There’s been a lot of discussion in recent weeks about under-utilized schools in Ontario. Education Minister Liz Sandals has been clear: facing a stubborn deficit, the province cannot afford to spend nearly $1-billion a year maintaining, cleaning and repairing schools
Sometime after Thursday afternoon, Andrea Horwath and her Ontario NDP will face a choice. Either they vote for the Liberal budget or they bring down a government they feel remains mired in the scandals of its former self. We have
Getting youth to vote – or not to – is at the centre of two parties’ political strategy heading into a 2015 federal election. At the Liberal convention in Montréal, President Barack Obama’s campaign gurus were out in full force.
The problem with the Liberal leadership debates isn’t the number of candidates but the debate format. It’s past time for the debate organizers within the party to tier these debates and to surrender editorial control to a journalist, not a
In stepping down after 16 years as Ontario Liberal Party leader, Premier Dalton McGuinty spoke about renewal. That was the title of his e-mail to party memberships. “I’ve concluded,” he said in an emotional speech to caucus, “that this is
Partisans spend so much time in Canadian politics objectifying the past. At what point, in this country of so little history and too much geography, can history actually be history? Justin Trudeau seems the epitome of this retrospective, partisan pornography.
Premier Dalton McGuinty was elected on a platform to reduce full-time undergraduate tuition fees by 30 per cent. His government has now done that for over 310,000 students. Each university student eligible for OSAP will receive $800 off their tuition