Province’s coal phase-out had no impact on nitrogen dioxide levels, a significant component of smog.
While saying the public sector should focus more on outcomes, McGuinty refuses to look at the end results of his policies for Ontario’s economic performance.
Dalton McGuinty laments that the Great Recession stunted his plans to expand Ontario public services
In his autobiography, McGuinty discusses how his first act as premier was to break his election promise and raise taxes.
By the Ontario government’s own count it has 380,000 regulations on the books, twice as many as the next province.
Ontario’s net public debt is estimated at $287.3 billion and will hit nearly $320 billion by 2017. The evolution of this daunting number is an interesting story as the spring budget approaches.
At a recent political event, outgoing Premier Dalton McGuinty touted his legacy as leader of Ontario. Our government hasnt been perfect, he said. But when it comes to the big things that families count on us to get rightschools, health care, the environment, and the economyweve gotten it right every time.
While McGuinty later backtracked and claimed his original clear point was not his actual opinion, what is yet transparent is how, in McGuintys world, Ontarios problems have nothing to do with his own policy choices, or events outside of Canadasay, worldwide competition in the manufacturing sector.