Gene Balfour is once again running for the Libertarian Party for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, one of only 16 such candidates in Ontario.
Scott currently the choice of 55 percent of decided voters in HKLB
In less than three weeks, voters across Ontario will be going to the polls to elect a new provincial government.
For the first time since the advent of the United Farmers of Ontario movement at the end of the First World War there are seemingly legitimate challengers to the monopoly of support of the Progressive Conservative Party.
Tom Regina, a retired high school music teacher and candidate in Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock for the Ontario Green Party, points to the lack of affordable housing and the need to protect of wetlands and farmlands as the two biggest election issues for him.
The New Democratic Party of Ontario is promising massive investments in housing, a fully public long-term care system and a $20 per hour minimum wage if elected on June 2. Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock candidate Barbara Doyle pointed out that housing costs have skyrocketed.
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock member of provincial parliament Laurie Scott thinks the provincial election this spring will be fought on the Ontario economy, the state of the province’s health care system, and how happy people are with the Progressive Conservative’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Don McBey, a retired United Church minister, lawyer and former vice-chair of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal of Ontario, says the Liberal Party of Ontario has the answers to the problems Ontario is facing.