Pride amid the Rancour – Why a gay premier is a good sign for Ontario

Emily Harris-McLeod The new premier of Ontario is, among other things, gay.  This fact has garnered a few headlines, but also much commentary that Kathleen Wynne’s sexual orientation is quite irrelevant, and should not merit much mention.  Instead, let’s get back to talking about Ornge, or teachers, or gas plants and wind power. Such sentiment…

Report from the Field: The Ontario Liberal Leadership Convention 2013

Freshta Raoufi Kathleen Wynne’s victory has made political history as she becomes the first ever female Premier of Ontario. I had the privilege of attending the convention as a delegate, and knowing that I was involved in the process of electing Ontario’s first female Premier is empowering. The convention started off by paying tribute to…