Earth Day this week was no concern to premier Ernie Eves, aka Ernie the Eco-Bandit, who's considered armed and very dangerous to the planet because of his penchant for shooting down environmental protections and asking questions later.
for the following offences against the people of Ontario:
Hijacking For making a mockery of Ontario's Living Legacy protection plan by allowing mining, sport hunting and logging roads in protected areas;
Armed robbery -- For stealing from the people by spending less than one-quarter of the $240 million promised after Walkerton to help cities upgrade water and sewer systems;
Criminal negligence -- For implementing only 50 of 93 recommendations made by the Walkerton tainted water inquiry;
Reckless endangerment -- For cutting the number of provincial water monitoring stations from 730 to 240;
Assault -- For making daily life miserable for thousands by spending 75 per cent of SuperBuild's transportation fund on highways;
Aggravated assault -- For terminating funding for public transit in Toronto altogether;
Abandonment -- For handing over to the forest industry negotiations with aboriginal people on the sharing of forestry resources;
Malicious fraud -- For breaking promises to save the Oak Ridges Moraine and develop policies to conserve old growth forests;
Criminal harassment -- For lifting the 260-hectare maximum on clear-cuts;
Conspiracy -- For plotting behind the scenes to bring back the spring bear hunt;
Disturbing the peace -- For passing a recreation act that puts commercial development and high-impact recreation ahead of conservation;
Kidnapping -- For snatching cash from the Toronto school board and making it close six of eight outdoor education centres;
Acts of omission causing danger -- For failure to protect 31 species currently listed as endangered in Ontario.
Last seen: Last week, hanging with fellow bandits and corporate thieves at a Tory fundraiser in the ballroom of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.