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Ontario’s new premier isn’t sure if he’ll go to Toronto Pride

Ontario’s new premier isn’t sure if he’ll go to Toronto Pride

Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford is thanking the people of Ontario for giving his party a majority government.

Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu says Ford's election victory is a wake-up call for the Trudeau Liberals to pay attention to public concerns over taxing carbon. While the tax cuts, a pledge to reduce government "waste", and his plain-spoken tone evoked elements of Trump, there are key differences: immigration played virtually no role in the campaign, and first- and second-generation Canadians are core supporters of the Ford family's campaigns.

The brother of former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who made headlines around the world as Canada's "crack mayor" over his drug use, has become the new leader of the province of Ontario.

The Liberals lost official party status in a stunning collapse after leading the province for the past 15 years and capturing a majority government just four years ago. The New Democratic Party, led by Andrea Horwath, won 34 percent of the vote, and will now form the official opposition in Ontario.

Tanya Granic Allen commented on the Progressive Conservative win in a tweet posted June 7, 2018. He beat out establishment favourite Christine Elliott after former leader Patrick Brown stepped down over sexual misconduct allegations that he denies. "We united our party and united our province and this is your victory".

But any election has more losers than winners, and last night was no exception.

Since Confederation, Ontario voters have nearly always opted for a different party federally than the one they've chosen provincially - even when that's meant electing a premier and prime minister guaranteed to be at each other's throats. "And it's unusual when she has gotten to ask a question so it might end up being once a month", said Wiseman.

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In some ways, Ford's win echoes the rise of populism in countries such as Poland, Hungary and Italy, said Ian Lee, a professor at Carleton University.

Ford, 53, is the brother of the late mayor of Toronto Rob Ford, who made worldwide news in 2013 when he admitted to smoking crack cocaine. "I know my brother Rob is looking down from heaven".

The Canadian Press is projecting a Progressive Conservative majority government in Ontario.

The Tories won the election without having committed to anything remotely like a comprehensive policy plan, and their leader has yet to spend even a single minute working as an MPP, much less head of cabinet. Those are the races that make the most difference in our daily lives, where government is closest to the people. Each time Wynne's image came up onto the screen the crowd booed.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a statement Thursday night offering his and the Government of Canada's congratulations to Ford. In comparison, there was a 47 percent voter turnout in the 2016 general election, a presidential election year when high voter turnout is expected. "(She) capitalized well on the disapproval many Ontarians felt towards both (her rivals)".

The election has also marked a stunning collapse for the Liberals, who governed the province for the last 15 years. Her resignation as Liberal leader was not unexpected. And he failed to tag her in the Twitter message he sent out to the masses. Unaffiliated voters can declare a party at the polls and vote in that party's primary.


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