2012 Ontario Budget


McGuinty Has Some 'Splaining To Do

TORONTO - Last week, Premier Dalton McGuinty was warning Ontario's Liberals to get ready to board the campaign bus for a summer election.This weekend, he'll be explaining why his budget — despite all...

Actually, We Do Care What You Think

Last week, Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath asked Ontarians to have their say on the budget. People in Queen's Park murmured that this was a schtick or a stall tactic. It's unfortunate that this was the knee-jerk reaction. The fact is that while Ontarians have lots of issues with the budget, one thing that was almost unanimous was that people were really happy that someone asked them what they think.

Funding To Dry Up For Toronto Arts

Provincial funding for Toronto's Luminato festival is to be cut by $3.5 million over the next two years. Festival organizers were expecting to receive $4 million from Ontario next year and $4.5 milli...