On the Ledge: The Monsters of 2012 →
Focus Ontario: A Conversation with the Premier
A preview of my year end interview with Premier McGuinty
Chistina Blizzard - If we knew then what we know... →
Martin Regg Cohn - Good News about Negative... →
Adam Radwanski - Blessing in Disguise →
Moody's press release on Ontario debt. →
Downgrade or Credit Watch?
Plenty of spin from the Minister of Finance Dwight Duncan in his suppertime news conference to reveal the change in outlook on Ontario’s debt from credit agency Moody’s. “Have you got the news from Moody’s?” said Duncan with a smile knowing full well that reporters had been standing on the 3rd floor of Queen’s Park waiting for him while the press release was...
The Full Ombudsman report on the SIU →
My Newshour story on the apology from Toronto East General Hospital to the family of an 82 year old woman who was threatened with a $1300/day bill.
On the Ledge: Bully Pulpit →
Why the Premier’s Press Secretary apologized.
Focus Ontario. Auditor General Jim McCarter talks about his report and I talk about the latest news from Queen’s Park.
In an annual tradition, Premier Dalton McGuinty decorates the Christmas tree outside his office with some help from some 4 and 5 year olds from the Queen’s Park daycare. Listen for the toddler who calls the Premier by his full name.
On the Ledge: That's a wrap →
Surviving the vote, and cooperation on anti-bullying. My story for the Newshour.
Allan and Wendy Hubley, parents of 15-year old Ottawa student Jamie Hubley, who took his own life on October 15th. Jamie Hubley kept a blog detailing how he was tormented as a openly gay teenager. His parents, seen here walking into the office of PC MPP Lisa McLoed, came to Queen’s Park to press politicans to work together to pass anti-bullying legislation.
Energy Critics: Peter Tabuns, NDP and Vic Fedeli, PC have different beefs about smart meters.
Chris Layton of the LCBO responds to the Auditor General’s report. PC Leader Tim Hudak says the LCBO is “gouging” consumers. Mr Layton explains how the Liquor Control Board sets its prices.
Pricey premiums and expensive alcohol. My tv story on the Auditor General’s report for the Newshour
The full Auditor General's report here →
My article on the Auditor General's report →
Turns out Jim McCarter can’t figure out why we’re paying so much for car insurance in Ontario either. However, he does have a theory.
On the Ledge: The Myth of Cooperation →
NDP MPP Cheri Di Novo talking about why she is co-sponsoring a bill with PC Randy Hillier and Liberal Kim Craitor that would repeal the “breed specific” clause in the Dog Owners Liability Act that targets pit bulls. Hillier tabled the bill calling the clause short sighted. Di Novo says the only reason her own dog hasn’t been targeted is “Don Cherry has one.”