I'm b-a-a-a-c-k. Sorry for the hiatus readers, I was halfway through this post on Friday--I also had to work on an article for another publication earlier in the day--but then the clock started running into the evening and I had already made plans for the rest of the weekend. Anyway, none of you are paying … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s The National Last Thursday (October 19, 2017)
Well the first installment was a bit of a hit with readers--nearly a thousand of you visited Raving Canuck in its first 24 hours. I guess I'm committed to suffering through 45 minutes of spin and irrelevant stories each night for the foreseeable future. We'll see how long I can take it. Meanwhile, the least … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Last Night (October 18, 2017)
Here's the first installment of "What Was Wrong With CBC's The National Last Night". In these blurbs I will summarize the CBC's flagship news program from the previous night, highlighting what was glossed over or completely ignored by the public broadcaster in the last day's news cycle. I will also question, where applicable, stories given … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Last Night (October 17, 2017)
At noon today the Auditor General of Ontario, Bonnie Lysyck, held a press conference on her scathing report shedding light on the real cost behind the Ontario Liberal government's Fair Hydro Plan, which gives ratepayers 25 percent off their hydro bills. "The government's accounting treatment creates concerns of transparency, accountability, and value for money," said … Continue reading Auditor General’s Report: Wynne’s Liberals Paid $2 Million to Accountants to Hide $4 Billion
This week Josh and Graeme discuss the energy fiasco Ontario is currently mired in. We also talk about the announcements of Liberal MPPs Liz Sandals and Deb Matthews leaving provincial politics at the end of their terms, and how the Liberals are trying to frame Patrick Brown as Trumpian.
By Sarah Warry-Poljanski Ontarians are getting ready to enter the province’s 42nd election in early June of 2018 and, boy, it's going to be a zinger. After much speculation earlier this summer, Kathleen Wynne has promised she will continue to carry the torch as leader for the Ontario Liberals in the next election. Wynne currently … Continue reading A circus is coming to Ontario and you’re all invited!
On this episode Graeme and Josh try to navigate and make sense of the Ontario health care system maze. Josh tells us about the unveiling of Ontario Proud's anti-Wynne moving truck in Richmond Hill. Josh also takes Graeme to task for taking the now-cancelled and racist "Dirty Chinese Restaurant" video game, created by Markham trolls, … Continue reading The No Wynne Scenario Podcast (Ep. 5): Moving Truck, the Ontario Health Care Labyrinth, and Video Game Trolling