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Ontario Treasury Board President Peter Bethlenfalvy provides detail on big changes coming to government

In the lead-up to the much-anticipated Fall Economic Statement President of the Treasury Board Peter Bethlenfalvy provided further detail of his government’s vision for modernizing government services and restoring trust in the province’s finances. The government has continued to stress the “moral imperative” to return the province

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Early Term Cabinet Shuffle in Ontario Sees Shifts in Leadership and Staff

Following the surprise resignation of Economic Development Minister Jim Wilson from Cabinet and the Ontario PC Caucus on Friday evening, Premier Doug Ford and his team took the opportunity to re-calibrate his Cabinet before the opening of business on Monday morning.  In addition, on Friday afternoon, there

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Toronto Election: John Tory Returns for Second Term as Toronto’s Mayor

Toronto voters gave John Tory a strong mandate for a second term as Mayor. The result was unsurprising. Tory’s victory seemed all but confirmed in polling leading up to the election. He earned 63 per cent of the vote. His nearest competitor, former chief city planner Jennifer

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Trudeau Shuffle’s Cabinet to Position for Election 2019

Prime Minister Trudeau retooled his cabinet today to prepare for an intense fifteen months leading to the October 2019 federal election. A government usually deals with two kinds of issues: those that are good for the party and should be emphasized in an election (swords); and those

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StrategyCorp Guide to Ontario Premier Ford’s New Cabinet

Doug Ford was sworn in today as Ontario’s 26th Premier along with a Cabinet that represents a mix of familiar faces as well as those new to Queen’s Park.  Today also marks the first day of an Ontario Progressive Conservative government since 2003, after fifteen years of Liberal

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“See you in September!” The House of Commons adjourns for summer. What’s in store when they return?

The ritual of MPs offering thanks to their staff, clerks and pages, encouraging colleagues to visit their ridings – each invariably touted as “the most beautiful part of the country” – and bidding one another adieu before scrambling for cabs to the airport played out on Wednesday

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Ontario Premier-Designate Ford Names Transition Team, Chief of Staff

Premier-designate Doug Ford wasted no time in launching the transition process as he prepares to be sworn-in on June 29th as Ontario’s 26th Premier. Today, he held his first press conference in this new role. In it, he reiterated that the initial focus of his new government

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Ontario PC’s 2018 Platform

“Plan for the People” Economic Policy Healthcare Policy Education Policy Infrastructure & Transit Natural Resources & Energy Environment Governance & Accountability Public Safety

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Ontario Liberals 2018 Platform: Quick Reference Guide

Economic Policy Healthcare Policy Education Policy Infrastructure & Transit   Natural Resources & Energy Environment Labour Policy

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Ontario Election 2018 – 15 Years of Liberal Government in the Balance

The formal start of an election, with the premier making a visit to the Lieutenant General to call for an election, is generally treated as big deal in Ontario politics. But this time, the start of the 42nd Ontario general election feels like an afterthought. 2018 has

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