Newington ON – What do we expect from our politicians today?
I know what I expect. I want honesty, accountability, passion and good money management.
Ontario needs a sector by sector strategy to produce high value goods and improved services. We can’t keep increasing taxes while our productivity is going down.
The public sector in Ontario since 2003 has increased by 22% while the private sector has only increase by 5%.
Government agencies such as E-Health, LHIN’s, HST, Ontario Stewardship (Eco Fees) , Hydro Tax (Green Energy), and Full day kindergarten to name a few are all bureaucratic, inefficient and costly. For the first time in history we are a “have not” province. We have a twenty-one billion dollar deficit and growing.
And so far, the only solution Dalton McGuinty has come up with is on line gambling. McGuinty wants to hire the already scandalous government agency, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) to help keep money in Ontario. My guess is that the OLG will take care of our debt problems all right; they’ll take our money from our pockets and place it right in their own. And then they’ll ask for more tax dollars to fund treatment centers for gambling addictions, that way they can justify their own evils. Does McGuinty really care about a healthy and prosperous Ontario? Or is it all just smoke and mirrors.
Its time to vote for change in 2011! I’m placing my bet on Tim Hudak.
Tammy A. Hart
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