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  1. Chris Selley: Crisis defused, for now, but still no plan to lower Ontario hydro billsRead the original story

    Thursday | Canada.com

    ... turn off their heat in the middle of winter. But the premier has a gift: even more so than her predecessor, Dalton McGuinty, she is very good at appearing engaged, interested and genuinely concerned about the problems she is addressing. "Have we ...

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  2. Five questions for Kevin O'Leary: HepburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | The Toronto Star

    ... Among the statements noted was one where he said Trudeau's cabinet “are all ex-Ontarioites under Dalton McGuinty.” In fact, only 11 of 31 ministers are from Ontario and not one was a provincial MPP. Also, he said Canada's population is ...

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  3. Fraser Institute disputes air pollution reduction claims from phasing out coalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | The London Free Press

    ... Station coal-fired plant stopped producing electricity in 2013. The Liberals, under former Premier Dalton McGuinty, came to power in Ontario in 2003 with a promise to end the province's use of coal. During the years that followed, community leaders ...

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  4. How Toronto's Papers Covered a Canadian Military ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Torontoist

    ... a surprise cameo from one of the paper's favourite targets of the recent past, former Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty (aka Premier Dad), who is taken to the woodshed for old times sake along with the current Premier Kathleen Wynne. A report from the ...

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  5. Again, Grits got it wrong with closure of coal-fired power plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | The London Free Press

    Under Premier Kathleen Wynne and her predecessor, Dalton McGuinty, the government has always maintained that while its decision to close the coal plants cost billions of dollars and contributed to Ontario's soaring electricity prices, the resulting decrease in air pollution saved Ontario $3 billion annually in health costs. A new Fraser Institute study by economists Ross McKitrick and Elmira Aliakbari directly challenges the major financial justification Ontario's Liberal government gives for closing down its five coal-powered electricity plants.

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  6. Former Somali refugee to a Canadian ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | English Dong-A

    ... forcefully represent their interests." Smitherman helped him land a job working with former Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty. Mahamad Accord, who has known Hussen for years, said to the BBC that Accord admits he was sometimes jealous of the lawyer ...

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  7. History-making Somali-Canadian cabinet minister was aide to McGuinty, uOttawa law studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Canada.com

    The country's first Somali-Canadian cabinet minister might be a Toronto MP, but he had roots in the capital long before he took his seat on Parliament Hill. Ahmed Hussen, the new minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, was an aide to Ottawa South MPP Dalton McGuinty, serving him both as leader of the opposition and premier.

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  8. Reevely: Ontario nails early labour deals with two education unionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Canada.com

    ... Kathleen Wynne, a former education minister, knows well. Battles with the teachers' unions finally did in Dalton McGuinty's premiership in 2012. Struggling with its immense deficit, the government imposed contract terms on several unions, used ...

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  9. From refugee to immigration minister: Ahmed Hussen appointed cabinet roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | The Globe and Mail

    ... into the political realm took place at the provincial level in Ontario, where he worked as an assistant to Dalton McGuinty, who was leader of the official opposition at the time. He followed Mr. McGuinty to the premier's office after the Liberal win ...

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  10. Former refugee Ahmed Hussen takes over immigration ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | The Toronto Star

    ... Smitherman became a kind of mentor for Hussen, eventually helping him land a gig working in former premier Dalton McGuinty's office. Smitherman told the Star Tuesday that he was thrilled to see Hussen vaulted to cabinet after such a short period on ...

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  11. Cabinet shuffle: meet the new ministers around PM Trudeau's tableRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 10 | 680News

    ... project. He worked as a special assistant for intergovernmental affairs to then-Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty and sat on the board of directors of Journalists for Human Rights. The Liberal MP for Burlington gets a promotion after serving as ...

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  12. What you need to know about Trudeau's cabinet shuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | MacLeans

    ... McCallum as immigration minister. About a decade ago, Hussen worked in the office of former Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty, back when Gerald Butts, now Trudeau's principal secretary, was McGuinty's top aide-a connection that can't have hurt his ...

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  13. The 3 new faces of Justin Trudeau's Liberal cabinetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | CBC News

    ... University. Along the way, he volunteered with Ontario Liberal Party and was brought into former premier Dalton McGuinty's office after the 2003 election campaign ended Tory rule in the province. It was there that he first crossed paths with the ...

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  14. Rex Murphy: Cherish your suffering, Ontario; Premier Wynne's green gods know of your sacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | National Post

    It cannot have escaped the attention of many that Ontario is most unsettled these days. That its industries are anxious, its debt colossal, its citizens not in a pleasant mood.

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  15. Keep an eye on these 5 provincial politicians in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | CBC News

    ... rating has been under 20 per cent in seven consecutive polls dating back to September, numbers worse than Dalton McGuinty had before he threw in the towel as premier. The Liberals' odds would seemingly improve, however, if Wynne followed McGuinty's ...

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  16. Platt: As we enter 2017, a shaky opposition takes aim at a beleaguered Ontario governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Ottawa Citizen

    ... A trial is scheduled for September for David Livingston and Laura Miller, top aides to former premier Dalton McGuinty who are facing criminal charges over allegations of wiping hard drives in the premier's office. And Pat Sorbara (Wynne's former ...

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  17. Why divvying up health care bills is politically toxic: CohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | The Toronto Star

    ... with a straight face: Gerald Butts, Trudeau's principal secretary, held the same post for former premier Dalton McGuinty, clamouring for greater fiscal fairness from the federal government to prevent a crippling blow to Ontario's future finances. ...

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  18. Hydro relief to save average Ontario household $130 in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 21 | Sympatico Finance

    ... that year, so Eves was forced to intervene with an election looming in 2003. While his Liberal successor, Dalton McGuinty, lifted the freeze because it too expensive, he later bowed to political pressure and introduced a 10-per-cent rate rebate ...

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  19. Kathleen Wynne says she has no plans to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | The Toronto Star

    ... and people would have jobs and that's happening,” she said. Having said that, Wynne, who succeeded Dalton McGuinty as premier in February 2013, is mindful there are others beyond Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown and NDP Leader ...

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  20. Warren: With an approval rating of 20 per cent , Kathleen Wynne is Canada's most unpopular premierRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | The London Free Press

    Premier Kathleen Wynne had a stellar start as head of the Liberal minority government in 2013. She negotiated her first "activist" budget, enjoyed a 43 per cent approval rating, won two byelections and delivered a majority government in 2014.

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