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Auditor’s look at the Province’s books: Part 1 – Hardly a glancing blow!

“Wind farms don’t live up to the hype that they are an environmental saviour and a serious alternate energy source, and the effects they can have on their neighbours are so serious it means they should not be allowed to … Continue reading

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LTEP, POLLSTERS AND OTHER SUCH CHICANERY

We, stalwart few, went; we saw the typical Long Term Energy Plan (LTEP) bamboozlers poster board circuit; we anti-delphied this particularly odious form of “public consultation” with practiced ease.    As was the case at the LTEP 2013 they merely feign listening, but … Continue reading

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Auditor’s look at the Province’s books: Part 3 – Punch Drunk

Another year, another Auditor, another Ontario Auditor General’s report – same findings of waste, mismanagement and incompetence. Once again the Ontario Auditor General, a different one this time, in her 2013 Annual Report, looks at Ontario’s electricity sector and reveals … Continue reading

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Idle on Eagles, Cranes, Turtles…

Idle on Eagles, Cranes, Turtles… Suddenly Canadians are all racist! It couldn’t possibly be that the Idle No More “movement” is seen as yet another crass manipulation of First Nations… that thought springs to mind when reports on INM blogs … Continue reading

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Respect is a two-way street

Recently one of our members tried posting a comment/reply to a story called Wind Wars: How we can live with turbines without wrecking the wilderness by Anne Bell in Ontario Nature Magazine. Ontario Nature’s moderator took exception to the following … Continue reading

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McGuinty and Horwath Going For Broke

To make no decision is a de-facto decision in favour of the status quo. Hence we have Ontario continuing on the road to insolvency. It comes as no surprise to any but the ideologically blinkered or fiscally clueless, that the … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Need Great Friends- Once bitten twice shy

Great Lakes Need Great Friends- Once bitten twice shy Great Lakes may need great friends, but with such as these who needs enemies… this tour is clearly a membership drive using freshwater issues as a vehicle. If the Council of … Continue reading

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His dog ate my Province

Kelly McParland wrote an excellent article in today’s National Post titled Dalton McGuinty blames the dog for eating his province (http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/02/28/dalton-mcguinty-blames-the-dog-for-eating-his-province/) wherein he comments on McGuinty’s dismal management of the Province since his election in 2003. “In that time the provincial … Continue reading

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