News Bourgouin Elected As First MPP Of Mushkegowuk-James Bay SHARE ON: Nick Birnie, contributor, Thursday, Jun. 7th, 2018 Photo of Guy Bourgouin NDP Candidate for Mushkegowuk-James Bay. (Nick Birnie, MyKapuskasingNow.com Host/Reporter) The first MPP of Mushkegowuk-James Bay is the NDP’s Guy Bourgouin. Following his win, Bourgouin chatted with Moose News regarding his feelings on the victory. He spoke about his emotions riding high off being elected, but also his intention to serve his area. //www.mykapuskasingnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Bourgouin-MPP-1.wav Bourgouin says his first focus will be to improve local employment through improving the partnerships with local companies. //www.mykapuskasingnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Bourgouin-MPP-2.wav Bourgouin becomes the first ever MPP of the new riding and says he is extremely excited to get started. As for the provincial outlook, the PCs will form a majority government. In his victory speech Premier elect Doug Ford referenced his late brother Rob Ford, saying he is looking down proudly tonight. The NDP will become the official opposition and the Liberal Party failed to maintain official party status, having won only seven of the eight required seats. Ford said in his victory speech tonight “a new day has dawned in Ontario”. Meanwhile former Premier Kathleen Wynne has resigned as leader of the Liberal party.