Party for People with Special Needs


Party for People with Special Needs

Infobox_Canada_Political_Party
party_name = Party for People with Special Needs
party_wikicolourid = PPSN
status = active
class = prov
party_
leader = Danish Ahmed
president = Andrei Losinski
foundation = 2007
dissolution =
ideology = Recognition of people with disabilities as people with special needs
headquarters = Dan King (executive director)
505-341 Bloor St W
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 1W8
int_alignment= None
colours = pink
seats_house = 0
website =

The Party for People with Special Needs is a minor political party in Ontario, Canada, founded in 2007 and having contested the 2007 provincial election. [cite web|url=http://www.elections.on.ca/en-CA/CandidatesAndParties/PoliticalParties/RegisteredPoliticalPartiesinOntario.htm|title=Registered Political Parties in Ontario|accessdate =2007-09-30|publisher=Elections Ontario|date=September 28, 2007] The party ran two candidates, leader Danish Ahmed in Toronto Centre and John Rubino in Trinity—Spadina, [cite web|url=http://www.elections.on.ca/en-CA/CandidatesAndParties/Candidates/CandidateContactInfo.htm|title=Registered Candidate's Contact Information|accessdate =2007-09-30|publisher=Elections Ontario|date=September 27, 2007] neither of whom won.

PPSN was founded following a rule change regarding official party recognition; parties must now only field two candidates to be officially registered, as opposed to the previous requirement of running candidates in half of all electoral districts. [cite web|url=http://canadianpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5gwFhqIkOVJJrly8JzbKIH3E-SLKA|title=Interest in Ontario's vote on electoral reform picking up: officials|accessdate =2007-09-30|publisher=The Canadian Press|date=September 19, 2007] The party's mandate is to focus on the needs of people with disabilities.

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