Would it have killed them to wait a little bit, and pass their law when an election wasn’t already underway? But desperate they were, writes columnist Warren Kinsella.
The Ontario Progressive Conservative government, under Doug Ford, didn’t end up using section 33. But, so desperate were they to winnow down a municipal council by a few puny seats, they said they would if they had to, writes columnist Warren Kinsella. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
TORONTO—Defeat, in politics, is almost always preceded by some sort of an overreaction.
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