Bouquets of Gray: Strategic voting in Oshawa: vote NDP

Strategic voting in Oshawa The riding of Oshawa is another one where strategic voting could make a difference. It’s boundaries have changed slightly, losing territory to Durham and gaining it from Whitby—Oshawa. The 2011 results were solidly Conservative; if they are redistributed according to the new riding boundaries, they’d be: Con (51%), NDP (37%), Lib ...

Bouquets of Gray: Strategic voting in Oshawa: vote NDP

Strategic voting in Oshawa The riding of Oshawa is another one where strategic voting could make a difference. It’s boundaries have changed slightly, losing territory to Durham and gaining it from Whitby—Oshawa. The 2011 results were solidly Conservative; if they are redistributed according to the new riding boundaries, they’d be: Con (51%), NDP (37%), Lib ...

The Progressive Right: Return to the Ward System in #Oshawa ( #oshpoli )

In the upcoming municipal election, the city of Oshawa will have a ballot question asking voters whether the city should return to the ward system – that is, electing councillors based upon neighbourhoods rather than the current “councillor-at-large” method. Click to see full size PDF Oshawa previously had a ward system, but changed to an ...

The Progressive Right: Return to the Ward System in #Oshawa ( #oshpoli )

In the upcoming municipal election, the city of Oshawa will have a ballot question asking voters whether the city should return to the ward system – that is, electing councillors based upon neighbourhoods rather than the current “councillor-at-large” method. Click to see full size PDF Oshawa previously had a ward system, but changed to an ...

The Progressive Right: Re-Elect John Henry, Mayor of #Oshawa ( #oshpoli )

It’s no surprise that I’m supporting John Henry for re-election as Mayor of Oshawa. He’s an incredible mayor. New jobs, new industries, new development, a growing economy, home to great retail, and a vibrant community spirit. These are the hallmarks of John’s tenure as mayor. I’ll let him describe the incredible growth the city has ...

The Progressive Right: Re-Elect John Henry, Mayor of #Oshawa ( #oshpoli )

It’s no surprise that I’m supporting John Henry for re-election as Mayor of Oshawa. He’s an incredible mayor. New jobs, new industries, new development, a growing economy, home to great retail, and a vibrant community spirit. These are the hallmarks of John’s tenure as mayor. I’ll let him describe the incredible growth the city has ...

Impolitical: Something stinks on the Oshawa waterfront: Let’s ask Flaherty

Jim Flaherty is Minister Responsible for the GTA. Also happens to be the MP for Oshawa-Whitby. His wife, Christine Elliott is the MPP for Whitby-Oshawa. And there were big goings on in Oshawa yesterday where an ethanol plant was approved of by the federal port authority over significant local objections: The Oshawa Port Authority, created ...