Ontario’s long-awaited election day is finally almost upon us. There is a unanimous view that the Liberals are finally going to be thrown out, bag and baggage, after four catastrophic terms, when the province was mortgaged to hare-brained alarm about climatology and electricity-generating facilities were shut down and solar energyContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – In what has been a very odd election campaign it appears that Doug Ford has kept his cool and will become Ontario’s next Premier on June 7th. Between the political assassination of former PC leader Patrick Brown to the early concession of Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne, it’sContinue Reading

Toronto Ontario- Only a few more weeks until the election and people are buzzing about the Doug Ford, Andrea Horwath, and Kathleen Wynne battle. Who will win? Everyone is wondering. I asked a few of my former SLC comrades to share who they think or want to win.   Jay isContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – As a quiet provincial election comes out of the long May weekend it’s becoming clearer that this is a two horse race as the PC’s and NDP start to ratchet up the attacks and heat. Premier Wynne is still trying to claw back some support that hasContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – It’s fascinating to watch the political death of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.   From the defection of ministers and other MPP’s who decided to bail and not run; to teacher’s unions going back to the NDP the day the writ dropped,  and other union leaders telling members toContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – Imagine that you’re a publisher, editor, or journalist in Ontario in 2018.   Times are tough in the newspaper business.    Print is dying if not dead.   The economy in Ontario is not rosy, especially outside of certain areas like Toronto. And as you scroll through facebook youContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario –   While we all are aware, or at least most of us are, of who the leaders are of the three main political parties in this upcoming Ontario election, do we know who are local options are? We know our current MPP Jim McDonnell will win by default. Continue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – Premier Wynne’s election hopes are deader than  Tim Hudak’s were , except uglier and nastier.    Today’s Auditor General report showed that the Ontario deficit is nearly double that which the Wynne Government has disclosed. As reported in the Toronto Star “When expenses are understated, the perceptionContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – You get the feeling that Kathy doesn’t really know how to drive a truck, or run a province, and apparently now not campaign as she lashed out at PC leader Doug Ford recently, comparing him to Donald Trump and unleashing her own inner Hillary. The problem isContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario –   Wynne Liberal press releases have constantly labelled statements from former Leader Patrick Brown and current leader Doug Ford as fake news and lies. The grade school propaganda seems to have blown up in their face during this run to the Provincial election as former McGuinty Chief ofContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – Usually Cornwall doesn’t get much attention from political leaders in Ontario.  At best it’s usually some glad handing at closed riding association events which was why it was nice that PC leader Doug Ford and his team gave CFN some one on one time via telephone Thursday.Continue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – Contrary to what certain pundits blather about,  Doug Ford was the opponent Kathy Wynne didn’t want to face. Facing a well funded popular party with a leader that clearly is different than what else would be offered is a dilemma for the depleted and scandalized Wynne government. Continue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – One gets the feeling that Eastern Ontario isn’t Premier Kathleen Wynne’s favorite part of Ontario.   When first running for the leadership of the party she was late to an event in SD&G, and yesterday she was late to make an appearance at a local eatery part ownedContinue Reading