A farmer looks at the sky after bringing hay near his horse paddock.
NDP MP Bhutila Karpoche accuses the Ford government of spending public funds to tell Ontarians that things are going well, while many are struggling to make ends meet.
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They give each other a pat on the back. However, the work is far from finished.
A quote from Bhutila Karpoche, NDP affordability critic
Jay Goldberg, Ontario director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, qualifies government advertising of exaggerated political speech.
Unfortunately, different governments in this province like to launch advertising campaigns that are in no way informative, he says.
A government campaign called Ontario Is Getting Stronger , launched by the Conservatives before the 2022 election, cost $13.5 million. Furthermore, before the 2018 election, the former Liberal government had spent nearly 20 million on advertisements aimed at giving a “favorable image” of the ruling party, the General Auditor (VG) concluded. x27;time, Bonnie Lysyk.
Ontario law prohibits the use of public funds for advertisements explicitly promoting the ruling party and the use of their logo. Former AG Bonnie Lysyk, however, repeatedly called for a stricter definition of what constitutes partisan advertising.
Based on information provided by Mike Crawley of CBC News