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PCs say Kathleen broke the rules in the Sault

Wednesday, May 28, 2014   by: Staff



Yesterday Kathleen Wynne, former Liberal Education Minister and School Board Trustee, attended a taxpayer funded school to make a partisan political announcement.

At that announcement she uploaded Ontario Liberal Party images and content on Huron Superior Catholic District School Board property.

This is not allowed.

The school board policy clearly states in Policy 4015 (“Usage of the Board’s Computers”, 6bi (Prohibited Activities):
b) Activities inconsistent with the Board’s Mission Statement are prohibited. This includes:
ii) political lobbying

The Policy is listed here.

Local PC Candidate Rod Fremlin said “Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals have once again demonstrated their blatant lack of respect and disregard for rules and regulations not only for the people of Ontario but also locally here in Sault Ste. Marie.  Kathleen Wynne needs to learn to follow the rules.”


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avo13 5/28/2014 3:00:13 PM Report

You know your desperate when..
Zing 5/28/2014 3:00:44 PM Report

Hahaha, is that all you got?
avo13 5/28/2014 3:01:16 PM Report

Better call in the Military to deal with this.
Justin Tetreault 5/28/2014 3:02:30 PM Report

Well I guess she'd better step down as Premier and pack up the campaign.
sinikka 5/28/2014 3:10:27 PM Report

Why would Kathleen follow any rules. Did any of the Fiberals before her. The Liberals can only be judged by their time in office. Nothing else has to be said .
D.R.R. 5/28/2014 3:26:17 PM Report

Seriously though, did she or one of her assistants do that, or did a school employee do that? I am sure that someone had to provide at least access to the computer through the password system to do that. I guess the PC party would also be looking to have this employee terminated as well for such blatant disregard for school board policy.
justsomeguy 5/28/2014 3:27:03 PM Report

Hang on, are you trying to tell me that the Liberals may have done something bad?

I guess we should consider ourselves lucky that hurrican Liberal was in town and this is the only damage left behind.....

...that we know of.

jonkto 5/28/2014 3:32:53 PM Report

LOL - Grasping for straws... I guess all you can do when you're polling at 10% locally.
mosquitos 5/28/2014 3:39:27 PM Report

Liberals give all the other parties a bad rap, they're really the only crooked ones. Vote PC and clean up this mess! Hate PC, then vote NDP, at least they try to do what they say.
Gurpy 5/28/2014 3:44:28 PM Report

NOTHING can top the damage done by the Liberals! I`ve never seen anything like it! I`m really surprised an election wasn`t called a long time ago!
KFM 5/28/2014 3:56:59 PM Report

Really, this is Hudakian desperation!
ThinkAgain 5/28/2014 3:57:04 PM Report

Since when do Liberals follow any rules
vlr 5/28/2014 4:00:58 PM Report

C'mon people, when does any political party follow the rules?
OH IT'S ME AGAIN 5/28/2014 4:09:30 PM Report

Are you kidding me. Only one of many instances where this candidate will prove he is WAY OVER HIS HEAD.
Another sacrificial lamb running for the PC's locally.
OH IT'S ME AGAIN 5/28/2014 4:13:16 PM Report

A PC is a PC. I see the federal PC's have shown how honest and transparent they are???LOL....
Remember they were going to clean up all the messes..yeh right...they have more corrupt issues than all other parties put together.You vote for these guys and then pay the price for it.
bubba2006 5/28/2014 4:16:56 PM Report

Policies are in place for a reason. If everyone does not follow the rules, then why make a policy? OR do we have them in place so we can pick and choose who we will go after for not following the rules? POLITICIANS ARE ALL THE SAME....from your local councillors to provincial and federal candidates. THEY WANT A JOB...and the pay that goes with it.
Kathleen Wynne should follow the rules and worse yet, the DIRECTOR and TRUSTEES should know better! shame on you!
northkidd2 5/28/2014 4:22:03 PM Report

And this did not make the International News?
Talk about stretching to make a story... SHAME!
cathyh 5/28/2014 4:24:24 PM Report

I've just read the news that Mr. Hudak got his math wrong when calculating the million jobs idea. Maybe he should go back to elementary school and brush up on his readin, writin and rithmetic.
t55 5/28/2014 4:37:03 PM Report

Yea i'm sure Wynne didn't get it wrong talk about desperate she doesn't have a plan or a clue but she knows all the people that they have been lying to for years will vote for them again.
t55 5/28/2014 4:43:46 PM Report

Its not rocket science you ease the tax burden for businesses they employ people, you ease the tax burden for people they spend it which puts the money back in to the economy and creates more jobs.
A sixth grader could figure this out but apparently not the liberals or NDP.
KiwiOnASticK 5/28/2014 4:55:31 PM Report

If the 3 old parties keep this pissing contest going, how long until the general public give up and elect the Green candidate out of pure protest?
Frio 5/28/2014 5:02:37 PM Report

No problem with rules and regulations at a catholic school considering that the RC Separate School Board had in it employ Father Wm. Hodgson Marshall as principal of St. Mary's from 1978 to 1985 and Ken Deluca as teacher from 1972 to 1993, both convicted for the sexual abuse of numerous students over many years while their bosses claimed they knew nothing..
Bill_the_Cat 5/28/2014 5:23:12 PM Report

And the OECTA office on Queen St has a large red Orazietti sign on its windows. No coincidence there.

Had the roles been reversed, the screams would have reverberated to Queen's Park about PC indoctrination.

Apparently, the Liberals think rules are for little people.
dirtybeard 5/28/2014 5:27:48 PM Report

Good thing they caught it before the Liberals wiped the computer...
Dictionary 5/28/2014 6:06:23 PM Report

hahaha... that's pretty desperate Rod. don't worry though, no teachers are voting for you anyways.
Me Myself an I 5/28/2014 6:26:59 PM Report

@t55 Ontario already has one of the lowest corporate tax rates in North America, yet you don't see them creating jobs.

undecided 5/28/2014 6:32:09 PM Report

Funny when the Liberals break the rules the police are called. When the Conservatives screw up the coroner is called IE Dudley George , Walkerton , Listeria to name a few
havenesegal 5/28/2014 6:35:17 PM Report

I really wish the candidates would talk about more that there honestly gonna do and stop throwing sand in the sand box :( Are we adults or children geeze.
lookaround 5/28/2014 8:19:27 PM Report

I don't care what Wynne does Mr PC what can you offer other than finger pointing?
missadie41 5/28/2014 8:28:05 PM Report

Really, that's what the PC's are wasting their time on....all the things that they've done when they were/are in power you've got to be kidding me! Please stop with the American style smear campaign it's getting old and about telling me something that you will/can actually do for this country other than trying to "taint" the other candidates...
CountryTrapper 5/28/2014 8:47:32 PM Report

Are you dummies serious??? Your going to vote liberal again. I know why I moved out of this city now. It's full of dummies. I'm not going to explain any further because if your going to vote liberal after what they've done to this province, you deserve every bit of this mess.
Boomer4771 5/28/2014 8:49:38 PM Report

WHO CARES... This is what PC have to offer. Another idiot like Hitler oops I mean HUDAK...
Mr. Poster 5/28/2014 10:08:19 PM Report

Wynne is far more trustworthy than Hudak. One million jobs is baloney. Governments do not create jobs of that magnitude....entrepreneurs do.
J_B 5/28/2014 10:41:15 PM Report

When Hudak shows up at the same school next week he'll slate it for closure.
Mr E 5/29/2014 12:02:09 AM Report

How can any Liberal put down a PC supporter when this has probably been the most wasteful corrupt government in decades! Keep the funnies coming!
Gurpy 5/29/2014 2:49:27 AM Report

Mr E & CountryTrapper
You both speak words of WISDOM!
To anyone remotely considering voting Liberal....WAKE UP YOU BUNCH OF FOOLS!!Stop being suckers for punishment!
dadal 5/29/2014 5:48:14 AM Report

HER Liberals have NOT been the most wasteful...that was the PREVIOUS run Libs. Our current Premiere has made an effort to correct some of the bad crap that happened. Sure you can say she was part of the prev gov, and she was. But she wasn't in charge so when in that position you either walk away or do what you're told.

Just like the Federal PCs and the Senator cover ups. And ALL the other Federal PC cover ups. And how about them Robo Calls the PCs are famous for. Anyone watching the dirty politics the PCs are doing to EACH OTHER in a few S. Ont riding nominations? Even harper had to threaten those two women to keep the dirtiness OUT of the media eyes.

In fact the LAST PC Ontario Gov was NOT a bunch of angels. They did alot of dirty crap too.

This is TYPICAL underhanded PC Propeganda devised to create negativity at any cost. Hudack will ride in on his white stallion and save Ontario from the evil cheating Liberals. More like riding on his talking A$$. Shame on you Fremlin. Now we see the mentality that the local PC supporters want in office.

Oh and your shining knight has admitted he "over estimated" the number of jobs he can create. I guess he was looking at his paycheck when he was calculation that 1,000,000 positions....
sportsfan17 5/29/2014 6:52:59 AM Report

And this guy wants to be an MP... he'd be in over his head more than Bryan Hayes even!
right wing 5/29/2014 8:53:57 AM Report

...and if it was a P.C. or NDP representative that did this the Liberals would be all over it like a fat kid on a smartie....funny how that works.
LSARC 5/29/2014 9:41:12 AM Report

Some still care if their children's minds are filled with propaganda or with skills like; logical debate, deductive reasoning
and responsible decision-making.

Schools are no place for electioneering and teachers should know better than to allow or enable partisan politics yet many, like Wynne, have abandoned their moral duty to model appropriate behaviour, to teach by example.

Children are being indoctrinated not educated...the effects of this long term degradation of pedagogy are showing in a population which accepts the "ruling class" attitude of Kathleen Wynne. She has repeatedly shown personal disregard for the regulations she imposes on lesser beings.

The signing off on the gas plants waste of billions was her responsibility, she collected the signatures. She has again signed off on yet another scandalous waste of public money for pre-election "seat-saving"...

“Kathleen Wynne approved a $317 million bailout to a private company without the public’s knowledge or approval of the Legislature,” said former Ontario PC MPP Frank Klees. “She needs to explain why this secret deal was never made public.”

“Kathleen Wynne approved a multi-million bailout without the public’s knowledge and in a Cabinet room right before an election,” said Klees “Not only was this hidden from the public, she needs to explain why this secret deal was made after she dissolved the Legislature.”
LSARC 5/29/2014 10:10:40 AM Report

Ensuring "accountability", the job of the Opposition, is made more onerous when the MSM refuses to hold the "ruling" Party to regulations and best practices which serve the public good.

New documents show Metrolinx used tax dollars to pay high-priced consultants to create fake twitter accounts as part of an astro-turf campaign designed to suppress public criticism and manufacture the appearance of grassroots support for a Liberal plan to increase the gas tax and HST.

The Ontario government transit agency paid the consultants $1-million in public funds to manipulate public opinion and pave the way for a Liberal plan to hit families with new taxes, tolls and fees.
johnnyc 5/29/2014 11:20:09 AM Report

Better fire 1'200 local workers with decent paying jobs who have families to feed to make it right and stick it to those Liberal supporters...

good grief, what has this world turned into?

Vote #anythingbutPC
irishfey 5/29/2014 11:27:49 AM Report

Mr. Fremlin has more values in his baby finger than Wynne has in her entire body. This may seem like a small thing to others what Wynne has done, but if she thinks she can get away with it , What will she do if elected? Just goes to show you that Rod would not sink to her level and has called her out on it! You all scream for truth and honesty from the Candidates and slam M'r Fremlin for pointing out such behaviour. Trust stars at the bottom and works it's way up, something Wynne hasn't learned yet!.. Truth, honesty and values are taught at an early age and Wynne missed the boat on all three accounts! Rod on the other hand learned these lessons out behind the woodpile and those type of lessons in value, truth and honesty are embedded in a folk that stays with them for life. Rod may be new at this political stuff, but i can assure you he will be truthful and honest in his campaign and will not stoop to Wynnes level for his own gain!!
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