It appears that super straight Boy Scout "Premier Dad" Dalton McGuinty owes his political success to his very own dark prince of political disinformation, manipulation and skullduggery, the cunning and sly Don Guy.
In Toryland, after the recent disappointing Ontario by-elections, in which the Tories only won one of a possible five seats, there was much beating of breasts and rending of garments. When the smoke cleared, there was one question left unanswered: What is to be done with this Tim Hudak character?
Doug Holyday brings terrific municipal and government/finance expertise to the Ontario Tories, and a great GTA profile. Christine Elliott is a very strong deputy leader and an excellent health care critic. Hudak may have lost a battle or two. But the political war is just heating up. And I still believe he'll be the last man standing.
Perhaps I overestimated NDP Leader Andrea Horwath. In a previous Huffington Post article, I believed that Horwath had the
Recent Ipso Reid polls should be good news for Ontario Tory Leader Tim Hudak. Hudak and the Tories are at 37% of decided Ontario voters; Horwath's NDP at 29% and Wynne and the Liberals at 28%. This is real bad news for Premier Wynne and her band of less than merry Liberals. But these polls provide even better news to Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath.
Currently, Andrea Horwath, according to the above Forum Research poll, still enjoys the best approval rating at 49 per cent, but Wynne is coming up fast at 36 per cent. With her high approval rating now, Horwath still has a shot at victory and forming the next NDP government. But she who hesitates, is lost. Horwath will be in a worse position next year.
The musings of a confused Ontario Liberal candidate have prompted a new Progressive Conservative attack ad, knocking Dalton
(CBC) - Ontario's Progressive Conservatives will spend an additional $6.1 billion on healthcare by the end of their first