Maddie Di Muccio

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Charter Schools: the time is now, Ontario

Posted on February 11, 2015 at 11:30 AM



The 2014 EWA First Prize Award winning film: "REBIRTH New Orleans" is available for viewing on Netflix. This film discusses how Hurricane Katrina’s devastation actually served to rescue a failing public school system. The State of Louisiana undertook an ambitious experiment to transform public education&...

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A child's greatest educator is their mom and dad

Posted on February 1, 2015 at 2:35 PM

Parents across Ontario are upset this weekend as Minister of Education, Liz Sandals, announced that as many as 600 schools have been identified as “under utilized” and facing closure.

The more cynical among us will say that any decision to close schools has more to do with OntarioR...

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Selecting the right PC leader for Ontario

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 11:55 AM

As PC members, we are right to point out lapses in the judgment and integrity of our Liberal counterparts.

In 2003 (and again in 2007) Dalton McGuinty pledged not to raise taxes in Ontario. The legacy of the McGuinty/Wynne era are outrageous tax grabs - health care levy, HST, and carbon tax to n...

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The impact of turning their backs: NYPD

Posted on December 30, 2014 at 8:15 PM


Winston Churchill famously complained: "Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time."

And Churchill isn’t wrong. Democracies have elected some real jackasses to public office while great statesmen have known electoral defeat. Churchill made this particul...

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Hunt for the next Commissioner of the CFL is over

Posted on December 21, 2014 at 1:45 PM

Maybe it’s because of the Ontario PC leadership race, or perhaps the meltdown of Danielle Smith in Alberta, but I’ve been pondering about the importance of great leadership. In my previous post about the Wild Rose Party of Alberta, I used football to illustrate a point.

Venerable organizations need to do soul searching to ensure that candidat...

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Alberta's best opposition just turned into a bizarre coalition

Posted on December 16, 2014 at 6:00 PM

I never thought I’d see this day.

In Alberta, it’s becoming clear rumours of a Wild Rose Party/Progressive Conservative marriage of convenience are a reality, despite the party leader’s refusal to speak to it’s members.

And though some Albertans might tell us Ontarians to mind their o...

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