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PC Amendment to Create Tax Credit for Farmers Donating to Food Banks Passes

PC Amendment to Create Tax Credit for Farmers Donating to Food Banks Passes QUEEN’S PARK – Late Tuesday, the PC amendment to the Local Food Act that would create a tax credit for farmers who donate agricultural products to Ontario food banks and community food programs was passed at committee. The amendment was put forward […]

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Bill 97- Natural Gas Superhighway Act, 2013 – Official Transcript of Debate

NATURAL GAS SUPERHIGHWAY ACT, 2013 / LOI DE 2013 SUR L’AUTOROUTE DU GAZ NATUREL Mr. Bailey moved second reading of the following bill: Bill 97, An Act to encourage the purchase of vehicles that use natural gas as a fuel / Projet de loi 97, Loi visant à encourager l’achat de véhicules utilisant du gaz naturel […]

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Natural Gas Superhighway Act, 2013, Receives Unanimous Support at Second Reading

Natural Gas Superhighway Act Receives Unanimous Support; MPP Bailey Drives Initiative for a Cleaner, More Affordable Transportation Fuel Queen’s Park– On September 26th, Bill 97 – Natural Gas Superhighway Act, 2013, presented by Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey, received unanimous support from MPPs at Queen’s Park following second reading debate. The intent of the Natural Gas […]

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MPP BAILEY INTRODUCES THE NATURAL GAS SUPERHIGHWAY ACT

QUEEN’S PARK– On Tuesday, Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey introduced Bill 97 – The Natural Gas Superhighway Act, 2013. If passed, the Natural Gas Superhighway Act would help stimulate the increased use of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a transportation fuel in medium and heavy duty vehicles on Ontario’s major transportation […]

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MPP BAILEY CREDITS A UNITED COMMUNITY FOR SAVING SARNIA JAIL

SARNIA, ON– On Monday, Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey joined with members of the Sarnia Save the Jail Committee to hear Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Madeleine Meilleur, announce that the government has reversed its decision and the Sarnia Jail will now remain open. “Today’s announcement is a testament to the tireless advocacy by […]

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Statement from MPP Bailey on the Sarnia Jail

“While we do not have details on the Minister’s planned announcement, it is clear that our community has been put through the ringer over the last two-and-a-half years regarding the future of the Sarnia Jail and the 80 men and women who work there.” “I am, however, immensely proud of how our community of Sarnia-Lambton […]

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MPP BAILEY ANNOUNCES ONTARIO PC PLAN TO FIGHT HUNGER WITH LOCAL FOOD

QUEEN’S PARK – Today, Ernie Hardeman, MPP Oxford and PC Critic for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, and Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey, announced a PC amendment to the Local Food Act which would add a tax credit for farmers who donate their products to their local food bank. Also on hand were Jamie Reaume of […]

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MPP BAILEY WELCOMES PC MPP JULIA MUNRO TO SARNIA-LAMBTON FOR ROUNDTABLE ON RETIREMENT SECURITY

SARNIA, ON– On Monday, Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey welcomed Ontario PC Critic for Seniors and Retirement Security, Julia Munro (York-Simcoe), to Sarnia-Lambton for a roundtable in Point Edward to discuss the future of public and private sector pensions in the province. The roundtable discussion focused on a number of issues facing retirement security in Ontario, […]

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INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES FORGOTTEN BY WYNNE GOVERNMENT

SARNIA, ON— The Ontario Liberal Government’s failure to take action and look for ways to provide adequate services and supports for parents and families caring for adult children with developmental disabilities will ultimately create a crisis in Ontario, says Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey. “Splitting up families with adult children who have developmental disabilities isn’t an […]

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CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS JOIN MPP BAILEY IN CALLING FOR REVIEW OF SARNIA JAIL CLOSURE

Queen’s Park— Last week, Ontario’s correctional officers joined Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey in calling for the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services to review the closure of the Sarnia Jail. As of this week, both MPP Bailey and Ontario’s correctional officers have now stated that they believe keeping the Sarnia Jail open could help […]

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