Unpacking the news

How did Ontario end up with Premier Doug Ford?

Ontario election autopsy with author Christo Aivalis
Photo: Doug Ford

On this episode: an archaic first-past-the-post electoral system hands Doug Ford's PCs a landslide majority, Andrea Horwath's NDP registers a historic level of support and Kathleen Wynn's Liberal Party falls into the political abyss.

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Guest Christo Aivalis, author of The Constant Liberal: Pierre Trudeau, Organized Labour and the Canadian Social Democratic Left and a labour and political history postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto, joins host Andre Goulet for an Ontario election autopsy.

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This conversation was recorded on June 11th, 2018.

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