The Trillium Party of Ontario had its first seed planted in 2014. It was at this time that the Liberals of Ontario and the Progressive Conservatives where battling it out to be in charge of what was left of our province.
It was Bob Yaciuk, with several others, that realized there probably wasn’t a Liberal supporter that could stand up and say without hesitation that “they were proud of the track record of the ‘Dalton McGuinty/Kathleen Wynne’ record”; and equally, not a Progressive Conservative that could stand up and say “Wow, that Tim Hudak or John Tory sure rocked my world”. Now the provincial PC’s under Patrick Brown are being criminally investigated even before they’re in office. And Kathleen Wynne has also made her appearances in the courtroom this year.
Most of this attitude — anger at best, and indifference at worst — was founded in an absolute distrust that any of the current political parties, with their “say whatever you have to too win!”, poll driven policy statements, had earned any hope of being credible.
This, combined with a seemingly absence of common sense goals and a complete lack of understanding of the needs of “regular folks”, piled on top of what almost felt like disdain for regular everyday people, added up to one thing.
WE DESERVE BETTER!
We cobbled together a few ideas and started to present them to friends, family, and community groups. The next thing you know, it was suggested that we should create our own party that had a few simple goals.
Prioritize policy that is designed to:
Please consider the Trillium Party as a viable alternative to what is out here now. Amazing things can happen when you honestly ask for SOMETHING DIFFERENT, SOMETHING BETTER!