David Peterson helmed Ontario’s ship of state from 1985 to 1990. When his Liberals formed a minority government after an election that few save himself thought winnable for the Grits, the lawyer and electronics wholesaler broke a Tory dynasty that had stretched across 43 years — “one of the longest-serving regimes in the world outside of Albania.” With another election looming — one that threatens a more recent Liberal legacy — the former premier speaks his mind on Doug Ford, Patrick Brown, Kathleen Wynne and the NDP.
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Music: "Private Eye" by Kevin McLeod
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