Posts Tagged ‘ontario

Mission for Ontario’s Tories: Figure out how to win Kingston …

- June 22nd, 2014

As an Ontario Progressive Conservative, Steve Clark is about safe as safe can be in his Eastern Ontario riding of Leeds-Grenville, but how does he – and other Ontario Tories — make more ridings more Tory-friendly? For Clark, the first step is going to the riding next door, Kingston and the Islands, and asking voters there why they don’t like his party.

The final campaign day in Ontario: Liberals go hard after Toronto New Democrats

- June 10th, 2014
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PICKERING, Ont. – Premier Kathleen Wynne attends a rally at Pickering-Scarborough East office of Tracy MacCharles on Tuesday. (Michael Peake/Toronto Sun)

The final day of the campaign in the 41st Ontario general election gets going early for all three major party leaders. Read more…

Ahead of Ontario election, The final tale of the tape on job numbers

- June 6th, 2014

Statistics Canada was out this morning with the final jobs report before Ontarians head to the polls next Thursday.

Here, then, are some aggregate numbers on the Liberal record in office so far as jobs go. Choose which one you like to make your preferred political point: Read more…

New Ontario election ads: Hudak’s math and Andrea’s switchers

- June 1st, 2014

Two new ads out this afternoon for consideration by those eligible to cast a ballot in the June 12 Ontario election. One is from the Liberals and a week after economists first raised questions about the math in Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak’s “Million Jobs Plan” hits Hudak about his math. The other ad (below) is from the Ontario NDP. The NDP takes shots at both the Liberals and the PCs and encourages voters to “switch” to Andrea: Read more…

Flaherty takes a shot at Ontario

- March 22nd, 2012

In Stittsville, Ontario, at what will likely be his last “media availability” before tabling the federal budget in a week’s time, I asked Finance Minister Jim Flaherty what he thought of the provincial budgets already tabled by Quebec, Saskatchewan and Alberta. He didn’t have much to say about those provinces, but he did say this:

“I’m concerned about Ontario. Let’s face it, the credit rating agencies have already warned Ontario. Read more…