The One To Appease

The One To Appease

The Canadian Press  04.21.2012
TORONTO - Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says she's encouraged to see her party's budget demands gaining ground with the minority Liberals.But...
Labour Groups Have A Message For McGuinty

Labour Groups Have A Message For McGuinty

The Canadian Press  04.21.2012
TORONTO - Last-minute budget concessions by Ontario's governing Liberals weren't enough to placate throngs of demonstrators who descended...

Ontario NDP Channels Battlestar Galactica for Budget Showdown

04.20.2012
Some may recall that during the first season of Battlestar Galactica, the fleet had to jump every 33 minutes to stay a step ahead of the...
Tax The Rich Proposal Spikes NDP Support In Ontario

Tax The Rich Proposal Spikes NDP Support In Ontario

Eric Grenier  04.20.2012
With a budget vote looming on Tuesday, Dalton McGuinty is hoping to find common ground with the New Democrats so that Andrea Horwath can...

Let's try that Ontario Election Again, Shall We?

04.17.2012
If there was ever a time to have an election it is right now, before the proposed provincial budget for 2012 passes the legislature. Ontario's...
Closing Ontario's Income Gap

Closing Ontario's Income Gap

04.16.2012
The gap between rich and poor is growing and that threatens to make us all poorer, in health and quality of life. Governments can take...
McGuinty Can't Guarantee No Public Sector Layoffs

McGuinty Can't Guarantee No Public Sector Layoffs

The Canadian Press  04.13.2012
KINGSTON, Ont. - Premier Dalton McGuinty says he can't guarantee there won't be any public sector job layoffs as the Ontario government...

McGuinty Says NDP Demands Would Cost Ontario $1 Billion

Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press  04.11.2012
TORONTO - Negotiations between Ontario's Liberal government and the New Democrats to pass the budget and avoid another election hinge on...
CTV Guest Compares Tax Hikes For The Rich To Ethnic Cleansing

CTV Guest Compares Tax Hikes For The Rich To Ethnic Cleansing

Daniel Tencer  04.10.2012
A recent study finds Canadians are willing to endure tax hikes if it means saving the country’s social safety net. But, of course,...
Ontario NDP Makes Final Demands For Budget Support

Ontario NDP Makes Final Demands For Budget Support

Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press  04.10.2012
TORONTO - The NDP's list of demands in exchange for supporting the Liberal budget — and avoiding another Ontario election — was dismissed...
Ontario NDP Proposes Capping Public Sector Exec Pay

Ontario NDP Proposes Capping Public Sector Exec Pay

Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press  04. 5.2012
TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government cozied up tighter with the NDP Thursday while lashing out at the Progressive Conservatives for vowing...
NDP Face Fight Over Demand For New Tax On Rich

NDP Face Fight Over Demand For New Tax On Rich

Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press  04. 4.2012
TORONTO - Premier Dalton McGuinty poured cold water Wednesday on the New Democrats' demand to increase income tax on the very wealthy,...
Ontario NDP Wants New Tax On The Rich.. Or Else

Ontario NDP Wants New Tax On The Rich.. Or Else

Keith Leslie and Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press  04. 3.2012
TORONTO - Ontario's New Democrats are naming their price to prop up the minority Liberals, unveiling their first set of budget demands...
Actually, We Do Care What You Think

Actually, We Do Care What You Think

04. 3.2012
Last week, Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath asked Ontarians to have their say on the budget. People in Queen's Park murmured that this...