A veritable who’s who of independent auditors have issued scathing analyses of past and present budgets. Hands up of everyone who thinks the Wynne government’s accounting is bogus:
• Auditor-General of Ontario
• Financial Accountability Office of Ontario
• Former Director of the Canadian Public Sector Accounting Standards Board, Tim Beauchamp
• Former Saskatchewan and British Columbia Auditor General
Who doesn’t love the May long weekend?. The barbeques are lighted up, garden centres are bustling with people buying plants for their gardens, and friends and family head out to explore the great outdoors. During an election, they can also act as key moments in a campaign. A time when friends and family discuss politics and the election sitting around the camp fire, over a late Sunday brunch, or at the cottage for the first time. It’s a time when perceptions and assumptions can be either cemented or changed.
Ontario Liberal leader and current Premier Kathleen Wynne said she would be “very worried” about the fate of her party’s social programs should the Progressive Conservatives and Doug Ford form the next provincial government.
Weeks away from an Ontario election in which the front-runner openly opposes supervised drug injection sites, the Liberal government of Kathleen Wynne has green-lighted plans by public health officials in London to create two permanent facilities and a mobile service.
Kathleen Wynne, Charles Sousa and Eleanor McMahon — the Liberal premier, finance minister and treasury-board president, the boss and her money ministers — assembled at a trades school Monday morning to excoriate their left-wing rivals.
Premier Kathleen Wynne said Ford would have to explain exactly what he meant by the comment, which she said was “very disturbing.”
Both Wynne and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said they would consider an immigration pilot project to combat population decline and draw workers to the northern reaches of the province, similar to one already in place in Atlantic Canada.
In the second leaders’ debate of the June 7 election campaign, Ford said Friday he had concerns about replicating a federal pilot project under way in Atlantic Canada to attract newcomers to remote parts of Ontario.
Southlake Regional Health Centre was the subject of a Star investigation that revealed how overcrowding is causing problems for patients and mental-health workers. The Ontario premier said increased awareness is putting more strain on the system.
If the best indicator of future performance is past practice, then 10 key findings by the independent, non-partisan Ontario Auditor General suggest why it would be a bad idea to re-elect Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals next month.
Judas, Tranny Satan, and a socialist walk into a bar…
The inaugural face-off between the Liberal, Progressive Conservative and NDP chiefs started haltingly, but quickly escalated into a full-throated donnybrook among the contenders to be the province’s next premier.