Instead, he used his perceived assets to narrowcast to what the audience wanted to hear, especially on pocketbook issues.
While Doug Ford will become the premier of Ontario at the end of this month, six months ago, he wasn’t even a candidate for provincial office. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—On June 29, Doug Ford will officially become the premier of Ontario. Six months ago, he wasn’t even a candidate for provincial office. What an incredible political journey Ontario has just been through.
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‘If it is slanderous or defamatory, then we will be held accountable for that, and we will be held accountable by our electorate, in whether they vote for us again,’ says Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen.
Big-ticket items in the last federal budget of this majority Liberal government include more than $6.2-billion to expand federal financing of rental construction, $1-billion for increasing access to drugs for rare diseas
Whereas last year’s budget was largely pitched at women, this year, Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s final budget is focused on skills training to help older workers and youth adapt to a rapidly changing workforce.