Bonnie Lysyk

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Bonnie Lysyk said : “Many of those people had health profiles similar to residents in long-term-care homes,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, December 8, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “The collection of this information from hospitals would help better forecast future supply needs, which is particularly important given the delays in surgeries as a result of COVID-19,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, December 8, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Based on a detailed review, we found that the $5.5-billion cost estimate reported by the minister of transportation in December 2019, when the project was cancelled, was reasonable,” External link

cknw Tuesday, December 8, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Based on a detailed review, we found that the $5.5-billion cost estimate reported by the minister of transportation in December 2019, when the project was cancelled, was reasonable,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, December 8, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Many of those people had health profiles similar to residents in long-term-care homes,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, December 7, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “The collection of this information from hospitals would help better forecast future supply needs, which is particularly important given the delays in surgeries as a result of COVID-19,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, December 7, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "do not have effective systems and procedures in place to offer virtual care services more long term in a cost-efficient manner to meet Ontarians' needs," External link

cp24 Monday, December 7, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Many of those people had health profiles similar to residents in long-term-care homes," External link

cp24 Monday, December 7, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “do not have effective systems and procedures in place to offer virtual care services more long term in a cost-efficient manner to meet Ontarians’ needs,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, December 7, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Many of those people had health profiles similar to residents in long-term-care homes,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, December 7, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "do not have effective systems and procedures in place to offer virtual care services more long term in a cost-efficient manner to meet Ontarians' needs," External link

barrie Monday, December 7, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Many of those people had health profiles similar to residents in long-term-care homes," External link

barrie Monday, December 7, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Ontario's response to COVID-19 in the winter and spring of 2020 was slower and more reactive relative to most other provinces and many other international jurisdictions," External link

CBC Saturday, November 28, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "may have led to further exposure and spreading of the virus," External link

CBC Saturday, November 28, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “We are tabling three reports after this one and one of them is called COVID expenditures,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk says ( about David Walliams ) : “The Chief Medical Officer of Health (Dr. David Williams) and other public health officials did not lead Ontario’s response to COVID-19” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “These reports have been vetted for factual accuracy, and I’ve letters signed by all the senior people within the province that attest to the accuracy of the information, have agreed to the recommendations, and have incorporated their responses,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Ontario’s response to COVID-19 in the winter and spring of 2020 was slower and more reactive relative to most other provinces and many other international jurisdictions,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk says : "No such formal order was made by Ontario," External link

CBC Thursday, November 26, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Following this principle means taking decisive action early. This is not what the audit found; instead we found systemic issues and delays in decision-making,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk says : "Ontario's response to COVID-19 in the winter and spring of 2020 was slower and more reactive relative to most other provinces and many other international jurisdictions," External link

CBC Thursday, November 26, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Such delays included alerting Ontarians to avoiding unnecessary travel, acknowledging community transmission and requiring long-term care homes to take precautionary actions," External link

cp24 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Following this principle means taking decisive action early. This is not what the audit found; instead we found systemic issues and delays in decision-making,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Following this principle means taking decisive action early. This is not what the audit found; instead we found systemic issues and delays in decision-making,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “The chief medical officer played neither a leadership role nor fully exercised his powers under the Health Protection and Promotion Act to ensure timely and consistent responses by local public health units and health care providers,” “It was the province, not the chief medical officer, that finally issued an emergency order in early October…to require masking for the general public” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Ontario’s response to COVID-19 in the winter and spring of 2020 was slower and more reactive relative to most other provinces and many other international jurisdictions,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “The chief medical officer of health must also be given powers to use his or her expertise, free from political interference, to give direction and make decisions that protect the public where its health is at risk,” “Unlike his counterparts in other provinces, the chief medical officer of health was not the key media spokesperson on COVID-19 in Ontario…most daily updates and press conferences were led by the premier,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “We saw delays and conflicts and confusion in decision-making,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Ontario's response to COVID-19 in the winter and spring of 2020 was slower and more reactive relative to most other provinces and many other international jurisdictions," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "may have led to further exposure and spreading of the virus," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Local medical officers of health informed us that they were confused by provincial politicians delivering critical public health advice in place of the chief medical officer of health,” External link

barrie Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Local medical officers of health informed us that they were confused by provincial politicians delivering critical public health advice in place of the chief medical officer of health,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Given that the Environmental Bill of Rights has been with us for 26 years, the level of non-compliance by ministries is surprising," "We strongly encourage the ministries to be more diligent in this regard" External link

barrie Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Given that the Environmental Bill of Rights has been with us for 26 years, the level of non-compliance by ministries is surprising,” “We strongly encourage the ministries to be more diligent in this regard” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Our audit found the province risks missing its 2030 emission-reduction target, in part because climate change and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is not yet a cross-government priority,” “We found there is not enough of a focus on reducing fossil fuel use or greenhouse gas emissions in Ontario’s buildings sector at the moment,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "Timely reviews of these allegations are critical to identifying and minimizing overpayments," External link

CBC Sunday, November 8, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “We thought we would give them a heads up to say, ‘you won’t be complying with that legislation if you don’t post it for 30 days prior to third reading,'” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “They put a clause in there that said they would be overriding the environmental bill of rights. and, you know, in our view, that’s not fair,” “There is a requirement for consultation to sort of retroactively say that that act doesn’t apply” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark," External link

simcoe Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark," External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 8, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, July 8, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark,” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark,” External link

680news Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark," External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark," External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark," External link

barrie Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "Our audit concluded that the emission-reduction estimates in the plan are not based on sound evidence or sufficient detail," "In its current early state, the plan is not likely to achieve its proposed emission reduction target" External link

thespec Saturday, December 7, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "There's likely people receiving money that are not entitled to it," "We've said [the government] should be looking at that to understand why that's happening and just make sure people who are entitled to it are financially entitled to it and are health-wise entitled to it" External link

CBC Friday, December 6, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "shocked the heck out of me," "All of a sudden in '14-15 there's a jump up where now people who are applying for ODSP are determined to be on ODSP for life and hence the significant dollar increases," External link

CBC Friday, December 6, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “There's likely people receiving money that are not entitled to it,” “We've said (the government) should be looking at that to understand why that's happening and just make sure people who are entitled to it are financially entitled to it and are health-wise entitled to it” External link

cp24 Friday, December 6, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “shocked the heck out of me,” “All of a sudden in '14-15 there's a jump up where now people who are applying for ODSP are determined to be on ODSP for life and hence the significant dollar increases,” External link

cp24 Friday, December 6, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "There's likely people receiving money that are not entitled to it," "We've said (the government) should be looking at that to understand why that's happening and just make sure people who are entitled to it are financially entitled to it and are healthwise entitled to it" External link

thespec Friday, December 6, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "shocked the heck out of me," "All of a sudden in '14-15 there's a jump up where now people who are applying for ODSP are determined to be on ODSP for life and hence the significant dollar increases," External link

thespec Friday, December 6, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "shocked the heck out of me," "All of a sudden in '14-15 there's a jump up where now people who are applying for ODSP are determined to be on ODSP for life and hence the significant dollar increases," External link

thespec Friday, December 6, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk writes : "A primary objective of this campaign was to foster a negative impression of the federal government and its carbon pricing policy," External link

CBC Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “The ministry was unable to provide details of any planned provincial initiatives that could increase the uptake of electric vehicles to 1.3 million and achieve the greenhouse gas reductions forecasted for this area,” External link

cp24 Thursday, December 5, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said ( about Solicitor General ) : "We respect the confidentiality under which the courts must operate and the independence of the judiciary, but the Auditor General Act does give us the statutory authority to review government spending," External link

thespec Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Many (residents) require assistance eating and drinking and rely on long-term-care home staff's help to maintain their health," External link

thespec Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Each year, Ontario hospitals discharge one million people," "Of those, about 67,000 people were harmed during their hospital stay" External link

thespec Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "The ministry was unable to provide details of any planned provincial initiatives that could increase the uptake of electric vehicles to 1.3 million and achieve the greenhouse gas reductions forecasted for this area," External link

thespec Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "We respect the confidentiality under which the courts must operate and the independence of the judiciary, but the Auditor General Act does give us the statutory authority to review government spending," "In addition, we routinely examine confidential data from a broad range of government operations, and we have never violated any confidentiality" External link

thespec Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "The ministry was unable to provide details of any planned provincial initiatives that could increase the uptake of electric vehicles to 1.3 million and achieve the greenhouse gas reductions forecasted for this area," External link

barrie Thursday, December 5, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Each year, Ontario hospitals discharge one million people,” “Of those, about 67,000 people were harmed during their hospital stay” External link

cp24 Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Many (residents) require assistance eating and drinking and rely on long-term-care home staff's help to maintain their health,” External link

cp24 Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "The ministry was unable to provide details of any planned provincial initiatives that could increase the uptake of electric vehicles to 1.3 million and achieve the greenhouse gas reductions forecasted for this area," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Each year, Ontario hospitals discharge one million people," "Of those, about 67,000 people were harmed during their hospital stay" External link

CBC Wednesday, December 4, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Many (residents) require assistance eating and drinking and rely on long-term-care home staff's help to maintain their health," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 4, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The high sugar content of menus can contribute to heart disease, stroke, obesity, diabetes, high blood cholesterol and cancer," External link

simcoe Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Ontario is warming faster than the global average," External link

simcoe Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "We respect the confidentiality under which the courts must operate and the independence of the judiciary, but the Auditor General Act does give us the statutory authority to review government spending," "In addition, we routinely examine confidential data from a broad range of government operations, and we have never violated any confidentiality" External link

barrie Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The high sugar content of menus can contribute to heart disease, stroke, obesity, diabetes, high blood cholesterol and cancer," External link

thespec Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Ontario is warming faster than the global average," External link

thespec Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “The ministry was unable to provide details of any planned provincial initiatives that could increase the uptake of electric vehicles to 1.3 million and achieve the greenhouse gas reductions forecasted for this area,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “We respect the confidentiality under which the courts must operate and the independence of the judiciary, but the Auditor General Act does give us the statutory authority to review government spending,” “In addition, we routinely examine confidential data from a broad range of government operations, and we have never violated any confidentiality” External link

cp24 Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Ontario is warming faster than the global average,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “The high sugar content of menus can contribute to heart disease, stroke, obesity, diabetes, high blood cholesterol and cancer,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “Our work indicated that the estimated cancellation cost was reasonable as at March 31, 2019,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, November 27, 2019 1:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk told : “Based on the review of the contracts and estimates of the payment, I find the audit to be clean,” External link

barrie Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “There’s been a lot of rules and regulations that favour the builder and the lack of government oversight has probably perpetuated those problems,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "these incentives might be better suited to a profit-making insurance company than a not-for-profit delegated authority with the mandate to help new homebuyers" External link

CBC Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "took the discretion away from the office, taking away our independence pretty much from this process and requiring us to pretty much be a rubber stamp," External link

thespec Saturday, May 18, 2019 12:05:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “We recommend that the previous version of the Government Advertising Act, 2004 as it appeared on June 3, 2015, be reinstated,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 18, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “We recommend that the previous version of the Government Advertising Act, 2004 as it appeared on June 3, 2015, be reinstated,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “We recommend that the previous version of the Government Advertising Act, 2004 as it appeared on June 3, 2015, be reinstated,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 1, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "We recommend that the previous version of the Government Advertising Act, 2004 as it appeared on June 3, 2015, be reinstated," External link

thespec Monday, April 1, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Governments don’t like to increase staff because they’re trying to save money. But at the same point, perhaps that will end up recouping more money into the public purse,” External link

cknw Friday, March 1, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Governments don’t like to increase staff because they’re trying to save money. But at the same point, perhaps that will end up recouping more money into the public purse,” External link

globalnews Friday, March 1, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Governments don’t like to increase staff because they’re trying to save money. But at the same point, perhaps that will end up recouping more money into the public purse,” External link

globalnews Monday, February 25, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Governments don't like to increase staff because they're trying to save money. But at the same point, perhaps that will end up recouping more money into the public purse," External link

thespec Monday, February 25, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Governments don’t like to increase staff because they’re trying to save money. But at the same point, perhaps that will end up recouping more money into the public purse,” External link

cknw Monday, February 25, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk testified : "They had brought in a new controller in July of 2016 — that was just when the pension issue was coming up — and immediately, from then on for the last two years, it was very tense," "The meetings were very intense … I wasn't sure if what the controller's office was telling people was right or wrong" External link

thespec Saturday, December 8, 2018 2:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk testified : “They had brought in a new controller in July of 2016 — that was just when the pension issue was coming up — and immediately, from then on for the last two years, it was very tense,” “The meetings were very intense … I wasn’t sure if what the controller’s office was telling people was right or wrong” External link

TorontoStar Friday, December 7, 2018 11:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made," External link

CBC Thursday, December 6, 2018 5:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said ( about Waterfront Toronto ) : "sunk costs, with $75 million to be recovered by the City of Toronto," External link

CBC Thursday, December 6, 2018 5:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Metrolinx overrode that conclusion because the then-minister of transportation (Liberal Steven Del Duca) and City of Toronto made it clear they wanted these stations," External link

CBC Thursday, December 6, 2018 5:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “At this point, we consider it resolved. We’re very happy with the accounting decisions,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, December 6, 2018 1:56:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made," External link

CBC Thursday, December 6, 2018 12:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 9:46:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Metrolinx's initial business cases concluded that the costs and disadvantages of the two stations significantly outweighed their benefits," External link

thespec Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:56:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made," External link

barrie Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:49:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:43:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:35:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said ( about Waterfront Toronto ) : "sunk costs, with $75 million to be recovered by the City of Toronto," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:35:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Metrolinx overrode that conclusion because the then-minister of transportation (Liberal Steven Del Duca) and City of Toronto made it clear they wanted these stations," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:35:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk writes : "TSSA inspection practices for companies that install and maintain fuel-burning equipment leave many of their technicians' jobs uninspected," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "In 2018, the TSSA renewed the operating licences of over 300 elevators that at the same time were shut down by the TSSA for being unsafe to operate," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “A central finding in almost all of the audits this year was that spending of public monies did not consistently result in the cost-effective achievement of anticipated program benefits, or the proactive addressing of program risks,” “We also found that, contrary to what people would expect, the government did not always take all steps necessary to ensure that programs are providing financial assistance only to eligible people” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:21:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:20:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said ( about Waterfront Toronto ) : "sunk costs, with $75 million to be recovered by the City of Toronto," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:20:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Metrolinx overrode that conclusion because the then-minister of transportation (Liberal Steven Del Duca) and City of Toronto made it clear they wanted these stations," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:20:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "A central finding in almost all of the audits this year was that spending of public monies did not consistently result in the cost-effective achievement of anticipated program benefits, or the proactive addressing of program risks," "We also found that, contrary to what people would expect, the government did not always take all steps necessary to ensure that programs are providing financial assistance only to eligible people" External link

ctvnews Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said ( about Waterfront Toronto ) : "sunk costs, with $75 million to be recovered by the City of Toronto," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Metrolinx overrode that conclusion because the then Minister of Transportation (Liberal Steven Del Duca) and City of Toronto made it clear they wanted these stations," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk told : “I’ve heard the number over $3 billion would be used from this accounting calculation to contribute to balancing the budget,” External link

torontosun Sunday, February 19, 2017 6:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “Our audit found that the (Health) Ministry has not clearly defined the attributes of an ‘integrated health system,’ nor does it have any way to measure how effective LHINs are as planners, funders and integrators of health care. This makes it difficult to determine whether they are delivering value for money” External link

torontosun Sunday, February 12, 2017 3:33:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "The plan claims that the pricing subsidy will result in a three mega tonne estimated GHG (greenhouse gas emissions) reductions in 2020, but without specifying any credible mechanism to achieve these results," "The proposed subsidy will not meet any of the key policy objectives for effective emission reductions" External link

ctvnews Friday, December 30, 2016 12:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “The significant impact of the global adjustment on time-of-use rates was not transparent to ratepayers,” “Between 2006 and 2015, the 10-year accumulative actual and projected global adjustment totalled about $50 billion” External link

torontosun Wednesday, December 14, 2016 6:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "bids came in higher than expected and, therefore, the procurement tenders were cancelled and the contracts were never awarded" External link

CBC Tuesday, December 13, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “We cautioned when the government changed the law in 2015 that it was opening the door to this sort of thing,” External link

ottawacitizen Thursday, December 1, 2016 3:45:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk says : “Specifically, we found that the Ministry still does not monitor and effectively administer this program to ensure that children and youth in need of mental health services are provided with timely, appropriate and effective mental health services, and to ensure that mental health services are delivered efficiently,” External link

ottawacitizen Thursday, December 1, 2016 12:31:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Premature cracks in pavement have significantly increased the ministry's highway-repair costs," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Issues with the scheduling and use of operating rooms have also contributed to patients with critical and life-threatening conditions waiting longer than they should for surgery," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk reported : “For a sample of five highway jobs…we calculated that the ministry paid $23 million for repairs after one one-to-three years, on top of the $143 million to initially pave these highways that should have lasted 15 years,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “The lack of a process to hold construction contractors accountable contributes to projects being completed late, inconveniences commuters and adds extra costs for Metrolinx and taxpayers,” “Metrolinx should introduce penalties such as late fines” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Since the beginning of 2013, the ministry has nor proactively pursued recovery of overpayments,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “When it pays for new parts it does not check to ensure that the parts are new,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk reported ( about British ) : “The Ministry (of Energy) did not complete any cost-benefit analysis or business case prior to making the decision to mandate the installation of smart meters. This is in contrast to other jurisdictions, including British Columbia, Germany, Britain and Australia, which all assessed the cost-effectiveness and feasibility of their smart-metering programs” External link

torontosun Saturday, October 22, 2016 11:16:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “I think it would be premature for me to talking about it right now,” External link

torontosun Wednesday, October 5, 2016 4:27:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk told : “We did find that the ads were self-congratulatory and aimed at ensuring the government gets credit for the pension initiative versus informing the public with some useful information,” External link

torontosun Friday, August 19, 2016 1:45:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “The ads were self-congratulatory and aimed at ensuring the government gets credit for the pension initiative versus informing the public with some useful information,” External link

torontosun Wednesday, August 17, 2016 6:58:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “There is an advantage to the governing party if it is able to advertise on any issue at any time prior to an election at any cost in the guise of government advertising,” External link

torontosun Sunday, August 14, 2016 2:59:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “selected what they thought should be kept, they loaded it up on a file server, then they disposed of the hard drives,” “So it was individuals’ choices as to what was kept or what wasn’t” External link

680news Friday, June 10, 2016 1:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Indeed, some taxpayers might reasonably ask why public money went to unions instead of being used for services for all Ontarians,” “They might also question whether government subsidies actually prolong negotiations, by reducing the financial incentive of unions to reach settlements as soon as possible” External link

torontosun Thursday, May 19, 2016 4:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk says : "On one hand, some may say that this was good use of taxpayer dollars if it facilitated reaching agreements on central-bargaining issues;" External link

torontosun Wednesday, May 18, 2016 7:02:00 PM EAT



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Bonnie Lysyk said : “Many of those people had health profiles similar to residents in long-term-care homes,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, December 8, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “The collection of this information from hospitals would help better forecast future supply needs, which is particularly important given the delays in surgeries as a result of COVID-19,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, December 8, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Based on a detailed review, we found that the $5.5-billion cost estimate reported by the minister of transportation in December 2019, when the project was cancelled, was reasonable,” External link

cknw Tuesday, December 8, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Based on a detailed review, we found that the $5.5-billion cost estimate reported by the minister of transportation in December 2019, when the project was cancelled, was reasonable,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, December 8, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Many of those people had health profiles similar to residents in long-term-care homes,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, December 7, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “The collection of this information from hospitals would help better forecast future supply needs, which is particularly important given the delays in surgeries as a result of COVID-19,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, December 7, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "do not have effective systems and procedures in place to offer virtual care services more long term in a cost-efficient manner to meet Ontarians' needs," External link

cp24 Monday, December 7, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Many of those people had health profiles similar to residents in long-term-care homes," External link

cp24 Monday, December 7, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “do not have effective systems and procedures in place to offer virtual care services more long term in a cost-efficient manner to meet Ontarians’ needs,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, December 7, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Many of those people had health profiles similar to residents in long-term-care homes,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, December 7, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "do not have effective systems and procedures in place to offer virtual care services more long term in a cost-efficient manner to meet Ontarians' needs," External link

barrie Monday, December 7, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Many of those people had health profiles similar to residents in long-term-care homes," External link

barrie Monday, December 7, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Ontario's response to COVID-19 in the winter and spring of 2020 was slower and more reactive relative to most other provinces and many other international jurisdictions," External link

CBC Saturday, November 28, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "may have led to further exposure and spreading of the virus," External link

CBC Saturday, November 28, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “We are tabling three reports after this one and one of them is called COVID expenditures,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk says ( about David Walliams ) : “The Chief Medical Officer of Health (Dr. David Williams) and other public health officials did not lead Ontario’s response to COVID-19” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “These reports have been vetted for factual accuracy, and I’ve letters signed by all the senior people within the province that attest to the accuracy of the information, have agreed to the recommendations, and have incorporated their responses,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Ontario’s response to COVID-19 in the winter and spring of 2020 was slower and more reactive relative to most other provinces and many other international jurisdictions,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk says : "No such formal order was made by Ontario," External link

CBC Thursday, November 26, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Following this principle means taking decisive action early. This is not what the audit found; instead we found systemic issues and delays in decision-making,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 26, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk says : "Ontario's response to COVID-19 in the winter and spring of 2020 was slower and more reactive relative to most other provinces and many other international jurisdictions," External link

CBC Thursday, November 26, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Such delays included alerting Ontarians to avoiding unnecessary travel, acknowledging community transmission and requiring long-term care homes to take precautionary actions," External link

cp24 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Following this principle means taking decisive action early. This is not what the audit found; instead we found systemic issues and delays in decision-making,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Following this principle means taking decisive action early. This is not what the audit found; instead we found systemic issues and delays in decision-making,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “The chief medical officer played neither a leadership role nor fully exercised his powers under the Health Protection and Promotion Act to ensure timely and consistent responses by local public health units and health care providers,” “It was the province, not the chief medical officer, that finally issued an emergency order in early October…to require masking for the general public” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Ontario’s response to COVID-19 in the winter and spring of 2020 was slower and more reactive relative to most other provinces and many other international jurisdictions,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “The chief medical officer of health must also be given powers to use his or her expertise, free from political interference, to give direction and make decisions that protect the public where its health is at risk,” “Unlike his counterparts in other provinces, the chief medical officer of health was not the key media spokesperson on COVID-19 in Ontario…most daily updates and press conferences were led by the premier,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “We saw delays and conflicts and confusion in decision-making,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Ontario's response to COVID-19 in the winter and spring of 2020 was slower and more reactive relative to most other provinces and many other international jurisdictions," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "may have led to further exposure and spreading of the virus," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Local medical officers of health informed us that they were confused by provincial politicians delivering critical public health advice in place of the chief medical officer of health,” External link

barrie Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Local medical officers of health informed us that they were confused by provincial politicians delivering critical public health advice in place of the chief medical officer of health,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Given that the Environmental Bill of Rights has been with us for 26 years, the level of non-compliance by ministries is surprising," "We strongly encourage the ministries to be more diligent in this regard" External link

barrie Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Given that the Environmental Bill of Rights has been with us for 26 years, the level of non-compliance by ministries is surprising,” “We strongly encourage the ministries to be more diligent in this regard” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Our audit found the province risks missing its 2030 emission-reduction target, in part because climate change and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is not yet a cross-government priority,” “We found there is not enough of a focus on reducing fossil fuel use or greenhouse gas emissions in Ontario’s buildings sector at the moment,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "Timely reviews of these allegations are critical to identifying and minimizing overpayments," External link

CBC Sunday, November 8, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “We thought we would give them a heads up to say, ‘you won’t be complying with that legislation if you don’t post it for 30 days prior to third reading,'” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “They put a clause in there that said they would be overriding the environmental bill of rights. and, you know, in our view, that’s not fair,” “There is a requirement for consultation to sort of retroactively say that that act doesn’t apply” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark," External link

simcoe Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark," External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 8, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, July 8, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark,” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark,” External link

680news Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark," External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark," External link

simcoe Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark," External link

barrie Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The accuracy of information provided by the ministry to the minister for the public announcement was far off the mark," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "Our audit concluded that the emission-reduction estimates in the plan are not based on sound evidence or sufficient detail," "In its current early state, the plan is not likely to achieve its proposed emission reduction target" External link

thespec Saturday, December 7, 2019 3:20:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "There's likely people receiving money that are not entitled to it," "We've said [the government] should be looking at that to understand why that's happening and just make sure people who are entitled to it are financially entitled to it and are health-wise entitled to it" External link

CBC Friday, December 6, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "shocked the heck out of me," "All of a sudden in '14-15 there's a jump up where now people who are applying for ODSP are determined to be on ODSP for life and hence the significant dollar increases," External link

CBC Friday, December 6, 2019 2:51:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “There's likely people receiving money that are not entitled to it,” “We've said (the government) should be looking at that to understand why that's happening and just make sure people who are entitled to it are financially entitled to it and are health-wise entitled to it” External link

cp24 Friday, December 6, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “shocked the heck out of me,” “All of a sudden in '14-15 there's a jump up where now people who are applying for ODSP are determined to be on ODSP for life and hence the significant dollar increases,” External link

cp24 Friday, December 6, 2019 1:44:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "There's likely people receiving money that are not entitled to it," "We've said (the government) should be looking at that to understand why that's happening and just make sure people who are entitled to it are financially entitled to it and are healthwise entitled to it" External link

thespec Friday, December 6, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "shocked the heck out of me," "All of a sudden in '14-15 there's a jump up where now people who are applying for ODSP are determined to be on ODSP for life and hence the significant dollar increases," External link

thespec Friday, December 6, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "shocked the heck out of me," "All of a sudden in '14-15 there's a jump up where now people who are applying for ODSP are determined to be on ODSP for life and hence the significant dollar increases," External link

thespec Friday, December 6, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk writes : "A primary objective of this campaign was to foster a negative impression of the federal government and its carbon pricing policy," External link

CBC Thursday, December 5, 2019 11:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “The ministry was unable to provide details of any planned provincial initiatives that could increase the uptake of electric vehicles to 1.3 million and achieve the greenhouse gas reductions forecasted for this area,” External link

cp24 Thursday, December 5, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said ( about Solicitor General ) : "We respect the confidentiality under which the courts must operate and the independence of the judiciary, but the Auditor General Act does give us the statutory authority to review government spending," External link

thespec Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Many (residents) require assistance eating and drinking and rely on long-term-care home staff's help to maintain their health," External link

thespec Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Each year, Ontario hospitals discharge one million people," "Of those, about 67,000 people were harmed during their hospital stay" External link

thespec Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "The ministry was unable to provide details of any planned provincial initiatives that could increase the uptake of electric vehicles to 1.3 million and achieve the greenhouse gas reductions forecasted for this area," External link

thespec Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "We respect the confidentiality under which the courts must operate and the independence of the judiciary, but the Auditor General Act does give us the statutory authority to review government spending," "In addition, we routinely examine confidential data from a broad range of government operations, and we have never violated any confidentiality" External link

thespec Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "The ministry was unable to provide details of any planned provincial initiatives that could increase the uptake of electric vehicles to 1.3 million and achieve the greenhouse gas reductions forecasted for this area," External link

barrie Thursday, December 5, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Each year, Ontario hospitals discharge one million people,” “Of those, about 67,000 people were harmed during their hospital stay” External link

cp24 Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Many (residents) require assistance eating and drinking and rely on long-term-care home staff's help to maintain their health,” External link

cp24 Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "The ministry was unable to provide details of any planned provincial initiatives that could increase the uptake of electric vehicles to 1.3 million and achieve the greenhouse gas reductions forecasted for this area," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Each year, Ontario hospitals discharge one million people," "Of those, about 67,000 people were harmed during their hospital stay" External link

CBC Wednesday, December 4, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Many (residents) require assistance eating and drinking and rely on long-term-care home staff's help to maintain their health," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 4, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The high sugar content of menus can contribute to heart disease, stroke, obesity, diabetes, high blood cholesterol and cancer," External link

simcoe Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Ontario is warming faster than the global average," External link

simcoe Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "We respect the confidentiality under which the courts must operate and the independence of the judiciary, but the Auditor General Act does give us the statutory authority to review government spending," "In addition, we routinely examine confidential data from a broad range of government operations, and we have never violated any confidentiality" External link

barrie Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "The high sugar content of menus can contribute to heart disease, stroke, obesity, diabetes, high blood cholesterol and cancer," External link

thespec Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Ontario is warming faster than the global average," External link

thespec Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “The ministry was unable to provide details of any planned provincial initiatives that could increase the uptake of electric vehicles to 1.3 million and achieve the greenhouse gas reductions forecasted for this area,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “We respect the confidentiality under which the courts must operate and the independence of the judiciary, but the Auditor General Act does give us the statutory authority to review government spending,” “In addition, we routinely examine confidential data from a broad range of government operations, and we have never violated any confidentiality” External link

cp24 Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Ontario is warming faster than the global average,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “The high sugar content of menus can contribute to heart disease, stroke, obesity, diabetes, high blood cholesterol and cancer,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:20:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “Our work indicated that the estimated cancellation cost was reasonable as at March 31, 2019,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, November 27, 2019 1:52:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk told : “Based on the review of the contracts and estimates of the payment, I find the audit to be clean,” External link

barrie Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “There’s been a lot of rules and regulations that favour the builder and the lack of government oversight has probably perpetuated those problems,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "these incentives might be better suited to a profit-making insurance company than a not-for-profit delegated authority with the mandate to help new homebuyers" External link

CBC Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "took the discretion away from the office, taking away our independence pretty much from this process and requiring us to pretty much be a rubber stamp," External link

thespec Saturday, May 18, 2019 12:05:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “We recommend that the previous version of the Government Advertising Act, 2004 as it appeared on June 3, 2015, be reinstated,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, April 18, 2019 1:18:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “We recommend that the previous version of the Government Advertising Act, 2004 as it appeared on June 3, 2015, be reinstated,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “We recommend that the previous version of the Government Advertising Act, 2004 as it appeared on June 3, 2015, be reinstated,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, April 1, 2019 2:19:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "We recommend that the previous version of the Government Advertising Act, 2004 as it appeared on June 3, 2015, be reinstated," External link

thespec Monday, April 1, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Governments don’t like to increase staff because they’re trying to save money. But at the same point, perhaps that will end up recouping more money into the public purse,” External link

cknw Friday, March 1, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Governments don’t like to increase staff because they’re trying to save money. But at the same point, perhaps that will end up recouping more money into the public purse,” External link

globalnews Friday, March 1, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Governments don’t like to increase staff because they’re trying to save money. But at the same point, perhaps that will end up recouping more money into the public purse,” External link

globalnews Monday, February 25, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Governments don't like to increase staff because they're trying to save money. But at the same point, perhaps that will end up recouping more money into the public purse," External link

thespec Monday, February 25, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Governments don’t like to increase staff because they’re trying to save money. But at the same point, perhaps that will end up recouping more money into the public purse,” External link

cknw Monday, February 25, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk testified : "They had brought in a new controller in July of 2016 — that was just when the pension issue was coming up — and immediately, from then on for the last two years, it was very tense," "The meetings were very intense … I wasn't sure if what the controller's office was telling people was right or wrong" External link

thespec Saturday, December 8, 2018 2:03:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk testified : “They had brought in a new controller in July of 2016 — that was just when the pension issue was coming up — and immediately, from then on for the last two years, it was very tense,” “The meetings were very intense … I wasn’t sure if what the controller’s office was telling people was right or wrong” External link

TorontoStar Friday, December 7, 2018 11:37:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made," External link

CBC Thursday, December 6, 2018 5:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said ( about Waterfront Toronto ) : "sunk costs, with $75 million to be recovered by the City of Toronto," External link

CBC Thursday, December 6, 2018 5:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Metrolinx overrode that conclusion because the then-minister of transportation (Liberal Steven Del Duca) and City of Toronto made it clear they wanted these stations," External link

CBC Thursday, December 6, 2018 5:42:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “At this point, we consider it resolved. We’re very happy with the accounting decisions,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, December 6, 2018 1:56:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made," External link

CBC Thursday, December 6, 2018 12:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 9:46:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Metrolinx's initial business cases concluded that the costs and disadvantages of the two stations significantly outweighed their benefits," External link

thespec Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:56:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made," External link

barrie Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:49:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made,” External link

cp24 Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:43:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:35:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said ( about Waterfront Toronto ) : "sunk costs, with $75 million to be recovered by the City of Toronto," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:35:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Metrolinx overrode that conclusion because the then-minister of transportation (Liberal Steven Del Duca) and City of Toronto made it clear they wanted these stations," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:35:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk writes : "TSSA inspection practices for companies that install and maintain fuel-burning equipment leave many of their technicians' jobs uninspected," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "In 2018, the TSSA renewed the operating licences of over 300 elevators that at the same time were shut down by the TSSA for being unsafe to operate," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:27:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “A central finding in almost all of the audits this year was that spending of public monies did not consistently result in the cost-effective achievement of anticipated program benefits, or the proactive addressing of program risks,” “We also found that, contrary to what people would expect, the government did not always take all steps necessary to ensure that programs are providing financial assistance only to eligible people” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:21:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:20:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said ( about Waterfront Toronto ) : "sunk costs, with $75 million to be recovered by the City of Toronto," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:20:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Metrolinx overrode that conclusion because the then-minister of transportation (Liberal Steven Del Duca) and City of Toronto made it clear they wanted these stations," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:20:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "A central finding in almost all of the audits this year was that spending of public monies did not consistently result in the cost-effective achievement of anticipated program benefits, or the proactive addressing of program risks," "We also found that, contrary to what people would expect, the government did not always take all steps necessary to ensure that programs are providing financial assistance only to eligible people" External link

ctvnews Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:09:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "After certain projects were announced or agreed on, the provincial and municipal governments changed their decisions on what to build and when to build, even though significant investments had already been made," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said ( about Waterfront Toronto ) : "sunk costs, with $75 million to be recovered by the City of Toronto," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Metrolinx overrode that conclusion because the then Minister of Transportation (Liberal Steven Del Duca) and City of Toronto made it clear they wanted these stations," External link

CBC Wednesday, December 5, 2018 8:04:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk told : “I’ve heard the number over $3 billion would be used from this accounting calculation to contribute to balancing the budget,” External link

torontosun Sunday, February 19, 2017 6:54:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “Our audit found that the (Health) Ministry has not clearly defined the attributes of an ‘integrated health system,’ nor does it have any way to measure how effective LHINs are as planners, funders and integrators of health care. This makes it difficult to determine whether they are delivering value for money” External link

torontosun Sunday, February 12, 2017 3:33:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : "The plan claims that the pricing subsidy will result in a three mega tonne estimated GHG (greenhouse gas emissions) reductions in 2020, but without specifying any credible mechanism to achieve these results," "The proposed subsidy will not meet any of the key policy objectives for effective emission reductions" External link

ctvnews Friday, December 30, 2016 12:13:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk wrote : “The significant impact of the global adjustment on time-of-use rates was not transparent to ratepayers,” “Between 2006 and 2015, the 10-year accumulative actual and projected global adjustment totalled about $50 billion” External link

torontosun Wednesday, December 14, 2016 6:17:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "bids came in higher than expected and, therefore, the procurement tenders were cancelled and the contracts were never awarded" External link

CBC Tuesday, December 13, 2016 1:40:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “We cautioned when the government changed the law in 2015 that it was opening the door to this sort of thing,” External link

ottawacitizen Thursday, December 1, 2016 3:45:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk says : “Specifically, we found that the Ministry still does not monitor and effectively administer this program to ensure that children and youth in need of mental health services are provided with timely, appropriate and effective mental health services, and to ensure that mental health services are delivered efficiently,” External link

ottawacitizen Thursday, December 1, 2016 12:31:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Premature cracks in pavement have significantly increased the ministry's highway-repair costs," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : "Issues with the scheduling and use of operating rooms have also contributed to patients with critical and life-threatening conditions waiting longer than they should for surgery," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:19:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk reported : “For a sample of five highway jobs…we calculated that the ministry paid $23 million for repairs after one one-to-three years, on top of the $143 million to initially pave these highways that should have lasted 15 years,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “The lack of a process to hold construction contractors accountable contributes to projects being completed late, inconveniences commuters and adds extra costs for Metrolinx and taxpayers,” “Metrolinx should introduce penalties such as late fines” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Since the beginning of 2013, the ministry has nor proactively pursued recovery of overpayments,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “When it pays for new parts it does not check to ensure that the parts are new,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:05:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk reported ( about British ) : “The Ministry (of Energy) did not complete any cost-benefit analysis or business case prior to making the decision to mandate the installation of smart meters. This is in contrast to other jurisdictions, including British Columbia, Germany, Britain and Australia, which all assessed the cost-effectiveness and feasibility of their smart-metering programs” External link

torontosun Saturday, October 22, 2016 11:16:00 PM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “I think it would be premature for me to talking about it right now,” External link

torontosun Wednesday, October 5, 2016 4:27:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk told : “We did find that the ads were self-congratulatory and aimed at ensuring the government gets credit for the pension initiative versus informing the public with some useful information,” External link

torontosun Friday, August 19, 2016 1:45:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “The ads were self-congratulatory and aimed at ensuring the government gets credit for the pension initiative versus informing the public with some useful information,” External link

torontosun Wednesday, August 17, 2016 6:58:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “There is an advantage to the governing party if it is able to advertise on any issue at any time prior to an election at any cost in the guise of government advertising,” External link

torontosun Sunday, August 14, 2016 2:59:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “selected what they thought should be kept, they loaded it up on a file server, then they disposed of the hard drives,” “So it was individuals’ choices as to what was kept or what wasn’t” External link

680news Friday, June 10, 2016 1:15:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk said : “Indeed, some taxpayers might reasonably ask why public money went to unions instead of being used for services for all Ontarians,” “They might also question whether government subsidies actually prolong negotiations, by reducing the financial incentive of unions to reach settlements as soon as possible” External link

torontosun Thursday, May 19, 2016 4:32:00 AM EAT

Bonnie Lysyk says : "On one hand, some may say that this was good use of taxpayer dollars if it facilitated reaching agreements on central-bargaining issues;" External link

torontosun Wednesday, May 18, 2016 7:02:00 PM EAT



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