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Provincial Election in the Media


In the Media

PCs part ways with organizer after Doug Ford improperly attended Scarborough fundraiser
May 17 – CBC News

Tom Parkin: Why Andrea Horwath has the momentum
May 16 – Global News

Doug Ford vows to cut gas prices, but won’t say how revenue would be replaced
May 16 – 680 News

Opinion: With more women candidates than ever, things are trending the right way
May 15 – Toronto Star

Wynne says her plan will invest in people but they will ‘run deficits’
May 15 – Toronto Star

Ontario election: NDP overtakes Liberals as the ‘Anti-Ford’ party, according to Ipsos poll
May 15 – Toronto Star

Wynne and Horwath blast Ford for stoking Trump-style ‘lock her up’ rhetoric
May 15 – Toronto Star

Fixing Hydro One: where the Ontario parties stand
May 15 – Toronto Star

Opinion: Like 1990, the NDP is ready for an upset
May 14 – Toronto Star

Ten ridings to watch as Ontario heads to the polls next month
May 14 – CTV News

No longer polling third, Horwath and the NDP are fending off attacks from both sides
May 13 – Toronto Star

How Ontarians are being targeted on Facebook with the provincial election underway
May 13 – Globe and Mail

Wynne tries to walk away, but Ford won’t let go of smile remark
May 12 – CBC News

Behind the Numbers – Are middle class tax promises a false hope?
May 11 – CCPA

Adding up the cost of the PC platform
May 11 – CBC News

Ontario Votes: Ford slams NDP’s ‘extremist environmental friends’
May 11 – iPolitics

Elementary teachers throw support behind Horwath in upcoming election
May 10 – Toronto Star

Andrea Horwath’s NDP making gains as Ontario election begins
May 10 – CBC News

Party leaders will answer northern Ontario questions at Friday debate
May 10 – Soo Today

Transit dominates first day of Ontario election campaign
May 9 – Globe and Mail

Ontario using electronic voting machines, voters’ lists in the June 7 election
May 9 – City News

Doug Ford vows to overhaul Ontario sex-ed and math curriculums if elected
May 8 – Globe and Mail

Andrea Horwath won the debate by letting Ford and Wynne bicker
May 8 – Maclean’s

Doug Ford campaign confirms actors were hired to play the part of PC supporters at Monday’s debate rally
May 8 – Toronto Star


Archived News

Third Ontario Leaders Debate: Sunday, May 27

This third televised debate will be broadcast live on May 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the CBC Broadcast Centre in downtown Toronto.

It will be moderated by Global News anchor Farah Nasser and TVO host Steve Paikin. They will pose questions to the political party leaders that been curated by members of the broadcast partnership consisting of CBC, CHCH, CPAC, CTV News, Global News, and TVO. A live studio audience will also be asking questions and the candidates will again be able to ask questions of each other. (Source)


Second Ontario Leaders Debate: Friday, May 11

On May 11, 2018, Premier Kathleen Wynne for the Liberals, Andrea Horwath for the NDP, and Doug Ford for the PCs debate northern issues in Parry Sound in the second televised debate of the 2018 Ontario Provincial Election.




First Ontario Leaders Debate: Monday, May 7

Commercial-free coverage will begin at 6 p.m. live on City, CityNews.ca, the CityNews apps for iOS and Android and the CityNews Facebook page. The debate will also be broadcast in Punjabi and Mandarin on OMNI 2.

Six audience questions will be posed during the debate on issues relevant to those who live and work in Toronto, including policing, drugs, transit, education and real estate. Candidates will also get the chance to ask an additional question themselves. Find out the order of who will answer each question on the City News website.