Entries by John Laforet from 10/2011

Green Energy Act Sufferers Seeing Red

| Posted 10.03.2011 | Canada

Dalton McGuinty's Green Energy Act has failed to provide the thousands of high value jobs he has spent the last two years claiming it would and Canada's reputation as a free trader is being challenged by important members of the global community. But sadly, it's Ontarians who will clean up the mess.

Did Green Energy Act Cost McGuinty Rural Votes?

| Posted 10.12.2011 | Canada

The McGuinty government made a decision to ignore the motions against further industrial wind development, the protests, the rallies and the dominance of this issue at rural all candidates debates and their rural caucus paid for it with their jobs and cost his government their majority.

Hey Protesters: Our Top 1% Differs From U.S.

| Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada Politics

What does interim NDP Leader Nycole Turmel, have in common with Phillip Brown, General Manager of the City of Toronto's Shelter Housing Support and 65 employees at the Hospital for Sick Children? By my estimation, each of them earns an income that grants them membership to Canada's demonized one per cent.

Vermont Wind Farm Site Meets Occupation of Its Own

| Posted 10.22.2011 | Canada

While OWS entered it's second week of high-profile coverage, an occupation of a very different kind began taking place in Vermont. Concerned citizens have worked together to oppose Green Mountain Power's bid to clear-cut 134 acres of ridge top to install 21 industrial wind turbines in this environmentally-sensitive area.