Tag Archives: Dalton McGuinty

It is Difficult to Overstate Just How Richly the Ontario Liberals Deserve to Be Removed From Office.

Tip o’ the hat to Marilyn Taylor!! National Post Editorial — June 7, 2014 It is difficult to overstate just how richly the Ontario Liberals deserve to be removed from office. It is difficult even to know where to begin. As managers of public services they are, in the most charitable interpretation, famously inept. Witness […]

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Failure to think through consequences of Green Energy Act has hurt Ontario badly

Bruce Stewart — Beacon News (AB) — October 15, 2013 A few years ago, the Liberal Government in Ontario had a big idea. Green energy. It looked at an automotive sector — the former provincial lynchpin — that was declining year after year even as Ontario had risen to become North America’s largest auto assembler. […]

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Bet you didn’t think it was possible, BUT — Gas-plant tale gets worse

Chris Vander Doelen — The Windsor Star — May 28, 2013 Sometimes government waste is so bad, you have to just turn away rather than be physically ill. That must be the strategy the Ontario government is counting on to make us forget their gas plants scandal. The power scandals, in case you haven’t been […]

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Green Energy Blues — Premier Kathleen Wynne inherits Dalton McGuinty’s mess

Lorrie Goldstein – Toronto Sun — February 23, 2013 TORONTO – In her inaugural Throne Speech Tuesday, Premier Kathleen Wynne said it’s important that “local populations are involved from the beginning if there is going to be a gas plant … or a wind plant … in their hometown.” This raises an obvious question. Did Wynne ever […]

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The Sun’s tribute to Dalton McGuinty

Jerry Agar — Toronto Sun — January 29, 2013 As the Liberal leadership convention got underway this past Friday, there was a tribute to out-going premier Dalton McGuinty. I so wish they had let me give the honours. They didn’t, but he deserves the extra accolades, so here goes. I am here with the tremendous […]

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Dalton McGuinty’s legacy of poor fiscal management

Charles Lammam and Milagros Palacios — Fraser Institute — January 24, 2013 McGuinty’s poor performance is rooted in his inability to restrain the growth in government spending. At a recent political event, outgoing Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty touted his legacy as leader of Ontario. “Our government hasn’t been perfect,” he said, “but when it comes […]

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Ontario’s Power Trip: McGuinty’s legacy

Tip of the hat to Greg Schmalz Parker Gallant — Financial Post — January 17, 2013 Billions spent but no new deliverable power Over the next few weeks Ontario will get a new Liberal premier to replace Dalton McGuinty, who abruptly announced his resignation last October. One of the biggest challenges facing the new Liberal […]

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Hydro bills set to soar — thanks to Dalton and his FIT contracts

Gord Young — The Nugget — January 16, 2013 NORTH BAY – Hydro bills in Ontario are set to soar and there is little that can be done except to mitigate the damage, says Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli. “Nobody has a silver bullet. Your energy bill is not going to go down,” Fedeli told a town hall […]

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In Dalton McGuinty’s Ontario….

Brian Gardiner — At Home in Hespeler — January 9, 2013 So you voted for Dalton Mcguinty: how’s that working out for you? Say your a teacher, had to have him. Heaven forbid Tim Hudak win, and you have to deal with someone overseeing the tax-payers money who counts it before he hands it out. […]

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The feudal system is alive and well in Ontario. (*warning* Explicit language — well, just one word)

From today’s Globe and Mail, there is an article discussing the “shared vision” for the land formerly used by the Lakeview Generating Station.  The G&M interviewed Mississauga’s director of city strategy and innovations, Gary Kent, to discuss the plans for the city’s waterfront…. **************************** …”the site of the former Lakeview Generating Station, where plans for […]

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Ontario — Liberals deny more gas plant documents exist

Alex Ballingall — Toronto Star — November 9, 2012 The Ontario government says documents the opposition wants to see on the controversial and costly cancellation of two Ontario gas plants don’t exist. But the NDP isn’t buying it. The party is accusing Premier Dalton McGuinty of “extraordinary stonewalling” after a freedom of information request for […]

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Lorrie Goldstein talks about the new health study with Charles Adler

Click the following link to listen to 5 minute radio podcast nov-5-lorrie-goldstein

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Dalton McGuinty defends wind farm development

Randy Richmond — London Free Press — November 2, 2012 As dozens of anti-wind turbine protesters marched outside, Premier Dalton McGuinty reiterated in London his government’s commitment to the controversial plan to dot Ontario’s landscape with the turbines. “I want to convey I respect the right of these individuals to express their concerns,” McGuinty said […]

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Keep protesting, it really does work

Chris Fell — Simcoe.com — November 2, 2012 “What can we do?” That was the question from one local resident at the end of a meeting that opponents of industrial wind turbines invading our rural landscape held in Maxwell last week. The person who asked the question wanted to know what everyday people could do […]

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Ontario’s Power Trip: Dalton McGuinty, power puppeteer

Parker Gallant — Financial Post — November 1, 2012 Premier’s Office overwhelmed bureaucrats on gas-plant scandal The 56,000 pages of documents associated with the Ontario government’s decision to kill two gas plants originally planned for Mississauga and Oakville show clearly the top-down role of politicians, both in the decisions made and in the attempts to […]

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