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Politics and its Discontents: Dalton McGuinty: A Man Running Or On The Run?

I have to admit, I find the imagery extraordinarily pleasing.

Like a man on trial for criminal offences entering the courthouse via an underground passage to avoid the media glare, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty stole through the back door during a Wednesday evening stop at the campaign headquarters of Liberal lawyer . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Dalton McGuinty: A Man Running Or On The Run?

Politics and its Discontents: Thursday’s Ontario Byelections

Compelling reasons to hope that Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty does not secure his majority government via Thursday’s byelections:

The Ornge scandal, and his refusal to appear before the Legislative committee to explain his role in it.

The $180 million taxpayers are on the hook for because McGuinty cancelled the gas-fired . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Thursday’s Ontario Byelections

Politics and its Discontents: Lisa Raitt Promises To Get The Trains Running

And will she promise to get them running on time? Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: Seismic Activity Reported In Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire, England

In one of the best examples of doublespeak I have encountered in a long time, Ontario Finance Minister had this to say about wage freezes and bargaining rights yesterday:

“Bargaining in good faith is not only the right choice to make, the Supreme Court of Canada requires it,” the finance minister said, emphasizing the goal . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Seismic Activity Reported In Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire, England