ontario politics

In the end voters are likely to pull an Ontario and decide that there are things that are more important.

For the first time a major political party has gone into an election with an anti-green platform and won big time.

Assuming it stands, Ford’s win likely signals a move to the right for the Ontario Tories.

Ford declared winner of chaotic Ontario PC leadership race, but Elliott refuses to concede.

Little of the Tories’ appeal had to do with Brown: most recent polls showed the party with an 8-10-point lead, and that half of Ontarians had no opinion about him.

For Ontario PCs, at least Patrick Brown wasn’t well liked — and Wynne still isn’t.

I can think of almost nothing that requires less fortitude than accusing someone else of wrongdoing when your own face, name and identity are hidden.

What happened to Brown is fundamentally wrong. Every man in the world is now vulnerable.

In this June 2, 2014 photo, Wendy Harrison, a waitress at the icon Grill in Seattle, carries food to a table as she works during lunchtime.AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

The inconvenient truths of the $15 minimum wage: Business can’t just ‘make more money’.

A number of employers — including Tim Horton’s locations which were singled out for scorn by Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne — have begun taking steps to offset the minimum wage increase. Eduardo Lima/The Canadian Press

Why a guaranteed minimum income is a better option than raising the minimum wage.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne delivers remarks at the Reviving the Islamic Spirit convention at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ont. on Friday December 22, 2017. Ernest Doroszuk / Ernest Doroszuk/Toronto Sun

Provincial and federal Liberals embrace politics of fear and exaggeration.

Deputy fire chief Jack Burt (Free Press file photo)

“The reality is there is a risk of liability and criminal investigation as a result of an officer potentially administering naloxone,” said Windsor Deputy Chief Vince Power.

Nearly a month after the Ontario government ordered striking college teachers back on the job, the results of binding arbitration to settle their five-week strike are expected this week. Link: http://bit.ly/2kJhwsF

Ontario offering businesses electric vehicle rebates of up to $75,000. Link: http://bit.ly/2ywu2ko

Ontario Liberals out of touch with small businesses.

Ontario Financial Accountability Office says Liberals on track for $4 billion deficit in 2017-18

A damning indictment of the Ontario Liberal government’s private power strategy.

Coming changes threaten security of Ontario’s pensioners.

No hidden agenda, Patrick Brown’s a Red Tory.

Don’t trust Wynne on car insurance.