Each week, Canada Now’s Raj Ahluwalia is joined by strategists from the three major political parties to discuss and debate developments in the Ontario election. Their conversations and insights will be archived here in the weeks to come.
Our guest panelists for Sept. 18 are Sheila White of the NDP, Jim MacLean of the Liberal Party, and John Matheson, replacing Karen Gordon of the Progressive Conservative Party.
Sept. 25, 2003 - What happens now? (runs 6:44)
The panel talks about the leaders' debate and what might happen in the final days of the campaign leading up to the Oct. 2 vote.
Sept. 18, 2003 - Who had the worst week? (runs 6:56)
The panel argues over whose campaign made the worst gaffes in the past week and offer some thoughts on next week's debate between the leaders.
Sept. 11, 2003 - The panel debates negative advertising (runs 6:30)
Karen Gordon explains the Tory ads that target the leader of the Ontario Liberal Party.
"We've been contrasting Ernie Eves' leadership with Dalton McGuinty."
Jim MacLean took another view.
"I think what you've been doing is portraying a negative image of your own party."