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Excellent article written on the Great Green Energy Disaster of Ontario

Natural Exit Rick Conroy — Wellington Times — July 12, 2013 Somewhere in Don Mills, I expect Premier Kathleen Wynne is quietly giving thanks to an old turtle. And, she is surely secretly praying that more Blanding’s turtles raise their bright yellow chins elsewhere in the province, in clear view of an environmental review tribunal. […]

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Dalton McGuinty’s Legacy — Mike Harris’ fault

Phillip Blancher — Our Hometown.ca — January 11, 2013 South Dundas – January 11, 2013 –Dalton McGuinty has been Premier of the Province ofOntario for over nine years. As the Premier ends his time in office, it is important to look back and reflect on what his legacy is to the people of Ontario. I […]

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From WCO / Parker Gallant — Premier McGuinty, Industrial Wind Turbines and Realistic Property Values

Parker Gallant — Wind Concerns Ontario — December 17, 2012 “So I hear from experts in the science and health community, experts in the property evaluation community, and they are supporting the approach we have taken,” McGuinty said. That statement was made by Ontario`s Premier during a brief media event following his speech to the […]

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Ontario Liberals continue to prove that the Green Energy Act is a misguided policy

Scott Stinson — National Post — December 13, 2012 Last Tuesday, the office of Chris Bentley, the Ontario Minister of Energy, announced that the Minister would the following day announce an update on a program that would allow industrial businesses to buy electricity at discounted rates if they were adding jobs to the province. The […]

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Dalton McGuinty Has Been One Of Renewable Energy’s Worst Enemies

Doug Draper — Niagara At Large — October, 2012 If there is one group of people in Ontario most pleased to see the back of Premier Dalton McGuinty, I would bet what’s left of my money on people living in rural communities where his Liberal government has been hoping to locate wind farms. Ontario Premier […]

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Windgate — A Scandal Liberal leader candidates must be held accountable for

Tell these Liberal leadership candidates and the CAW/CEP leadership how you feel about wind power’s harm to health, property value and economic waste. Keep it simple. These people are clueless when it comes to wind. They are real world examples of how McGinty has been able to keep wind off the urban radar screen. ie. […]

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A warning for Ontario: government-led innovation rarely works

J. C. Bourque — The Globe and Mail — December 3, 2012 Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has presided over a precipitous economic decline – a fact confirmed by Roger Martin’s most recent Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity report. The province is experiencing a long-term drop in prosperity vis-a-vis its North American peers. Five years on from the financial […]

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Wind Turbines causing political turbulence

Bob Boughner — Chatham Daily News — November 30, 2012 Mayor Randy Hope should be doing more to create real jobs in Chatham-Kent rather than simply allowing the wind turbine industry to flourish, says local MPP Rick Nicholls. The MPP for Chatham-Kent Essex said Hope would be doing the municipality a big favour by attracting […]

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Ontario helps kill green plan

Thomas Walkom — KW Record — November 23, 2012 Say goodbye to Dalton McGuinty’s green industry strategy for jobs and manufacturing. The World Trade Organization may have put the boots to it. But the Ontario premier and his government were unwitting accomplices. Critics are already denouncing the trade body for vetoing a Buy Ontario plan […]

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McGuinty Liberals’ dream of renewable energy has not come to pass

Scott Stinson — National Post — November 4, 2012 The absolute best face that the Ontario Liberals can put on the decisions to cancel gas-fired power plants in Oakville and Mississauga, at a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars to taxpayers, is that the government was “responding to local concerns.” That is indeed one […]

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An ill wind for McGuinty

Lorrie Goldstein — Toronto Sun — November 3, 2012 One of the worst things the Dalton McGuinty government did in its disastrous dash into green energy was to ride roughshod over the health complaints of rural Ontarians regarding industrial wind turbines. Basically McGuinty dismissed them as NIMBYS. That is, people who weren’t really suffering any […]

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Long-time allies turn on McGuinty over Green Energy delays, cancellations

Scott Stinson — National Post — August 16, 2012 When the McGuinty government announced its signature Green Energy Act in 2009, John Kourtoff was one of many business leaders who had been lined up to offer unqualified support. “The Green Energy Act will serve as a turning point in Ontario’s economic history,” said Mr. Kourtoff, […]

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Blame for hydro rates lies in one place

North Bay Nugget — April 20, 2012 No one has done more to inflate your hydro bill than Dalton McGuinty, PC Energy Critic and Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli said today.  With the Ontario Energy Board’s recent price announcement, residential electricity prices have now officially doubled since 2003, from 4.3 cents per kilowatt hour to 8.8 […]

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Liberals’ vow of green jobs misses mark

Lorrie Goldstein — QMI Agency — April 14, 2012 I have a business proposition for anyone who still believes Dalton McGuinty will create 50,000 green energy jobs by the end of this year, as he promised in 2009 when he introduced his Green Energy Act. My proposition is I have some ocean front property in […]

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To lighten the mood for the day….

In  a church  in Port Elgin a lady is saying her daily prayers. Dear   Lord, This has been a tough two years. You have taken my  favourite actor Patrick Swayze. My  favourite actress  Elizabeth Taylor. My favourite singer  Whitney Houston. My favourite news broadcaster Mike Wallace. And now my favourite tv host  Dick Clark. So, […]

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