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Ontario 2013 Budget Review

The politics of a minority government are playing themselves out once again in Ontario.  Although this time a new Premier isin place, demands from the NDP and an outright rejection of the budget from the Progressive Conservatives are creating a sense of déjà vu at Queens Park.

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Does the Liberal party have a future in Canada?: YES

JOHN DUFFY, Ottawa Citizen: Thursday night at the Canadian War Museum, in a debate presented by the Macdonald Laurier Institute (macdonaldlaurier.ca), sponsored by the Ottawa Citizen and moderated by historian Jack Granatstein, Michael Bliss and John Duffy debated the resolution: The Liberal Party has no future in

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McGuinty’s strategic failures and successes

J.C. BOURQUE, The Globe and Mail: Though it may have seemed sudden, the resignation of Dalton McGuinty should come not come as a surprise. It has been clear for some time that the McGuinty government is well past its best-before date. At the very end of multi-term

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McGuinty chooses change, one last time

JOHN DUFFY, The Globe and Mail: Premier Dalton McGuinty’s exit leaves his government, and Canada’s largest province, midway through a major transformation and suddenly leaderless. Ontario is six months into the immense governmental restructuring initiative kicked off with last February’s Commission on the Reform of Ontario’s Public

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