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McGuinty: Cancelling Gas Plants Was 'Right Thing to Do'

Bloomberg - ‎3 hours ago‎
Despite a scandal that contributed to the demise of his 23-year political career, former premier of Ontario Dalton McGuinty says the costly cancellation and relocation of two gas plants was 'the right thing to do' because his character matters more ...

Reevely: Deliverology is great if you don't mind breaking the bank, Ontario experience shows

London Free Press - ‎3 hours ago‎
Barber distilled deliverology into a handbook titled How to Run a Government. It has 57 rules, so it's not a quick-start guide.
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MPP Kim Craitor was forced to resign in 2013 over sex harassment allegations, Wynne says

Toronto Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
Craitor, a three-term MPP first elected in the 2003 Liberal sweep that brought Dalton McGuinty to power, was known as a maverick and frequently clashed with his own government, fighting against hospital closures in the riding.
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OPP investigating allegations that Ontario government officials illegally destroyed wind farm documents

National Post - ‎May 4, 2016‎
A previous investigation into the disappearance of files, in the last days of Dalton McGuinty's premiership, about the decisions to cancel two gas-fired generating stations has already led to charges against McGuinty's then-chief of staff, David ...
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The sins of the past are catching up to Premier Wynne

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Two former aides to former premier Dalton McGuinty have been formally charged. Now the Ottawa Citizen is reporting that the OPP is launching a second investigation - into the alleged destruction of documents related to the cancellation of a wind farm ...

Fair weather anti-tax efforts

Toronto Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
Thanks to their efforts, the McGuinty government tax cuts - most of it went to business - amounted to an annual loss of $8.7 billion in tax revenues since 2013.

David Reevely: Ontario's experience shows serious flaws in 'deliverology' governance

National Post - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The man who's now the prime minister's outboard brain, Gerald Butts, once did the same job for McGuinty in his early days, after McGuinty was elected promising to be “the education premier” who also fixed health care. Butts famously went to Britain to ...

Gone with the wind? OPP probe wind-farm records

Ingersoll Times - ‎May 3, 2016‎
A previous investigation into the disappearance of files, in the last days of Dalton McGuinty's premiership, about the decisions to cancel two gas-fired generating stations has already led to charges against McGuinty's then-chief of staff, David ...
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Ontario high school graduation rates are the highest ever

Ottawa Citizen - ‎May 5, 2016‎
In 2004, then-premier Dalton McGuinty vowed to increase the graduation rate to 85 per cent by 2011, then poured $1.5 billion into a “student success strategy” which included measures ranging from co-op programs to high-skills majors that offered a ...

Should taxpayers keep subsidizing the ethanol industry?

CBC.ca - ‎May 5, 2016‎
In total, ethanol producers have received nearly $500 million from provincial coffers since 2007, when then-premier Dalton McGuinty mandated five per cent ethanol content in gasoline and created the 10-year Ontario Ethanol Growth Fund to prop up ...

Voters may want campaign-donation limits, but how much does it matter?

The Globe and Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Previously, that was most prominently on display in how she handled the controversy around the costly cancellation of two gas-fired power plants, which happened while Mr. McGuinty was premier and she was at his cabinet table. Unlike Mr. McGuinty, who ...
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Syrian resettlement groups in Ottawa get $450K boost

MetroNews Canada - ‎May 4, 2016‎
... speaks during a funding announcement for Syrian refugees in Ottawa on Wednesday. Among those also pictured are Immigration Minister John McCallum, Ottawa South MP David McGuinty, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna and Ottawa Mayor Jim ...

FedDev Ontario Supports Digital Innovation Through Investment in Hotel Communication Network

Marketwired (press release) - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Today, David McGuinty, Member of Parliament for Ottawa South, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, announced funding of up to $525,000 in ...

OPP investigate Ontario Liberal government

NorthBayNipissing.com - ‎May 4, 2016‎
In that case former premier Dalton McGuinty's chief of staff and deputy chief of staff have been charged with breach of trust and mischief.
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Too much swagger in Liberal spending plans

The Kingston Whig-Standard - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Moreover, the Liberal party has a long-term vulnerability, earned during the first Trudeau era and reinforced by the interminable McGuinty-Wynne years in Ontario, to the charge it is a spendthrift. Years of Paul Martin-John Manley blue liberalism ...

Ontario taxpayers gave $163M to Liberal Party's biggest corporate donor

CBC.ca - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The government of Dalton McGuinty mandated that every litre of gasoline in the province must contain 5 per cent ethanol, starting in 2007.

Largest Liberal donor receives $163M from the Province

North Bay Now (press release) - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The government of Dalton McGuinty mandated that every litre of gasoline in the province must contain 5 per cent ethanol, starting in 2007.

I Am Seeking Liberal Nomination Because I Believe In Progress

Huffington Post Canada - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Let me be clear: I did not support former Premier Dalton McGuinty's legislation in 2012 and was happy to see the legislation repealed.

Stevens: Can Trudeau help Wynne regain momentum?

Waterloo Record - ‎May 2, 2016‎
One hill is the fact that the Liberals have been in office at Queen's Park for 13 unbroken years - and the shadow of the previous Dalton McGuinty government, especially the gas plants scandal, still hangs over Wynne. The second hill is the normal mid ...
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Andrew Coyne: Listen, there's nothing we couldn't fix in this country if we only had looser lobbying rules

National Post - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Think of Dalton McGuinty, the former premier of the more enlightened jurisdiction of Ontario. Why, it wasn't more than 18 months after he hastily resigned his post that he was back on his feet, lobbying the people he appointed to cabinet on behalf of ...
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