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MPP Bailey Hosts PC Energy Critic MacLeod at Energy Discussion in Sarnia-Lambton

SARNIA, ON –On Wednesday, Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey hosted PC Energy Critic, Lisa MacLeod, local business representatives, industry leaders and residents of Sarnia-Lambton for a roundtable discussion of the province’s troubled energy system. The group focused on finding solutions to the many troublesome issues with the management of Ontario’s energy system, including rapidly increasing energy […]

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MPP BAILEY URGES LIBERAL GOVERNMENT TO HELP RESOLVE PSW STRIKE

Sarnia – On Friday, MPP Bob Bailey urged Premier Wynne to show leadership and acknowledge the concerns of the 4500 Red Cross Personal Support Workers currently on strike across the province. “I am very concerned that vulnerable people, including seniors, will no longer receive much needed care as long as the strike continues; Premier Wynne […]

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Natural Gas Q&A with MPP Bob Bailey

Back on September 26, 2013, we celebrated a great step forward for natural gas here in Ontario. Bill 97, The Natural Gas Superhighway Act, received unanimous support at Queen’s Park on a second reading of the proposed act. We had some questions for Bill 97 creator Bob Bailey, MPP, and here’s what he had to say:

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Nova Chemicals Announces $300M Investment in Sarnia-Lambton

SARNIA – On Tuesday, Nova Chemicals announced it would be investing more than $300 million to expand and retrofit facilities at its Corunna and Moore sites beginning in 2014.  “This is great news for the community of Sarnia-Lambton. I am extremely pleased that the leadership of Nova Chemicals recognized the value of the work being […]

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MPP Bailey Denounces Liberal’s Planned Tax Hike

QUEEN’S PARK – “Absolutely no new taxes in Sarnia-Lambton for Toronto transit,” says MPP Bob Bailey in response to the just announced Liberal plan to add 10 cents per litre to the cost of gas across Ontario to pay for new subways in Toronto. “This government can’t be trusted with more taxpayer money. They have […]

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Liberals plan to continue Drive Clean indefinitely with NDP support

QUEEN’S PARK – The Liberal government has rejected numerous calls from the Ontario Progressive Conservatives to scrap the province’s redundant Drive Clean program, which has veered into becoming an illegal tax, Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey said today. “It was never the mandate of the Drive Clean program to make money. But that didn’t stop the […]

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Ontario PCs React to Imperial Oil Closure

QUEEN’S PARK – As families in Sarnia cope with the closure of the Imperial Oil Lubricant Blending Packaging and Shipping Gate, the Liberals still waffle on a plan for jobs. Today, Ontario PC Natural Resources Critic (Oil, Gas & Aggregates) Bob Bailey called on the Liberals to acknowledge that their policies are hurting people in […]

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Select Committee on Developmental Services

The Select Committee on Developmental Services will meet to consider the urgent need for a comprehensive developmental services strategy to address the needs of children, youth and adults in Ontario with an intellectual disability or who are dually diagnosed with an intellectual disability and a mental illness, and to coordinate the delivery of developmental programs […]

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Imperial Oil Closure

ONTARIO PCs REACT TO IMPERIAL OIL CLOSURE  SARNIA – “The closure of Imperial’s Lubricant Blending Packing and Shipping Gate is a huge blow to our region,” said PC MPP Bob Bailey, the Ontario PC Critic for Natural Resources (Oil, Gas & Aggregates). Bailey was reacting to news that Imperial Oil will close its Lubricant Blending […]

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MPP Bailey’s Tax Credit For Food Bank Donations Becomes Law

Local Food Act Passes Third Reading: MPP Bailey’s Tax Credit For Food Bank Donations Becomes Law QUEEN’S PARK – On Tuesday, Bill 36 – Local Food Act, 2013, received unanimous support at third reading from MPPs at Queen’s Park.   The Local Food Act enshrines into law Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey’s longstanding initiative to create a […]

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