Tag Archives: Ontario

Who decides an election?

Donors Newstainment Media Pollsters Special Interest Groups Voters Ontarians! Have you noticed that polling is still going on since 9th May when the writ was drawn up to mark the start of the official election campaign?  What are you going … Continue reading

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Rain Man vs. reality

“Too often the mental health-care system has not grown to meet the different and complex challenges (of people with developmental disabilities) that such ailments impose in adolescence and adulthood.”1 It’s fascinating that CAMH’s new Centre for Adult Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and … Continue reading

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People of Ontario: note to self

Do you want to be well prepared for the Ontario election on 7 June 2018?  May we suggest that you make notes to yourself and put them in your property or income tax file. Let’s start with a gem from … Continue reading

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Climate change hoaxers & …

You’ll find in the links below much wisdom from Ontarians who understand where the priorities are not.   Winds of change “… thanks to Mr. Peter Epp for his column, wherein he shows what a farce the Ontario government’s policy … Continue reading

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Do you mind paying tax on taxes?

Ottawa novelist, Mr. Randell Danley gives us the goods in the link below. “The biggest tax on taxes in Ontario are the two surtaxes.  If you owe the tax collector $4,484, the collector says, ‘Wow, that’s a lot.  We’d better … Continue reading

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As a taxpayer, do you mind paying double, triple?

Let’s go back to 23 November 2005 when the Canadian government announced the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement and compensation package. According to ResidentialSchoolSettlement.ca, following are the highlights of the settlement that Ontario taxpayers along with their fellow Canadians are … Continue reading

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Electricity & elected now like oil & water

Here are some letters that confirm this. “Shocking prices”  A mild winter in Ontario (or more accurately—a mad winter) means less consumption yet the price goes up. http://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/2016/04/21/tourist-attractions-needed   “Hydro delusions”  A less scrutinized Hydro One appears to mean that … Continue reading

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Has the cost of electricity in Ontario jolted you to your senses?

Did you know that as of 1 May you’re paying more for electricity in Ontario? The Toronto Sun reported that “the current on-peak charge of 18 cents per kWh is a 418% increase of the price when the Liberals first … Continue reading

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Automatic payment: Caveat Emptor

You would think that arranging an automatic payment for your electricity bill would be a no-brainer.  With the sale of 60% of Hydro One, the former Ontario public utility, the link below laments how the blinds have been drawn on … Continue reading

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Let’s trade speeding credits

Ontario has a burning desire to implement a cap-and-trade scheme.  (It’s burning because it will burn a whole in the wallets of Ontarians.)  One can only conclude that Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment is unable to monitor and penalize polluters, … Continue reading

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