Ontario Budget Mcguinty

Horwath Refuses To Back Down

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - More opposition changes to the Ontario budget Monday were not enough to trigger a summer election, despite warnings from Premier Dalton McGu...

Should Have Signed A Prenup?

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Premier Dalton McGuinty may be regretting that he didn't sign a budget pre-nup before his shotgun "happy marriage" to the New Democrats.The ...

It's Not Just About Being a "Pitbull With Lipstick"

Andrea Horwath | Posted 06.26.2012 | Canada Politics
Andrea Horwath

Over the last three years as leader of the Ontario NDP, I've learned that being a woman in politics carries all the challenges of leadership and then some. I've learned not to dwell on double standards even when I'm asked about my outfits or my hair. It means walking a fine line, and speaking out even when some would prefer I stay in my place.

Why I Didn't Weigh In on the Budget

Tim Hudak | Posted 06.25.2012 | Canada Politics
Tim Hudak

On April 23, Ontarians were handed a patch-work budget deal between the Liberals and NDP, which actually increases government spending in the face of a looming $30 billion deficit. This is called "digging a deeper hole." I wasn't about to contribute another shovel.

Labour Groups Have A Message For McGuinty

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Last-minute budget concessions by Ontario's governing Liberals weren't enough to placate throngs of demonstrators who descended on the legis...

Flaherty Slams Ontario's Government

CBC | Posted 05.30.2012 | Canada Politics

Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says Ontario’s finances have been "badly mismanaged" for "almost nine years." Flaherty made the co...

McGuinty's Plan to Reduce Ontario's $16-billion Deficit? He's Not Telling.

John Laforet | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada Politics
John Laforet

The Premier has a draft of economist Don Drummond's report to reform Ontario's economy on his desk, but he's not sharing it. Ontarians must be central to the decision-making of how to reign in the deficit. It isn't enough for the government to pass the buck to an unelected, unaccountable outsider, and cherry pick what they feel is best.