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Posted date: August 17, 2014
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Will Return In September.
August 17, 2014
Will Return In September.
August 17, 2014
Will Return In September.
August 17, 2014
Ontarians have voted for more than a majority government. They have voted for what kind of society they want Ontario to be, says Susanna Kelley.
June 19, 2014
It's not that Tim Hudak wasn't "likeable" enough. It's that his plan wasn't likeable to enough voters. The ONW Salon's Richard Mahoney, John Capobianco and Marit Stiles on that.
June 18, 2014
The electorate sent a clear message to Ontario politicians in this election, according to Insiders Sean Conway, Jeff Bangs and Barbara Warner. But will the parties listen?
June 13, 2014
The Liberal eminence grise says Ontarians are centrists who don't like parties that move too far left or right. Watch Conway's analysis in this clip from The ONW Insiders.
June 13, 2014
It's a dangerous time where exhausted, career-invested campaign managers are tempted to do anything to win. But last minute mistakes like gas plant closures and robo calls can haunt for years.
June 10, 2014
As the frenzied parties parties race across the province before June 12, campaign ads, including a new one by Working Families, are flooding TV screens. Susanna Kelley reports.
June 05, 2014
Corruption, a tattered jobs policy and the ghost of Brian Mulroney. Who won, who lost and who held their own in the Ontario election leaders' debate? And how much will it affect the June 12 vote? Th
June 04, 2014
All three Ontario parties went negative this week. Why is that? And why now? Susanna Kelley with ONW Insiders Richard Mahoney, Jeff Bangs and Barbara Warner.
May 29, 2014
Business is warning tourism will suffer if a "wage floor" is set for temporary foreign workers. John Capobianco, Marit Stiles and Richard Mahoney on the idea.
May 28, 2014
ontarionewswatch.com NEWSROOM
Will Return In September.
August 17, 2014
Will Return In September.
August 17, 2014
Will Return In September.
August 17, 2014
Ontarians have voted for more than a majority government. They have voted for what kind of society they want Ontario to be, says Susanna Kelley.
June 19, 2014
It's not that Tim Hudak wasn't "likeable" enough. It's that his plan wasn't likeable to enough voters. The ONW Salon's Richard Mahoney, John Capobianco and Marit Stiles on that.
June 18, 2014
The electorate sent a clear message to Ontario politicians in this election, according to Insiders Sean Conway, Jeff Bangs and Barbara Warner. But will the parties listen?
June 13, 2014
The Liberal eminence grise says Ontarians are centrists who don't like parties that move too far left or right. Watch Conway's analysis in this clip from The ONW Insiders.
June 13, 2014
It's a dangerous time where exhausted, career-invested campaign managers are tempted to do anything to win. But last minute mistakes like gas plant closures and robo calls can haunt for years.
June 10, 2014
As the frenzied parties parties race across the province before June 12, campaign ads, including a new one by Working Families, are flooding TV screens. Susanna Kelley reports.
June 05, 2014
Corruption, a tattered jobs policy and the ghost of Brian Mulroney. Who won, who lost and who held their own in the Ontario election leaders' debate? And how much will it affect the June 12 vote? Th
June 04, 2014
All three Ontario parties went negative this week. Why is that? And why now? Susanna Kelley with ONW Insiders Richard Mahoney, Jeff Bangs and Barbara Warner.
May 29, 2014
Business is warning tourism will suffer if a "wage floor" is set for temporary foreign workers. John Capobianco, Marit Stiles and Richard Mahoney on the idea.
May 28, 2014
onwDOCS
Sandra Pupatello thought she had Eric Hoskins support-until he crossed the convention floor to Kathleen Wynne. Did he change his mind mid-walk? Watch Susanna Kelley's documentary on the convention.
January 29, 2013
There's what you saw of the Liberal convention on TV, and there's what you didn't see. In this ONW documentary, a top Liberal strategist guides us through what was going on behind the scenes.
January 29, 2013
Three of seven Ontario Liberal leadership candidates are claiming the title of "jobs candidate," and all say they can solve an unemployment rate higher than the U.S.' ONW's Susanna Kelley reports on t
December 03, 2012
Are our political leaders safeguarding our democracy, or trying to shut it down? How best to protect it? In Susanna Kelley's new mini-doc, two top political experts don't pull any punches.
September 20, 2012
On July 1, Canada's beloved medicare turns 50. But its journey has been a bitter one, especially in Ontario. Watch Susanna Kelley's short documentary.
May 14, 2012
It will be the king-maker - or queenmaker - in the Ontario election. ONW's Susanna Kelley has prepared this mini-doc on races to watch in the riding rich "905" area near Toronto.
September 01, 2011
When you've got 22 ridings, it's hard not to think of yourself as the centre of the (election) universe. ONW's Susanna Kelley prepared this mini-doc on the races to watch in Toronto.
August 25, 2011
Small Towns, Big Fights: It's the classic story of small town Ontario-PC candidates from establishment families vie with Liberals for power. Here's Susanna Kelley's mini-documentary.
August 18, 2011
ONW travels to a land where the fiercest riding fights are about protecting public services, not cutting them. Susanna Kelley prepared this mini-doc.
August 11, 2011
The J Word: Jobs are the big issue in southwestern Ontario campaign fights. Susanna Kelley checks in on the hot ridings, concluding this week's ONW pre-campaign tour.
August 04, 2011
The Liberals are increasing the number of international university students by 50% over five years. Susanna Kelley looks at whether Ontario students could get squeezed out.
July 07, 2011
There's much more going on than just dropping that platform. Susanna Kelley reports.
June 28, 2011
ontarionewswatch.com Political Panel
Will return when the Legislature re-opens next week.
September 02, 2013
While the OPP investigates deleted emails from top McGuinty aides in the gas plant scandal, the Insiders step back to assess each leader's performance this sitting.
June 11, 2013
PC leader Tim Hudak wants to know if a list of fee increases on or off the table for Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne. The ONW Insiders with host Susanna Kelley.
June 06, 2013
Will Ontario agree to HST and gas tax hikes to raise $34 billion over 20 years to fight GTHA gridlock? Insiders Hershell Ezrin, Howard Hampton and John Parker on Metrolinx's recommendations.
May 30, 2013
Hershell Ezrin, Jeff Bangs and Howard Hampton on whether NDP budget wins are an example of might over right, or democratic, compromise minority government politics at its finest?
May 23, 2013
Will reports of a video allegedly showing Toronto's mayor smoking crack do in Ford Nation? ONW Insiders Hershell Ezrin, Jeff Bangs and Howard Hampton with host Susanna Kelley.
May 23, 2013
Former Premier Dalton McGuinty says he made the decision to shutter the Mississauga gas plant. But how likely is it he made the eleventh-hour election choice alone?
May 09, 2013
Former Premier Dalton McGuinty cancelled the Mississauga gas plant in mid-campaign without knowing the cost. How often are important policy decisions made on the fly?
May 09, 2013
More money for home care, jobs for youth, lower car insurance rates ... John Snobelen, Howard Hampton and Bob Richardson on whether the Liberals can successfully woo the NDP and avoid an election.
May 03, 2013
The Liberals' May 2nd budget may win NDP support, but is it what Ontario needs? Former PC Premier Ernie Eves, Liberal Bob Richardson and former NDP leader Howard Hampton debate.
April 25, 2013
Justin Trudeau made his debut as Liberal leader in Ottawa this week. He stuck to his theme of championing the middle class. Ezrin, Hampton and Bangs on the strategy behind that.
April 18, 2013
When Justin Trudeau fights the next election, the battlegrounds are clear: seats in Ontario's "905" belt and Quebec. Ezrin, Hampton and Bangs on what he needs to do to win.
April 18, 2013
Taking It To The Street
Would Ontario have lost millions of jobs, and would Canadians have to worry about its government secretly spying on them without warrants, if we'd had a truly democratic system?
October 07, 2013
After two years of the gas plant scandal obsession, Susanna Kelley says the voters' real concern - high unemployment - may finally get the attention it deserves
October 02, 2013
Blame Ontario's conflict-ridden, antiquated political donation rules. It's time the system had a major overhaul, writes ONW's Susanna Kelley.
September 24, 2013
Premier Wynne's new transit panel shows a key difference between the two politicians, Howath tells Susanna Kelley. Actions, not endless talk, will differentiate them next election.
September 19, 2013
Firing those who aspire to your job on the eve of a convention where your leadership is shaky, to say the least, smacks of desperation, not strength, says ONW's Susanna Kelley.
September 16, 2013
Firing the Thornhill MPP for taking a housing allowance of nearly $21,000 for a Niagara On The Lake retirement home won't solve Tim Hudak's credibility gap.
September 09, 2013
And Now, A Dramatic Pause: With Kathleen Wynne and Andrea Horwath's pragmatism, the PC's in disarray, and Stephen Harper in pre-election mode, moderate politics is on the horizon for Ontario.
September 03, 2013
Stephen Harper and Rob Ford share the same damage control strategy, it seems: when in trouble, run away. This is leadership? More from ONW's Susanna Kelley.
May 21, 2013
Will all the political maneuvering leading up to Thursday's Ontario budget avert an election? ONW's Susanna Kelley says we may not know for weeks yet.
April 29, 2013
There's much more to the younger Trudeau's campaign than longing for the more optimistic days of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, says ONW's Susanna Kelley.
April 08, 2013
Kathleen Wynne's vision includes ideas from the PCs, NDP, former leadership rivals and others. Will her consensus politics keep her government afloat?
February 20, 2013
With the first solid evidence in that two women are the frontrunners in the Liberal leadership race, all politicos should note the achievement.
January 14, 2013
THE SALON
What are the feds doing to help more than 500,000 jobless Ontarians? Senator Bob Runciman, Richard Mahoney and Joe Cressy gather in The Salon as ONW’s Jobs Week continues.
January 22, 2014
Accusations are flying that the Prime Minister improperly issued orders to CPC Senators while their colleagues carried out a personal vendetta. Anderson, Mahoney and Stanford sort it out.
October 24, 2013
At a cool $1.1 billion cost, could the gas plant scandal be any worse for the Ontario Liberals? And who will win "The Battle For Ontario" in the next federal election?
October 09, 2013
The feds say they'll kick in $660 million for the Scarborough subway - but is it enough? And, is the NDP ready to rumble in the next Ontario and federal elections?
September 25, 2013
Two economic visions for Canada - the NDP's Linda McCuaig vs. Liberal Christina Freeland's - clash in the Toronto Centre by-election. Also up: Quebec's Charter of Values.
September 18, 2013
As the Legislature opens, will an Ontario financial watchdog fare better than Ottawa's? And Peter Shurman's firing: after Duffy and Wallin, did Tim Hudak have any choice?
September 10, 2013
Trudeau and Legalized Marijuana: An idea whose time has come, or good political strategy? And Syria's alleged chemical weapons: What should Canada do? The Salon is back.
September 05, 2013
The Senate scandal: Can new proposals to audit all Senators' expenses restore faith in the institution? And the union spending bill: dead, or just about to be resurrected?
June 05, 2013
There are no winners in the Rob Ford alleged cocaine video controversy. And, what the robocall court decision says about our voting system, the CPC and Elections Canada.
May 29, 2013
What must PM Harper do after explosive news his former top aide has resigned for writing a personal cheque for $90,000 to Senator Mike Duffy? ONW's national experts discuss.
May 22, 2013
The Liberals say Justin Trudeau is the secret to their by-election win in Labrador. And, is Stephen Harper really thinking about retiring?
May 15, 2013
Can Justin Trudeau's fundraising juggernaut finally allow the Liberals to battle the Harperites' attack ads effectively? And the oil sands: under fire from all sides.
May 08, 2013
onw COLUMNISTS
Political observers were puzzled when Premier Wynne played the election threat card recently, then almost immediately backtracked. Hershell Ezrin has some thoughts on her strategy.
September 17, 2013
Stephen Harper's last two prorogations were the work of a tyrant. This latest one, says parliamentary expert Peter Russell, is the work of a stumble bum prime minister just lurching along.
September 04, 2013
Toronto council's decision against a casino puts the city in perfect sync with the Wynne government - exactly as democracy is supposed to work, says the parliamentary expert
May 28, 2013
Charges in a new book that the late Supreme Court Justice Bora Laskin undermined the repatriation of Canada's constitution in 1982 are just plain wrong.
May 23, 2013
While Premier Wynne has reached out to the opposition leaders with the new budget, Andrea Horwath is playing a game of political chicken we all might live to regret.
May 07, 2013
We can't expect tomorrow's leaders to be effective citizens without teaching them how government works today. But the current mandatory high school civics course being used is inadequate.
April 22, 2013
Whereas his father Pierre faced a constitutional crisis with Quebec threatening to leave Canada, his son faces one of a different sort: a malfunctioning parliamentary democracy.
April 16, 2013
The CPC can't possibly govern intelligently by gagging scientists and stopping them from doing proper scientific research. And that means we'll all pay.
April 10, 2013
Phillippe Couillard's idea to make Quebec a constitutional signatory by 2017 is big mistake. Constitutional expert Russell warns not to go down that road again.
March 25, 2013
The Harper government is refusing a visa to one of the world's leading experts on the rights of indigenous peoples, UN "rapporteur" Dr. James Anaya. Is it afraid of what he may report?
March 19, 2013
Although not a Liberal, the parliamentary expert is endorsing Vancouver MP Joyce Murray for Liberal leader. He particularly likes her ideas to reform our sagging democracy.
March 04, 2013
There are signs that Mr. Harper may be turning to the political centre-a bit. It's easy to see why: his party is lagging in the polls, and he'd like to keep his majority next election.
February 19, 2013
THOUGHT PROVOKERS
The hue and cry over Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and six vacationing friends staying for free for eight days at Canada's High Commissioner's residence is a tempest in a teapot.
June 27, 2013
The Senate expenses issue is taking up far too much time, says the former PC cabinet minister. Fix it and move on, because there's important work to be done - like getting the economy on track.
June 06, 2013
Between Ottawa's senate spending scandal and the alleged Rob Ford crack cocaine video, it's easy to get cynical about government. But the Liberal advisor has few examples to refute that.
June 05, 2013
The Liberals have survived a Premier's resignation, a leadership campaign and two minority budgets. But raising $32 billion to fight gridlock just may be their undoing, says the former NDP MPP.
May 30, 2013
The Liberal government is set to "trash" legislation it previously passed to protect endangered species, says the Green Party leader. A five year exemption for forestry companies is just one change.
May 28, 2013
The deaths of over 1,000 garment workers in a Bangladesh factory collapse has Canadian manufacturers abroad pressing for labour law reform. Canadian-owned mines abroad should pay close attention.
May 27, 2013
Watching the slow, agonizing implosion of Canada's Senate inspires Professor Wesley-Esquimaux to articulate ideas to make Canada work better.
May 23, 2013
The very real problems with modern polling have been highlighted once again in the BC election. The real losers are the media, which must get back to reporting on actual elections, not just the polls.
May 22, 2013
Funding a major public transit expansion in the GTA is a matter of hot debate right now. Doing that in a fair way is possible, says Mackenzie, and he has some new ideas on how to accomplish that.
May 22, 2013
Ontario's budget is a brilliant piece of political strategy by the Liberals. It's really all about taking away three more seats from the NDP in the next election.
May 15, 2013
The massive cost of moving gas plants in Mississauga and Oakville was eminently predictable and avoidable. The public-private partnership took away government power but stuck it with the bill.
May 14, 2013
New census data just released says 20 per cent of Canadians were born outside this country, providing a healthy multicultural mix. But new Canadians have unique problems that need addressing.
May 13, 2013