Date: Sat, 24 May 2003.
Subject: "CIO in Flux": SHAME!
Hi Martin (Mr. Slofstra),
(First, CONGRATS on your NEW FORMAT offered by "EDGE": I like it a lot!
It "grabs" my attention. <GRIN>)
Re: "CIO in Flux", May 2003 EDGE article
When citizens will have "direct access" to Government decision makers,
know who are they, and what their affiliations are to "outside organizations"
like the Freemasons who "unilaterally benefit" from Government decisions,
in other words when citizens can use the Net to "check on" the Government
ONLY THEN will we be able to have trust in the legitimacy of the Government
and the assurance that it is NOT run by a bunch of crooks.
As is, the Ontario Public Service Web initiative seems to be a continual
exercise in OBFUSCATION of a Government in which NO ONE can have
any faith whatsoever in my opinion -- least of all a Franco-Ontarian such
Accessing online information regarding the Government's 400+ programs
should NOT be an exercise in frustration and should NOT take more than
When a small-business owner in the electrical sector canNOT obtain all
the regulatory information he needs in one place, this strongly suggests
to me that the Government of Ontario presence online is no more than A
SHAM and NOT SERVING THE PEOPLE, but designed to serve the interests
of the bureaucratic madarins that run it and who more than likely look after
first and foremost their friends (those that give them something for getting
something from the Government of Ontario <GRIN>).
My response is ONE exclamatory WORD: SHAME!
Égalité Party President/Leader
Let's DEcriminalize Government. :-D