Insights

Understand the strategy behind the campaigns.

Ontario PC Platform Analysis

When elected PC Leader, Doug Ford made clear the Ontario PC platform adopted in late 2017 by former leader Patrick Brown would be replaced. Since then, Ford has maintained that

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Ontario NDP Platform Analysis

On April 16, 2018, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath released her “Change For The Better” election platform. This 100-page document, including a fiscal plan, is designed to outline Horwath’s values

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Ontario Liberal Platform Analysis

On May 26th, their chances for reelection rapidly dwindling, Ontario Liberals publicly released their platform – less than two weeks from the election, and the day before the final (and

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Harnessing the Youth Vote

It’s no surprise: millennials are quickly emerging as a key demographic in Canada, especially when it comes to politics – by the time we reach the 2019 federal election, the

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Emotions Rule in the Voting Booth

“When will you release a fully-costed platform?” “How will this new campaign promise affect Ontario’s debt-to-GDP ratio?” “Why doesn’t that campaign ad comply with campaign finance regulation sub-section B-point-6 et

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Is Ontario Heading for an Orange Crush?

For years Andrea Horwath has often ranked as the most popular provincial leader in public opinion polls. Our recent H+K Perspectives poll, released earlier this week, ranked Horwath’s trustworthiness as

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What Issues Are Driving The Vote?

In every election campaign, there are made-for-media moments, barbs traded between party leaders and daily updates from the campaign trail. But when it comes down to actual Ontario voters, we

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