Ontario Election 2013

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Hudak To NDP: Let's Do This Thing

TORONTO - Ontario's New Democrats poured cold water Wednesday on efforts by the Progressive Conservatives to force a snap election over the $1.1 billion the Liberal government spent to cancel gas plan...
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NO ELECTION!

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 Liberals.NDP Leader Andrea Horwath withdrew her elec...
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Horwath's Warning

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 post-budget demand to keep the minority Liberals afloat...
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Should She?

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. Wrangling between Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and NDP lead...
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Ford: 'Taxpayers Want An Election'

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is wading into provincial politics, urging the New Democrats to vote against the Liberal government's budget and trigger an election.On the weekly radio show he hosts...
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Ontario Election?

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 will force an election just 19 months after the last one. Th...
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Don't Look At Me!

TORONTO - The Ontario Power Authority keeps changing the estimated cost for cancelling a gas plant in Oakville, Premier Kathleen Wynne said Tuesday as she appealed to the opposition to wait for the au...
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Not Impressed

TORONTO - Ontario's Liberals "bought the last election," the Progressive Conservatives charged Monday as they introduced a non-confidence motion in the minority government over cancelled gas plants, k...
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Ontario Budget Date Announced

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 Kathleen Wynne took over as premier. Sousa made the...
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Ontario Election Avoided?

TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government agreed to support an NDP motion Wednesday calling for a 15 per cent cut in auto insurance premiums because rates are too high, Premier Kathleen Wynne said Wednes...
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Road Tolls Or A New Tax?

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 introduced to pay for the upgrades.While people in...
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Hazel Tears Strip Off Liberals

TORONTO - Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion took all three parties to the woodshed Thursday over the cancellation of a gas plant in her city, slamming the Liberals for permitting the project in the fi...
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Just Keep.. Smiling?

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't a spring election, but a "toxic political envir...
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Sorry, Toronto

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 Liberals vowed Wednesday while denying any special...
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Hudak Would Raise Retirement Age

TORONTO - Ontario can't afford the generous retirement benefits collected by teachers, bureaucrats and other public sector workers that will end up costing taxpayers billions of dollars, the Progressi...
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Election?

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-minute meeting with Premier Kathleen Wynne.Horwath...
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Know When To Fold 'Em

TORONTO - Ontario should scrap its "empire-building" plans for more casinos and online gambling and focus instead on bolstering the horse-racing industry, the Progressive Conservatives said Thursday.T...
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What, Me Worry?

TORONTO - Premier Kathleen Wynne dismissed suggestions Tuesday that the Liberals' chances of winning the next election have dimmed now that veteran campaign mastermind Greg Sorbara is stepping down.Wy...
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Election In Ontario This Spring?

TORONTO - NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is keeping her foot on the accelerator when it comes to cutting auto insurance premiums, even if it means speeding into a spring election.Horwath insists that if th...
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Election Now!

TORONTO - The Progressive Conservatives say Ontario needs an election as soon as possible, and warn they won't vote for the Liberals' budget, which won't be made public for weeks.PC Leader Tim Hudak s...