Tim Hudak's budget-balancing fanaticism and fearful view of debt are not based on anything actually there. They are a fearful extrapolation of what might occur.
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Tim Hudak's job creation plan begins by eliminating 100,000 jobs, leaving him obliged to create even more new jobs -- 1.1 million. Since they're imaginary, this turns out to be easy.
ONDP Leader Andrea Horwath announced today that she would appoint a "Minister of Savings and Accountability" charged with finding "new savings" from the Ontario budget. Is this what counts as bold?
For a long time, the NDP has floundered over an absence of clear principles while trying to stay anchored to its social democratic principles. Andrea Horwath marks a change.
It's easy for politicians to attack the public service and pledge to cut "government waste" to pay for other promises; however, delivering is much harder.
Why is Tim Hudak so intent on destroying (public sector) jobs when his whole campaign is built around creating a million jobs?
Though the Labour Force Survey could be better, it does tell us something valuable about Ontario's labour market this month: the province's job situation is still in need of a helping hand.
The politics of the early 1990s that this is a reprise of were a tragedy that ended with Harris. This is a farce that may yet end with the austerity apocalypse of Tim Hudak.
The Liberal Party's tack to the left at outset of Ontario election is mostly for show, but where is the real left alternative?
Hassan Yussuff defeated Ken Georgetti by just 40 votes on Thursday for the CLC presidency. H.G. Watson grabs an exclusive interview with Yussuff to discuss his victory and the future of the CLC.