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Agencyitis

Bravo to Ontario’s new PC government for starting to cure Ontario from agencyitis.  Fewer healthcare related agencies is a good first step.  We say this with one caveat:  a “super agency” already exists to manage the various segments of healthcare, … Continue reading

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Leftist hysterics

Why no hysterics in the visitors’ gallery and the halls of Queen’s Park prior to June 7, 2018 about the autism issue? Little was done by the Ontario Liberal government to address the ballooning autism wait list. Now, when the … Continue reading

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Financial institution games

Scenario #1.  Have you paid a balance on a credit card or line of credit (that’s not provided by your financial institution) at your bank’s ATM, or with your electronic device on the due date and been dinged for interest? … Continue reading

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Entitlement writ large

Entitlement is on full display in the SNC-Lavalin affair. Entitlement of a company. Entitlement of a prime minister’s office. LILLEY: Time to call in cops to probe SNC-Lavalin affair   We appreciate your comments. Click here. Trumping Trudeau: How Donald … Continue reading

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Tax Hike Habit

Government can break the tax hike habit by stopping: Bureaucratic bloat Corporate welfare Duplication within government and between governments Encroachment; trying to be all things to all people Entitlement Make work projects Propagating victimhood Social engineering Trying to control science … Continue reading

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As the bureaucracy turns

What did the Global Affairs Canada bureaucrat say to the Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada bureaucrat about China’s treatment of Canadians after the arrest of the Huawei executive? “Gall-lee, like, maybe we shouldn’t have sold Nexen (part of Canada’s … Continue reading

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Climate truth

The late Dr. Reid Bryson, father of modern climatology said, “the mean surface temperature of the earth during the Cretaceous period was FOUR DEGREES HIGHER THAN IT IS NOW. He confirmed that even TODAY (that’s TODAY), the ice in Greenland … Continue reading

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No replacement needed for LHINs et al

Nothing needs to replace LHINs, CCAC, Hospital Navigator or whatever other iteration exists of this wasteful layer of government bureaucracy. A family physician, gerontologist or an assessment centre (e.g., Centre for Healthy Aging, St. Peter’s Hospital, Hamilton, ON) are quite … Continue reading

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“The most dangerous premier?”

Correction Mr. Warren (Smokey) Thomas:  The “most dangerous” person in Ontario and “the biggest problem facing Ontario” is the public sector union member whose militant attitude dictates that no demand is too extreme or a betrayal of the public trust. … Continue reading

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Propagandist newstainment media

Did you notice the subtle and not so subtle nattering about climate change, climate change and more climate change over the holidays.  Given the newstainment media’s on cue desperate voices and the holodeck-like green screen (shiny bauble extraordinaire), you know … Continue reading

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