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Tory MP Gord Brown dead at 57
Tory MP Gord Brown dead at 57 Ronald Zajac, Brockville Recorder and Times Published: May 2, 2018 Updated: May 2, 2018 5:46 PM EDT Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MP Gord Brown speaks to supporters surrounded by his sons, Chance,... (by spaminator)
May 2nd, 2018 by Walter last post
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Tory registers to run in municipal election
Tory registers to run in municipal election Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: May 1, 2018 Updated: May 1, 2018 12:30 PM EDT City Hall in Toronto.Ernest Doroszuk/Toronto Sun TORONTO Toronto Mayor John Tory has registered to... (by spaminator)
Apr 30th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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DVP groundhog colony a Toronto oddity
DVP groundhog colony a Toronto oddity Jane Stevenson More from Jane Stevenson Published: April 29, 2018 Updated: April 29, 2018 3:17 PM EDT DVP Groundhogs may sound like a fledgling Toronto sports team, but theyre actual critters who live in an... (by spaminator)
Apr 21st, 2018 by 10larry last post
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Liberal campaign official apologizes for calling Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford 'a dick'
Liberal campaign official apologizes for calling Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford 'a dick' Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: April 20, 2018 Updated: April 20, 2018 8:44 PM EDT PC leader Doug Ford (left) and Premier Kathleen Wynne. (THE... (by spaminator)
Apr 19th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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LEVY: Toronto hate crimes up 28% in 2017
LEVY: Toronto hate crimes up 28% in 2017 Sue-Ann Levy More from Sue-Ann Levy Published: April 18, 2018 Updated: April 18, 2018 9:45 PM EDT File photo of hate graffiti on a wall at the Beth Tikvah Synagogue, located on Bayview Ave. south of Finch... (by spaminator)
Apr 14th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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WARMINGTON: Father shocked teen daughter's imprisoned killer, Paul Bernardo, allegedl
WARMINGTON: Father shocked teen daughter's imprisoned killer, Paul Bernardo, allegedly caught with shank Joe Warmington More from Joe Warmington Published: April 13, 2018 Updated: April 13, 2018 8:51 PM EDT Schoolgirl killer Paul Bernardo is seen... (by spaminator)
Apr 10th, 2018 by captain morgan last post
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11 Liberals won't run in Ontario election, and that's a problem for Kathleen Wynne
I think the author has correcty identified why so many Liberal MPPs won't be running again. They don't think they can win their seat back. In eight weeks we'll know just how many of them will be replaced with PCs or NDP members. The Trillium Party... (by Murphy)
Mar 25th, 2018 by pgs last post
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Doug Ford led PCs Would Win Majority Government, According to Online Poll
As we get closer to the election, these polls become more accurate. The PCs continue to increase in popularity. --- Doug Ford led PCs Would Win Majority Government, According to Online Poll - Alan Kan ... (by Murphy)
Mar 25th, 2018 by Murphy last post
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Doug Ford unstoppable
Is the Toronto Sun headline. That's to be expected I suppose, given the Liberals dismal record. --- Levy: Doug Ford Unstoppable - Sue-Ann Levy There was no stopping Doug Ford Saturday — despite the already hysterical efforts of the left-wing media... (by Murphy)
Mar 23rd, 2018 by Murphy last post
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Joe Oliver - In support of populism and Doug Ford
Joe Oliver may have cleared identified why Doug Ford will do well in the election. He appeals to the common man. The upper class find his manner and politics distasteful, but Ford doesn't care. He has one thing that none of the gentry has - people like... (by Murphy)
Mar 22nd, 2018 by pgs last post
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Uniting progressives to defeat Doug Ford
Reality is finally setting in for the Liberals. They are seeing a big blue tide rolling towards them and are desperate to stop it. Unfortunately, they brought it on themselves and it's unlikely that they can do anything. Federally, Trudeau is heading... (by Murphy)
Mar 22nd, 2018 by taxslave last post
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Doug Ford’s common touch might outflank Kathleen Wynne’s statist compassion
It's a good interpretation of Ford, I guess. I wonder if Ford will get more positive press in the coming weeks? --- COMMENTARY: Doug Fords common touch might outflank Kathleen Wynnes statist compassion 640 Toronto - Tasha Kheirriden Im from... (by Murphy)
Mar 21st, 2018 by Murphy last post
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Progressive Conservatives driving towards majority government
Jiminy Jillikers! I don't put much faith in polls, unless they are done a few days before a vote. This result isn't a surprise, but the attitude of those polled is interesting. The Liberals, and to a lesser extent, the NDP, have been predicting gloom... (by Murphy)
Mar 20th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Sexual misconduct rampant in Ottawa: Parliament Hill survey
Sexual misconduct rampant in Ottawa: Parliament Hill survey Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: March 19, 2018 Updated: March 19, 2018 7:15 AM EDT With the #MeToo movement shining a spotlight on Parliament Hills day-to-day... (by spaminator)
Mar 19th, 2018 by JLM last post
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Accusations that Patrick Brown accepted free trips and did not report income
This is only after the first day back from the holiday. Hillier obviously doesn't like Brown. Does he have the evidence necessary to bury Brown? If this goes on much longer, the PCs will not manage a win in June. The in-fighting is not good for them. ... (by Murphy)
Mar 19th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Thousands of students flood Waterloo, Ont. street for St. Patrick's party
Oh my! St Patrick's Day wasn't fun for some people in Waterloo, ON yesterday! --- Thousands of students flood Waterloo, Ont. street for St. Patrick's party - CTV News ... (by Murphy)
Mar 18th, 2018 by Murphy last post
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Ontario NDP promises pharmacare, dental benefits for all
Will the NDP get any traction with this "pledge" to Ontario voters? Is the ghost of Bob Rae still haunting Ontario? --- Ontario NDP promises pharmacare, dental benefits for all Salmaan Farooqui, The Canadian Press TORONTO -- Ontario's New... (by Murphy)
Mar 18th, 2018 by Murphy last post
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What is Doug Ford doing WRT the PC campaign?
What is Doug Ford doing WRT the PC campaign. It's laid out in this article, including a map that shows the vote split between Ford and Elliot. Doug Fords pitch to Ontario voters will cut costs, size of government but no layoffs Keeping it... (by Murphy)
Mar 17th, 2018 by petros last post
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The rising cost of space on hydro poles may result in a hike in the cost of internet
Because of where I live, I use satellite for my Internet. I believe this is an option for people living in cities as well. My provider tells me the proposed hike will not affect my rate. Regardless, I think that any excuse to increase rates without cause... (by Murphy)
Mar 16th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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PC MPP or mayor of Toronto? Mammoliti ponders leap
PC MPP or mayor of Toronto? Mammoliti ponders leap Antonella Artuso More from Antonella Artuso Published: March 15, 2018 Updated: March 15, 2018 2:34 PM EDT Toronto Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti. Craig Robertson/Toronto Sun Toronto Councillor... (by spaminator)
Mar 15th, 2018 by Murphy last post
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Ontario Tories say Patrick Brown ineligible to run in spring election
Will Patrick be back? Possibly, but not until after the court case. Even if he's successful, his advisors might suggest he hang back and let the stink blow over. Ontario... (by Murphy)
Mar 15th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Doug Ford doesn't like Trump comparison but praises his policies
Video: Doug Ford's interview with Power Play's Don Martin. Link below. Well spoken and committed. Doug Ford doesn't like Trump comparison but praises his policies Josh Dehaas, CTV News Newly elected Ontario PC Party Leader Doug Ford pushed back... (by Murphy)
Mar 14th, 2018 by Jinentonix last post
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AGAR: Toronto council rewards racism
AGAR: Toronto council rewards racism Jerry Agar Published: March 12, 2018 Updated: March 13, 2018 7:51 AM EDT People from the Blacks Lives Matter movement march during the Pride parade in Toronto, Sunday, June 25, 2017.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark... (by spaminator)
Mar 14th, 2018 by captain morgan last post
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Doug Ford narrowly elected new Ontario PC leader, sources say POPULAR!
The votes are in. I can't say that I like it, but the people have spoken. --- Doug Ford narrowly elected new Ontario PC leader, sources say Christine Elliott's campaign asked for a manual recount of some ballots, according to sources Doug Ford is... (by Murphy)
Mar 14th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Doug Ford wants free market for cannabis in Ontario
I rarely believe any election promises made until I see them. I understand why Ford wants to reduce government interference in our daily lives. It's easy to say, but it's harder to stop. The idea of helping low income people is nice to read, but... (by Murphy)
Mar 12th, 2018 by Murphy last post
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Why Doug Ford has a good shot at becoming Ontario PC leader
Why Doug Ford has a good shot at becoming Ontario PC leader Party nabobs may not want Doug Ford, writes Thomas Walkom. But his rage could appeal to the rank and file. By Thomas Walkom, National Affairs Columnist Dont count Doug Ford out. The... (by Murphy)
Mar 10th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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'Phallic symbol' at Women's College Hospital causing a stir
'Phallic symbol' at Women's College Hospital causing a stir Jenny Yuen More from Jenny Yuen Published: March 9, 2018 Updated: March 9, 2018 2:09 PM EST Satellite view of Women's College Hospital from Google Maps.Google Maps When it comes to this... (by spaminator)
Mar 10th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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WATCH: Man chased by wild turkey in Brampton
WATCH: Man chased by wild turkey in Brampton Jenny Yuen More from Jenny Yuen Published: March 9, 2018 Updated: March 9, 2018 4:58 PM EST A man in a Brampton neighbourhood is captured on video being chased by a wild turkey. The video was uploaded... (by spaminator)
Mar 8th, 2018 by Murphy last post
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3 Ontario PC leadership hopefuls call for voting extension just days until deadline
I guess with all the late joiners, they are having a problem issuing the election packages. One has to wonder why potential members would be angry. It's not like they did not know the election was coming, or the date. Who was running had nothing to... (by Murphy)
Mar 7th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Toronto nightclub accused of racism for 'Stir Fry' event
Toronto nightclub accused of racism for 'Stir Fry' event Jenny Yuen More from Jenny Yuen Published: March 6, 2018 Updated: March 6, 2018 4:38 PM EST A Toronto nightclub is under fire after photos circulated on social media showing servers and bar... (by spaminator)
Feb 27th, 2018 by Murphy last post
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The last hours of Patrick Brown’s leadership
An interesting read. It outlines what happened the day that Brown learned CTV had evidence of Brown's sexual adventures. --- The last hours of Patrick Brown’s leadership - Stephen Maher From the CTV email that started it all to the chaotic... (by Murphy)
Feb 27th, 2018 by Murphy last post
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The Ontario PC Party is broken and Patrick Brown's return wouldn't have fixed it
Ever since Patrick Brown first stepped down as leader of Ontario's Progressive Conservative party in January, more arrows have been fired at him than were used to defend him. While he did have some support, mainly family and friends, most of what has been... (by Murphy)
Feb 26th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Ontario PC Party to hold leadership race before spring election
I don't like to have a multitude of threads that are similar, so this will be for the upcoming PC leadership race. --- The PCs have decided to hold a leadership race. That was quick. I wonder if this is in their best interests? The only reason I... (by Murphy)
Feb 22nd, 2018 by Murphy last post
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Patrick Brown gets the green light to enter PC leadership race
The committee okayed his application. I think the party exec are giving him a shot, so they will not be accused of trying to torpedo him. They want the party members to reject him in favour of another. --- Patrick Brown gets the green light to... (by Murphy)
Feb 20th, 2018 by Murphy last post
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Ontario voters divided on Brown's entry into PC leadership race: poll
I don't know how accurate a poll with only 949 respondents can be, but here it is. The NDP and Liberals haven't really started campaigning yet. The accusations against Brown will be used by other parties when the election ramps up. Considering... (by Murphy)
Feb 17th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Was Patrick Brown Rejected by the PCs? Could he get the Liberals re-elected?
I have never believed that Patrick Brown was the best choice as leader of the PCs, but he carried the day in 2015. In the three years since, it's apparent that the core of the party didn't care for the direction he was trying to take them. Some PC party... (by Murphy)
Feb 16th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Patrick Brown Resigns as Ontario's PC Leader
It seems like the easy way to get rid of a politician or anyone else who you do not like. Personally, I do not like Patrick Brown, but this kind of allegation is shameful. I hope that if these accusations are proven false, the individuals so far... (by Murphy)
Feb 11th, 2018 by OpposingDigit last post
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When are the labour strikes coming?
As the minimum wage rises, so will costs. People who used to earn more than the minimum wage will now be earning closer to the new minimum wage along with the inflation. Higher nominal wages will mean more people in higher tax brackets. It doesn't take... (by White_Unifier)
Feb 9th, 2018 by Murphy last post
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Carbon tax divides rivals for Ontario PC leadership
Rob Ford's brother is popular with the Toronto crowd. He doesn't want a carbon tax. That will widen his popularity to other parts of the province. The other two candidates might be committing political suicide saying that they would even consider it.... (by Murphy)
Feb 8th, 2018 by Murphy last post
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Toronto to host first of two Ontario PC leadership debates
They don't have a lot of time. --- Toronto to host first of two Ontario PC leadership debates TVO host Steve Paikin will moderate the debate that will be taped next Thursday afternoon at the public broadcasters midtown studio --- The first of... (by Murphy)
Feb 4th, 2018 by tay last post
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Wynnetario to reverse Tories Draconian Labour Laws
Amazing what can happen when you are last in polling........ Mandatory sick pay, shifting the threshold for overtime, boosting the minimum paid vacation, advance scheduling, and making it easier to join a union are all under consideration. ... (by tay)
Jan 29th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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PC Party president Dykstra resigns after sexual assault accusation
Dykstras resignation on Twitter made no mention of the allegations against him. As the process unfolds, I have made the decision to step aside as president and take a step back for someone else to lead us through the hard work, Dykstra tweeted. Dykstra... (by tay)
Jan 17th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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Strapped-in patient breaks through ice as rescue goes awry
What began as a relatively routine call nearly ended in tragedy for members of the Britt and Area Fire Department and West Parry Sound OPP. Police were called to a cabin off of the Key River in the evening of Jan. 13, after a 48-year-old man had... (by tay)
Jan 16th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Ontario won't release bridge repair cost estimates or say who will foot the bill
I drive over this bridge twice a month and slowly but surely they're making progress. TORONTO Repairs to a bridge in northwestern Ontario will take nearly three years and delays have pushed the total cost well over the initial $8 million to $12... (by Johnnny)
Dec 23rd, 2017 by tay last post
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Wynnetario urged to cancel water bottlers permit
Environmentalists are urging the Ontario government against renewing one of Nestle's water-taking permits in a southwestern Ontario town, saying "water should be for life, not for profit." Wellington Water Watchers says the permit for Nestle Waters in... (by tay)