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Doug Ford shakes hands with members of the public. Photo: Robert Bell/Flickr
Krystalline Kraus | On Saturday, March 10, 2018, Doug Ford -- brother of late Toronto mayor Rob Ford -- won his bid to become the leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives.
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Doug Ford in 2014
David J. Climenhaga | Even from a progressive perspective, Canadian political discourse needs a conservative alternative. It doesn't need a dangerous clown like Doug Ford.
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Andrea Horwath. Photo: Ontario NDP/flickr
David J. Climenhaga | We Albertans have already seen this movie and, no matter what the Opposition claims, the ending's still pretty good.
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Kathleen Wynne at Thunder Bay town hall. Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/flickr
Rick Salutin | Ontario Hydro was a public undertaking funded by the public that returned benefits to all. You can't sell it, you can only swipe it and hand it over, as Kathleen Wynne did.
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Ontario Legislative Building. Image: DXR/Wikimedia Commons
Gerry Caplan | Shed a tear with me for my poor old Ontario. Have our political rulers ever been quite as pathetic and disappointing as they are now?
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Linda McQuaig | The franchise system in Ontario makes it incredibly difficult for workers to join organized labour.
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Kathleen Wynne (Photo: David Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | Never mind the spin. The actual Bank of Canada note concluded that the benefits of increased minimum wages outweigh any depressant effect they may have on job creation.
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Many retail food sector jobs pay only minimum wage. Image: Dennis Gruending
Dennis Gruending | The business lobby is using alarmist tactics to oppose a minimum wage hike in Ontario.
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David Bush | Kathleen Wynne has been defending workers' rights during the recent backlash against minimum wage increases. By contrast, Andrea Horwath's NDP have only meekly supported the issue.
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Krystalline Kraus | $85 million centre for treatment of mercury poisoning promised after years of grassroots activism by Grassy Narrows citizens and allies.
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Sean Saunders | As college lecturers are legislated back to work, it is worth comparing the changes to their conditions.
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The Wynne government wants to offer up to 17 weeks leave, but since it is all unpaid it will not help those who need it most
Meagan Gillmore | The Wynne government wants to offer up to 17 weeks leave, but since it is all unpaid it will not help those who need it most