Tag: Wants

Doug Ford staying quiet but wants to fire back at Justin Trudeau

Premier Doug Ford is itching to fire back at federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau for constantly attacking his provincial Progressive Conservative government, sources told the Star. Ford, who has shown remarkable discipline throughout the federal campaign in order not to hurt Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, has privately told associates he is growing fed up with…

Man who scammed romantic partner wants mistrial despite guilty finding

A con artist who scammed the romantic partner he met online out of hundreds of thousands of dollars has asked a judge to declare a mistrial months after finding him guilty. In his motion, Shaun Rootenberg argues Superior Court Justice Beth Allen unfairly refused to stay the proceedings over problems with pretrial disclosure and his…

PC MPP who referees Ontario’s legislature wants to see better behaviour

The Progressive Conservative who referees Ontario’s legislature is asking fellow MPPs — including in his own party — to dial down confrontational behaviour when they return from an extended summer break or risk alienating voters. Without naming names or parties, Speaker Ted Arnott singles out “repeated and contrived standing ovations” in the legislature’s daily question…