Des Rosiers takes her seat in Ontario legislature

Ontario’s newest Liberal member of the provincial parliament took her seat in the legislature for the first time Monday morning as Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson looked on from the gallery.

Nathalie Des Rosiers, the new MPP for Ottawa-Vanier, entered the house to a standing ovation from members on both sides.

Des Rosiers, a former dean of Common Law at the University of Ottawa, won the Nov. 17 byelection handily, maintaining the Liberals decades-long grasp on the Ottawa-Vanier riding.

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