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Gas Plants Probe Heats Up: Report

TORONTO - The opposition parties jumped on a report that the Ontario Provincial Police served a court order at Queen's Park Thursday as part of an investigation into the alleged cover-up of the Libera...
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'A Billion Dollars Went Into This Hole'

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak is promising a judicial inquiry into the contentious cancellation of two Toronto-area gas plants, going after the Liberals on a scandal th...
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Everyone's Already Campaigning

TORONTO - The campaigning for Ontario's June 12 election got started this weekend with the party leaders holding a few events.Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne and Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hud...
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Tories To Wynne: 'Come Clean'

TORONTO - Ontario's minority Liberal government is "corrupt" and should allow a confidence vote in the legislature, the Progressive Conservatives said Thursday after a police raid to find emails delet...

Energy Rate Hikes Punish the Poor

The increases to our energy bills alone over the next five years are greater than the amount of income tax paid by a minimum wage earner in Ontario. The Wynne government should think about the people who suffer the most from irresponsible government decisions.

Don't Call Me a 'Taxpayer' - I Am More Than Just My Wallet

I don't like when tax dollars are wasted -- whether at the provincial level by relocating gas plants, or at City Hall by tearing up LRT contracts willy-nilly, or even by the federal government straight up losing $3.1 billion (whatever happened to that scandal, by the way?). And I get that times are tough. Saving pennies matters to a lot of people these days, and it should to our governments, too.
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We're Paying for Bad Energy Policies

Tax policy and energy price adjustments just don't have the same appeal as a mayor smoking crack or secret cheques to cover fraudulent housing expenses.However, the boring stuff has far more impact on our lives than the circus that follows the eccentric and scandal-plagued leaders in our country.Not all scandals are equal.
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Pay Up: Tories

TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government "learned nothing" from the $1.1-billion cost of killing two gas plants and is ready to refurbish nuclear reactors without knowing the final price, NDP Leader And...
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Hudak To NDP: Let's Do This Thing

TORONTO - Ontario's New Democrats poured cold water Wednesday on efforts by the Progressive Conservatives to force a snap election over the $1.1 billion the Liberal government spent to cancel gas plan...
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$1.1 BILLION

TORONTO - The Liberal government's decisions to cancel two gas plants in Oakville and Mississauga will cost Ontario taxpayers up to $1.1 billion, auditor general Bonnie Lysyk reported Tuesday.Lysyk's...
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McGuinty Aide Testifies

TORONTO - Ontario's opposition parties were fuming Tuesday after their questions about top Liberals attempting to pressure the Speaker of the legislature to change a preliminary finding of contempt ag...
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More Gas Plant Documents?

TORONTO - A number of emails related to two cancelled gas plants have been recovered by the government, Ontario's information watchdog said Wednesday, even though she was previously told they couldn't...
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5 Byelections

TORONTO - Voters in five Ontario ridings will get a chance to pass judgment on rookie Premier Kathleen Wynne and the scandal-plagued Liberal government in byelections to be held Thursday, Aug. 1.The b...
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This World Environment Week, Ontario Failed

Ontario's environment took a beating during Canadian Environment Week. The Liberal Cabinet had decided to gut Ontario's Endangered Species Act. Then the ECO's annual report on climate change revealed that the Liberals will not meet Ontario's greenhouse gas reduction targets. Ontario can't afford to delete environmental protections.
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CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

TORONTO - The Ontario Provincial Police launched a criminal investigation Friday into the destruction of emails about the costly cancellation of two gas plants by senior Liberal staff.The Criminal Inv...
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Tories Want Probe On Deleted Emails

TORONTO - The Progressive Conservatives said Thursday they would ask the Ontario Provincial Police to investigate the destruction of government documents by senior Liberal staff in former premier Dalt...
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I Didn't Know!

TORONTO - The governing Liberals estimated a worst-case scenario early last year of $900 million in costs to scrap two gas plants in Oakville and Mississauga, according to documents recently tabled to...
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Apology 'Too Little, Too Late': Tories

TORONTO - A formal apology from Premier Kathleen Wynne for the $585 million spent to cancel gas plants in Oakville and Mississauga was called "too little, too late" Wednesday by Ontario's opposition p...
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My Decision, McGuinty Says

TORONTO, Cananda - There were no apologies Tuesday as former Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty admitted he did not know what it would cost when he made the decisions to cancel two energy projects, which...
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Don't Look At Me!

TORONTO - The Ontario Power Authority keeps changing the estimated cost for cancelling a gas plant in Oakville, Premier Kathleen Wynne said Tuesday as she appealed to the opposition to wait for the au...