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Rosemary Frei | Former Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne will be one of the speakers who will tackle the topic of women and power, focusing on how personal and political roles intersect.
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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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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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Pam Palmater | The Liberal Party has taken a significant amount of heat for their collective failures to act on their substantive promises to First Nations. How do Ontario's political parties square?
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Howard Pasternack, Rosemary Frei | Among other things, scrutineers, appointed by parties to watch for cheating, will no longer be able to observe the count for 90 per cent of the ballots.
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Karl Nerenberg | The Ontario election is a bit more than a week away. In the last leaders’ debate of the campaign, PC leader Ford still refused to give any details about his plans.
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David J. Climenhaga | I'm feeling good about my prediction that the next Premier of Ontario will be Andrea Horwath of the NDP.
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Karl Nerenberg | Andrea Horwath’s party is moving up in all the Ontario election polls. The NDP appears to have momentum now, but there is lots of the campaign left to fight.
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Rick Salutin | The only reason for panic is our retrograde, undemocratic electoral system. It would give Doug over 70 per cent of seats with his 40 per cent of the vote.
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Karl Nerenberg | Canadian media are covering Ford the way U. S. media covered Trump. Even when they believe they are being critical, by disproportionately focusing on the PC leader they are helping his campaign.
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Karl Nerenberg | In the first debate of the Ontario election campaign, the NDP's Andrea Horwath was cogent and kept smiling, Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne was defensive and Tory Doug Ford was absent for long periods.
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Karl Nerenberg | Ontario's three provincial parties have chosen very different strategies for portraying themselves to the voters. For some of them, one has to hunt around to find anything of substance.