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Cheri DiNovo Should Show Consistency on Religion in Public School Issues

Libs, PCs dodge Muslim school prayer flap: “Ontario’s two major political parties may have fought their last election over faith-based school funding, but they refuse to touch the hot potato of religious services in public schools.” Parkdale-High Park MPP Cheri … Continue reading

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Tim Hudak’s simple minded energy policy won’t fool voters

TVO’s The Agenda episode “Achim Steiner: Ontario and the Green Economy” PC Leader Tim Hudak: “Energy politics is about economics and stop treating it like a social program. Quite frankly, we cannot continue to pursue green energy policies that unnecessarily … Continue reading

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Goderich to receive $5M in disaster relief

August 23, 2011 – Goderich to receive $5M in disaster relief Glad relief was quickly mobilized by the appropriate authorities and if there is any silver lining here, it’s in all the good will and offers of help that this … Continue reading

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Eglinton LRT a good opportunity for planned bike route

August 19, 2011 – The Grid – Can the LRT save Eglinton East? Liberal MPP Mike Colle hopes imminent transit construction will also spur the redevelopment of ugly, pedestrian-unfriendly stretches into high-density, mixed-use neighbourhoods. That sounds pretty good. Now let’s … Continue reading

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Green Party will deal head on with challenging funding decisions

We need real solutions that deal head on with real problems, not rhetoric that tells voters what they want to hear. Toronto Star, August 20, 2011 “Cohn: Prepare for post-election pain, no matter who wins Ontario vote” “Whoever forms the … Continue reading

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What is the true purpose of public education?

August 8, 2011 – The politics of public education A great letter to the editor in response to this article from Paula Conning,  Campaign Manager, Dufferin-Caledon Green Party of Ontario and Coordinator, Education Equality in Ontario, Orangeville and Area Chapter In his … Continue reading

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