Ontario hydro rates to soar: Liberal document – another bait and switch by the crooked liberals.

Ontario hydro rates to soar: Liberal document – another bait and switch by the crooked liberals.
Ontario hydro rates to soar: Liberal document TORONTO - Ontarians are in for a hydro shock. by Shawn Jeffers May 11th 2017 An internal cabinet document leaked to the Progressive Conservatives shows that electricity rates in the province will remain stable in the lead up to the 2018 election, and then spike in 2022. The document, which breaks down the Liberal government’s recently announced plan to slash hydro rates by 25%, shows that prices will beg

Wynne’s shell game not fooling Ontario’s – Unfortunately this fool will still be in office after April.

Wynne’s shell game not fooling Ontario’s – Unfortunately this fool will still be in office after April.
Wynne's shell game not fooling Ontarians Not everybody is an April Fool. For example the whole lets put Ontario’s excessive Hydro bills on another credit card at a higher interest rate thing didn’t work for Premier Kathleen Wynne and didn’t fool the public. The next batch of opinion polls following that kicking the Hydro can down the road for our kids to pay for showed her at 12% approval and at risk of winning just seven seats in next year’s elec

Wynne downplays falling popularity as former minister warns Liberals face election disaster

Wynne downplays falling popularity as former minister warns Liberals face election disaster
Wynne downplays falling popularity as former minister warns Liberals face election disaster Premier hopes public opinion will change once hydro cuts take effect this summer. Premier Kathleen Wynne is downplaying polls that show her popularity in decline and a warning from former finance minister Greg Sorbara that the Liberals are in “grave danger” of losing the 2018 election. “There’s no secret there have always been people in the Liberal party who

Liberals’ ‘self-congratulatory’ hydro ads ripped

Liberals’ ‘self-congratulatory’ hydro ads ripped
Liberals' 'self-congratulatory' hydro ads ripped TORONTO - The Liberal government’s new ads on hydro rate cuts don’t pass muster with Ontario’s Auditor General. However, Bonnie Lysyk says her office had no choice but to approve a slew of new taxpayer-funded radio spots from the Liberal government about its plan to slash hydro rates. Under the old rules, she could have spiked anything she deemed partisan. But since the Liberals changed the regulati

Ontarians should be running for the hills from Wynne

Ontarians should be running for the hills from Wynne
Ontarians should be running for the hills from Wynne It’s incredible what happens when you tell people you’re going to let them keep a little more of their hard-earned money. They tend to be less angry, frustrated and stressed. The Ontario Liberals knew that when they announced an obscenely costly 25% cut in our hydro bills. A poll by Mainstreet Research shows Ontarians softening their views, slightly, about Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals af

Financial watchdog to check Libs’ hydro math

Financial watchdog to check Libs’ hydro math
Financial watchdog to check Libs' hydro math Ontario’s financial watchdog will double check the math on Premier Kathleen Wynne’s hydro relief plan. A spokesman for the office of Ontario’s financial accountability office (FAO) confirmed the review of the Liberal plan to slash hydro rates by 17%. The move — announced by the government last week — is projected to create up to $25 billion in debt as the province negotiates to pay energy generation contra

National Post View: Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals bail themselves out with public money, again

National Post View: Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals bail themselves out with public money, again
National Post View: Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals bail themselves out with public money, again If we may paraphrase King Pyrrhus, a few more acts of “fairness” like the one Premier Kathleen Wynne offered the people of Ontario this week and the province will be undone. Responding to widespread public anger — and, dare we suggest, plummeting poll numbers? — the premier announced that hydro bills would soon be down by 25 per cent. This includes eight per ce

Wynne’s $25B hydro boondoggle

Wynne’s $25B hydro boondoggle
Wynne’s $25B hydro boondoggle Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s electricity plan is short term gain for long term pain. On June 1, according to the Wynne government, the average residential electricity bill in Ontario will drop from $135 per month to $101. In return, Ontario taxpayers will be on the hook, according to the Wynne government, for an extra $25 billion in interest payments for the cost of electricity over 30 years. The Liberals say a

$100M subsidy for natural-gas distributors latest move in Liberals’ re-election bid

$100M subsidy for natural-gas distributors latest move in Liberals’ re-election bid
$100M subsidy for natural-gas distributors latest move in Liberals' re-election bid   Ontario is spending $100 million to connect more remote communities with natural-gas service. WAYNE CUDDINGTON / POSTMEDIA The provincial government will spend $100 million to build natural-gas lines and help rural Ontarians get off electric heat, calculating that high hydro bills are a bigger problem than greenhouse-gas emissions. The provincial Liberals...