Tag Archives: Dalton McGuinty

Green Zombie

Tom Adams — Special to Financial Post — October 31, 2012 56,000 documents reveal Ontario’s energy disaster After Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty started handing out billions, green carpetbaggers around the world smelled the money and came running. Over the course of his nine years as premier of Ontario, Dalton McGuinty’s electricity policies gradually transformed from […]

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From Frontier Centre for Public Policy — Evaluating McGuinty’s GEA

Steve Lafleur — October 26, 2012 After serving nine years as Premier of Ontario, Dalton McGuinty has stunned the country by announcing his intention to step down as Liberal leader, and to prorogue the legislature. Regardless of one’s opinion of the man, he has arguably had a bigger impact on the province than any of […]

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Update on little Liam’s eye surgery….no thanks to the Dalton gang

Dalton McGuinty, health minister failed Liam and Erika Christina Blizzard — Toronto Sun — October 25, 2012 TORONTO – The more I cover politics, the more I’m convinced of two universal truths: 1. You can always count on politicians to do the wrong thing. 2. When the chips are down, when our politicians have failed us, you […]

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Wind power fight about anti-democratic legislation

Tip of the hat to Ontario Wind Resistance for this excellent letter. Garth Manning, Retired lawyer and former president of the Ontario Bar Association, Prince Edward County Published in the Law Times News — October 2012 John De Vellis obviously knows what he’s writing about (see “Wind power issues more about politics than health,” Law […]

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End of Dalton McGuinty’s tilting at windmills (Not quite)

Monte Solberg — Toronto Sun — October 22, 2012 Last week, the incredible shrinking regime of Dalton McGuinty shrank completely out of sight. He departed not with a bang, but a whimper. Yes, Liberals should laud his fundamental decency and many have. He truly is a nice guy. But after that, they should kick dirt […]

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Excerpts from Dalton’s diary

From National Post — October 19, 2012 The National Post re-imagines a week in the life of a newsmaker. Today, Tristin Hopper looks at the week through the eyes of newly-resigned Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty: Monday Well, that’s it, then. I cleaned out my desk, switched off the lights, and, wouldn’t you know it, almost forgot to […]

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Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty Steps Down, Leaving Province’s Wind Energy Future Uncertain

Laura DiMugno & Mark Del Franco — North American Wind Power — October 16, 2012 Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty – one of the chief architects of the province’s Green Energy Act (GEA), which established a feed-in tariff for renewable energy – has resigned, according to reports from several Canada-based media outlets. Last October, Ontario’s wind energy industry […]

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NAPAW — Industrial privilege has overreached the express wishes of the people

“We call on all parties for an immediate moratorium on not only industrial wind in the province of Ontario, but also the planning and construction of transmission lines related to those projects, as well as a total review of energy policy in the province,” said Sherri Lange, CEO of NA-PAW. “Energy Efficiencies and Conservation have been […]

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Should Chris Bentley go down for Dalton McGuinty

Bruce A. Stewart — The Prince Arthur Herald — October 12, 2012 Chris Bentley has been the Minister of Energy in Ontario since the 2011 election. Right now, he’s facing the possibility of being found in contempt of the legislature. “Contempt of Parliament” can not only cost him his ministerial seat, it could send him […]

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Could Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty’s green-energy contracts be reversed?

Lawrence Solomon — Financial Post — December 2010 Obligations that are odious should not be honoured. So says the Doctrine of Odious Debts, a theory first postulated by Russian legal scholar Alexander Sack in 1927 that is now increasingly accepted by international bodies such as the United Nations and the International Monetary Fund, as well […]

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West Lincoln Wind power opponents pack town hall

Amanda Moore — Niagara This Week — October 11, 2012 Council again demands moratorium on projects West Lincoln council has again asked Dalton McGuinty to halt all proposed industrial wind turbine projects in the province — this time by way of two resolutions. It was standing room only at council chambers Tuesday night as hundreds […]

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Unfortunately, in Ontario, it’s not just a fairy tale

Many thanks to our friend Dougal Quixote (Scotland) for sending this to me.  I have a feeling that every country/county/province/ etc. that has had wind turbines forced on rural residents, can all insert their own corrupt politicians name in this story.  For Ontario, of course, the honour goes to Dalton (the Destroyer) McGuinty. — Donna […]

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Open letter to Dalton McGuinty

Mr. McGuinty. Can you please tell us if you are aware of the vast amount of people that live in rural Ontario, on land not deemed ideal for farming. They live on pockets of this beautiful province that enables them to appreciate the natural beauty, enables them to conserve natural habitat for wild life and […]

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Wizard of Ontario

Rick Conroy — Wellington Times — September 28, 2012 It was crass and ugly political theatre. It could not have been more bald. Two days before the leaders’ debate in advance of the last Ontario election, three Liberal MPPs—Laurel Broten, Charles Sousa and Donna Cansfield—stood on a stage, their arms raised in triumph. All three […]

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