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Ontario’s hidden debts

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October 3, 2011
Ontario’s hidden debts

  At least Christina Blizzard is pointing out the disastrous state that McGuinty has left Ontario. http://www.torontosun.com/2011/09/24/mcguinty-is-the-debt-devil-blizzard There is a still much more debt that has been hidden from taxpayers by McGuinty. He is motivated by his reliance on the public sector unions to get reelected. This will cost taxpayers in Ontario dearly. He...
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Total government spending on Wages and Salaries

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April 5, 2011
Total government spending on Wages and Salaries

  In dong some research for my upcoming book I found some interesting statistics about the total cost of government employees. In 2010 the Province of Ontario spent $118 Billion. Of this amount $71.2 Billion went into the wages and salaries packet of provincial employees. This means that 60% of the total spending in...
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Heading Towards Whitehorse and a National Pension Summit

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December 9, 2009
Heading Towards Whitehorse and a National Pension Summit

After many pension crisis and a horrible year in the worlds stock markets the debate on pensions is reaching a critical boil. The Finance Ministers in Canada are meeting on December 17 in Whitehorse for an event called the pension summit. The summit in Whitehorse will also help all policy stakeholders in Canada to...
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The great public-sector pension rip-off

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July 12, 2009
The great public-sector pension rip-off

The Economist published an article that reported on public sector pensions. It is called The great public-sector pension rip-off. It is a short article but highlights the key points about what is wrong with our public sector pensions. Although it is written from the UK it perfectly describes Canadian pensions as well. JOIN a...
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