Article from May, 2010 about the Ontario government, which worries me because of all that has happened with the bailouts, and with Greece for example (Greece facing Goldman Sachs debt deal scrutiny, 2010-02-18)
May 10, 2010: Goldman Sachs Set to Plan Sell-Off of Ontario Assets, www.globalresearch.ca – originally at www.publicvalues.ca, May 6, 2010 (http://www.publicvalues.ca/ViewArticle.cfm?Ref=00656)
Earlier article: April 28, 2010 – McGuinty silent as advisor Goldman Sachs face charges, www.seiu.ca
“…the Ontario government contracted Goldman and CIBC World Markets in December 2009 to study whether the sale of public assets, such as the Liquor Control Board and Hydro One makes sense – the government has been silent on the issue since the charges were announced. …”
The Ontario government’s Economic Advisory Panel, as of December 16, 2008, includes, for example, Tim Hodgson, chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Canada.
You can do a Hansard search of the latest session of the Ontario legislature (39:2), and you can read the details about the Goldman Sachs contract and controversy on these pages. M.P.P Peter Tabuns explains why he is concerned.
The current Governor of the Bank of Canada, Mark Carney, was employed by Goldman Sachs for 13 years.
And Goldman Sachs was a top contributor to the Obama campaign according to Michael Moore and CNN (http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2009/09/28/politifact-truth-o-meter-goldman-sachs-contributions-to-obama/).
A lot of the big picture about what is happening is covered in these two movies: