Don Drummond

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Name: Don Drummond
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Full-day kindergarten: good investment or just good politics?

Ontario’s rollout of full-day kindergarten is part of a growing movement to make universal early learning the cornerstone of broader education platforms, with supporters pointing to studies that show investments in childhood can pay off in adulthood through ... [Published Globe and Mail - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Ontario deaf students fighting for better education

zoomStudents attending Ontario’s provincial deaf schools say they are receiving an inferior education from teachers and administrators who can’t — or won’t — communicate using sign language.From a lack of courses offered in high school that would qualify ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

It’s time for politicians to curb spending

Tom tweets a tank ... and it tanks — Aug. 23I would like to comment on the "tweet that tanked" by Waterloo Regional Coun. Tom Galloway.When his tweet about purchasing an armoured tank for the Waterloo Regional Police Service was misinterpreted by some ... [Published Waterloo Region Record - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

LORRIE GOLDSTEIN · Wynne's in the red

TORONTO -  It’s not until you do the math that you realize what a black hole Ontario’s finances have fallen down under the Dalton McGuinty/Kathleen Wynne Liberal government.Ontario’s deficit for this fiscal year (2014-2015) is projected at $12.5 bi ... [Published Sun News - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Canada’s 50 Most Powerful Business People 2014: #11–20

Canada’s 50 Most Powerful Business People of 2014 #1–10 #11–20 #21–30 #31–40 #41–50 #11 Jeffrey Orr CEO, Power Financial Keeps the Desmarais fire burningThe late Paul Desmarais Sr. may have built Power Financial , but it’s the company’s CEO, ... [Published Canadian Business Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Five things all Canadian cities should stop ignoring

Jeff Lehman is the mayor of Barrie, Ontario and the chairman of the Large Urban Mayors’ Caucus of Ontario.When municipalities were created in Canada, we were an agrarian nation with less than a quarter of our population living in cities. Today that percentage ... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Breaking the cycle of unsustainable pay hikes

It feels a bit like Groundhog Day. This week, Dundas's Russ Powers, in his capacity as president of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, warned once again that the cost of policing and fire protection in Ontario's cities is out of sync with modern ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Public sector pay, perks drowning Ontario in debt

The warning signs keep piling up — and no one, apparently — is paying any attention.First, we had a report from economist Don Drummond, who warned we can’t afford expensive programs like full-day kindergarten and said we need to get public sector pensions ... [Published Welland Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Error in jobs data weighs on markets

All eyes will be on Friday’s corrected labour market data for signs Canada’s economic recovery is finally underway.The fresh figures will replace erroneous data released last week by Statistics Canada that showed Canada’s economy had created virtually ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

London calling for another Canadian as Boivin joins BlackRock

The lure of London, England has drawn another high-ranking public servant away from Canada, with investment management firm BlackRock, Inc. announcing it has poached the Canadian Finance Ministry’s number two man to its U.K. office. Outgoing Department ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Scott Stinson: Ontario fails to deliver on ‘open and transparent’ government when it comes to cutting deficit

Charles Sousa possesses a deep, smooth baritone voice, which he often uses to say very little at all. After Ontario’s finance minister delivered a pre-budget speech to a Toronto business audience this week, which was wholly similar to the pre-budget ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 12 2014]
First reported May 14 2014 - Updated May 14 2014 - 1 reports

Scott Stinson: PC platform taken from Drummond report that Liberals commissioned, refused to implement

When Don Drummond released the findings of his Commission on the Reform of Ontario’s Public Services in 2012, a report the size of a phone book that detailed 400-odd ways to save government money, I asked a former senior Ontario PC that day what he thought ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 14 2014]

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Full-day kindergarten: good investment or just ... [Published Globe and Mail - 6 hours ago]
Ontario deaf students fighting for better educa... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 31 2014]
It’s time for politicians to curb spending [Published Waterloo Region Record - Aug 26 2014]
LORRIE GOLDSTEIN · Wynne's in the red [Published Sun News - Aug 24 2014]
Canada’s 50 Most Powerful Business People 2014:... [Published Canadian Business Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
Five things all Canadian cities should stop ign... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 20 2014]
Breaking the cycle of unsustainable pay hikes [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 20 2014]
Public sector pay, perks drowning Ontario in debt [Published Welland Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
Honours to greatness at 52nd Jamaica Independen... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Aug 16 2014]
Error in jobs data weighs on markets [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 13 2014]
London calling for another Canadian as Boivin j... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 12 2014]
Voters love full-day kindergarten, but it’s lou... [Published Canadian Business Magazine - Aug 11 2014]
Scott Stinson: Ontario fails to deliver on ‘ope... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 12 2014]
Scott Stinson: The Ontario opposition parties d... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 02 2014]
Andrew Coyne: The Ontario election was a refere... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 13 2014]
Count Suckle [Published Telegraph - Jun 11 2014]
Here’s what Ontario’s premier candidates are pr... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Jun 07 2014]
Jonathan Kay: In Ontario’s dysfunction, a perfe... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 02 2014]
Today’s letters: Will Tim Hudak’s education pol... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 22 2014]
Andrew Coyne: Tim Hudak hoping commitment to a ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 17 2014]
Scott Stinson: PC platform taken from Drummond ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 14 2014]
Michael Den Tandt: Tim Hudak doesn’t have to wi... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 13 2014]
Ex-Liberal finance minister warned his party th... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 09 2014]
Three reasons Canada’s jobs data today might be... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - May 09 2014]
Andrew Coyne: Wynne’s budget makes Bob Rae’s ND... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 01 2014]
Tim Hudak: Stopping Ontario’s spiral [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 30 2014]
Jason Kenney suspends restaurants from scandal-... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 25 2014]
Study says temporary foreign worker program cul... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Apr 24 2014]
Michael Den Tandt: Harper needs to feel Ontario... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 24 2014]
Don’t expect drastic policy shifts under Oliver [Published Hill Times - Mar 24 2014]
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London calling for another Canadian as Boivin j... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 12 2014]
The lure of London, England has drawn another high-ranking public servant away from Canada, with investment management firm BlackRock, Inc. announcing it has poached the Canadian Finance Ministry’s number two man to its U.K. office. Outgoing Department ...
Scott Stinson: Ontario fails to deliver on ‘ope... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 12 2014]
Charles Sousa possesses a deep, smooth baritone voice, which he often uses to say very little at all. After Ontario’s finance minister delivered a pre-budget speech to a Toronto business audience this week, which was wholly similar to the pre-budget ...
Scott Stinson: The Ontario opposition parties d... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 02 2014]
The wreckage of the June 12 election, which left one opposition party without a leader and another having lost all the clout it once enjoyed, has caused no shortage of pronouncements on what the Progressive Conservatives and New Democrats must do if ...
Andrew Coyne: The Ontario election was a refere... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 13 2014]
In 2011, Tim Hudak sought to minimize his differences with Dalton McGuinty, downplaying economic conservatism in favour of a clutch of populist wedge issues. He threw away a 12-point lead and handed victory to the Liberals. People like me criticized ...
Here’s what Ontario’s premier candidates are pr... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Jun 07 2014]
As Ontario gets set to go to the polls this week, small business owners are looking for some promises that will help their companies stay in business and grow; and in turn help build a stronger economy. In a recent survey, the candidates for premier ...
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