Taxes and Debt

Building a new legacy in Ontario

On Canada’s 150th birthday, I look at Ontario, once the driving economic engine in Canada, and I can’t help but shake my head.

The Ontario Liberal government has piled on $150 billion of debt over its 14 years in power — what a legacy.

When I was growing up, our province was a place where businesses raced to open up shop and people from across the country flocked in search of a job.

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Kathleen Wynne spent $200k on Rubber Ducky (really)

Kathleen Wynne and her Liberal bath toys have landed her government in hot water after reports revealed she spent $200,000 on an oversized rubber ducky.

“Kathleen Wynne’s recklessness has left Ontarians drowning in debt and the only life preserver she’s thrown taxpayers is an inflatable rubber duck with a $200k price tag,” said Ontario PC Tourism Critic Rick Nicholls. “This is just more quack economics from a tired Liberal Party whose appetite for wasting taxpayers dollar is limitless. Kathleen Wynne should throw this baby out with the bathwater immediately.”

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PC Deputy Leader Jones Uncovers Thousands Spent on Canada Goose Jackets for Government Officials

(Queen’s Park) - Ontario PC Deputy Leader Sylvia Jones is slamming the Kathleen Wynne government for spending $53,948 on Canada Goose parkas for government officials in 2015-2016. The information came via a Freedom of Information request (attached) and is being forwarded to reporters. The parkas were purchased by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services while it was under heavy criticism for cuts to autism support services.

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Liberal MPPs need to say no to road tolls

Premier Kathleen Wynne and her Liberal caucus have a big decision to make.

While the City of Toronto is busy debating the implementation of road tolls on the Don Valley Parkway and the Gardiner Expressway, the final decision will ultimately be made by Wynne.

The Ontario Government’s decision to approve these tolls should not be taken lightly. It’s a decision that should be made in the public accompanied by thoughtful debate. Residents should know where their MPPs stand on this issue.

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