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Entries from October 2011

Did the leaders lie to the Ontario electorate?

October 11th, 2011 · Comments Off

By Geoffrey Stevens “Whoever wins will be seen to have lied to the public,” David Dodge, governor of the Bank of Canada (2001-2008). Now a corporate director and adviser to a law firm, David Dodge was talking in that September interview with Jacquie McNish of the Globe and Mail about the Ontario election and what […]

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Dalton McGuinty, an underrated politician, is tougher than he looks

October 7th, 2011 · Comments Off

By Geoffrey Stevens You have to hand it to Dalton McGuinty. Although he does not come across as an inspirational leader of men and women, he has other qualities that earned him a third term as Premier of Ontario this week. He is moderate, consistent, determined, resolute when he encounters obstacles, and a good deal […]

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The election will be won or lost along Highway 401

October 5th, 2011 · Comments Off

By Geoffrey Stevens Tomorrow’s provincial election will be won or lost in ridings located within a stone’s throw, figuratively speaking, of Highway 401. Dalton McGuinty, Tim Hudak and Andrea Horwath have worn out the asphalt from Oshawa in the east, through Toronto and the GTA, to London in the west as they seek to shore […]

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Ontario election will turn on the turnout of marginal supporters

October 3rd, 2011 · 1 Comment

By Geoffrey Stevens The Ontario election on Thursday will not be decided by party policies nor by leaders’ appeal. It will be determined by the party machines – the ability to get supporters out to the polls.

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