Ontario Liberals’ budget promises hinge on funding from Ottawa

The Ontario Liberals are boasting that they will balance the province’s books a year earlier than their Progressive Conservative rivals, but that promise hinges on billions of dollars in funding from Ottawa and a host of other favorable assumptions. The Liberal costing document released Monday forecasts a deficit of just $ 5-billion in fiscal 2025-26, … Read more

Global News at 5:30 Toronto: May 4, 2022

Global News at 5:30 Toronto Ontario’s political leaders meet with supporters on the first official day of campaigning. The sexual assault trial of Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard is finally set to begin. And, the Toronto Maple Leafs prepare to host the Tampa Bay Lightning for Game Two of their playoff series. .

Josh Frydenberg hits out at independents at official Kooyong campaign launch

Josh Frydenberg has taken aim at “so-called independents” at the launch of his campaign to retain the seat of Kooyong, claiming their election would lead to chaos and a hung parliament. Key points: Mr Frydenberg said voting for independent candidates would deliver a Labor government His challenger in the formerly safe seat, Monique Ryan, has … Read more

Will the standard Liberal tactics of accusing Conservatives of being pro-gun and anti-abortion work on Pierre Poilievre?

Conservative MP and leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre arrives for a press conference outside the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, on April 28.Justin Tang / The Canadian Press Earlier this week, Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre held a press conference and, once again, rubbished the Bank of Canada. The message was confusing – something about prohibiting … Read more

Will the standard Liberal tactics of accusing Conservatives of being pro-gun and anti-abortion work on Pierre Poilievre?

Conservative MP and leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre arrives for a press conference outside the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, on April 28.Justin Tang / The Canadian Press Earlier this week, Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre held a press conference and, once again, rubbished the Bank of Canada. The message was confusing – something about prohibiting … Read more

Piers Morgan vows to wipe out cancel culture in monologue

Piers Morgan vowed Monday to eradicate cancel culture and hit back at the “illiberal liberals,” “trans trojans” and hypocritical politicians and celebrities – including Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – who do not abide by free speech. The 57-year-old kicked off the first episode of his new show, “Piers Morgan Uncensored,” with a blistering monologue … Read more

We need someone like Elon Musk: Lahren – Fox News

We need someone like Elon Musk: LahrenFox News .

Liberal Party leadership contest widens to include Adelaide Hills MP Josh Teague

Former lower house speaker Josh Teague has confirmed he will seek the Liberal Party leadership following last month’s election drubbing. Key points: Steven Marshall announced he would quit the leadership role a day after his election loss Nick McBride and now Josh Teague have indicated an intention to seek the position David Speirs has also … Read more

Jeremy Rockliff, Michael Ferguson announced as Tasmania’s leadership team

After 16 years as second in command of the Tasmanian Liberals, Jeremy Rockliff has been officially confirmed as the state’s next Premier. Key points: Jeremy Rockliff had been deputy prime minister since the Liberals took power in 2014 Mr Rockliff has previously said he was a fan of former Liberal Prime Minister Tony Rundle’s leadership … Read more