Just 17% of Kitchener-Waterlooians voted NDP provincially last fall – nearly the same number who voted NDP federally last spring, in the midst of the orange wave. They hadn’t won the riding since 1943, when they were known as the CCF.
So this isn’t a riding with deep NDP roots. And it’s not like . . . → Read More: Calgary Grit: A Reminder of the Unpredictable Nature of By-Elections
Kitchener-Waterloo NDP candidate Catherine Fife is running on a slogan of “Leadership that delievers”, but a look at the actions of NDP leader Andrea Horwath and her fellow NDP candidate in Vaughan raises questions about what exactly she wants to deliver.
Yesterday, the Ontario Liberals gave new support to the Southwestern Ontario Economic Development Fund, to help create jobs . . . → Read More: The Liberal Scarf: Horwath skips vote on Southwestern Ontario Economic Development Fund and runs Rob Ford supporter in Vaughan – what does her NDP stand for?
The NDP and Catherine Fife have already come out against the Putting Students First Act, but will they listen to the students of Ontario themselves or their big union money interests?
Here’s what the Ontario Student Trustees’ Association says about the Liberal government moving to make sure students are in class from day one of . . . → Read More: The Liberal Scarf: "Students putting students first" – Ontario Student Trustees’ Association calls Putting Students First Act "a fair deal", but will the NDP and Catherine Fife listen?
Here’s a great piece by Kitchener-Waterloo Liberal candidate Eric Davis answering the most basic question that anyone running for public office has to answer: Why are you running?
Eric’s two big reasons are simple but moving: Public service and family.
Eric has a long track-record of local leadership in Kitchener-Waterloo, and he’ll be a . . . → Read More: The Liberal Scarf: Why is Eric Davis running in Kitchener-Waterloo?