Category Archives: Ontario Government

Doug Ford vs. Judicial Activism

When I first heard about Ontario Premier Doug Ford‘s announcement that he would use the notwithstanding clause to override a decision on the constitutionality of shrinking Toronto council, I was somewhat concerned. This option was always supposed to be the … Continue reading

Posted in Big Government, Canadian Charter, Democracy, Entitlement, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics | 149 Comments

Hubris and Hypocrisy will be the Liberals’ downfall.

So it seems as if the PMO brainiacs have attempted to move GropeGate off the political radar by introducing an Attack Ford Gov strategy. The initial shot was fired by Trudeau when after he first met with Premier Doug Ford, … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Politics, Hypocrisy, Identity Politics, Immigration, Ontario election, Ontario Government | 154 Comments

Waking up in Blue Ontario!

Since I started writing a blog back in 2005 I have been railing against the Liberals who have been in power for almost 15 years now. But that all changed last night. It was my fellow Blogging Tory buddy Alberta … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, Democracy, Economy, Ontario election, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics | 41 Comments

NDP plus Wynne = Nightmare!

Lorrie Goldstein clearly lays out the case for a PC majority here: Horwath now open to coalition government with Wynne. This is scary stuff. Probably the absolute worst-case scenario. Horwath is now flip-flopping on a previous statement that no way … Continue reading

Posted in Ontario election, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics | 92 Comments

Worrisome NDP Candidates

Great article here by Joe Warmington about the latest NDP candidate to be outed for a controversial past: Gurratan Singh, brother of Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh. Apparently Gurratan wasn’t a big fan of police when he was younger, but Andrea … Continue reading

Posted in Ontario election, Ontario Government | 54 Comments

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 | 135 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

Posted in Ontario election, Ontario Government | 76 Comments

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