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

The Globe and Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
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 ...

Infrastructure Minister's office working with provinces to stimulate economy

The Globe and Mail - ‎12 hours ago‎
Mr. Brodhead is close to Gerald Butts, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's principal secretary, having worked for Mr. Butts in the Ontario Premier's Office under Dalton McGuinty. They both have environmentalist work credentials, with the Prime Minister's ...

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 ...

Coming soon: Ontario's green energy fiasco, the sequel

The Globe and Mail - ‎16 hours ago‎
Nearly a decade later, this week's leaked document on its upcoming greenhouse-gas strategy suggests Kathleen Wynne's government has not learned from her predecessor Dalton McGuinty's mistakes. Glen Murray, a minister with more enthusiasm than ...

Stop wasting money

Brampton Guardian - ‎20 hours ago‎
After the ORNGE, gas plant and e-Health scandals that plagued Dalton McGuinty's Liberal regime, you'd think his successor, Kathleen Wynne, would have her receptors positioned to detect any government programs that might be considered wasteful.
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April 29: Ransom, paid and not. Plus other letters to the editor

The Globe and Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Why would any reasonable Ontarian go along with this plan when Kathleen Wynne's government (and its predecessor, the McGuinty government) has displayed such incompetence in the managing of electricity generation that we enjoy some of the highest ...
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Something is rotten in the state of Ontario

Daily Miner and News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
After years of analysis, I'm led to bring up this quote because of how the Liberal government under Kathleen Wynne and her predecessor, Dalton McGuinty, have convinced me there is something fishy with the way it handles the matters of what everyone ...

motion to cancel turbines falls on deaf ears

The Barrie Examiner - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The Ontario Green Energy Act (GEA) was introduced by the Liberal Government under Dalton McGuinty in 2009, and was intended to expand renewable energy production, encourage energy conservation and create green jobs for the province, while other ...

Oversight for SIU needs beefing up

Toronto Sun - ‎Apr 17, 2016‎
I later reported in my second run at the failed promise of police oversight in 2011 in Oversight Undermined that the 2008 report was gathering dust on a shelf in McGuinty's office and that, according to the government, the SIU would be left the ...
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Ontario violated teachers' right to strike, court rules

The Globe and Mail - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
As part of an austerity program, Mr. McGuinty sought to freeze teachers' pay and end the practice of banking unused sick days that could be cashed in upon retirement.
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Christy Clark received $277000 since 2011 from BC Liberals

The Globe and Mail - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has never received money from her party and neither did former Premier Dalton McGuinty, according to a spokeswoman for the Ontario Liberals.
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'Remedy' for ruling on Bill 115 could be costly

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Ontario education unions say it's too early to talk about what they will seek in light of a ruling that found the Liberal government interfered in collective bargaining when it imposed contracts on teachers and staff back in 2012, though court costs ...

PART THREE: Federal Study Centre site could help ease Ottawa's affordable housing crisis: advocates - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Ottawa South MP David McGuinty, whose riding includes the study centre, said while he “can't pre-judge” how Canada Lands will design the site before it eventually sells it on the open market, he suspects there is opportunity for a mixed-use development ...

PC leader flashes his environmental credentials

Simcoe Reformer - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Brown says the cap-and-trade program would be revenue neutral and devoted solely to green initiatives if the Liberals were truly concerned about the environment.
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'Deliverology' guru schools Trudeau government for 2nd time at cabinet retreat - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
A trio of consulting gurus met with government ministers Monday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet assembled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Kananaskis, Alta.
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Criminal bribery charges stayed against veteran Liberal fundraiser in Sudbury byelection case

National Post - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
SUDBURY, Ont. - Charges in a byelection scandal in Sudbury, Ont., have been stayed against a veteran Liberal fundraiser, but a separate bribery investigation is ongoing.

Politics and the Pen gala

Hill Times (subscription) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The 16th annual Politics and the Pen gala returned to the Château Laurier again this year, packing out the ballroom in a glitzy show of support for the Writers' Trust of Canada, Canadian authors, and politics.
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Tell Kathleen Wynne to stop building expensive and ineffective wind turbines!

The Rebel - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The Kathleen Wynne/Dalton McGuinty Liberals have been forcing their inefficient green energy initiatives into the backyards--and front yards--of rural Ontario for years, and show no signs of slowing down.

A citizens' assembly on electoral reform? Monsef doesn't rule it out (subscription) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
After Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty announced a citizens' assembly would explore electoral reform in November 2004, Ontario's Election Act was amended and an all-party committee was established to consider its terms of reference.
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Mike Duffy actions political, not criminal: Cohn

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
The OPP's multi-year probe, also requested by the opposition, into deleted emails in the premier's office under Dalton McGuinty - possibly but not necessarily related to the cancellation of gas-fired power plants - also seems like overkill (charges ...