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NDP Platform Seeks to Unite Progressive Voters

Today, Andrea Horwath released the Ontario New Democratic Party's platform for the June 7th provincial election. Caught between the determined leftward shift of the Wynne Liberals, and the upsurge in attention generated by the late-breaking selection of Doug Ford as...

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Setting the Stage: Ontario Election Preview

April 4, 2018 - The 2018 election season in Ontario is setting up to be one of the most unpredictable, controversial and exciting races the province has ever seen. With the Ontario budget now in the rear-view mirror, campaigning is in full swing. Over the next two...

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The Ontario Budget Cares – Will the Voters?

It was the budget that cared – but will Ontario voters get a case of the warm and fuzzies, or will they see it as a desperate run on the bank in a bid for re-election? Today, Minister of Finance Charles Sousa delivered his sixth Ontario Budget, A Plan for Care and...

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Analysis: 2018 Alberta Budget

March 23, 2018 - After three years of stimulative spending and strong economic growth, the Alberta government’s 2018-19 provincial budget aims to achieve a balanced budget by 2023. With an election now less than 14 months away, Premier Rachel Notley’s New Democrats...

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Game of Throne Speeches

March 19, 2018 - With newly elected leader Doug Ford at the helm of the Progressive Conservative Party, and less than 80 days until the writ drops, the Liberals are clearly drawing a line in the sand with today’s Speech from the Throne. Rather than retrenching in the...

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Analysis: 2018 Alberta Throne Speech

March 8, 2018 - With just over a year until Albertans go to the polls, Premier Rachel Notley’s Throne Speech today starts to set out the terms of debate for the May 2019 election campaign.   Today’s speech answered the question as to just how far the Notley government...

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