Toronto - Mar. 27, 2015: The latest edition of the Sunshine List shows that even as she prepares to make more cuts to public services in the upcoming budget, Kathleen Wynne has done absolutely nothing to control the rise of outrageous public sector CEO salaries despite her pledge to do so. She promised change when she became Premier. Instead we’re seeing the same old Liberal arrogance. She promised accountability and transparency. FULL STORY
Windsor - Mar. 18, 2015: F21 red will open at Devonshire Mall in the Fall of 2015” announced Mr. Chris Savard, General Manager. “Our shoppers have been asking for the Forever 21 brand and it is with great excitement that we can release the news that this sought-after retailer will open at Devonshire Mall this Fall. We know that this strong fashion icon will add to the already strong retail mix in the centre.” FULL STORY
Cornwall - Mar. 18, 2015: One of my Caucus colleagues started a recent blog post wisely using the famous Winston Churchill quote: “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on”. Every few weeks, my office receives emails and phone calls from constituents who have heard about “Bill C-428”, a Liberal Private Members Bill to amend the Old Age Security Act to reduce the residency requirement and allow newcomers to receive OAS after just 3 years in Canada. FULL STORY
Toronto - Mar. 14, 2015: This past week, a number of unofficial "consultations" on Kathleen Wynne's sex-ed agenda took place throughout Ontario and some of them saw angry exchanges between concerned parents and Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal MPPs.
"Parents are reacting quite strongly against Wynne's sex-ed agenda," noted Monte McNaughton, PC MPP and candidate for the Ontario PC leadership. FULL STORY
Windsor - Mar. 14, 2015: Tepperman’s Furniture, Mattress, Electronics and Appliances will donate nearly $30,000 in scholarships to mark its 90th Anniversary within the communities that have supported what has grown to become one of the largest independent home furnishings retailers in Canada. Additional community investments within southwestern Ontario will be announced in the weeks ahead. FULL STORY
Queen's Park - Mar. 10, 2015: Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement on Kathleen Wynne’s misguided plan to privatize Hydro One:
“Kathleen Wynne wants to hold a fire sale of Hydro One, but Ontario’s public institutions are not hers to sell off. For nearly a century our province’s electricity system has been in public hands. It doesn’t belong to the Liberals, or to the Conservatives, or to any political party. It belongs to the people. Not only does Hydro One provide a critical utility for Ontarians, but the revenue it generates helps to pay for the vital public services we all rely on. FULL STORY
Cornwall - Mar. 2, 2015: MPP Jim McDonell rose during Question Period today to demand the Premier fire her Deputy Chief of Staff Patricia Sorbara and Sudbury Police Services Board Chair Gerry Lougheed Jr over allegations of bribery during the Sudbury by-election.
MPP McDonell and his Caucus colleagues launched a petition for the Premier to show integrity and dismiss the two operatives involved in the scandal. FULL STORY
Oshawa - Mar. 1, 2015: Earlier this evening, some highly questionable claims about membership sales circulated throughout media and social media. These claims are so erroneous that it would be unfair to all Progressive Conservative members to allow them to spread unchecked. Christine Elliott sent out the following statement on the issue. FULL STORY
Windsor - Feb. 23, 2015: The Windsor Police Service is posting on social media, looking for the public's assistance to help them find a missing female. They have posted the following on both Facebook and Twitter:
Missing female white, 65yrs, blonde hair driving a silver Subaru Impreza. Contact Windsor Police 519-258-6111 if you have information. FULL STORY
Toronto - Feb. 21, 2015: A fundraiser to help cover the costs of the Elijah Marsh funeral has exceeded expectations. The target was initially $20,000 and as of 8:15 this morning a total of $143,756 had been raised. The initiative is hosted on Tilt.com and is being spearheaded by Justin Kozuch (@jkozuch on Twitter). Last evening, Kozuch tweeted that he would work with the Toronto Police Service and Victim Services Toronto to ensure funds are delivered as respectfully as possible. FULL STORY
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