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Public Hearing Announced – Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017

The dates for public hearings on Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, have been announced. Interested presenters must contact Eric Rennie, the  Clerk of the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs at: Eric Rennie Tel. 416-325-3506 Fax: 416-325-3505 erennie@ola.org TTY: (416) 325-3538   The committee has scheduled the following dates for public […]

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25 million notifications celebrated on 5th Anniversary of Ontario One Call

Sarnia – The improved safety of Ontario’s homeowners and excavators is being celebrated today (Wednesday, June 14th) on the 5th anniversary of the passing of the Ontario One Call Act (Bill 8). The bill, introduced by Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey and Hamilton East-Stoney Creek NDP MPP Paul Miller, passed on June 14, 2012 and established […]

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MPP Bailey wants government to stop unaffordable electricity rate increase

Sarnia-Lambton – Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey wants the government to stop a planned increase in electricity distribution rates. Hydro One recently put forward an application to the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to increase rates for electricity consumers. An average family would see its bill increase by $141 per year. “Ontario families can’t afford this electricity […]

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$8.2 million in water/wastewater project funding welcomed by MPP Bailey

LAMBTON COUNTY – Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey is welcoming last week’s official announcement of almost $8.2 million in federal and provincial funding under the Canada-Ontario Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) agreement. “This is truly wonderful news for all the communities receiving funding,” says MPP Bailey. “It’s also a tribute to what can be accomplished […]

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MPP Bailey excited by changes at Petrolia’s CEE Hospital

PETROLIA – On Friday, May 19th, Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey had the opportunity to see first-hand some of the exciting changes taking place at Petrolia’s Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital. The visit was part of Nurses’ Week at the hospital, which featured a wide range of events in honour of the dedicated Nursing team at CEE. […]

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End of Spring Session – AG Calls Into Question Hydro Ads

Sarnia & Lambton County THIS WEEK Queen’s Park Report with MPP Bob Bailey Let me begin by wishing everyone a Happy belated Victoria Day. The official kick-off to the warm summer months means that there are only a few weeks of legislative business remaining at Queen’s Park before the house rises for the summer. In […]

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MPP Bailey calls on the Government to Include Conscience Rights Protections for MAID in Bill 84

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A Remarkable Assembly Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Right to Vote in Ontario

APRIL 12th, 2017 In celebration of the 100 year anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote in Ontario, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario is inviting 107 young women, one from each riding, to assemble in Toronto at the provincial parliament to mark this significant occasion. WHO SHOULD APPLY? Young Ontario women aged 18 to 23 with […]

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MPP Bailey Introduces Bill to Ban Asbestos Use in Ontario

QUEEN’S PARK – On Thursday, Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey introduced a Private Member’s Bill at Queen’s Park that would ban any future use of asbestos in Ontario. Bill 88 – The Asbestos Use Prohibition Act, 2016, calls for a ban on the use, reuse, import, transport or sale of asbestos in Ontario.  Bill 88 also […]

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Ontario Legislature Passes PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day Act, 2016

QUEEN’S PARK –On Tuesday, MPPs at the Ontario Legislative Assembly voted unanimously to pass Bill 43, The PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day Act, 2016.  The legislation, which was introduced by Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey, officially recognizes October 9th of each year as PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day in Ontario. PANDAS/PANS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcus/ Pediatric Acute-Onset […]

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