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EDITORIAL: When it's broken, Wynne's Liberals don't fix it

While Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk’s annual report on Ontario government blunders in the electricity sector uncovered millions of dollars of waste this year instead of billions, it also revealed something especially disturbing. 436 altre parole

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EDITORIAL: Wynne worse than McGuinty on ads

Of all the examples of government waste revealed in Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk’s annual report, perhaps the most startling is this.

When it comes to spending taxpayers’ money on partisan advertising, Premier Kathleen Wynne can not even match the level of political integrity demonstrated by her Liberal predecessor, Dalton McGuinty. 308 altre parole


Hydro firms claim scuba gear, but critics say it's customers sinking

Despite auditor revelations that electricity customers were unfairly charged for raccoon traps and scuba gear, the hydro system overseer appears prepared to let $80 million in dubious claims slide. 373 altre parole


Raccoon traps, scuba gear charged to hydro customers

TORONTO — Hydro customers were charged for raccoon traps, landscaping and staff car washes through a poorly monitored program to compensate gas and coal companies to operate on standby, Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk says. 349 altre parole


Sick days, salaries taking away from kids, auditor says

TORONTO — Funding meant to help kids at increased risk of failing or to learn English is “often” redirected by school boards to expenses like teacher salaries and staff sick days, the Ontario auditor general reports.. 732 altre parole


Hello CRA, are you there? Canada Revenue Agency giving bad advice — if callers can get through: AG

OTTAWA — Some taxpayers may be filing tax returns using erroneous information supplied by the Canada Revenue Agency, the federal auditor general warned Tuesday after tabling an audit that found just getting through to the department’s helplines is an even greater challenge than the government lets on. 585 altre parole


Liberals fail to track Syrian refugees despite $950 million settlement fund: AG

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is struggling to track the impact of its historic effort to resettle upwards of 40,000 Syrian refugees, the federal auditor general concluded Tuesday in his fall report… 758 altre parole