Being lied to by politicians is par for the course and doesn't shock anyone, but in Ontario we get to pay for the privilege. From CTV News:
Ontario Finance Minister Greg Sorbara's case that the province can't afford to cut taxes if it doesn't receive more money from the federal government for health care would cut a little more strongly if it didn't spend $2 million advertising for its own monopoly on services for which it doesn't even legally allow competition.
Ontario's Liberal government won't apologize for newspaper and TV advertisements boasting of reductions in hospital wait times even though they've been found to be misleading, Health Minister George Smitherman said Thursday.
Friday, December 15, 2006
Posted by MapMaster on Friday, December 15, 2006