Queen's Park critics say Liberals are 'scrambling'

This comes after Liberals release "pocketbook progress report"

Opposition at Queen's Park say the Liberals are scrambling and misleading the public with the release of their "pocketbook progress report."

As Newstalk 1010 told you first, the report highlights what the province considers cost-saving initiatives for your wallet including the 30 per cent tuition grant, bringing down car insurance rates by an average of six per cent and lowering generic drug prices.  It also focus on consumer initiatives, such as putting in place tighter rules for cell phone contracts.

Progressive Conservative  Finance Critic Vic Fedeli says the Liberals neglect to point out that they implemented the HST and put eco fees on electronic purchases.

"This is a government that has been hitting middle class families with more taxes, tolls, and fees at every turn that is now claiming a sudden conversion," NDP House Leader Gilles Bisson said in a written statement.

Fedeli says the only reason why the Liberals are introducing this progress report now, is to make themselves took good before your hydro rates go up.

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  1. Mark7 posted on 04/21/2014 04:43 PM
    "Opposition at Queen's Park say the Liberals are scrambling and misleading the public with the release of their "pocketbook progress report."

    What an understatement! This fact does not need to be mentioned to the astute ones. This is all the criminal; Fiberals have done during my 50 years on earth. A vote for a criminal Fiberal is a vote against Ontario.
    1. The Real Mark7 posted on 04/22/2014 08:46 AM
      @Mark7 I disavow all the comments made by this obvious impostor.
    2. Mark7 posted on 04/22/2014 11:28 AM
      @The Real Mark7 Nice try, son. Angry Bill mentioned to me to register my name to put a stop to imposters like you. It must irritate you not to have taken it first, since you admire me so. Have a great day!
    3. john posted on 04/22/2014 02:02 PM
      @Mark7 i agree .
  2. Mark posted on 04/21/2014 05:15 PM
    "pocketbook". That's rich. Their accomplishments would fit on a stamp. A very small stamp.
    1. Laura posted on 04/21/2014 05:18 PM
      @Mark Unless you want to count their 'accomplishments' as the biggest debt in North America for a province or state. Two consecutive OPP investigations. Untold billions wasted with no return on our investment. Too many scandals to keep track of any more.

      Those are some might fine accomplishments. And don't forget that Kathleen Wynne said on the night of her Liberal leadership win that she intends to stay the course set by Dalton.

      Oh joy! Man the lifeboats.
    2. The Real Mark posted on 04/22/2014 08:47 AM
      @Mark I disavow all the comments made by this obvious impostor.
  3. Laura posted on 04/21/2014 05:16 PM
    The Liberals are finally going to force a 6% car insurance reduction??? A year later and after many peoples insurance went up by 20%??

    Do us a favour Andrea. Just keep quiet. Every time you open your mouth, it costs us more money. And Wynne, keep your favours. Your time is done. Never have I seen so much unbridled rage towards a provincial government as I see and hear every day from Ontario residents. With any luck at all, it will be the next century before the Liberal party is given another chance to destroy this province again.
    1. Sonny posted on 04/21/2014 07:40 PM
      @Laura The blame lies with the Libranos. Andrea tried to get concessions. What does Hudak have to offer?
  4. Teacher posted on 04/21/2014 05:39 PM
    The liberals are great. Not sure what's in their pocketbook but I know my bank book is full of taxpayers cash and it always will be. Based on my family history I will have a long long life with full benefits and large monthly cheques. I feel great to be the second highest paid teachers on the planet. Next time we strike we will be sure to be the highest paid. Oh,,,, that is soooooo sweet.
    1. Dean posted on 04/21/2014 06:25 PM
      @Teacher People like this are why we need Working Canadians to expose how unions continually abuse the hard-working taxpayers of this province.

      People like this are why we need Premier Tim Hudak and a strong Blue majority behind him.

      People like this are why we need right-to-work legislation, open shops, and an end to union monopolies.

      People like this are why we need to take a step into the future and abolish unions in Canada!
    2. Hp posted on 04/21/2014 08:22 PM
      @Dean So tell us.... how do unions continually abuse the hard-working taxpayers of this province?

      Please provide some concrete examples.

      Tell us how this right to work legislation will help working people, especially in light of American states who have his legislation and have the lowest income and no benefits in America. How the workers in Louisiana survive on $18,000 per year.

      Yes, please give us real examples of your proposal.
    3. Mark posted on 04/22/2014 06:01 AM
      @Hp Oh Dean. Obviously you have been away or in a coma. Likely the coma. Right to work was dropped by the cons so please WAKE UP. And again, you must have been in a coma when the piggy teachers went on strike, broke the law and took illegal "days of action" leaving parents in a lurch. Plus, many of the piggy teachers manipulated students by telling them how tough their lives are, some even tearing up in the class. In case you forgot, the teacher pigs were so abusive that McGuilty was chased out of office leaving Wynne Bag to capitulate to their demands.

      You are an idiot Dean. In fact, anyone who supports the libranos is either a public sector union pig or an idiot.
    4. john posted on 04/24/2014 11:59 AM
      @Mark hear hear .
  5. Points to Ponder posted on 04/22/2014 06:40 AM
    "Scrambling" is something near and dear to Tim Hudak and his Tea Party Cons.
    They have done nothing except scramble back and forth, trying to decide if they have a platform they can sell and, if the back room boys have figured out what it is yet.

    As much as the Liberal record is to be hated, the alternatives are positively embarrassing.

    Hudak has no leadership qualities worth mentioning and a "team" that is as weak as his missing platform. The provincial Conservative Party is a poor cousin to the Tea Party morons in the U.S. and is to be feared for those reasons.

    Horwath and the NDP have never been sensible in their approach to almost everything.
    They must not be taken seriously and must be feared as well.

    Love her or hate her, Kathleen Wynne is the only one of the three who exhibits any leadership qualities worth mentioning.

    This province has no pleasant or productive direction in which to turn.
  6. john posted on 04/22/2014 12:14 PM
    1th - cellphone company s are the feds jurisdiction .

    2nd = bringing down car insurance rates by an average of six per cent . lol lol has hell fezzes over yet . if so i have not noticed .

    3rd = lowering generic drug prices pttt bitch please .
    1. john's cousin posted on 04/23/2014 02:38 AM
      @john 1st - NOT - 1th (illiterate moron)
      2nd - The rate drop doesn't apply to tricycle riding morons.
      3rd - English please.
    2. john posted on 04/24/2014 12:02 PM
      @john's cousin nice try jackass my cousin is a NDP voter not a liberal ass kisser like u .
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