The old Progressive Conservatives shared the zeitgeist of an earlier time. It involved a sense of the usefulness of government and the importance of some kind of social solidarity.
Hugh Mackenzie of the CCPA has prepared a comprehensive comparison of the election platforms of the three major parties in Ontario's election.
As we head to the polls in Ontario, the irony is that whenever lefties gather these days, someone asks whether it's the NDP or the Liberals who are the most progressive party running in this election.
The Ontario NDP presented its comprehensive platform costing yesterday, including all policies announced during the election campaign.
Some battleground ridings have somehow been slipping under the radar -- yet they are interesting for their ability to give a diagnosis on the political state of the province.
Pollsters tell us that Ontario's New Democrats may double their seat total in next month's provincial election. But what's actually in the party's election platform?
The Ontario PC platform and MC Hammer pants: Some things really shouldn't make a comeback.
"There are now six separate reviews underway," said Horwath. "Yet none of these has the mandate or the jurisdiction to ask the most fundamental questions or provide Ontarians with the answers."
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Concerned groups in the Hamilton area descended on Queen's Park Tuesday, demanding the Ontario government stop the "claw back" of the Ontario Child Benefit from social assistance recipients.