I remember a time when politicians had a little class and political parties treated each another with a little civility. What happened to those halcyon days? 

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Both Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto Mayor John Tory back building a Scarborough subway—even though all signs suggest it’s the wrong kind of transit in the wrong locations for way too much money. Does Toronto’s transit plan make any sense at all?

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On May 21, 1965, Ontario unveiled its first official flag. Then-premier John Robarts took Canada’s old flag, the Red Ensign, and transformed it into an Ontario icon.  Fast forward fifty years and a small movement is advocating for a brand new flag that would better reflect the province today.

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An all-time high of 168,711 families are on the waitlist for housing in Ontario. With a pricey market and existing units falling apart, the problem is likely going to get worse. What can be done to shorten waitlists and improve the housing situation for the province’s low-income families?

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For Ontario craft distillers, yesterday’s laws are holding back the business of tomorrow. When accessible and sophisticated machinery meets free-flowing knowledge, small-scale distilleries flourish. But government regulation can’t keep pace, and spirit slingers are suffering.

Small, isolated communities across the province are struggling with barely-there Internet service, which impedes job creation and business development. The government has promised help. Will change come anytime soon? 

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Barrie MP Patrick Brown was considered a longshot to win the Progressive Conservative crown when he entered the race. But he out-organized, out-hustled, out-sold and out-maneuvered his opponents throughout the campaign. On May 9, he won in a rout over Christine Elliott.

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