pen Basic School in St. Mary as part of the Adopt-a-School program for over five years. Additionally, he has donated computers and other equipment to a number of schools in West Kingston.
Today, Dr. Curling is still instrumental in Canadian politics, playing a crucial role in the victory of the Liberal Party of Canada on October 19, 2015 with 184 of the 338 seats in Parliament. As a result of his many years of public service, Dr. Curling has been honoured with a number of awards by both the Government of Canada as well as Jamaica.
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