Since Stephen Harper prorogued Parliament to save his government in 2008, the rarely-used power has drawn criticism as a political tactic The post Did Kathleen Wynne abuse the power of prorogation? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Ontario's Premier is a 'reprehensible ideologue,' according to the famed psychology professor.
Which of these men has committed more crimes? It must be great to be a mediocre white rich straight male in the Conservative Party, where everyone else is considered unqualified and incapable while you're still considered to be a god. Show More Summary
Doug Ford's big win might change the subject in Ontario politics. But will it change many voters' dim view of their premier? The post Why Kathleen Wynne is still so unpopular appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Patrick Brown‘s entry into the PC leadership race meant chaos, controversy and Kathleen Wynne‘s likely re-election. Now that’s he’s gone (again), an Ontario Liberal victory becomes a lot less certain. Eric Hoskins‘ sudden resignation is very bad news for Wynne, too. He joins departing senior ministers like Brad Duguid, Liz Sandals and Deb Mathews, all... View Article
Here’s why: • Andrew Horwath’s New Democrats have been in a witness protection program for months – and, when they finally start to show signs of life, they lose their Chief of Staff to allegations he was indifferent to complaints about sexual harassment • Caroline Mulroney is revealing herself to be completely unprepared for the... View Article
'It’s now a crime to express your opinion on public property because Kathleen Wynne says so.'
Brown's departure has knock-on effects for countless political players, from former Tory contenders on the sidelines to Premier Kathleen Wynne The post Patrick Brown downfall: What’s next for the Ontario PCs? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Opinion: Top-down policy fiats are less effective than lower taxes. Canada can actually learn something from Donald Trump. The post What Donald Trump can teach Kathleen Wynne about business appeared first on Macleans.ca.
(January 4, 2018 08:39 PM, by David Henderson) What do economists predict employers of low-wage workers will do when a government raises the minimum wage by a large amount, say, $2.40 an hour? An increase in the minimum wage doesn't magically make low-wage workers more productive. So we... (0 COMMENTS)
A senior Canadian government delegation from Ontario led by Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, and Michael Chan, minister of International Trade, visited the headquarters of BYD Company Ltd.
[Originally published January 2015.] You’re in the middle of a by-election and whatnot, but this shouldn’t take long. Stay with me. The notion that Kathleen Wynne – one of the most honest politicians you could ever care to meet – would ever, ever need to offer a job or an appointment to a former candidate... View Article
Ontario PC Party leader Patrick Brown has managed to alienate nearly every conservative faction in the PC party
Globe and Mail: More than 1,000 planned purpose-built rental units have instead been converted to condominiums in the Greater Toronto Area since Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government expanded rent control in the spring, according to a new report that warns the region’s rental supply crisis is poised to worsen. Show More Summary
In a letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne, front-line health workers say they're unable to respond effectively to an increase in overdoses The post Ontario health-care workers call on province to declare opioid emergency appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Glen Murray, the Ontario minister of the environment, is gone. Some may interpret this as a loss for Kathleen Wynne. It isn’t. It’s awesome. One, I know Glen Murray. I’ve briefly worked with Glen Murray. I don’t like Glen Murray. Neither do a lot of people who are obliged to deal with him. He doesn’t listen, […]
Alt-Right wants to fire Kathleen Wynne. Vehicle driven, shockingly, by porcine old white guy. Oh, and snap election? Who does that benefit, exactly?
In Ontario, the fight for a $15 minimum wage will soon become a reality. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has announced that Ontario’s minimum wage will rise to the $15 per hour mark by January 2019, phased in with a $14-per-hour increase at the start of 2018. Show More Summary
Ontario has launched a pilot program to provide a guaranteed basic income to a few thousand people to test its effects on recipients and public finances, the Canadian province announced Monday. Provincial Premier Kathleen Wynne said the program would provide a "basic income" for three years to 4,000 people living under the poverty line.
Ontario is expected to impose a tax on "non-resident speculators" when it announces new measures Thursday to cool the red-hot housing market in Toronto, according to people familiar with the plans....Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Finance Minister Charles Sousa and Housing Minister Chris Ballard are scheduled to make an announcement at 9 a.m. Show More Summary