Here is my final prediction for this year’s Ontario Election Ottawa and Eastern Ontario The Liberals will keep their lock on the city of Ottawa though they will most likely lose Ottawa-Centre to the NDP. Nepean-Carleton and Carleton-Mississippi … . . . → Read More: The Ontario Leftist: Countdown to October 6th: LIB-55 PC-32 NDP-20 FINAL PROJECTIONS
The latest EKOS poll shows one dismaying finding that Andrea Horwath should respond to if she wants to end up on Friday in a position to influence the way the province is going to be governed for the next 4 years.The EKOS poll shows substantial bleedin… . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: Powerful reason why Horwath should support PR now: her party is bleeding votes
For my American friends and readers, we’re having a provincial election here in Ontario. Since health care is deemed a provincial responsibility (though funded extensively by the federal government), it’s naturally a hot topic of discussion. At the televised leader’s debate a couple of days ago, New Democrat leader Andrea Horwath managed to step in [...] . . . → Read More: Those Emergency Blues: Andrea Horwath has a Complaint about the Health Care System.
There is no more stirring plea that Ontario’s incumbent Premier can make in his case for re-election then PC leader Tim Hudak will not be able to defend Ontario’s best interests in the face of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s austerity agenda. The fea… . . . → Read More: The Ontario Leftist: Countdown to October 6th: The Green Game: Dalton McGuinty vs. the NDP
With polls showing neither the Liberal nor the Conservative parties being able to secure a firm majority in the coming election, we might be poised for a historic breakthrough in the way we run our elections in Canada.Andrea Horwath – lacking insight… . . . → Read More: CuriosityCat: Ontario election: Will the NDP be able to remedy Ontario’s democratic deficit?
The leader’s deabte for the 2011 Ontario Provinical election is set for September 27th and will feature incumbent Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty, PC leader Tim Hudak and NDP leader Andrea Horwath. While no venue has been annouced, the TV consort… . . . → Read More: The Ontario Leftist: Countdown to October 6th: The Problem with the Leader’s Debate
As we enter into September, the race to become Premier is getting heated as parties scramble to sell themselves to voters in this final month before the election. And as the competition heats up, so does the polling… Yes friends it’s like freaking C… . . . → Read More: The Ontario Leftist: Countdown to October 6th: A True Province Wide Three Way Race Emerges…
I know in blog postings it’s rare to have a nice flow, especially a blog dedicated towards an election. However, the swing riding profile of Davenport is the perfect follow up to my previous post regarding the NDP targeting Toronto’s downtown… . . . → Read More: The Ontario Leftist: Countdown to October 6th: Swing Ridings: Davenport (Toronto downtown riding)
Premier Dalton McGuinty and the OLP insiders are actuely aware of their dimming prospects heading into this October’s provincial election but interestingly enough this government has decided that, in a striking contrast from the mind crushingly artific… . . . → Read More: The Ontario Leftist: Countdown to October 6th: An Election about Actual Issues?? Count Me In!!
Apparently Stephen Harper, our dashing ideologically driven, Reagan heir of a prime minister (wow sarcasm is difficult to blog), wants to paint Ontario blue…this time on the provinical level. Speaking at a small BBQ featuring Toronto mayor (and perpe… . . . → Read More: The Ontario Leftist: Countdown to October 6th: Harper vs. McGuinty: Why Dalton can gain…