Untangling the complicated legacy of Tim Hudak

TVO (registration) (blog)TVO (registration) (blog)That's the first Tim Hudak. However, once the answer was given, the mask returned, and it was over to the second...

Tim Hudak is leaving politics

After 21 years, . The MPP for Niagara West Glanbrook and former leader of the Progressive Conservative party put out a statement today about accepting...

Former Tory leader Tim Hudak resigns seat for real...

Former Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak is leaving the world of politics to fight against land transfer taxes. Hudak, who served as Tory MPP...

Tim Hudak quitting provincial politics to lead Ontario Real Estate Association

Tim Hudak is quitting provincial politics two years after being ousted as Progressive Conservative leader over the drubbing his party suffered in the 2014 election.

NDP's Andrea Horwath gets close-up of Scarborough's transportation woes

There has to be a better way to get downtown from northeast Scarborough, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said Monday after a TTC trip of almost...

Can Kathleen Wynne handle northern Ontario's growing discontent?

TVO (registration) (blog)TVO (registration) (blog)Kathleen Wynne arrives in Little Current, Manitoulin Island, in a big black SUV, surrounded by all the trappings of being premier...

PC Leader pleased Kathleen Wynne 'finally noticed that Northern Ontario exists'

“This weekend Premier Kathleen Wynne will be embarking on a tour across Northern Ontario. I am pleased to see that Premier Wynne and her Liberal...

Premier Kathleen Wynne will announce health, infrastructure funding in northern Ontario tour

TORONTO — Premier Kathleen Wynne will be taking her chequebook as she embarks on a northern tour amid growing political unrest in the region, including...

NDP have filed complaint over premature byelection announcement - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsNDP have filed complaint over premature byelection announcementCP24 Toronto's Breaking News“I think it's highly inappropriate and I look forward to a response...

Premier Kathleen Wynne to Visit Northern Ontario August 6-12

SooTodayPremier Kathleen Wynne will visit schools, hospitals, businesses, Indigenous communities and other groups across Northern Ontario from August 6 to 12 to listen to local...

NDP file complaint over premature byelection announcement - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CBC.caNDP file complaint over premature byelection announcementCP24 Toronto's Breaking News“I think it's highly inappropriate and I look forward to a response from the Chief Electrical...

Wynne defends move to put cost of cap and trade in delivery line on bills

The Liberals “are trying to hide behind” the energy board instead of being open with consumers, said NDP Leader Andrea Horwath. “They're trying to pretend...

Liberals hiding cap-and-trade's true cost

Globalnews.caLet there be no confusion about who's responsible for the fact Premier Kathleen Wynne's government is going to hide the cost of cap-and-trade on residential...

Lauren Heuser: No need to over-regulate Airbnb

We like to believe that a man's home is his castle; that he gets to choose who comes, who goes and on what terms. In...

Niagara casinos PR chief resigns

Medulun left Niagara Casinos in August 2009 and spent eight months as director of media and stakeholder relations for Ontario's Progressive Conservative party when Niagara...

Province not hiding cost of cap-and-trade plan, minister says

"They're trying to pretend it was the OEB's decision when it was absolutely up to the Liberal government to do the right thing and be...

See the Cadillac Three Bring 'The South' to Abbey Road

Of all the songs in the Cadillac Three's arsenal — including those they've written for artists like Tim McGraw and Jake Owen — few get...

Waits for MRIs in Niagara are too long: Gates

Niagara Falls MPP Wayne Gates is seen during a news conference concerning wait times for MRIs in Niagara last May with provincial NDP leader Andrea...

Wynne calls byelection in Scarborough–Rouge River

Premier Kathleen Wynne set the date Wednesday in the wake of veteran Liberal Bas Balkissoon's sudden resignation March 22 – the same day former Toronto...

Politicians renew call for safety measures at Grimsby diamond

Grimsby Alderman Dave Kadwell and Niagara West-Glanbrook MPP Tim Hudak have renewed a push to install safety features at the Grimsby diamond after another string...

EDITORIAL: 'Diamond' needs safety enhancements

Grimsby Alderman Dave Kadwell and Niagara West-Glanbrook MPP Tim Hudak have renewed a push to install safety features at the Grimsby diamond after another string...

'The problem is it's all political'

But in 2014, when then-Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak proposed an aggressive cost-cutting agenda to rein-in spending, he was rejected by voters. Selling a message...

Cost of canning Ontario Retirement Pension Plan more than justified: Editorial

And it's a plan that arguably never would have happened had Premier Kathleen Wynne not played her hand so forcefully with Ottawa and other provinces...

Ontario $350B debt going to be tough to shed | Pembroke Daily ...

Just like a few pounds accumulated on your waistline over the years, Ontario's $300 billion in debt is going to be hard to shed, says...

After 8 quiet months, the Port Fuels gasification plant is still simmering

Horwath. NDP leader Andrea Horwath, right, chats with Steve Calverley from the South Sherman Community Planning Team, resident Heather Millar, Patti Encinas from the Sherman...

Wynne's economic boast doesn't add up

Which brings us to Premier Kathleen Wynne's recent boast Ontario's economy in the first quarter of 2016 outperformed Canada, the U.S. and every G-7 country.

Jump up!: Caribbean Carnival parade thrilling spectators on Lake Shore Boulevard

​Toronto Police Service Chief Mark Saunders, Ontario Progressive Conservative Party leader Patrick Brown and Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath also helped launch the parade. "We're...

What's on tap

Tim Hudek and Jon Burge have repurposed that slogan as the moniker for their forthcoming brew pub, to be located in Madison Square near Polo...

Ontario spent $70 million on scrapped pension plan

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has said the province had no choice but to move forward on its pension plan. “There was a 50-50 chance we...

Ontario PC leader says party's new centrist approach will win parts of Hamilton

The Ontario Conservatives think they can win Flamborough in the next election. And on Monday, leader Patrick Brown showed how he plans to do it...

Wynne's claims contradicted as Ontario GDP lower than some American states

It turns out Ontario's economic performance isn't as strong compared with some of our American neighbours as Premier Kathleen Wynne claimed. Wynne last week announced...

David Reevely: Patrick Brown's Tory reconstruction project still faces cracks in the foundation

Having been burned badly when former leader Tim Hudak announced in the middle of the last campaign that he would cut 100,000 public-sector jobs if...

Wynne government spending in secret

Ontario's financial accountability officer said Tuesday that, contrary to Premier Kathleen Wynne's claims of openness and transparency, her Liberal government is denying him access to...

Tory leader says PC government would still fund LRT if that's what city wants

He told Monday's audience that election was lost after a "foolish" promise by then-leader Tim Hudak to fire 100,000 public servants as a first step...

Conservatives would pay for LRT if Hamilton wanted it: Ontario PC ...

Patrick Brown's comments in Flamborough Monday went against widespread speculation that a Conservative government would defund the project in 2018.and more »...

Grimsby parents worried the Ontario Early Years Centre will close

A Niagara politician is worried about the potential closure of an Ontario Early Years Centre in Grimsby. Niagara West Glanbrook MPP Tim Hudak has sent...

Joe Oliver: Kathleen Wynne's cap-and-trade scheme is just a cash ...

Joe Oliver: Cap and trade for carbon emissions will cost consumers billions, undermine the competitiveness of job-creating businesses and do virtually nothing ...LETTER: The debt clock...

Everyone's a winner at Community Cup

"It (the Community Cup) is an opportunity to welcome new Hamiltonians and to celebrate the ways in which our multicultural community is enriched by many...

Hudak passes political milestone

“I think I had more hair, and maybe fewer wrinkles around the eyes,” said Tim Hudak, MPP for Niagara West-Glanbrook. The longtime politician recently celebrated...

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne Condemns Antisemitic Arabic Newspaper

Toronto Sun“I want to condemn, in the strongest possible terms, the statements in the al-Saraha article that deny the Holocaust and express anti-Semitic and homophobic...

Bill aims to give leg up to Ontario's craft distillers

Former Ontario PC leader Tim Hudak is back in the spotlight for his efforts to remove the barriers to the province's craft distillers, so they...

Hudak wants Ontario distillers to have same benefits as brewers, wineries

Former Ontario PC leader Tim Hudak is back in the spotlight for his efforts to remove the barriers to the province's craft distillers, so they...

EV charging stations over health care?: LETTER

... government can happen like it did in Ottawa last year. The Ontario Liberals better get their act together at Queen's Park because Progressive Conservative...

PCs looking to persevere in 2018

He didn't focus on reducing bureaucracy through attrition — a plan former leader Tim Hudak failed to explain to voters in 2014. Brown proposes to...

Rittenhouse branch celebrates 20 years

“He never forgot about where he came from,” said Niagara West-Glanbrook MPP Tim Hudak at the anniversary celebration. It was Steve Rittenhouse's family that donated...

Wynne wants to spark up a conversation with fellow premiers about legalized pot

WHITEHORSE—As Canada's provincial and territorial leaders gather for their annual summer conference, Premier Kathleen Wynne wants the inside dope from her colleagues about legalized recreational...

Premier Wynne's debt monster

A day after Premier Kathleen Wynne boasted Ontario's economy is growing faster than any country in the G-7, Financial Accountability Officer Stephen LeClair gave us...

Kathleen Wynne urges Pokémon Go players to keep their heads up

Pokémon Go players should keep their heads up and their eyes open for more than just elusive Zapdos or Mew. Premier Kathleen Wynne is urging...

Wynne advises those hunting Pokemon to look up from their phones while walking

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says looking up from your phone is really about common sense, and people understanding that they can put themselves at risk...

John Robarts and Kathleen Wynne shared a passion for pensions: Cohn

Former Progressive Conservative premier John Robarts stressed that in 1963 that if other provinces were interested in a pension plan, a reciprocal arrangement could result.