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Just when you thought positive politics was a thing, Ontario’s slugfest starts

By Tim Powers      

The Wynne-Brown standoff is going to get uglier in the lead-up to the 2018 provincial election.

The Ontario Progressive Conservatives have already rolled out attack ads targeting Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne in advance of next year's provincial election. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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OTTAWA—So much has been said and written lately about the positive, changing nature of Canadian politics. There are three main federal party leaders under the age of 46, all trying to strike a more upbeat tone with the electorate. And of course Jagmeet Singh is the first person of colour to lead one of the major national parties. Compared to other international jurisdictions, these are things to be optimistic about. Unless, that is, you look into Ontario provincial

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