Dr. Alvin Curling is a Jamaican-born Canadian politician. In 2003, Dr. Curling was elected Speaker of the Ontario legislature. He was the first Caribbean-Canadian Speaker of the Legislature in Ontario's history. Dr. Alvin Curling was a Liberal Member of Provincial Parliament for twenty years, from 1985 to 2005. He was also Canada’s envoy to the Dominican Republic from 2005-2006.
QUESTIONS (READING COMPREHENSION):
1) When and what was Dr. Curling elected speaker of?
2) How long was Dr. Alvin Curling a Liberal Member of Provincial Parliament?
3) Where was Dr. Curling born?
1) "Politicians of various nationalities are important to Canadian society”. Do you agree or disagree with this statement and why?
2) Voter turnout is important during elections. Unfortunately, voter turnout is low among minority/immigrant communities. What would you do to increase voter turnout within your community?