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Is social licence to govern a thing?

By Ariane Larocque      

The electorate expects more from its politicians, and governments need to start listening between elections, writes Ariane Larocque of Hill+Knowlton Strategies.

A majority electoral win doesn’t necessarily equate to a majority in citizen support, writes Ariane Larocque, who reflects on the recent election of Doug Ford, pictured, in Ontario. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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As we approach the end of a decade, with another provincial election under our belts–and a new government–I find myself reflecting on days gone by and what the future might hold. With change on the horizon, I can’t help but feel a sense of uncertainty. Will this new government reflect my values? Enact change that benefits all Ontarians? Regardless of the direction, the air is ripe for change. While many are cautious about change, others forge ahead, energizing those

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