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Legislative Assembly of Ontario

NameLegislative Assembly of Ontario
Assemblée législative de l'Ontario
Coa Picshield of arms - Ontario Leg.jpg
Session RoomOntario Provincial Parliament, Queens Park, Toronto -b.jpg
House TypeUnicameral
HousesLegislative Assembly
Leader1 TypeSpeaker
Leader1Steve Peters
Election1November 28, 2007
Leader2 TypeGovernment
House Leader
Leader2Monique Smith
Election2February 4, 2009
Leader4 TypeOpposition
House Leader
Leader4John Yakabuski
Election4February 8, 2010
Political Groups1Liberal Party
Progressive Conservative Party
New Democratic Party
Last Election1October 10, 2007
Meeting PlaceOntario Legislative Building, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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The Legislative Assembly of Ontario (also known as Ontario Legislative Assembly or Ontario Legislature), is the legislature of the Canadian province of Ontario, and is the second largest provincial legislature of Canada. It is located in the Ontario Legislative Building at Queen's Park in Toronto.

The British North America Act section 69 stipulates "There shall be a Legislature for Ontario consisting of the Lieutenant-Governor and of One House, styled the Legislative Assembly of Ontario". The Legislative Assembly is unicameral, without an upper house (amalgamating the bicameral lower house of the Legislative Assembly of Canada (lower house) and the upper house of the Legislative Council of Canada), with 107 seats representing ridings elected in a first-past-the-post system across the province.

The Legislative Assembly is informally known as the "Ontario Provincial Parliament". This is because unlike the other Canadian provinces, members of this assembly refer to themselves as "Members of the Provincial Parliament" (MPPs) as opposed to "Members of the Legislative Assembly" (MLAs) as in many other provinces. Ontario is the only province to do so, in accordance with a resolution passed in the Assembly on April 7, 1938. However, the Legislative Assembly Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. L10 refers only to "members of the Assembly".

The 39th Legislative Assembly of Ontario was elected on October 10, 2007.

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