ELLIOTT LAKE, Ontario - August 6, 2007 - Provincial Health Minister and Deputy Premier of Ontario George Smitherman and his partner Christopher Peloso made it official, exchanging vows yesterday before about 200 family members and well-wishers at Laurentian Lodge, a rustic and idyllic resort north of this small former mining community.
Smitherman, who as provincial health minister is a senior member of cabinet and often mentioned on the shortlist of future candidates for mayor of Toronto, acknowledged that such a public pronouncement of love would have political overtones.
Smitherman, 43, and Peloso, who first met 13 years ago, began dating about two years ago before deciding to make a lifelong commitment.
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