Archive: Election Promises

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First they called them the Fiberals. Now, newspaper headlines accuse the Liberals of being "bald-faced liars". Even the Finance Minister admits a new tax, which we'll pay through a new "health care premium", is a direct violation of Dalton McGuinty's election promise. Can the Liberals survive the political fallout from their first budget ... in the mother of all political gambles?
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May 24, 2004
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OPINION: Thousands of medical procedures and tests were delayed or cancelled because of the pandemic. We’ll be facing the costs well into the future.

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OPINION: People shouldn’t claim to be something they’re not. But the urge to protect Indigenous heritage could take us to a bad place.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

OPINION: Is it more transmissible? Are outcomes less severe? Can it evade vaccines? We don’t know yet. But we do know our ICU capacity remains finite.

The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

In 1996, the most unlikely Liberal contestant emerged victorious at Maple Leaf Gardens.

OPINION: COVID-19 gave farmers a chance to tout the benefits of domestic food production. Instead, they raised prices more than ever.