Elections

Danielle Smith Elected UCP Leader and Premier of Alberta

Danielle Smith Elected UCP Leader and Premier of Alberta

Listen: StrategyCorp Vice Presidents Garry Keller and Elan Harper discuss the implications of the election on Intended Consequences.  Alberta’s political scene received a shake-up tonight with the election of Danielle Smith as Leader of the United Conservative Party and Premier Designate, replacing outgoing Premier Jason Kenney.  Smith… Continue Reading Danielle Smith Elected UCP Leader and Premier of Alberta

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Quebec Election: Francois Legault Wins CAQ Super Majority

Quebec Election: Francois Legault Wins CAQ Super Majority

Le français suit Despite a campaign that was sometimes bumpy, Quebec Premier and Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) Leader François Legault handily won re-election with a “super majority” of 90 of 125 seats in Quebec’s National Assembly (at time of writing), including 41% of the popular vote. Four… Continue Reading Quebec Election: Francois Legault Wins CAQ Super Majority

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Pierre Poilievre Wins Conservative Leadership – What’s Next?

Pierre Poilievre Wins Conservative Leadership – What’s Next?

The Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) has selected its new leader, Ottawa-area MP Pierre Poilievre, in a landslide, first-ballot win. Poilievre received a convincing 68.15% on the first ballot, with over 284,000 votes cast for him.  Former Progressive Conservative Leader and Quebec Premier Jean Charest finished in… Continue Reading Pierre Poilievre Wins Conservative Leadership – What’s Next?

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Ford chooses Cabinet Stability to “Get It Done”

Ford chooses Cabinet Stability to "Get It Done"

Premier Ford has announced the first Cabinet of his new mandate. Ford’s 29 ministers will help chart the government’s course as the Premier looks to continue Ontario’s pandemic recovery, tackle cost-of-living challenges, and address the housing crisis – all while delivering on the major infrastructure projects promised… Continue Reading Ford chooses Cabinet Stability to “Get It Done”

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It got done. Ford returns to Queen’s Park with second majority mandate

It got done. Ford returns to Queen’s Park with second majority mandate

After a 28-day campaign, the results are in, and Ontario has re-elected Doug Ford and his Ontario PCs with a majority mandate. As Ford heads back to the Premier’s Office and prepares to assemble his next Cabinet, here’s what to expect as the Ford government prepares for… Continue Reading It got done. Ford returns to Queen’s Park with second majority mandate

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State of Play – StrategyCorp’s Weekly Election Update

State of Play – StrategyCorp’s Weekly Election Update

With the start of Ontario’s 43rd General Election, StrategyCorp is providing weekly election updates. Each week we’ll provide our analysis on the major challenges and opportunities the main parties face on the election trail. This week we focus on the issues core to each party’s campaign, how… Continue Reading State of Play – StrategyCorp’s Weekly Election Update

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Alberta’s “Oil is Back” Budget

Alberta’s “Oil is Back” Budget

Alberta’s Legislative Assembly reconvened for its spring session with a Speech from the Throne setting out the government’s priorities for 2022.  Alberta’s Budget puts ‘meat on the bones’ of the Throne Speech with Finance Minister Travis Toews tabling a balanced budget for 2022-23, the first for Alberta… Continue Reading Alberta’s “Oil is Back” Budget

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Build Ontario: Analysis of Ontario’s 2021 Fall Economic Statement

Build Ontario: Analysis of Ontario's 2021 Fall Economic Statement

Ontario’s Minister of Finance, the Hon. Peter Bethlenfalvy, tabled the 2021 Fall Economic Statement (FES), giving Ontario voters and stakeholders a simultaneous glimpse into the province’s fiscal situation, plans for economic recovery, and 2022 re-election strategy. The FES, as has been custom for the Ford government, is… Continue Reading Build Ontario: Analysis of Ontario’s 2021 Fall Economic Statement

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