Category Archives: Ontario election

Has Kathleen Wynne has lost her mind??

Never a winning strategy to denigrate the President of the United States when NAFTA negotiations are at such a critical state – especially if you are the leader of Canada’s largest province. Ontario premier bashing US President on the eve … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Economy, Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, NAFTA, Ontario election, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics, U.S. Politics | 28 Comments

A Conservative renaissance?

I was wanting to start a new post here since the previous one is becoming a bit long with all the comments. When I tried to think of a new topic, the usual shenanigans of the Ontario and Federal Liberals … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Economy, Canadian Elections, Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, Democracy, Ontario election, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics | 101 Comments

Four More Years of Wynne?

I fear I might annoy some of my True-Blue readership here but I need to convey my disappointment with last night’s Progressive Conservative leadership results. It’s not that I dislike Doug Ford as a person, but I truly do fear … Continue reading

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Ontario Political Drama

The Patrick Brown debacle continues in the news with Brown fighting back to clear his name – which he is certainly entitled to do. The question for the Ontario PC Party now is how to address all this controversy and … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Politics, Ontario election, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics | 133 Comments

There are no Angels in Politics

I’m just going to write down some stream-of-consciousness thoughts here. In almost every party and every level of government we are constantly pinning our hopes on our political representatives – and yet they all seem to disappoint us sooner or … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Economy, Ontario election, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics | 166 Comments

A “Cut off you Nose to Spite your Face” Moment?

I apologize for in infrequency of new posts here but I have been fighting a horrible cough for weeks now and don’t have much energy. However I need to get the following off my chest so to speak. I have … Continue reading

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More Dirty Tricks

I have to give CBC’s┬áMike Crawley credit for exposing this Machiavellian move by the Ontario Liberal Government. If I understand this correctly, the Wynne Liberals quietly created a new government agency to provide home care, and will thereby encourage many … Continue reading

Posted in Big Government, Big Unions, Canadian Politics, Ontario election, Ontario Government | 79 Comments

Conservative Leadership M.I.A

This will be more of a rant than a blog post but I am seriously disappointed in the conservatives both provincially and federally (with the exception of Brad Wall, and now he’s leaving). Both Andrew Scheer and Patrick Brown have … Continue reading

Posted in Big Government, Canadian Economy, Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, Conservative Party of Canada, Ontario election, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics | 96 Comments

Left-Right Balance Struggle

A healthy democracy flourishes when there is a constant and equal struggle between two opposing sides. This keeps both in check and minimizes temptation for the Government of the day to take advantage of being in power. They are held … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Economy, Canadian Elections, Canadian Government, Ontario election, Ontario Government | 49 Comments

Goodbye Dalton McGuinty

I am still on a long break from blogging but this is an important weekend as the New Premier of Ontario is chosen. It reminds me of a Rex Murphy column from last summer in which he urged Dalton to … Continue reading

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