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Launched in 2012, Queen’s Park Today is Ontario’s leading political newsletter and the first thing thousands of Queen’s Park lawmakers, staff and insiders read every morning.

Journalist Alan S. Hale cut his teeth at Kingston Whig-Standard, Timmins Daily Press, Kenora Daily Miner & News, Cornwall Standard-Freeholder and Prince Rupert Northern View and is now reporting exclusively on Ontario politics out of his office at Queen’s Park. Follow Alan on Twitter or send him tips at

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