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Enzo DiMatteo

These days there are plenty of Trump-inspired #MakeOntarioGreatAgain Joe Blows on social media contributing to a radical anti-Muslim shift in the political discourse in Canada more

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Time for everyone to lose their illusions. Facts don’t matter anymore, folks. It’s the Ford shit show now. more

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David Hawe

The facts speak for themselves – more cyclists and pedestrians are dying on Toronto's streets than were when Toronto's Vision Zero road safety plan was adopted three years ago more

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That's the thing about conservatives like Ford – they talk a good came about respecting taxpayers and holding the bottom line, but they have no problem spending your money when it comes to scoring political points more

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For those of us living in the bubble known as downtown Toronto, last Thursday’s majority win for Ford’s PCs was a shock to values we thought we shared with other Ontarians – welcome to the new normal in politics. more

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It’s been an impressive road back from political purgatory for NDP leader Andrea Horwath after 2014’s electoral rebuke, but Ontario Election 2018 is still touch and go. The reality on the ground in local races in Toronto and the 905, where 50 of the more

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Dear Ontario voter, behind that shit-eating grin the truth is that Doug Ford's political career has been about promoting Doug Ford. You may not care to hear that, but it’s worth considering since Doug did say this election is about trust, right? more

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The party hasn’t completely exorcised the bad memories left over from the Bob Rae daze and the lessons that taught the only NDP government we've had in Ontario about governing more

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It’s in seat-rich Toronto and the 905 that Ontario Election 2018 will be won or lost on June 7. Here's a look inside the closest races in the GTA. more

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In more ridings than not, it would take a significant reversal of votes to defeat Liberal incumbents and right now, neither the PCs or NDP seem to be riding a big enough wave to make that happen more

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PC party handlers tried to sneak Ford to the finish line by confining his official public appearances to one a day and for a while it worked, but party insiders warned it was a dangerous strategy, that complacency was setting in and they were right more

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Each of the candidates held their own to differing degrees, but it should have been obvious to anyone watching, even those who might be predisposed to voting for him, that Doug Ford will say anything to get elected more

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NDP banking on Jagmeet Singh effect to make inroads in Brampton, while it's been a schmozzle for the PCs trying to figure out who to field in crucial multi-ethnic battleground outside Toronto more

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Liberal seats in Etobicoke and Scarborough are up for grabs for the PCs, but Doug Ford's popularity will be put to the test among ethnic voters who stand to gain most from Liberal policies like rent control and minimum wage more

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With the writ set to drop any day on the most important Ontario election in recent memory, we offer a primer on the main contenders, hot takes from the experts and a word on the Green Party more

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Pot paraphernalia has come a long way since the days of rolling and growing your own more

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Michael Watier

Ford was forced to distance himself this week from past anti-Muslim tweets and social media posts made by leadership ally Tanya Granic Allen comparing women who wear burkas to bank robbers more

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Toronto police's dismissal of community concerns over Village disappearances and deaths "has severely shaken our community’s already tenuous trust in the city’s law enforcement," says Pride Toronto more

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Michael Watier

There’s also a lot riding on this election for the PCs, who have blown what looked like insurmountable leads three times before. And should those lofty (and questionable) poll numbers start slipping, then what? more

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  • Ernescliffe Co-operative as viewed from Wellesley Street entrance.

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