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What kind of change will voters opt for this time around?

Four years ago, we had a federal election in a climate of change, with Justin Trudeau leading the resurgent Liberals against a tired, unloved...

Ford quietly alters election financing rules in his favour

Having campaigned on little beyond not being Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals, Doug Ford and the Conservatives have little in the way of a...

Cuts are all well and good, as long as they’re the right kind and in context

It’s no surprise Ontario’s deficit is much larger than Kathleen Wynne let on, nor that she lied about balancing the budget – the auditor...

Minimum wage pits Ford against the little people

Upping the minimum wage to $14 this year and then to $15 as of January was one of the many straws Kathleen Wynne grasped...

Green energy projects on the block as Ford moves quickly on populist pledges

Cap and trade. Hydro One management. Green energy contracts. Just weeks into his mandate, Doug Ford has been actively tackling his populist checklist when...

High-speed rail just another bad election ploy

High-speed rail – a political zombie that just won’t give up the ghost – got trotted out again this week, one of an endless...

View From Here – December 14, 2017

When it comes to claims about the premier, most Ontarians know exactly what’s what.

Wynne provides wrongdoings aplenty for AG

Christmas comes early and often to the handful of beneficiaries of Kathleen Wynne’s hydro giveaway. Ripped off consumers can expect nothing but a lump...
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U.S. edges out Canada in national para hockey battle

In the natural on-ice rivalry between Canada and the U.S., the American para hockey team has had the...

Federal funding to boost dementia research in Waterloo Region

An aging population and growing number of dementia cases have health researchers working on numerous fronts, from medical...

Judgment day for seven local maple syrup operators

And the winner is ... well, that’s still a secret. The winning entrant vying...

The finance industry always extracts its ounce of flesh

More than half of Canadians won’t be contributing to an RRSP this year, apparently immune to the exhortations...

The View From Here: February 20, 2020

The sap may not be running, but there's plenty of syrup on hand in these parts...