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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne smiles as she speaks to the media after winning a majority government at Queen's Park in Toronto on Friday, June 13, 2014.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne smiles as she speaks to the media after winning a majority government at Queen's Park in Toronto on Friday, June 13, 2014.
(Nathan Denette/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Parties, take note: The path to Parliament goes through Ontario

Federal parties now have a road map for next year’s election and it leads along Highway 401 and through Ontarians’ anxiety.

No party can win power in Ottawa without winning in the ring of suburbs around Toronto and small towns on either side. And last week’s provincial election showed no party can claim a lock on this turf.