Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives have pulled further ahead of the governing Liberals, according to a new poll, and now have a five-point lead a week before the budget unveiling that could trigger a spring election.
The Progressive Conservatives accused Premier Kathleen Wynne of lying about the state of Ontario's finances Monday and said the Liberals intentionally misled taxpayers and international bond rating agencies.
Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak did a serious about-face Friday, announcing he would not campaign on making Ontario a so-called right-to-work province, but political opponents and union leaders were skeptical.
Ontario's Liberal government is committed to introducing a new "revenue stream" to fund public transit in the upcoming budget, Premier Kathleen Wynne vowed Tuesday, dismissing an NDP warning not to raise taxes on middle-class families.
Ontario's opposition parties scored victories in two byelections tonight, with the New Democrats taking Niagara Falls from the Liberals and the Progressive Conservatives holding the Thornhill riding, north of Toronto.