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Ontario Cracks Down On Wireless Contracts

This is a release from the Ontario Premier’s Office: Ontario’s wireless and cell phone consumers will now get clear information and fewer surprises when they enter into cell phone and wireless services contracts.

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Learn The Salaries Of Ottawa`s Public Employees

The Sunshine List has appeared with all the salaries of public employees in the province. On the PDF file for the whole province, the City of Ottawa`s salaries begin on page 89.

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Who Saves The Cities?

This is an email from long-time Bulldog reader Bruce Webster: If the cities of Ontario are as claimed by the province to be “Creatures of the Province” and so must never be allowed to produce or run deficit budgets.

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Ontario To Extend MPP Wage Freeze

This is a release from the Ontario Premier’s Office: Ontario has introduced legislation that would, if passed, extend the current freeze on MPP salaries until the provincial budget is balanced in 2017-18.

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Police The Police

After hearing of the woes with the Toronto police that former police reporter John Downs had, Ontario Ombudsman Andre Marin’s words ring true. “I think some of the police community has forgotten that this is not a police state,” Marin … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity Corporation To Be Unveiled

This is a release from the City of Ottawa: Mayor Jim Watson will be joined by Royal Galipeau, MP for Ottawa-Orléans, a provincial representative, and Orléans Ward Councillor Bob Monette to announce a new non-profit corporation, bringing together academia government … Continue reading

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Province Takes On The OMB … Again

Ontario will try to reform the Ontario Municipal Board. — Well here we go again. Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government will try to reform the Ontario Municipal Board. Former premier Dalton McGuinty attempted the same thing when Municipal Affairs Minister Jim Watson … Continue reading

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Another Reason For Light Rail Down Carling

Carling Avenue has been named one of Ontario’s worst roads by the Canadian Automobile Association.

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Ontario Imposes Agreements On Teachers

This is a release from the Ontario Premier’s Office: Ontario is moving forward with the implementation of collective agreements for all teachers and support staff that meet the province’s fiscal targets while protecting the classroom experience and the gains made … Continue reading

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Ontario Creates New Legal-Age ID

This is a release from the office of the Premier of Ontario: Ontario is making it easier to identify when someone is of legal age when buying alcohol or tobacco.

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Ont. Liberal Leadership Hopefuls Debate In Ottawa

This is a release from the Ontario Liberal Party: On Tuesday December 18th, 2012, the 2013 Ontario Liberal Party Leadership Candidates will participate in the Ottawa Leadership Debate.

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So What Happens To Ottawa Casino With Tory Revamp?

The Ontario Tories are planning an announcement this Monday morning to reveal plans to revamp the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. No word on how this will affect a proposed Ottawa casino though the Progressive Conservatives don’t appear keen on … Continue reading

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Ontario Unveils Its Green Button

This is a release from the Ontario government: Ontario is aiming to provide electricity consumers with greater access to information about their energy consumption and encourage the creation of new, innovative tools for consumers to help conserve energy and save … Continue reading

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City Property-Tax Increase Small Beans

MPAC: The natural enemy of progressive taxation. Ottawa’s public servants now are, by necessity, preoccupied by their two-and-change per cent increase in the city budget. However, it is work that is being largely wasted.

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Kingston, Ont., To Get Tropical Storm Force Winds: U.S. Weather Service

The U.S. National Weather Service is predicting a 100-per-cent chance of tropical-storm-force winds over the next five days for Kingston, Ont. at 1:54 p.m. Tuesday.

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Bob Chiarelli To Run Again

Former Ottawa mayor and current infrastructure minister Bob Chiarelli plans to run in Ottawa West-Nepean. See Bulldog Canadian for details.

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Teachers Look Bad, Senators Look Good

What exactly are our Ontario teachers trying to do other than alienating the public? First they began withdrawing volunteer services from schools. Then they didn’t show at A.Y. Jackson Secondary School in Kanata for meet-the-teacher night despite the fact more than 100 … Continue reading

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Ontario Teachers Don’t Need To Wear Black

Teachers are some of the most valuable resources in our society. They mould keen youngsters into valuable adults. They are paid accordingly. But society has paid an enormous price for the largest economic calamity the world has faced in a … Continue reading

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