What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Last Night (October 18, 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)

Auditor General’s Report: Wynne’s Liberals Paid $2 Million to Accountants to Hide $4 Billion

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

The No Wynne Scenario (Ep. 6) The Overly Energetic Leap Forward

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.

A circus is coming to Ontario and you’re all invited!

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!

The No Wynne Scenario Podcast (Ep. 5): Moving Truck, the Ontario Health Care Labyrinth, and Video Game Trolling

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

How Kathleen Wynne Wins By Losing

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

The No Wynne Scenario Podcast (Ep. 4): Laughing Gas and Ads Bonanza

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