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Who decides an election?

Donors Newstainment Media Pollsters Special Interest Groups Voters Ontarians! Have you noticed that polling is still going on since 9th May when the writ was drawn up to mark the start of the official election campaign?  What are you going … Continue reading

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Ontario Election 2014: fear mongering at its best

Here are the lessons we’ve found as we sifted through the entrails of the Ontario Election 2014. 1) Don’t fall for the oldest tricks in the book especially fear mongering. 2) Look past the vacuous sound bites, the fluff of … Continue reading

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Elections Ontario TV & radio ads: good use of your money?

Have you noticed the Elections Ontario TV and radio ads, which you pay for, that are running to inform you about the election? When we talk about government using your money more intelligently, here is a perfect example.  There are many low cost … Continue reading

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Polling during elections: Ban it

Look out Ontario, here we go again.  The media’s love of all things polling-during-an-election-campaign is upon us. Polls distract voters! Polling talk takes up valuable time that could be spent on issues! Polling is a futile attempt to predict the … Continue reading

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Do Politicians Understand the Meaning of Commitment?

Elected office is a privilege granted by voters.  Part of accepting the nomination to be a candidate, and the outcome of an election is to commit to serve out the full term of office.  The only time a politician should … Continue reading

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