Ontario Sunshine List for 2013

This winter, the sun is strong in Ontario. The provincial government just released the list of public sector employees who make more than $100,000. The list for 2013, popularity called ‘The Sunshine list’, is larger then ever despite pathetic efforts to balance the provincial books.

We have worked hard and have already added 2013 data to LandOfFree.com. There are over 96000 public servants who made over 100K in 2013. Compared to the previous year, this is increase of over 8000 people (11%).

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Ontario Sunshine List for 2012

Ontario has just released a list of public sector employees who make more than $100,000 a year. We have worked hard and have already added 2012 data to LandOfFree.com. There are over 88000 public servants who made over 100K in 2012. Compared to the previous year, this is increase of over 8000 people (11%). Continue reading

Ontario Sunshine List for 2011

Ontario has just released a list of public sector employees who make more than $100,000 a year. We have worked hard and have already added 2011 data to LandOfFree.com. There are over 70000 public servants who made over 100K in 2011. Compared to the previous year, this is increase of over 7000 people (10%). The highest paid person in 2011 was Ontario Power Generation CEO Tom Mitchell.

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Canadian Corporations

We are proud to announce listing of Canadian corporations and corporate directors at LandOfFree. You can access it at canadiancompanies.landoffree.com. If you are looking for a business contact, a new employer, a new employee, or if you are/were employed at a certain company – find a company on this web service. Are you looking for a director or a contact person? Check our lists. We are also trying to help Canadian businesses to promote themselves and to make them more transparent for general public. We hope to improve business culture in Canada.
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Why we should (not) insist on government transparency?

Hello, we live in the 21st century! I can track my FedEx package in a second. Pay my bills online. I can tweet about my washroom dumps and the whole world will share the experience with me instantaneously. Hell, I could also post my sh** on youtube and update my facebook account from my iphone. I can connect to people from all over the world in a blink of an eye. But I cannot find out where and how my tax money is being spent. I would like to be able to track every single cent of my government’s budget. I would like to be able to see and analyze data on the salaries being paid to public servants and the amounts given by the government to various contractors. I would like to have access to information on goods and services used by ministries. Everything: from reimbursed Tim Horton’s coffee up to the exact cost of the 2009 automobile industry bailout. As an honest taxpayer I expect certain service for my work. Most Canadians go to work every day for almost half of the year just to pay taxes. We give almost half of our work hours to the government for certain services. I would like to be able to overview the use of our hard earned money.
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