Insights

Queen’s Park fall wrap-up & preview of what’s next in 2015

During the fall legislative session, the Wynne government re-introduced 17 pieces of legislation, and limited debate on seven key bills so that they could be passed before the end of the year. StrategyCorp has prepared quick reference guides for: government Bills passed this fall, government legislation still being

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Amid call for party unity, Ontario NDP support Horwath

On the heels of what members view as a disappointing election result, Ontario’s NDP held its policy convention on November 14-16, 2014, the centerpiece of which was a delegate vote on Andrea Horwath’s leadership. In the formal leadership review on Saturday evening, 1,055 delegates voted on whether

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The behind-the-scenes story on John Tory’s Smart Track

Smart Track became the defining policy of Toronto Mayor-Elect John Tory’s successful campaign. And it will undoubtedly be the measuring stick by which his mayoralty will be evaluated.  How did this policy come to be?  StrategyCorp’s John Duffy talks to the Toronto Star about the genesis of

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Spacing Magazine: The path forward for Smart Track

John Duffy, who served as Chief Policy Advisor to John Tory’s mayoral campaign, speaks to Spacing Magazine about the path forward for Tory’s Smart Track transit plan and what happens next as the centrepeice of his campaign moves forward.  It’s a complex path as it involves multiple

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How the Jian Ghomeshi scandal marks the end of shame

John Perenack adds comment to Maclean’s Magazine’s coverage of the developing Jian Ghomeshi scandal and his use of online media to frame the story in the first 24 hours. Social media, it seems, has not only accelerated the pace of our news cycle, it has polarized public

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