Del Duca Ready To Serve

When Liberal MPP Steven Del Duca was campaigning with Premier Dalton McGuinty over the summer, he came to two major realizations. The first, he says, is that the premier apparently has no trouble connecting with everyday Ontarians. “I was struck by the sense of understanding in people’s eyes, once they got over the shock that our premier was … [Read more...]

The Thin Red Line

Can the provincial Liberals keep their stronghold in Toronto? Its most popular sports team may be blue, but for years Toronto was an impenetrable Liberal red fortress, a dependable bulwark that withstood changes in municipal, provincial and federal governments. But the May 2 federal election was a game-changer. The Liberal party was … [Read more...]

City Needs Better Deal: Tabuns

NDP candidate Peter Tabuns says a key reason he is seeking re-election in Toronto-Danforth is to ensure that Toronto gets a better deal from the province when it comes to funding. Tabuns, who has served in the Ontario legislature since 2006, said Toronto continuously struggles with issues like transit infrastructure because the city doesn’t get … [Read more...]

Liberal Challenger Undaunted By Uphill Battle

Beaches-East York Liberal candidate Helen Burstyn credits her time as a Queen’s Park staffer as her inspiration for taking the leap into politics. She started working in the Ontario Legislature as a researcher in 1982 and says the experience was central in her decision to run for MPP. “Going to Question Period every day and seeing all the … [Read more...]