Ontario Election 2013

Hudak To NDP: Let's Do This Thing

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's New Democrats poured cold water Wednesday on efforts by the Progressive Conservatives to force a snap election over the $1.1 billi...

Hudak: Ontario Liberals Itching For Election

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Premier Kathleen Wynne's attempts to hammer out a fall legislative agenda with Ontario's opposition leaders appeared to falter Thursday in t...

Why She Passed On Ontario Election

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 05.29.2013 | Canada Politics

With Ontario New Democrats now pledging to pass the minority Liberal government’s budget, voters in the province have been spared an election — at...

Tim Hudak Takes a Page Out of the U.S. Labour Policy Playbook

Dave Coles | Posted 07.27.2013 | Canada Politics
Dave Coles

While Hudak claims to be promoting "worker choice," attacking unions' financial security is designed to weaken a civil society critic and empower big business. I'd bet Hudak's Republican lobbying firm knows a little something about that.

NO ELECTION!

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario won't be plunging into an election any time soon, as the New Democrats agreed Tuesday to pass the budget and prop up the minority Li...

Horwath's Warning

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's New Democrats want to put the brakes on the government's plans for what they're calling "Lexus lanes" — their third and last pos...

Should She?

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 05.10.2013 | Canada Politics

By this time next week, Ontarians may have a better idea whether or not they will head to the polls this spring. Most would prefer not to. Wranglin...

Ford: 'Taxpayers Want An Election'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.05.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is wading into provincial politics, urging the New Democrats to vote against the Liberal government's budget and trig...

Ontario Election?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.03.2013 | Canada Politics

Will she or won’t she? That’s the question many Ontarians have on their minds as they wait to learn if provincial NDP leader Andrea Horwath wil...

Ontario NDP Wants To Hear From Voters First

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Politics

ALLISTON, Ont. - Ontario's Liberals are prepared to make minor changes to the budget, but won't restart negotiations with the New Democrats on its con...

Ontario Drivers To See Relief In Budget: Sousa

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Thursday's budget will set a target for auto insurance premiums to drop by 15 per cent on average, but that doesn't mean all Ontario drivers...

Don't Look At Me!

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The Ontario Power Authority keeps changing the estimated cost for cancelling a gas plant in Oakville, Premier Kathleen Wynne said Tuesday as...

Ontario Liberals To Spend $300M On Youth Employment

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's upcoming budget will include $295 million over two years to reduce youth unemployment — something both opposition parties can ge...

Not Impressed

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's Liberals "bought the last election," the Progressive Conservatives charged Monday as they introduced a non-confidence motion in th...

Ontario Budget Date Announced

CBC | Posted 06.22.2013 | Canada Politics

Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa said Monday that he will table his budget on May 2, the first test for the minority Liberal government since Ka...

Hudak's Gamble Could Lead To Majority

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 04.17.2013 | Canada Politics

The tabling of the next Ontario budget and subsequent decision by opposition parties on whether to pull the plug on Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal governm...

Astounding Third-Party Spending In 2011 Ontario Election

CBC | Posted 06.09.2013 | Canada

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is looking at changing the laws surrounding election spending after an annual Elections Ontario report revealed that th...

Ontario Election Avoided?

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government agreed to support an NDP motion Wednesday calling for a 15 per cent cut in auto insurance premiums because rate...

Road Tolls Or A New Tax?

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario needs a dedicated fund to repair roads and bridges, Premier Kathleen Wynne said Monday as she suggested new tolls or taxes could be ...

Hazel Tears Strip Off Liberals

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion took all three parties to the woodshed Thursday over the cancellation of a gas plant in her city, slamming...

Just Keep.. Smiling?

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's governing Liberals may be facing a sea of troubles, but Premier Kathleen Wynne wants them to keep smiling.The "looming" threat isn...

Sorry, Toronto

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - All Ontario municipalities that choose to host new casinos will be treated in the same way when it comes to sharing revenues, the governing ...

Hudak Would Raise Retirement Age

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario can't afford the generous retirement benefits collected by teachers, bureaucrats and other public sector workers that will end up co...

Election?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.14.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath didn't have much to say about whether the province will be headed for the polls this spring after her 20-m...

Know When To Fold 'Em

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.14.2013 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario should scrap its "empire-building" plans for more casinos and online gambling and focus instead on bolstering the horse-racing indus...