Ontario Election Debate

Ontario Leaders Prepare For Crucial Debate

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The in-person showdown that will be Tuesday's televised party leaders debate could prove the tipping point as Ontario heads into the final s...

Everyone's Running a Campaign of "Change"

Ontario Election Debate Hub | Posted 11.13.2011 | Canada
Ontario Election Debate Hub

John Duffy (L): For the PCs, the core proposition is the idea that Premier McGuinty's Liberals manipulate the public policy of the province to their own purposes and those of their favoured constituencies, leaving the "rest of us" to pick up the tab. Call this concept "restitution." The Liberals have a different construction of "change." Call their concept "uniting."

'Foreign Workers' Tax Credit: A New Job Strategy Must Serve All Ontarians

Ontario Election Debate Hub | Posted 11.12.2011 | Canada
Ontario Election Debate Hub

Heather Fraser (NDP): The Progressive Conservatives and the Liberals have been engaged in a war of words over the flawed Liberal proposal for a new Ontarian tax credit. The Liberals clearly launched a platform plank they knew would goad the Tories into a reaction. And the Tories' predictable reaction serves only to divide people and communities by setting Ontarians against their neighbours.

Will Tax Cuts or Credits Jump Start Job Creation?

Ontario Election Debate Hub | Posted 11.09.2011 | Canada
Ontario Election Debate Hub

Jason Lietaer (PC): Guess how many months in a row Ontario's unemployment rate has been above the national average? Fifty-six. Dalton McGuinty is now the Joe DiMaggio of Ontario politics, and not in a good way.

Jobs Anyone?

Ontario Election Debate Hub | Posted 11.08.2011 | Canada
Ontario Election Debate Hub

McGuinty's announcement today hits that rising concern right on the mark. Andrea Horwath is in Sudbury promising to try to create jobs in Northern Ontario. Tim Hudak feels out of the swim. Am I missing something? Or is the PC campaign missing the moment?