Karl Nerenberg

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Oct 2, 2018
CAQ leader François Legault addresses supporters election night.  François Legault's official page/Facebook

Quebec's new premier is not a typical right-winger

Karl Nerenberg
Coalition Avenir Québec leader François Legault swept to power Monday with a convincing majority, leaving the two traditional provincial parties -- the PQ and Liberals -- shattered.
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Aug 20, 2018
Premier Ford, joined by Minister of Finance, Vic Fedeli, and Minister of Government and Consumer Services, Todd Smith, at the government's Buck-a-Beer announcement. Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/flickr

Doug Ford's 'strong start' appeals to his new fans

Karl Nerenberg
Premier Ford has spent nearly two months undermining the environment, welfare and refugees, breaking more than a few promises along the way. His admirers say that means he is decisive.
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Jun 16, 2018
Photo: Dylan Passmore/Flickr

The cult of the car continues unabated in Ontario

Karl Nerenberg
Populist-right election victories signal a revolt of drivers. Conservative politicians exploit suburban commuters’ fears of carbon taxes and higher costs at the pump.
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Jun 8, 2018
Photo: Doug Ford/Twitter

Ford drives Ontario conservatives to power

Karl Nerenberg
In Ontario, first-past-the-post again did its work and rewarded all of the power to a leader with 40 per cent of the vote. In the case of Doug Ford, close to 60 per cent of voters cannot abide him.
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Jun 8, 2018
Photo: Doug Ford/Twitter

Ford Nation takes over Ontario

Karl Nerenberg
In Ontario, first-past-the-post again did its work and rewarded all of the power to a leader with 41 per cent of the vote. In the case of Doug Ford, close to 60 per cent of voters cannot abide him.
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Jun 6, 2018
Andrea-Horwath-Nomination-Meeting-Ontario-NDP-Campaign-Kickoff-2018. Photo: Joey Coleman/Flickr

Liberal ads attacking NDP could help Ford’s PCs

Karl Nerenberg
The Ontario Liberals who prefer a PC to an NDP win have prevailed. Progressives tempted by Kathleen Wynne’s party might want to re-consider before rewarding Liberal cynicism with their votes.

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