As election pressure intensifies in Toronto’s east end, many voters are experiencing feelings of overload and perplexity given the extent of similarities between the Liberal party and the New Democratic Party (NDP). Though both leaders…
After a brief term as leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, 73 Conservative MPs voted in favour of dismissing leader Erin O’Toole, leaving many to question why his role was so short-lived.
The mentally ill may be among the beneficiaries of the election as Liberals, Conservatives and NDP made promises to take action on the issue.
Residents of Ward 19 Beaches-East York attended a debate on Oct. 3 to hear candidates from the four major parties — although only three showed up.
Progressive Conservative candidate Jon Kieran knows he has an uphill battle, trying to defeat Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne in her own riding of Don Valley West.
Labour reforms were put in place by the Liberals in late-November to implement a minimum wage increase to $15 by Jan. 1, 2019.
Ontario’s Progressive Conservative leader says the government has deceived the parents seeking medical treatment for their children dealing with autism.
During Question Period, on Thursday, PC leader Patrick Brown referred to an article published by The Toronto Star. In it, Brown said, the Star pointed that last spring Ontario’s Liberal government cut the funding for children (aged five and up) who were promised treatment for their autism.
The leader of the NDP believes the Liberal government plan for hydro rebates and child care falls short of Ontario families’ expectations.
In Monday’s throne speech, the Wynne government announced an eight per cent hydro rebate to Ontarians and unveiled its plan to open 100,000 new child care spaces in 2017.
Andrea Horwath, the Ontario NDP leader, questioned the seriousness of the Liberal plan.
The leader of the Progressive Conservative Opposition, has expressed his concern in the Ontario legislature over the new funding program for families of children with autism.
PC leader Patrick Brown referred to an article released in The Toronto Star in which the Liberals’ own expert advisory panel cautioned them about putting an age gap on autism services. This would mean that children above the age of five on the waiting list might not receive the intensive behavioral intervention (IBI) that the government had promised.
A long-time, Liberal MPP and political rival of Progressive Conservative Tim Hudak, on his last day in the legislature, described him as a man who never flip-flopped.
Hudak, who has served Niagara West-Glanbrook constituency since 1995, announced last month he was leaving politics. Elected at age 27, Hudak became PC leader in 2009, but lost provincial elections to the Liberals in both 2011 and 2014. Thursday, in the legislature, Jim Bradley, MPP for St. Catharines for the past 39 years, spoke of Hudak as a man with integrity.
“He didn’t pander to the issue of the day. He didn’t pander to individual interest groups and so on,” Bradley said.