Ontario Provincial Election

Michael Bolen

People Are Tweeting Their Ballots And Elections Ontario Is Freaking Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Bolen | Posted 06.13.2014 | Canada Politics

Many Ontarians took to Twitter Thursday to post proud photos of their election ballots. Elections Ontario was not pleased. LIVE UPDATES The body...

Millennials: The Ontario Election Is About You - Vote!

Beth Elder | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada Politics
Beth Elder

There is no doubt that youth engagement is a catch 22. Political parties with limited resources tailor their message to rally their base rather than reach new supporters. Youth don't vote, so they continue to be overlooked. If politics seems irrelevant to your life and campaigns don't address your concerns then why pay attention? On June 12 we need you to answer back.

Hudak: Liberals Will Use Scare Tactics Against Us

CP | Will Campbell, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada Politics

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - As Ontario's election campaign enters the home stretch, Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak is predicting the Liberals wi...

The Final Stretch

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.06.2014 | Canada Politics

A long-running scandal over the cancellation of two Toronto-area gas plants dominated the final Saturday of Ontario's election campaign, with the oppo...

Affordable Housing Isn't Even on the Ontario Election Radar - Why?

Sharad Kerur | Posted 08.03.2014 | Canada Politics
Sharad Kerur

Over the past four weeks, pundits, parties and candidates in the Ontario race have talked everything from jobs to transit to past scandals and old grievances. There's one issue, though, that they've been silent on: affordable housing. By ignoring housing, all three major parties have abandoned the primary need of the most vulnerable residents in our communities. Instead, Wynne, Hudak and Horwath have focused on jobs, gridlock and rebuilding Ontario's economy without recognizing that affordable housing is a key part of the solution to each of those problems.

Wynne Grilled Over Gas Plants Scandal

CP | Maria Babbage and Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.02.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak upped the ante Tuesday in defending his widely questioned plan to create a million jobs over eight...

Tories To Wynne: 'Come Clean' On MaRS Bailout

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's Progressive Conservatives are urging Premier Kathleen Wynne to release all documents related to the bailout of a Toronto real esta...

It's Going To Get Much Nastier

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Despite allegations of corruption, recklessness, dishonesty, and possibly criminal behaviour that have sprouted like noxious weeds on Ontari...

What He Promised Doctors, Nurses

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada Politics

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak says he'll hand decision making in Ontario's health-care system to doctors and nurses...

Ontario Election Advance Polls Open Today

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.30.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - With polls suggesting the possibility of an indecisive election result, chatter about a potential coalition government dominated the Ontario...

Will Wynne Sue Horwath Over Gas Plant Allegations?

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario's governing Liberals remain "rife with corruption" no matter who is at the helm, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said Tuesday, though she ...

Horwath Silent On Ring Of Fire Development Plans

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.26.2014 | Canada Politics

THUNDER BAY, Ont. - NDP Leader Andrea Horwath won't say how much the New Democrats would invest in the mineral-rich Ring of Fire in northern Ontario i...

Ghosts Of Premiers Past Haunt Hudak, Wynne

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.19.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Running for political office sometimes means running from your party's history, which can make it tricky to avoid being tripped up by the gh...

Horwath Would Appoint 'Savings' Minister, Cut $600 Million

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A New Democrat government would appoint a cabinet minister specifically responsible for finding ways to save on government spending, party L...

Wynne On Defensive After 'Sexist' Posts By Candidates

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was forced to shift from touting her campaign policies to defending her party's vetting process on Tuesday, a...

Althia Raj

Wynne Lashes Out At Harper.. Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 05.08.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Ontario Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne lashed out at Prime Minister Stephen Harper again Thursday, saying he's neglected Canada's largest pr...

Hudak's Bus Given Clever Nickname

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A good election campaign demands clever nicknames for the buses and planes that carry journalists travelling with Ontario's party leaders.It...

Horwath: Liberals Deserve 'Penalty Box'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO — The woman who sparked Ontario's election by rejecting what many observers described as her dream budget formally launched her campaign Wed...

Hudak: Ontario Election Is About 1 Issue

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2014 | Canada Politics

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - The Liberals and New Democrats want to turn the campaign for the June 12 election into a popularity contest instead of focusing on...

Wynne's Big Gamble

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Politics

Kathleen Wynne's Liberals took a calculated risk with last week's Ontario budget. By veering sharply to the left, the party hoped they could get the N...

Hudak Rails Against 'Corporate Welfare'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak says he doesn't blame companies for taking government handouts, but he's still opposed to "corpora...

Wynne Wants Ontarians To Look Past McGuinty's Scandals

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.05.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Premier Kathleen Wynne has a lot of political baggage to carry as she travels the province in her first election campaign as leader of the g...

'I Have Lost Confidence In Kathleen Wynne'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.05.2014 | Canada Politics

Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath announced Friday her party will vote against the budget tabled this week by the minority Liberal government, meaning...

Ontario Election Called

CP | Maria Babbage and Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario was plunged into a five-week election campaign Friday after Premier Kathleen Wynne decided it was better to pull the plug than wait ...

Borrowing for Transit is a Tax on Future Taxpayers

Candice Malcolm | Posted 07.01.2014 | Canada Politics
Candice Malcolm

It's far from perfect, but it is a sign of good will that the government has been listening to its critics -- namely the Ontario NDP who demanded no new taxes on "the middle class" and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation who has long called for a dedicated fund to tie taxes collected from drivers with roadway spending.