The Liberals' 2014 campaign co-chair was richly rewarded, PCs allege.
Patrick Brown, Andrea Horwath are calling for an all-party committee.
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"Political donations do not buy policy decisions in my government."
The premier promised to introduce legislation this spring to make changes that include a ban on corporate and union donations.
Andrea Horwath will address the convention Friday.
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New rules are coming this spring.
But it certainly appears that Premier Wynne has put out a big for sale sign by hosting high-priced private dinners for deep-pocketed insiders. Sadly, the premier has defended the indefensible by saying that corporate fundraising is part of the political process. She has attempted to justify her high-priced private dinners by claiming that everyday citizens have the same access as those ponying up $6,000 a plate. If this true, then for that price people must be getting some extra fine food. The premier and the political establishment dismiss critics of corporate fundraising by hiding behind the rules. Well, I say the rules stink.
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The NDP leader says things need to change.
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Ontario's Liberal government says it is on track to eliminate a $5.7-billion deficit.
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Culture Minister Michael Coteau will also now be the minister responsible for anti-racism.
Ontario's diversified economy is now leading Canada, the Premier says.
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For over 100 years, Ontario's public hydro system generated reliable electricity and got it to homes and businesses at a rate that people could afford. Today, our public hydro system continues to be a strategic asset that supports healthcare, education, and conservation (to name a few). If Kathleen Wynne goes ahead with her plan to privatize Hydro One, all of that could be in jeopardy, leaving Ontarians with higher hydro bills, but not much else. It is too valuable an asset to put on the auction block. I believe that hydro in Ontario should be affordable, reliable and should function as the backbone of our economy.
Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath stonewalled reporters Thursday when asked whether a former candidate accused of sexually assaulting a young staffer will be able to run again for the party. Horwath...