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Answering common questions about politics, whether federal, provincial, or local.

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Nerds On Politics Why local elections don't have parties

John Michael McGrath explains why there are no political parties at the municipal level in Ontario - and whether that should change.

7:50 PM on TVO (TV Ontario)

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Nerds On Politics What's First Past the Post?

Steve Paikin explains Ontario's system of electing a premier.

8:54 PM on TVO (TV Ontario)

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Nerds On Politics When Premiers Were Prime Ministers

Steve Paikin explains why, for more than 30 years, Ontario premiers were officially known as prime ministers of the province.

1:54 AM on TVO (TV Ontario)

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Nerds On Politics What's First Past the Post?

Steve Paikin explains Ontario's system of electing a premier.

4:53 AM on TVO (TV Ontario)

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Nerds On Politics What's First Past the Post?

Steve Paikin explains Ontario's system of electing a premier.

10:52 PM on TVO (TV Ontario)

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Nerds On Politics Creatures of the Provinces

As they get ready to vote in this fall's municipal elections, some Ontarians might wonder why local government in the province seems so beholden to the provincial government; that's because, in Canada, municipalities are creatures of the provinces.

1:54 AM on TVO (TV Ontario)

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Nerds On Politics Creatures of the Provinces

As they get ready to vote in this fall's municipal elections, some Ontarians might wonder why local government in the province seems so beholden to the provincial government; that's because, in Canada, municipalities are creatures of the provinces.

4:54 AM on TVO (TV Ontario)

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Nerds On Politics What is unparliamentary language?

TVO Today's John Michael McGrath and Nam Kiwanuka explain what unparliamentary language is and list some memorable examples.

9:48 PM on TVO (TV Ontario)

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Nerds On Politics Is Doug Ford Still the Premier?

During the provincial election, journalists have stopped calling Doug Ford Premier Ford and instead call him Progressive Conservative Leader Ford; analyzing whether it means there's no premier while the election campaign is on.

9:55 PM on TVO (TV Ontario)

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Nerds On Politics What is unparliamentary language?

TVO Today's John Michael McGrath and Nam Kiwanuka explain what unparliamentary language is and list some memorable examples.

1:55 AM on TVO (TV Ontario)

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