Tag Archives: Ontario Auditor General

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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That is something worth voting for on Election Day.

If you are in business you understand the bottom line. You probably realize that cheap and reliable electricity enabled Ontario’s prosperity and destroying that advantage eventually destroys even our ability to protect the environment. Just as cold drives people to … 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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Dry Dock or Deep Six?

The Ministry of Energy and the over-paid agencies which have done the bidding of government have been contemptuous of the residents of rural Ontario, the Legislative Assembly, even the Freedom of Information and Privacy Commissioner, but there seems at least … Continue reading

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LSARC Blog: Charter a new course – LOCAL2 Sault Ste. Marie

LSARC Blog: Charter a new course – LOCAL2 Sault Ste. Marie: “” There is absolutely nothing new under the “new” Provincial Government, just more puffery about allowing Municipalities a greater say in renewable energy projects… There is no, “NO!”. That … 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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