Cassidy, Michael, 1937-

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Cassidy, Michael, 1937-

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        Michael Morris Cassidy (1937-) is a journalist and politician in Ontario, and a former head of the Ontario New Democratic Party.

        He was born in Victoria, British Columbia, and was educated at local Toronto schools, the Petit Seminaire de Quebec, the University of Toronto, and the London School of Economics. In 1961 he married Maureen Kathleen Waddington. Cassidy was later appointed Bureau Chief of the Financial Times in Ottawa, and Assistant Professor of Journalism at Carleton University from 1970 to 1971. He was also an Ottawa City Alderman from 1970 to 1972, a Member of the Ontario Legislative Assembly from 1971 to 1981, and Leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party from 1978 to 1981.

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