Time for Wynne to step down?

Time for Wynne to step down?
Time for Wynne to step down? Premier Kathleen Wynne’s freshness date may finally have passed. Wynne’s approval rating has dropped to a new all-time low of just 12%, according to a poll released by the Angus Reid Institute Friday. Shachi Kurl, executive director of the Angus Reid Institute said, “We tend to see premiers offering up their resignations or quitting politics when their approval levels get to this point.” Indeed, in September of 2012

Justin Trudeau’s cabinet is ‘full of incompetent and mediocre leaders’: Kevin O’Leary

Justin Trudeau’s cabinet is ‘full of incompetent and mediocre leaders’: Kevin O’Leary
Justin Trudeau's cabinet is 'full of incompetent and mediocre leaders': Kevin O’Leary Conservative leadership hopeful Kevin O’Leary says the prime minister has ended up with a mediocre cabinet because he was more concerned about diversity than competence. O’Leary said he believes diversity and gender parity is important in government, but if elected, he would balance that diversity with competence. The businessman-turned-reality-TV-star said Justin

Enough with the Liberal hypocrisy

Enough with the Liberal hypocrisy
Enough with the Liberal hypocrisy Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government requires all investment advisers across Ontario to account for every single dollar they make for managing their clients’ money. The rationale is that customers should know how much they are paying their advisers. So why doesn’t Wynne apply that same rationale to her own policies? Let’s look at two examples of Liberal hypocrisy: Hydro rates and the new cap-and-trade scheme.

Kevin O’Leary says Kathleen Wynne is ‘incompetent’

Kevin O’Leary says Kathleen Wynne is ‘incompetent’ Flamed by Premier Kathleen Wynne for making erroneous claims about Ontario’s auto sector, the Federal Conservative leadership candidate and former Dragons’ Den star fired back. Flamed by Premier Kathleen Wynne for making erroneous claims about Ontario’s auto sector, a former Dragons’ Den star is firing back. Federal Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O’Leary, target of an unusual weekend

Justin Trudeau mocked for baffling immigration remark – PM tells crowd he understands ‘challenges’ because his Scottish grandfather arrived in Canada just after turn of the century

Justin Trudeau mocked for baffling immigration remark – PM tells crowd he understands ‘challenges’ because his Scottish grandfather arrived in Canada just after turn of the century
Justin Trudeau mocked for baffling immigration remark In Dartmouth, N.S., Monday, Justin Trudeau said that because his maternal grandfather was born in Scotland, he understands the immigrant experience. In Kingston, Ont., last week, Trudeau was asked what to do if he got a spot on his tie — and he had a handy tip. And, of course, in Peterborough, Ont., he forced his aides into some damage control when he blurted out that the oilsands ought to be

Public sector has become an unsustainable monster

Public sector has become an unsustainable monster
Public sector has become an unsustainable monster When are our federal, provincial and municipal politicians going to acknowledge they’ve created a public-sector monster the private sector can’t afford? A new study by the Fraser Institute reveals what a monster it’s become. It says that in 2015, the last year for which statistics are available, the public sector workforce in Ontario, at 1.3 million employees, accounted for almost one in five wor

Wynne Liberals discrediting McGuinty Liberals by attacking report

Wynne Liberals discrediting McGuinty Liberals by attacking report
Wynne Liberals discrediting McGuinty Liberals by attacking report By attacking this week’s Fraser Institute report that closing Ontario’s coal-fired electricity plants had no significant impact on provincial air quality, Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals are biting off their own tails. They are directly contradicting statements by the previous Liberal government of Dalton McGuinty a decade ago, when Ontario was campaigning to reduce U.S. cross-bo

Chris Selley: At Queen’s Park, a vision of Trudeau’s future

Chris Selley: At Queen’s Park, a vision of Trudeau’s future
Chris Selley: At Queen’s Park, a vision of Trudeau’s future Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne shuffled her Cabinet slightly on Thursday — of necessity, thanks to the departure of Community Affairs and Correctional Services Minister David Orazietti. It was purely housekeeping. It won’t alter Wynne’s political fortunes. There are nevertheless echoes of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s own, bigger shuffle this week. Orazietti said he left politics for family

Ontario leads way to carbon pricing hell

Ontario leads way to carbon pricing hell
Ontario leads way to carbon pricing hell   When it comes to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national carbon pricing plan, Canadians deserve straight answers on two questions. What is it going to cost them and is it going to work? Will it actually lower industrial greenhouse gas emissions linked to climate change? Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk recently evaluated Premier Kathleen Wynne’s version of Trudeau’s national carbon pri

Trudeau’s Trumped on carbon pricing – All it will do now is hurt ordinary Canadians

Trudeau’s Trumped on carbon pricing – All it will do now is hurt ordinary Canadians
Trudeau’s Trumped on carbon pricing - All it will do now is hurt ordinary Canadians With each new cabinet selection, President-elect Donald Trump makes it clear he’s not interested in imposing a national carbon price on the United States. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau take note. Because if he doesn’t, it will cost Canadians billions of dollars, while making our industries less competitive with those of our largest trading partner. Why would T