Tag Archives: Ontario

Big Money Causes Electoral Woes

In Ottawa we’ve been learning a great deal about the influence of campaign donations on elections. Well not surprisingly, this is not confined to Ottawa. The Toronto Star is seeing it at Queen’s Park:

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The Beer Store: Ah, Campaign Donations

Doesn’t this quote sound vaguely familiar in the municipal sphere? The Globe is reporting The Beer Store has donated $667,000 to provincial Liberal coffers since 2005:

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NIMBYism Revisited

Here’s another take on NIMBYism, this one from Wolf Illing, sent to The Bulldog  by email: NIMBYism is often just a random reflex response to much more serious issues associated with rezoning, issues that need a lot more attention than … Continue reading

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Don’t Cut Doctor Fees: Lawyer

Lawyer Bill Hunter is concerned about physicians pay cuts. Hunter addresses the issue with Liberal MPP Marie-France Lalonde:

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Beer Store Practises PR

Martin Regg Cohn of the Toronto Star has been single-handedly taking on the Beer Store oligopoly and is gaining traction at Queen’s Park. Cohn says currently manoeuvres by the foreign-owned Beer Store to offer craft brewers part ownership of the … Continue reading

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Ontario Introduces Pension Plan

This is a release from the Ontario Premier’s Office: The province is taking an important step to strengthen its retirement income system and ensure Ontarians are better able to enjoy their retirement years, with the introduction of legislation that would, … Continue reading

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Province To Start Ont. High-Speed Rail

This is a release from the Ontario Premier’s Office: Ontario is taking the next step to build a high-speed rail line that will connect Windsor, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Toronto, which will improve travel options, reduce travel time and create jobs … Continue reading

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Ontario Tightens E-Cigarette Rules

This is a release from the Office of the Premier of Ontario: Ontario is introducing legislation today to protect youth from the dangers of tobacco and the potential harms of electronic cigarettes, known as e-cigarettes.  Also included in the legislation … Continue reading

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Ontario Tightens Smoking Law

This is a release from the Office of the Premier of Ontario: Ontario is taking action to protect children and youth from the harmful effects of smoking. Starting January 1, 2015, it will be illegal to: Smoke on bar and … Continue reading

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Change Ottawa’s Campaign Donation Law

Our planning committee and Ottawa City Council must not only be impartial, they must appear to be impartial. Both bodies appear to have failed on both counts. Accepting campaign donations from corporations and unions is the reason. Such a practice … Continue reading

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Distracted Driving Fines Skyrocket

This is a release from the Ontario Premier’s Office: Ontario is introducing legislation that, if passed, would help keep the province’s roads among the safest in North America by reducing collisions, injuries and fatalities. If passed, the proposed legislation and … Continue reading

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Province Strengthens Ebola Defence

This is a release from the Ontario Premier’s Office: Ontario is taking action to enhance the province’s readiness to contain and treat any potential case of Ebola in the province. These measures will further protect the safety of all Ontarians, … Continue reading

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