Ballot Box

Ballot Box

The Ontario election is here. CTV News Toronto’s podcast Ballot Box is your one stop shop for news, politics and drama from the campaign trail.


June 3, 2022 7 min

Doug Ford celebrated his second mandate win in Ontario to wild applause and a new rendition of his "get it done" theme song while his opponents made a tearful goodbye on Thursday night.

It was a jam-packed evening, full of close local races and surprise moments.

This is the final episode of Ballot Box, your one-stop shop for Ontario election news.

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As provincial party leaders entered their final full week of campaigning, devastation rocked Ontario as a storm tore through the southern and eastern edges of the province. 

This natural disaster brought the environment back into the fold of election topics.

On this week's episode of Ballot Box, the team breakdowns down the highlights:

  • Both Horwath and Schreiner returned to the campaign trail after testing positive for COVID-19...
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    The four major Ontario party leaders took part in their second, and final, election debate this week.

    Voters were given an opportunity to see these potential premiers talk about health-care, the economy, education and leadership—but it was the one-line zingers and punchlines that showed viewers what they can expect after election day.

    Ballot Box is your one-stop shop for news from the campaign trail, breaking down the promises, pol...

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    Two platform launches and a debate—week two of the Ontario election campaign was jammed pack with policy announcements and trips down memory lane.

    In episode two of Ballot Box, the team breaks down what you need to know from the policy-heavy week. 

    The hosts also introduce you to three of the four major Ontario party leaders--Andrea Horwath, Steven Del Duca and Mike Schreiner--who all agreed to speak with the CTV News Toronto digit...

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    While it may seem like the Ontario election campaigning began months ago, Wednesday marked the first official day on the trail for party leaders. 

    The team at CTV News Toronto's Ballot Box broke down what happened on week one, focusing on the themes of affordability and building that were presented by each major political party and, of course, addressing the fanfare that comes with an election launch.

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