Ontario Trillium Benefit: More Canadians Get Lump-Sum Payments in July 2013

This video explains the Ontario Trillium Benefit (OTB): OTB came into effect in July 2012: Ontario has a long-term poverty reduction plan called “Ontario’s Poverty Reduction Strategy” which: focuses first on giving children and their families the support they need to achieve their full potential and to get ahead, because “an educated, healthy and employable… Continue reading Ontario Trillium Benefit: More Canadians Get Lump-Sum Payments in July 2013

Ontario’s Updated 2012 Budget: Proposed Changes Lead to a Faster Deficit Reduction by 2017-18

This is an update to my previous blogs: Put Food In The Budget Campaign Tour Starts Apr.19/12: Voice Your Concerns About Premier McGuinty’s Budget Requesting Canadian Responses to the Ontario Budget 2012: Surveys from Liberals and NDP. The recently updated 2012 Budget outlined the government’s plan to eliminate the deficit, and balance the budget by… Continue reading Ontario’s Updated 2012 Budget: Proposed Changes Lead to a Faster Deficit Reduction by 2017-18

“Billions for Business, Pennies for the Poor”: Please Petition Premier McGuinty to Give a $100 Increase to Canadians’ OW and ODSP

One Paycheck Away  is a one-minute video depicting the growing gap between the rich and the ‘rest of us” in Canada, as shown here: The following Put Food in the Budget editorial provides the update to my previous blog You’re Invited: Holiday Lunch Dec.19 + Urge Dalton McGuinty to Give a $100 Increase to OW… Continue reading “Billions for Business, Pennies for the Poor”: Please Petition Premier McGuinty to Give a $100 Increase to Canadians’ OW and ODSP

Ontario Finance Minister’s Rotary Club Speech: Jobs, Growth & Deficit Elimination

Tomorrow, May 12, 2011, at approximately 12:00 p.m., you can join the Rotarians at the Rotary Club of Orillia to hear Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan’s speech on Ontario’s plan to eliminate the deficit while also encouraging job creation and protecting key public services such as health care and education. Minister Duncan will be available… Continue reading Ontario Finance Minister’s Rotary Club Speech: Jobs, Growth & Deficit Elimination

Better Tomorrow for Ontario Act Includes Measures of 2011 Ontario Budget

Please note that the following video was posted on March 30, 2011, before our recent Canadian federal election: Today the Better Tomorrow for Ontario Act passed third reading. Through the Better Tomorrow for Ontario Act (Budget Measures), which includes measures announced in the 2011 Budget – Turning the Corner, Ontario will carry out its commitment… Continue reading Better Tomorrow for Ontario Act Includes Measures of 2011 Ontario Budget

List of Companies Creating Jobs in Ontario

Good things grow in Ontario. And one of those things is job creation accompanied by support of existing jobs. Here is the list of companies creating jobs: Pratt & Whitney Canada is creating 80 new jobs in Mississauga and investing in new technology, equipment and research and development. The company is a world leader in… Continue reading List of Companies Creating Jobs in Ontario

2011 Ontario Budget Has the Bull’s-Eye on Eliminating the Deficit While Protecting Education and Health Care

Today the 2011 Ontario Budget is unveiled to Ontarians. This Ontario Budget has the bull’s-eye on eliminating the deficit while protecting education and health care. The deficit for 2010–11 is projected to be  $16.7 billion which is $3 billion lower than forecast a year ago because, for the most part, the projected program expense for… Continue reading 2011 Ontario Budget Has the Bull’s-Eye on Eliminating the Deficit While Protecting Education and Health Care