Posts Tagged ‘ Premier Dad ’

Ontario election debate June 3 : can rookie Kathleen beat “corruption” rap and go on to win?

Jun 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: In Brief

The Ontario election, on Thursday, June 12, is now just a week from this coming Thursday, June 5. To us the campaign remains essentially mysterious. But we’d also agree that things are starting to get nastier. And it may be that this increasing nastiness will figure big time in the three-way leaders’ debate on TV, […]



Meanwhile here are a few quick early notes on Premier Dad’s “electoral urgency” leadership race

Oct 19th, 2012 | By | Category: In Brief

[UPDATED OCTOBER 21]. Ontario politics has entered one of its rare phases of deep fascination — at least for the small band of regional deep thinkers who are actually interested in Ontario politics. (Unfortunately the band does not appear to include the lovely Alison Pill, even though she was born and raised in Ontario’s capital […]



The precedent for Premier Dad .. or Ontario does exist, believe it or not

Aug 9th, 2010 | By | Category: In Brief

Guess who has just commandeered our new “Ontario tonight” feature (see bar at top of page), and turned what is supposed to be a home for “brief intermittent reports on comings and goings in Canada’s most populous province” into accommodation for yet another extended tirade on Ontario’s “founding Liberal Premier of the later 19th century, […]