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The Liberal Scarf: Where does Hudak Niagara Falls candidate Bart Maves stand on right to work?

We know Hudak has no tolerance for his own candidates standing up for local jobs in the face of his reckless right-to-work-for-less scheming and Bart Maves himself used to be opposed to the policy?

So what does Bart Maves stand for now?

It’s a question worth asking. In a debate this evening, Maves repeatedly talked about the need . . . → Read More: The Liberal Scarf: Where does Hudak Niagara Falls candidate Bart Maves stand on right to work?

The Liberal Scarf: Doing politics differently? NDP break campaign laws in Niagara Falls by-election

Is breaking the law to try and win Andrea Horwath’s idea of “leadership”?

Scott's DiaTribes: Your 1st polls to 2nd guess Forum on – ONT byelections

Well, as expected, Forum is polling the 2 byelections just called in Ontario, and will be providing us fodder.. er.. numbers.. to look at. Here are their first “results”:

In Thornhill, where a successor to former Tory MPP Peter Shurman will be chosen, Tory candidate Gila Martow was at 44 per cent to 36 per . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Your 1st polls to 2nd guess Forum on – ONT byelections

Scott's DiaTribes: A major test for both Hudak and Wynne; Byelections called

This wasn’t unexpected, but here is the official news:

Premier Kathleen Wynne has called byelections for Feb. 13 in Thornhill and Niagara Falls…The riding of Niagara Falls became vacant after Liberal MPP Kim Craitor resigned. Thornhill MPP Peter Shurman stepped down after a very public dispute with PC Leader Tim Hudak.

This will not . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: A major test for both Hudak and Wynne; Byelections called

The Ranting Canadian: New Niagara hydro tunnel finally opens

New Niagara hydro tunnel finally opens:

Good news/bad news story in Niagara Falls today (March 22, 2013). I’m surprised there hasn’t been more media coverage. According to the Toronto Star,

A new hydro tunnel at Niagara Falls officially gushed water today, cranking up electricity production at the Sir Adam Beck Generating Station

That will . . . → Read More: The Ranting Canadian: New Niagara hydro tunnel finally opens

the reeves report: Cleaning up the Niagara River

Niagara River © RokaB – Fotolia.com

The Niagara River has come a long way since the 1980s. One would still be advised not to drink the water, swim in some of the public beaches or eat the fish you reel in, but the latest report on the remediation plan reveals a river recovering . . . → Read More: the reeves report: Cleaning up the Niagara River