Rima Berns-McGown set to retire at end of term

Will just under 90 days till the next Ontario General Election, The Ontario NDP is left looking for a new candidate in the Toronto riding of Beaches-East York.

Member of Provincial Parliament Rima Berns-McGown has announced that her name will not be on the ballot in the June election. "It has been an extraordinary honour to represent the people of Beaches-East York and to fight alongside Andrea Horwath and the Ontario NOP to make life better for everyone in Ontario, and I am grateful for every moment of the past four years."

Berns-McGown is a self-described introverted person said that the public eye has been hard on her, "Because I am a deeply introverted person, this job takes an enormous toll. For my well-being, I've decided not to run for re-election.