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Cartoon: Premier McGuinty and the Pain of the HST

Find a political cartoon depicting Ontario Liberal Party leader and Premier of Ontario, Dalton McGuinty, stating the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) won't be painful for the Ontario taxpayer.

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Cartoon: The Growing Cost of the Native Unrest in Caledonia, Ontario

Find a political carton depicting the growing cost of not resolving the violence and unrest in Caledonia, Ontario.

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Cartoon: Ignatieff, McGuinty and the Controversial HST Tax in Canada

Find a political cartoon that depicts Ontario premier, Dalton McGuinty as confused as to where Liberal Party of Canada leader, Michael Ignatieff, stands on the controversial harmonized sales tax (HST) in Ontario, Canada.

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Cartoon: McGuinty's Misguided Approach to Green Automobiles

Find a political cartoon depicting Ontario Premier, Dalton McGuinty, as pursuing a misguided policy approach to making the auto sector greener and more environmentally sound.

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Cartoon: McGuinty Dumps Ontario's Energy Problems on the Federal Government

Find a political cartoon depicting Dalton McGuinty dropping the issue of Ontario's nuclear industry on the federal government's doorstep.

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Cartoon: Tim Hudak Becomes Leader of the Ontario PC Party, with the Help of Former Premier Harris

Find a political cartoon depicting newly elected leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, Tim Hudak, becoming leader only with the help of Former Ontario provincial premier, and leader of the Ontario PC Party, Mike Harris.

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Cartoon: Ontario's Liberal Government's Gives Handouts to Consultants

Find a political cartoon depicting government friendly consultants getting generous handouts from the Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and the Liberal government of Ontario for doing little (if any) work.

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Almanac: Andrea Horwath

Andrea Horwath became Leader of the New Democratic Party of Ontario in March 2009. She is the Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) for the riding of Hamilton Centre.

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Provincial Government in Canada: Organization, Institutions & Issues

Feature by Jay Makarenko || Mar 4, 2009

Canada’s provinces are an integral layer of the nation’s governmental system. Under Canada’s Constitution, provincial governments have many key powers and jurisdictions, such as the provision of fundamental social services (for example, health, education and welfare), control over civil and property rights, and power over local government. This article explores provincial government in Canada, focusing on the key topics of the provinces as a level of government; provincial political, financial and administrative institutions; and issues and debates in provincial government.

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Cartoon: Preparing for Ontario's Economic Crisis

Find a political cartoon depicting the coming economic crisis in Ontario as being a wild roller coaster ride.

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Cartoon: Flaherty Delivers More Money to Ontario for Infrastructure

Find a political cartoon depicting federal Finance Minster, Jim Flaherty (as a dangerous pitbull) bringing Dalton McGuinty billions.

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Cartoon: Flaherty's Comments on Ontario Create a Problem for PM Harper

Find a political cartoon depicting Finance Minister Jim Flaherty causing problems for Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Ontario.

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Cartoon: The Debate Over Public Funding of Private Schools

Find a political cartoon depicting the confusion between Ontario's decision to allow publicly funded race based schooling but not publicly funded faith based schooling.

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SES Opinion Poll on Multiculturalism

By Harold Jansen on Sep 26, 2007

Nik Nanos of SES Research has posted some interesting poll numbers on attitudes towards multiculturalism. Basically, the poll finds that Canadians are far less accommodating towards religious and cultural minorities than is commonly thought.

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2007 Ontario General Election

Feature by Jay Makarenko || Sep 19, 2007
2007 Ontario General Election

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p>On October 10, 2007, Ontario voters returned Dalton McGuinty and the Ontario Liberal Party to government. McGuinty and the Liberals won a strong majority government, taking 71 of the 107 seats in the provincial legislature, as well as 42 percent of the popular vote.

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