Ontario – Why Does The Wynne Government Have Anything Left To Promise? They Are The Government.

Wynne to join provincial and federal ministers for significant announcement Premier Kathleen Wynne is scheduled to join Ontario Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault and federal Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott in Thunder Bay on Thursday to make what is described as a significant announcement. The premier’s office confirmed her visit to Thunder Bay in an itinerary […]

Ontario – Sell Legal Weed In A Free Market

Doug Ford is in favour of allowing the free market to sell marijuana in Ontario?  Hmmmm….That is interesting. Sell legal weed in a ‘free market’ Ford told Ontarians that he’s not a fan of monopolies and is considering getting the government out of the business of selling cannabis when it’s legalized later this year. Free […]

Ontario – Doug Ford Wins Ontario PC Leadership

Doug Ford wins Ontario PC leadership after chaotic party race Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives are test-driving a Ford less than three months before an election. In a stunning upset Saturday following a heated ballot dispute, Doug Ford — brother of late Toronto mayor Rob Ford — was chosen to lead the beleaguered party into the June […]

Canada and Ontario – A Tale Of Two Governments

I wonder if you can tell which government is facing an election in the immediate future and which is not. The first in the Ontario Government.  The following is an article that summarizes last spring’s 2017 budget.  Notice massive spending spree.  Vote buying at its finest.  I am sure that, by the time Queens Park […]

Ontario – Why Did The Toronto District School Board Let the Tearful 11 Year-Old Face The Cameras?

An attacker did not cut her hijab, police say. But why did the TDSB let the tearful 11-year-old face the cameras? Days after an 11-year-old girl alleged that a man cut her hijab, twice, Toronto police have concluded that the events “did not happen.” In a statement released Monday, the police, who had been investigating […]

Ontario - As Nipigon Bridge Repair Costs Mount, Province Won't Say Who Will Foot The Bill

Ontario – As Nipigon Bridge Repair Costs Mount, Province Won’t Say Who Will Foot The Bill

As Nipigon Bridge repair costs mount, province won’t say who will foot the bill $106M bridge failed 42 days after opening to traffic in January 2016 The Canadian Press Posted: Jan 14, 2018 12:35 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 14, 2018 12:43 PM ET Repairs to a bridge in northwestern Ontario will take nearly three years and […]

Ontario – A Curious Thing Happened When Ontario Hiked Minimum Wages by Over 20%

A Curious Thing Happened When Ontario Hiked Minimum Wages By Over 20% Minimum wage hikes, and the inevitable job losses that result from them, are a consistent topic of conversation for us…here are just a couple of recent examples: Seattle Min Wage Hikes Crushing The Poor: 6,700 Jobs Lost, Annual Wages Down $1,500 – UofW […]

Ontario – Minimum Wage Increase Starts To Produce Results

Tim Hortons heirs cut paid breaks and worker benefits after minimum wage hike, employees say Employees at an Ontario Tim Hortons owned by the children of the chain’s founders say they have been told to sign a document acknowledging they are losing paid breaks, paid benefits, and other incentives as a result of the province’s […]

Ontario – Distracted Walking Legislation….Yes Its A Thing

Toronto MPP wants to ban people from crossing the street while using their cellphones Safety advocates are slamming the proposed “zombie law” saying distracted drivers are the main cause of pedestrian injuries. Prominent pedestrian safety advocates are slamming proposed “distracted walking” legislation that would prohibit people in Ontario from using a cellphone while crossing the […]

Ontario – The Remote Northern Reserves Need Nurses

First Nation leaders declare State of Emergency at K.I. The Chief and Council at Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug have closed the local clinic and declared a state of emergency. In a news release, they say it’s because of a shortage of nurses at the clinic. According to the statement, K.I. is supposed to have a full complement […]