Cap and trade just a carbon tax

Cap and trade just a carbon tax
Cap and trade just a carbon tax - The liberal promised not to raise taxes on the middle class, looks like they lied once again. What does Climate Change Minister Glen Murray’s announcement Monday that Ontario sold out its first cap-and-trade auction of carbon credits mean to you? It means Ontario businesses have just paid a new charge of $472 million to the Wynne government in a government-run quarterly auction of carbon permits to industry, through

Ontario’s debt a selfish burden on future generations

Ontario’s debt a selfish burden on future generations
Ontario's debt a selfish burden on future generations - These two pathetic premieres of Ontario will go down as the worst leaders this province has ever seen. Their greed and lust for political power, completely at the expense of the taxpayer and hydro rate payer is shameful. The seeds of Ontario’s growing debt addiction were sown in the fertile soil of the 1999 provincial election campaign. Dalton McGuinty, the future premier, entered the campaign a

No end in sight to Ontario’s spending addiction: Report

No end in sight to Ontario’s spending addiction: Report
The Wynne government may have pledged a balanced budget by 2018, but according to a new Fraser Institute report, the Liberals are actually adding $9 billion in debt next year — to pay for transit and other infrastructure projects — with the potential of repeating it for the next few years after that. Ben Eisen, director of the Fraser Institute’s Ontario Prosperity and co-author of Hold the Celebration: A Balanced Budget Won’t End Ontario’s Fiscal Challe...

Lives disrupted, money frittered by Ontario’s failed ideas

Lives disrupted, money frittered by Ontario’s failed ideas
Lives disrupted, money frittered by Ontario’s failed ideas What’s so incredibly distressing about reading through the many sections of the just-released provincial Auditor General’s report is how much time and money has been wasted on countless failed ideas. And it’s impossible not to imagine the many better ways that money could have been spent on. Case in point: The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care started developing provincial technol

Waste in Ontario’s health care sickening

Waste in Ontario’s health care sickening
  Waste in Ontario's health care sickening TORONTO - WARNING: Auditor general Bonnie Lysyk’s report on waste, mismanagement and potential fraud in health-care billings may be hazardous to your health. Do not read this column if you suffer heart palpitations, dizzy spells or frequent bouts of nausea. May also cause hysteria in less stable taxpayers. Lysyk blasted the government on everything from a Hwy. 401 bridge built upside-down t

Ontario auditor general blasts Liberals in new report

Ontario auditor general blasts Liberals in new report
  Ontario auditor general blasts Liberals in new report Ontario auditor general Bonnie Lysyk delivers her annual report to the government at Queen's Park on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. (Michael Peake/Toronto Sun) TORONTO - Ontario’s government watchdog says taxpayers spend millions of dollars paying repair bills for shoddy work by contractors hired for road maintenance and public transit projects, including part of one bridge that was in

Ontario Tories hold steady lead in latest poll – A new public opinion poll suggests this may be Ontario’s summer of discontent with Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals.

Ontario Tories hold steady lead in latest poll – A new public opinion poll suggests this may be Ontario’s summer of discontent with Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals.
Is it any wonder that the most corrupt, deceptive and wasteful government is finally starting to show signs of trouble. Ontario is now a have not province, with the largest debt of any state or province in North America and even the scandals have cost taxpayers many, many billions of dollars. Ontario can not get rid of these crooked liberals soon enough.  Ontario Tories hold steady lead in latest poll A new public opinion poll suggests this may be

Ontario’s debt will balloon another $50B to $350B in four years, watchdog warns

Ontario’s debt will balloon another $50B to $350B in four years, watchdog warns
Despite the liberal government's feeble attempt to try and suggest they might be close to balancing the budget, the only hope of a balanced budget is a new government in 2018. Ontario's debt will balloon another $50B to $350B in four years, watchdog warns Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa TORONTO - Ontario's financial watchdog warns the province's net debt will grow by another $50 billion to $350 billion in the next four years. The Finan

Time for Ontario to establish anti-corruption overseer

Time for Ontario to establish anti-corruption overseer
The problem is who would oversee this anti-corruption, the OPP is in the back pocket of the liberals and the liberals would just buy off everyone else, which is how this corruption starts in the first place. Time for Ontario to establish anti-corruption overseer Wynne speaks at press conference According to a recent Globe and Mail report, Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Ontario Liberal Party held over 150 intimate cash-for-access fundraisers in her fir

The Ontario Liberals spent more than $44 million to prepare for a jail strike that never happened last January, The Canadian Press reports.

The Ontario Liberals spent more than $44 million to prepare for a jail strike that never happened last January, The Canadian Press reports.
Ontario spent $44M to prepare for jail strike that never happened Ontario spent more than $44 million preparing for a correctional strike that never happened, The Canadian Press has learned. The Liberal government has publicly said it spent $8.5 million on training and renovating spaces in the province's jails in the event that managers had to run the facilities on a 24-hour basis during a strike. But an itemized list of strike preparation exp