This could change Ontario Future ???
Liberal, PC seats on the line in Ontario byelections in Niagara Falls, Thornhill
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he Canadian Press
Published Thursday, February 13, 2014 5:31AM EST
TORONTO – The New Democrats have nothing to lose and everything to gain in two Ontario byelections today because they didn’t hold either Niagara Falls or Thornhill.
The NDP are in a close race with the Progressive Conservatives in Niagara Falls, even though the riding had been Liberal for the past decade.
The two opposition parties have virtually ignored the Liberals as they attack each other’s candidates in Niagara Falls.
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The other byelection in the north Toronto riding of Thornhill is a two-way contest between the governing Liberals and the Conservatives, who had held the riding.
Premier Kathleen Wynne says people know they can vote against the Liberals in the byelections without changing the status of the minority government.
Wynne also says the outcomes won’t change her plans to introduce a budget, and rejects suggestions she’d want to call a spring election if the Liberals manage to take both ridings.
PC Leader Tim Hudak is under pressure to hold Thornhill, but if the Tories can also take Niagara Falls party insiders expect the NDP will quickly strike a budget deal with the Liberals to avoid a spring election.
However, if the Conservatives should lose both byelections, there will be extra pressure on NDP Leader Andrea Horwath to stop propping up the minority government and trigger an election.
More than 10,000 people cast votes in advance polls in the two ridings.
The polls close at nine o’clock tonight.