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Wynne’s Budget Foretells Massive Cuts For Ontario

Tip o’ the hat to Collette for this article Ari Alstedter — Bloomberg News — June 6, 2014 Premier Kathleen Wynne is presenting Ontario’s June 12 election as a stark choice between her Liberal economic stimulus plan and her main rival’s vow to cut 100,000 government jobs. Yet Wynne’s own budget documents show this year’s […]

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‘They have not been honest’: Ontario PCs to call for non-confidence vote before Wynne can present budget

Canadian Press – April 22, 2013 Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives plan to move a motion of non-confidence in Premier Kathleen Wynne’s minority Liberal government even before it presents the provincial budget, The Canadian Press has learned. The basis for the motion, officially called a want of confidence, is the Liberals’ continued attempts to mislead the public […]

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Germany Forced to Cancel Climate Programs due to massive budget shortfall

Spiegel Online — March 18, 2013 As prices for carbon emissions continue to languish, Berlin is planning to cancel some key subsidy programs aimed at increasing reliance on renewable energies. Germany and other European countries seem uninterested in fixing the problem. That the German government is facing a massive budget shortfall for projects aimed at transforming […]

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U.S. — Fiscal Cliff budget would provide 1 year extension on controversial wind credit

The fiscal cliff budget package approved by the U.S. Senate early today would provide a one-year extension of the wind production tax credit, which an industry official describes as good news for wind energy. The deal, which must still be considered by the U.S. House, would extend the wind energy tax credit until the under […]

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Bill 55 will limit environmental input

Letter to the Editor — Hamilton Spectator — April 19, 2012 I want to point out that Bill 55, which is included as part of the proposed provincial budget, will amend the Endangered Species Act. That doesn’t seem like much, but with the bill as part of the budget, or what they refer to as […]

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NDP hotline phone number

For those interested, NDP leader, Andrea Horwath has opened up a hot line to get opinions from voters on whether she should send us back to the polls. If anyone else wants to call, the number is toll free 1-855-668-2348.  

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