Politics

Liberals play politics with winter power disconnections

Feb 22, 2017 @ 16:13 Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals refused Tuesday to support NDP Leader Andrea Horwath’s motion to sever Bill 27 and end winter hydro disconnections – only to introduce the exact same motion on Wednesday.   “It’s painfully obvious that the Liberals are doing what they think is best for the Liberal party – not the people of ...

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Mantha demands answers from Wynne government on Highway 17 closure

Feb 22, 2017 @ 16:02 Today Michael Mantha, NDP MPP for Algoma-Manitoulin, demanded the Wynne government provide answers and solutions for a section of Highway 17 between Wawa and White River that was washed out and closed again, this time for about eight hours.   “Once again, the Wynne government has allowed another northern road to close.  The closure of ...

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Liberals vote against ending winter disconnections

Feb 21, 2017 @ 13:14 Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals had a chance Tuesday to join with the NDP and end the practice of disconnecting hydro in the winter – but voted against it.   “Last year 60,000 households had their hydro cut off,” said NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, who tabled the motion on Tuesday morning, the Legislative Assembly’s first day ...

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