Round up 21-10-2021

905 Round Up – Del Duca Makes a Statement, and the Tories have Boundary Issues

On this episode of the 905 Round Up we are focusing on politics.

This past weekend, Ontario Liberal Party leader Steven Del Duca made a bold proclamation.  Declaring that ranked ballots would be returning not just as an option for Ontario municipalities, but will be the way we elect our provincial legislature going forward.  As well the Basic Income pilot project that the Progressive Conservatives cancelled, would be reinstated and the Liberals would introduce a four day work week.  These were impressive promises, however we’ve heard this rhetoric before from Liberal leaders.  It’s a question of if the people would believe he would follow through.  As well is it enough to get Del Duca into the Premier’s office?

After that, we look at how the Progressive Conservative Minister of Municipal Affairs Steve Clark is inserting himself into Hamilton’s Boundary Expansion debate.  Why does a Minister need to write Op-Eds in favour of expansion when it is up to the municipality to make that call?  More important, why is this government so forceful on siding with developers in this region?

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