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
Photo Credit: CTV By Josh Lieblein Normally you wouldn't use the expression "spoiled for choice" to describe Ontarians, but when it comes to reasons to hate their Premier, they've got more options than they can count. And that's a problem. One list I saw floating around Twitter this week included actionable items as diverse as school closings, the … Continue reading How Kathleen Wynne Wins By Losing
This week Graeme and Josh look at Ontario government and party ads, including how recent changes to legislation may have affected fundraising and rules for both types of ads. But first, Josh gives us an update on the Gas Plant Trial. At the end we also discuss what the hell a Red Tory means, and … Continue reading The No Wynne Scenario Podcast (Ep. 4): Laughing Gas and Ads Bonanza
This week Graeme and Josh look at the changes to the Electoral Boundaries Act and then go over Conservative Leader Patrick Brown's and Premier Kathleen Wynne's tiff over some (choice?) wording Brown used last week. But first, Josh tells us about his experience trudging through muck in bucolic Walton where the Ontario party leaders attended … Continue reading The No Wynne Scenario Podcast (Ep. 3): Muddy Fields and New Seats