Posts Tagged ‘ Ontario election 2022 ’

October 2022 Quebec election like June 2022 provincial election in Ontario (in some ways at least)

Oct 6th, 2022 | By | Category: In Brief

COUNTERWEIGHTS EDITORS, GANATSEKWYAGON, ON. OCTOBER 6, 2022. We at least ought to be living in an era that is growing increasingly more aware of its own history. (In any case, we seem to be increasingly faced by key current issues with deep roots in a past we understand imperfectly at best.) Here in the Ganatsekwyagon […]



ONTARIO ELECTION WATCH IV : Starting to look like Ford cakewalk .. only small chance of minority government??

May 24th, 2022 | By | Category: In Brief

ONTARIO ELECTION WATCH 2022, CW EDITORS, GANATSEKWYAGON, ON. MAY 24, 2022 : Just to start with, here’s a sunny lakeside toast to the real 24th of May, in the Old Ontario that only sees a 2022 future for itself under the newly “evolved” conservative grass-roots political guru from Old Etobicoke, in the Old Toronto northwestern […]



ONTARIO ELECTION WATCH III : Ford not exactly on cruise control to certain victory with majority government, but …

May 18th, 2022 | By | Category: In Brief

ONTARIO ELECTION WATCH 2022, CW EDITORS, GANATSEKWYAGON, ON. MAY 18, 2022 : With a mere two weeks before election day on June 2, we’d point to the headlines for two recent opinion columns by noted analysts to summarize our own sense of where the 2022 Ontario provincial election is right now. To start with we […]



ONTARIO ELECTION WATCH II : Is this just the calm before the storm or the calm before the disengaged electorate?

May 14th, 2022 | By | Category: In Brief

ONTARIO ELECTION WATCH 2022, CW EDITORS, GANATSEKWYAGON, ON. MAY 14, 2022 : Among many other things, Greg Barns’s excellent recent report on the May 21, 2022 Australian federal election may suggest something of a parallel fresh but relevant perspective on the June 2, 2022 provincial election in Canada’s most populous province. To quickly review the […]



ONTARIO ELECTION WATCH I : Could June 2 finally prove a very big surprise at Queen’s Park?

May 1st, 2022 | By | Category: In Brief

ONTARIO ELECTION WATCH 2022, CW EDITORS, GANATSEKWYAGON, ON. MAY 1, 2022 : Barring unforseen prospects the, as it were, official official campaign for the Ontario election that takes place on Thursday, June 2 will begin this coming Wednesday, May 4. Today’s Sunday editorial meeting here considered a dozen relevant recent news items. Before just briefly […]



Citizen X’s top half dozen issues — Ontario election, Abolishing monarchy, India on Ukraine, Indigenous Reconciliation, Arctic sovereignty, Anhad Accord

Apr 22nd, 2022 | By | Category: In Brief

SPECIAL FROM THE DEMOCRATIC DESKTOP OF CITIZEN X, BUCKHORN, ON. K0L 0C1. 22 APRIL 2022. At last it’s starting to seem like spring in Southern Ontario. Looking at the minor forest outside through a large back window, as I sit in front of this smaller screen on the electronic highway, I am inspired to compile […]



“Number of people (58%) saying they might change their mind is unusual .. Nothing is decided yet in Ontario!”

Apr 3rd, 2022 | By | Category: In Brief

COUNTERWEIGHTS EDITORS : ONTARIO ELECTION NOW ONLY TWO MONTHS AWAY, APRIL 3, 2022. P.J. Fournier’s current “338Canada” polling averages (“Last update: April 2, 2022”) are projecting a 38% popular vote for Doug Ford’s “Ontario PC Party” in the June 2 provincial election, if it were held now! According to his parallel calculations this would for […]



“If Liberals and NDP really want Ford out, they have to join forces” makes one kind of sense in Ontario right now .. if not a realistic one before June 2

Mar 21st, 2022 | By | Category: In Brief

ONTARIO TONITE. RANDALL WHITE, FERNWOOD PARK, TORONTO, 21 MARCH 2022. [UPDATED 22 MARCH]. A friend, colleague, (fellow amateur musician), and person deeply into progressive party politics in Canada’s most populous province said to me yesterday, with a shrug of resignation (and only the slightest hint of a question mark) : “Well I guess Doug Ford […]



New polls suggest Ontario election could be more interesting than we thought?

Jan 22nd, 2022 | By | Category: In Brief

ONTARIO TONITE. RANDALL WHITE, FERNWOOD PARK, TORONTO, 22 JANUARY 2022. [UPDATED JANUARY 24]. With the June 2, 2022 Ontario election almost within eyesight pollsters have been getting restless. Five different polls have recently appeared, nicely summarized on January 20 by the excellent Polling Canada @CanadianPolling. The short message of the five polls taken together is […]



Doug Ford’s good snowstorm neighbour coincides with lowest ever approval rating as provincial premier

Jan 18th, 2022 | By | Category: In Brief

ONTARIO TONITE. COUNTERWEIGHTS EDITORS, GANATSEKWYAGON, ON, 18 JANUARY 2022. Yesterday marked a very big seasonal snowstorm in these parts. It started while we were sleeping, and was well underway when we got up. Various hands at our global headquarters here on the shore of the smallest great lake shovelled three times before the day (and […]