MPP: Queen's Park Reports by Jim McDonell, OurHometown.ca http://www.ourhometown.ca/news/mcdonell/ Jim McDonell is the Member of Provincial Parliament for the riding of Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry. Mr. McDonell is currently the Ontario PC Critic for Consumer Services. Where did the money go?http://www.ourhometown.ca/opinion/OP0083.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/opinion/OP0083.phpThe Ontario Liberals’ shenanigans continue to surprise even their biggest skeptics. Government messages are scripted to deliver an image of high moral ground, as leaks and documents reveal quite the opposite. The Hydro One sale is a case in point. The story line is all about securing funds to build needed infrastructure – the same they neglected and procrastinated on for the past 12 years. Reading the Government’s financial documents, however, tells a different story. Mon, 30 Nov 2015 14:35:49 -0600Liberals Bring Disrepute on Ontario Democracyhttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL1768.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL1768.phpElections Ontario CEO Greg Essensa’s report concluded that the Premier’s Deputy Chief of Staff, Patricia Sorbara, and provincial appointee to the Greater Sudbury Police Services Board, Gerry Lougheed Jr, apparently violated the Elections Act by offering a job or appointment to Andrew Olivier if he would withdraw from becoming a candidate for the recent Sudbury by-election. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 06:56:49 -0600Auditor-General Pens Cost of Liberal Mismanagement at Over $1 Billionhttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL1689.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL1689.phpOntario’s Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk confirms the cancellation of the Oakville gas plant will cost Ontarians in the order of $815 million. The report was released today. Both cancellations were political decisions in an attempt to save vulnerable Liberal seats in the Greater Toronto Area. This Liberal seat-saver program cost Ontario taxpayers $1.1 billion overall and was nothing but a campaign expense on the backs of all Ontarians. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 20:19:22 -0500Its time to re-build Ontariohttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL1670.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL1670.phpAs I travel across Stormont-Dundas- South Glengarry, people talk to me about the need to get this province back on track and to create the jobs that will allow our children to enjoy a bright future. Small businesses owners are frustrated by the unnecessary regulations and government forms. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business identified Ontario employers as having to face the largest regulation burden in Canada, costing them more than $11.8 billion in 2013. Mon, 02 Sep 2013 08:16:27 -0500Paths to Prosperity - Advanced Manufacturing For a Better Ontariohttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/Nl1548.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/Nl1548.phpMPP Jim McDonell welcomed the release of Paths to Prosperity - Advanced Manufacturing for a Better Ontario. This is the thirteenth in a series of Ontario PC White Papers outlining the PC strategy for returning Ontario to its rightful place as the economic engine of Canada. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:12:52 -0500Summer By-Elections: What’s Next?http://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL1511.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/NL1511.phpThere is no question that Premier Kathleen Wynne has had a tough four months as the leader of the Liberal government in Ontario. Despite trying to make Ontarians believe that she has turned the page on the failed and morally corrupt McGuinty reign, she continues to fall back into the same old ways. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 20:59:28 -0500A New Deal for the Public Sector - Jim McDonellhttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/JM0025.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/JM0025.phpOntario is in a deep fiscal hole. Without urgent action, we’re staring at a $30 billion deficit, and a $411 billion debt, in just a couple of years. The Liberal government has no plan to deal with this. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 07:03:08 -0500MPPs McDonell and Fedeli tour Tri-County Stainless in Inglesidehttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/JM0024.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/JM0024.phpStormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell and PC Energy Critic MPP Vic Fedeli toured Tri-County Stainless Inc in Ingleside, learning more about the impact of increasing energy prices on Ontario businesses. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 22:50:46 -0600Crack must answer for made-in-Ontario Debt and Job Crisishttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/JM0023.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/JM0023.php“Liberal MPP Grant Crack must answer for nine years of reckless overspending by the Liberal government which has created a made-in-Ontario jobs and debt crisis” - Ontario PC MPP Jim McDonell said today during a media availability at Mike Dean's Super Food Store. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 21:39:30 -0600MPP Jim McDonell Demands Liberals Re-Open Legislaturehttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/JM0022.phphttp://www.ourhometown.ca/news/JM0022.phpStormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell joined his caucus colleagues in signing an open letter and a petition to Dalton McGuinty requesting a return of the Legislative Assembly following the October 15th prorogation. Fri, 09 Nov 2012 14:51:31 -0600