Ontario Leaders Debate

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Wynne Grilled Over Gas Plants Scandal

TORONTO - Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak upped the ante Tuesday in defending his widely questioned plan to create a million jobs over eight years, saying he would quit as premier if he fail...

Hey Ontario, Where's the Rage?

John Duffy (Liberal): It just doesn't feel like the anger is there this time. This is not to suggest that there aren't a lot of disappointed Ontarians, but there isn't enough fury directed at the Liberals to produce the kind of epic sacking that seemed in store for them.

Is McGuinty Starting to Sweat?

Jason Lietaer (PC): You know it's unpredictable when leaders start making things up. This week, Mr. McGuinty launched a new jobs plan that's not in his platform, announced a negotiating position for the OMA talks and cancelled a powerplant that looks more like a powerplant than a field.

Andrea Horwath: No Substance?

Jason Lietaer (PC): Ms. Horwath did well. Much improved from her performance on Friday. She was poised and on message, and I think most Ontarians saw her as genuine. Her ideas all sound great until you start to cost them, but that's not the biggest issue in any debate. Details don't win, impressions do.
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The Magical Hands Of Dalton McGuinty

TORONTO - For a premier who's known for his even temper, Dalton McGuinty was so animated during Tuesday's Ontario leaders debate that his hands may have upstaged his message.The usually reserved McGui...
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Analysis: Debate Yields No Clear Winners

There was no knockout blow, no decisive victor and very few spirited exchanges in Tuesday night’s Ontario leaders’ debate. The party leaders — the Liberals' Dalton McGuinty, Tim Hudak of the Progress...

Will Tonight's Debate Be McGuinty's Game-Changer?

Jason Lietaer (PC): Dalton Mcguinty's trying to make a difficult case: that things are going to get tougher and you need the same guy to continue. Do you think McGuinty did a good job under tough circumstances? Vote for McGuinty. If you think that his tax increases, high hydro rates and waste made a bad situation worse? Vote for one of the other options.