Civics 101 Blog

On Tuesday, November 23rd, the Ontario Government released its Long-Term Energy Plan. I ask opposition critics and energy stakeholders to grade the plan...

Has Ontario's energy policy always been this contentious? Has the parliamentary debate about hydro always been this heated?

Hydro rates and Big Macs. How much are Ontarians really paying for hydro?

This week Civics101 launched the game, ?Persuasion? - The town is fictional, but the issues, including energy, health-care and transit, are very real.

Politics and the power of social media, this week at Queen?s Park! Also, courtesy of Glen Murray, Ontario?s Minister of Research and Innovation, the perils...

It may seem obvious that different people support different candidates, but have you ever considered why?

The role of an MPP is to represent his or her riding constituents in the provincial government. Sometimes, however, it can be a little more complicated...

Don't expect any more women mayors next week in Ontario. After 89 years of women in elected office in Canada, we still lag behind the rest of the world.

The term "lobbying" originated in the United Kingdom. It referred to the practice of Members of the Westminster Parliament...

Bugs in Ontario's new smart metering system and bugs in Ontario beds. This week at Queen's Park...