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62% of Ontario Homes Set to Pay $3,000 More a Year Says Minister Murray

QUEEN’S PARK – Today during Question Period, Liberal Minister for Environment and Climate Change Glen Murray confirmed his plan to eliminate natural gas as a fuel in Ontario.  Industry officials estimate that switching homes from natural gas to electric heat will cost each Ontario household $3,000 more each year.  Approximately 62 per cent of Ontario […]

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Let’s Have An Inquiry Into Election Donations

Following revelations that Kathleen Wynne, as Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, has required high ranking cabinet ministers to meet aggressive fundraising targets (up to $500,000 per year), questions continue to swirl at Queen’s Park about what sort of influence political donations may have had on the Liberal government’s decision making process. As an example, […]

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Electricity Prices Increase Again!

On Thursday, the Liberal Government increased energy rates once again.  Effective May 1, 2016, time of use prices for eligible consumers are 8.7 cents per kWh for off-peak, 13.2 cents per kWh for mid-peak and 18.0 cents per kWh for on-peak.  As further proof of the complete mess the Liberal Government has made of the system, the reason given […]

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Opposition Calls for Long Term Commitment to Provincial and Demonstration Schools by Government

(Queen’s Park) – On Thursday, Sarnia-Lambton MPP, Bob Bailey, and the Official Opposition PC Caucus devoted question period to calling for the Liberal Minister of Education to make a long term commitment to Ontario’s critically important provincial and demonstration schools. “Minister, there are five families in Sarnia-Lambton who are counting on the life changing education […]

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Wynne Liberals’ Commitment to Political Financing Reforms a Sham

Office of the Leader of the Official Opposition For Immediate Release QUEEN’S PARK – Following his meeting with the other party leaders, Leader of the Official Opposition Patrick Brown expressed his disappointment that the Liberal Government’s commitment to political financing reform was nothing but a sham. “What I can take away from this meeting is […]

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Liberal Government’s Autism Strategy a Cheap Way to Score Political Points

Office of the Leader of the Official Opposition For Immediate Release April 5, 2016 (QUEEN’S PARK) – Days before World Autism Awareness Day, Ontario’s Liberal Government announced the details of their autism strategy. The announcement has sparked widespread public outcry from affected families due to a number of concerning details. The Government is eliminating Intensive […]

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Libs Lack Plan to Address Wind Turbine Policing Costs: MPP Bailey

(Queen’s Park) – On Wednesday, Sarnia-Lambton MPP, Bob Bailey, asked the Liberal government to explain how it planned to assist rural municipalities dealing with more expensive policing bills as a result of wind turbines being located in their communities. “Under the OPP’s new billing model, municipalities are now being charged a base service cost for […]

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New Year Brings Increase to Hydro Rates

Let me begin by wishing everyone a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2016.  In addition to being the start of a new calendar year, this January 1st will also mark the date of another unaffordable hydro increase for Ontarians.  This time, because of poor Liberal policy making, the cause of the increase is a combination of […]

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Premier Must Demonstrate Accountability as Charges Mount Against Liberal Operatives

(Point Edward, ON) – With the news that two more Liberal government operatives are facing criminal charges for their role in Ontario’s $1.1billion gas plant scandal, Premier Wynne must finally do what is right and show some accountability, says Sarnia-Lambton MPP, Bob Bailey. “The people of Ontario deserve the highest level of accountability from their […]

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End of Session Can’t Come Soon Enough for Liberal Government

This week marks the final days of the fall legislative session at Queen’s Park.  Over the last few weeks several damning reports on waste and mismanagement have been tabled by independent officers of the Legislative Assembly.  For the Liberal government the end of the session couldn’t come soon enough. First, the newly appointed Financial Accountability […]

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