Dismissal of basic income class action lawsuit to be appealed  

Basic income class action lawsuit can proceed: Ontario Court of Appeal

In a turn-of-events basic income supporters were hoping for, the Ontario Court of Appeal has determined that the class action lawsuit by four former basic income recipients can proceed against the province.

Regina, Balfour offer election insights

Some would say Tom Regina of the Ontario Green Party and Gene Balfour of the Ontario Libertarian party sit at opposite ends of the political spectrum, but they both had a similar goal in in last week’s election: to grow their political brands.

Ford’s folly a return to form

Election night numbers to watch for

Tomorrow millions of Ontarians will exercise their right to vote and there are a number of specific electoral outcomes that political pundits will be closely looking at to determine what the new legislature at Queen’s Park will look like — and how it will operate.

Candidates debate housing, environment and food insecurity, among other social policy issues

Liberal's McBey calls Laurie Scott an 'absentee landlord'

With the provincial election just two weeks away, the Advocate hosted an all-candidates candidates debate yesterday evening at Cambridge Street United Church in Lindsay.

Libertarian candidate runs again, pushing for less government

Gene Balfour is once again running for the Libertarian Party for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock, one of only 16 such candidates in Ontario.

Polls say PCs in commanding position with three weeks left

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.

New right wing parties could split PC vote in many ridings

New right wing parties could split PC vote in many ridings

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.