0. Ontario Libertarian Party

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We believe in the right of individuals, families and communities to make their own informed decisions about issues affecting themselves directly.

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2. Leader's Message

Allen Small, Party Leader

"I believe that the people of Ontario should have greater control of their own lives, including greater economic and personal freedom. I'm confident that will result in greater prosperity for themselves and their families.

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3. It's time for a better Ontario

What do we stand for?

Our VISION is Communities of freedom, harmony, and abundance.

Our MISSION is to explore new possibilities through recognition of, respect for, and protection of individual liberty.

Magna Carta Presentation by John Robson

  • Posted on: 16 February 2011
  • By: Jim McIntosh

On February 5, 2011 Professor John Robson gave a presentation on the Magna Carta to the Ottawa (Ontario) South Libertarian meeting. He described how it came about and it's application through British Common Law. He explains how Britain (and Canada) have a long tradition of liberty.  Also discussed is the need to reclaim it in Canada as a tool to reduce the size and intrusion of government in our lives.

Central Planning doesn't work for Education either

  • Posted on: 15 February 2011
  • By: Jim McIntosh

The Society for Quality Education (SQE) blogged about semestering in Ontario's government-run schools. It appears that this is another bad decision made by the bureaucrats at Queens Park.  Analysis of results shows students do not do as well in semestered schools as in unsemestered schools.  As I commented on their blog:

Liberty Summer Seminars saved by CCF

  • Posted on: 14 February 2011
  • By: Jim McIntosh

As many of you may know, Peter Jawarski has hosted the Liberty Summer Seminars at his parents property near Orono, north east of Toronto.  One of the highlights was the home cooked meals prepared by Peter's parents and their friends.  Last year the Health Department told them they would have to order in 'properly prepared' food, since their kitchen hadn't been approved.  After the Seminars, the municipality of Clarington charged them with contravening the zoning bylaw.  The property wasn't zoned for convetions.  The maximum penalty is $50,000. 

Ontario abandons offshore wind power plans: Toronto Star

  • Posted on: 11 February 2011
  • By: Allen Small

This is a surprise, for whatever the real reasons, the wind farms off the shore of the Scarborough bluffs are cancelled according to this article in the Star. Pressure from Wind Concerns Ontario may have had some impact, but it might be because of costs (likely) or the fact they don't work that well. 

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We start with a reminder that December 31 is the deadline for donations to receive a refundable Political Tax Credit for 2017. "Refundable" means that you receive the credit of 75% of the first $399 donated even if you don't owe any taxes. If you haven't yet donated this year, or if you would like to top up your donation to help us with our 2018 election campaign, now is the time (see below).  

We report on the Convention held November 4,including the elections and listing of new Executive and Ethics Committee members. Allen Small provides a summary of his report to the Convention.  

Scott Marshall, our new Campaign Director, reports on the progress of our "Full Slate" campaign.  

As usual, we include a list of Libertarian meetings around the province. 

And last, but not  least, there was room for a few quotes from Thomas Jefferson.