Summer of scoops
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This summer at Queen’s Park Observer: A look at the 905 battleground — the exclusive on a mini NDP caucus revolt leading up to ANDREA HORWATH’s one-eighty on vaccine mandates — key post-shuffle staff moves — the latest standings for political advertising and fundraising — the scoop on Dr. NATHAN STALL’s Liberal bid — a rundown on draft sports-betting rules — and a secret wedding in the press gallery.
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In case you missed it, here’s a sampling of recent stories I beat the competition on:
First in Queen’s Park Observer — The Grits get a high-profile candidate in their former stronghold of Toronto—St. Paul’s: Dr. NATHAN STALL.
— A mini caucus revolt among the NDP leading up to ANDREA HORWATH’s U-turn on vaccine mandates for frontline workers in health and education.
— The scoop on political party advertising on Facebook — including that the Grits are the only ones currently running ads, how the NDP’s campaign-style spot fared, and the PCs targetting the feds on the border issue.
— Trillium Power’s latest crack at suing the PC government over the Liberal-era cancellation of off-shore wind projects.
— A PC MPP under investigation for allegedly using taxpayer-funded constituency resources to promote a 2022 candidate.
— Led the pack on how much cash riding associations have in the bank. Ditto candidate nominations and fundraising events.