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Category Archives: Politics


Environmental Enforcement and Public Health Disasters in Ontario


This article examines several of the environmental and public health issues that arose within Ontario due to legislative and procedural policies and decisions by the Mike Harris led Progressive Conservative government. The after effects of these issues were felt widely across the province and continue to do so today. As will be seen below, civil… Continue Reading »


Omnibus Laws to Trim Transparency, Red Tape in Ontario


The previous article looked at the neo conservative revolution brought about by Mike Harris and the Ontario Conservative party based upon capitalizing on the political weakness of Bob Rae’s Ontario NDP’s and riding on the coat tails of economic growth which the province was just beginning to experience. This article attempts to examine the government’s… Continue Reading »


Ontario Hydro’s Path to Privatization


Previous articles have focused on other aspects of the Harris PC’s role in contributing to Ontario’s status as a ‘Have Not’ province. Today we examine the (partial) privatization of Ontario Hydro and its impact contributing to the fiscal decline of the province. Ontario Hydro –  The Beginning In 1905 Adam Beck, widely credited as being… Continue Reading »

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