Category Archives: Ontario Debt

Hey Olivia, our Granny trumps yours!

Kathleen Wynne repeatedly uses her granddaughter for effect in political speeches, for example: She said her granddaughter’s generation would forgive today’s politicians for getting some things wrong, but would never forgive failure to act on climate change. (from cbc) While … 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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Candidates outline their platforms

LSARC was pleased to attend the event held in the Atrium at the Water Tower Inn yesterday evening, Thursday June 5, 2014. Sault Ste Marie riding candidates in the current election were asked to present a 5 minute outline of … Continue reading

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Pretty radical stuff

During the present campaign a great deal has been made of the Conservative plan to create 1,000,000 private sector jobs and reduce public sector jobs by 100,000 to 2006 levels. Much criticism has been levelled at Tim Hudak and his … Continue reading

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ABOUT ENERGY LITERACY… “Error 404 – Not Found”

ABOUT ENERGY LITERACY… “Error 404 – Not Found Sorry, but you are looking for something that isn’t here.” Upon launching the new energy web page the Minister of Energy said he heard “one consistent message from energy consumers, Ontarians and … Continue reading

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Stealing us blind, spending like a drunken sailor

“There’s strong feeling on both sides,” she [Wynne] told the crowd” Regardless of the ideology it is the facts which should weigh most heavily; wind energy has been shown to be an expensive adjunct which relies on fossil fuels cradle … Continue reading

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Working without a Net

WORKING WITHOUT A NET “They seem particularly averse to calculating NET, they are strangers to honest and complete cost/benefit assessments so “sophisticated analysis” is not this government’s strong point.” This time last year, in a report to the Financial Post, … Continue reading

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