Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity

Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity
Centre for the Study of Democracy and Diversity

CSDD in the News: June 4 - 10, 2018

Kingston Whig-Standard: 'We are working flat out' 

Professor Kathy Brock commented on Kathleen Wynne's strategy of conceding defeat five days before the provincial election 

Kingston Whig-Standard: Election: Are 'winds of change' blowing locally? 

  • Kathy Brock spoke to the Whig-Standard about Ontario political campaigns in the Kingston area

Tuesday, June 5

CKWS/Global Kingston: Kingston & The Islands No. 1 at advanced polls 

  • Kathy Brock says the high level of voter engagement in Kingston is not surprising, as it is a public-sector town.

Wednesday, June 6

Kingston Whig-Standard: Local advance polls busiest in Ontario 

  • Associate Professor Jonathan Rose says there are four very strong Ontario election candidates in the Kingston area which could explain the high early voting turnout. 

Thursday, June 7

CTV News: Kathleen Wynne resigns as leader of Liberal Party

  • Kathy Brock says the party made a critical error in failing to account for Wynne's dwindling popularity early on in the campaign

Global News: PCs win Ontario election - here's a look at the promise Doug Ford made 

  • Kathy Brock explains that the big challenge for the Conservatives is until they get into office, they don't know what the books actually look like

Friday, June 8

CBC Online: 'Magic' of simple message, simple strategy led to Ford victory

  • Ford's control, says Kathy Brock, also served to counter the image his opponents tried to create, that he was a radical, hard-right conservative and Donald Trump clone