Ontario Majority

Rogue Tory Gives Up Bid For Ontario Speaker

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.28.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Progressive Conservative Frank Klees abandoned his campaign to become Speaker of the Ontario legislature Friday after a week of angry reacti...

Tory Denies He's Reconsidering Bid To Be Ontario Speaker

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.27.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Progressive Conservative Frank Klees will fight for the role of Speaker of the Ontario legislature and remains hopeful he will gain the supp...

Tory Faces Uphill Battle In Bid To Be Ontario Speaker

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.26.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Progressive Conservative Frank Klees will face a near impossible battle in his bid for Speaker after angering his caucus and squaring off ag...

Tory Defends Move That Could Give Ontario Liberals Virtual Majority

CBC | Posted 12.26.2011 | Canada Politics

Toronto-area Tory MPP Frank Klees is dismissing suggestions he is hurting his party by running for Speaker of the Ontario legislature. ...

Tory's Move Could Shift Balance Of Power In Ontario

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.25.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's Liberals may end up with a virtual majority despite falling one seat short after a Progressive Conservative announced Tuesday he w...

McGuinty Coy On Possible Opposition Defection

CP | Maria Babbage and Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - As speculation about a possible defection to the Liberals grows ahead of this week's cabinet shuffle, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty remain...

McGuinty's NDP Snub A Sign Of Things To Come?

CBC | Posted 12.14.2011 | Canada Politics

During the just completed provincial election campaign, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty's slogan was "Forward. Together." Now...

Post-Election Games Get Started In Ontario

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.11.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The political machinations whirled furiously at the Ontario legislature Tuesday as the staffers and elected officials worked behind the scen...

Where The Ontario Election Was Won And Lost

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Politics

Two things did not happen last night. Dalton McGuinty did not win a majority government and Tim Hudak did not defeat the Ontario Liberals. But b...

Did Toronto Mayor Cost Tories Ontario Election?

CBC | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Politics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is brushing off suggestions his aggressive moves to slash spending may have cost the Ontario Progressive Conservat...

Althia Raj

No Tory Ontario 'Hat Trick' Could Mean Tough Talks With Ottawa Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Politics

In what is becoming a familiar story, Ontario voters chose Thursday to yet again elect a government of a different political stripe than its federal c...

Ontario Elects More Women

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A suspenseful election that brought more Tories and New Democrats to Ontario's legislature also bolstered another group: women.Thursday's vo...

Tim Hudak Concedes Defeat To Liberals

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Politics

Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak has won in his Niagara West-Glanbrook‎ riding, but his party has lost to the Liberals for the thir...

Horwath's Son Wears T-Shirt For Misogynistic Song To Vote

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Politics

HAMILTON - The teenage son of Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is raising some eyebrows with his choice of election day fashion.Julian Leonetti, 18, ...

Minority Government In Ontario As McGuinty Ekes Out Historic Win

CP | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario was plunged into uncertain political waters Thursday when Dalton McGuinty became the province's first three-term Liberal premier in ...

Ont. Poll Worker Removed After Allegedly Reading Ballot

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A woman says her ballot was opened before being put in the ballot box Thursday morning at a west Toronto polling station.Anne Adams says she...

Althia Raj

Change Please? Man Finds Ontario Political Slogans On Cash

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Politics

Here’s some change and a political message too. That’s what Ottawa resident Peter Hall encountered at a local Subway restaurant this week when ...

Althia Raj

Minorities, Majorities, Coalitions: All The Ontario Scenarios Explained

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Politics

UPDATE: Dalton McGuinty's Liberals have won their third consecutive election. Whether they will form a minority or majority government remains to be s...

Ontario Analysts: 'Tim Hudak Blew It'

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Millions of people head to polling booths today as Ontario voters pass judgment on eight years of Liberal rule after a month-long campaign m...

Key Ontario Election Winners And Losers

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada Politics

UPDATE: We've entered the winners for each of the ridings and a complete list under the gallery. We've compiled some of the more interesting races...

Twitter Reacts To Ontario Election

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada Politics

A lacklustre Conservative campaign helped Dalton McGuinty become Ontario's first three-term Liberal premier in more than a century Thursday, but his r...

PHOTOS: Catch Up On The Ontario Campaign Before You Vote

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 11.26.2011 | Canada Politics

If you haven't paid much attention to the Ontario election campaign so far but want to know what's been happening before you vote, here are some of th...