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Ontario Farmers Can’t Grow with Bad Liberal Policies

QUEEN’S PARK – Increased hydro rates, cap-and-trade and minimum wage hikes are just some of the bad Liberal policies that are keeping Ontario farmers from growing their businesses, says Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson. In question period today, Thompson questioned the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs on why the Liberal government continues to attack […]

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Thompson Still Fighting for Government Action on IWT Noise Complaints

QUEEN’S PARK – It has been three months since Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson asked the former Minister of Environment and Climate Change to immediately address noise complaints related to Industrial Wind Turbines (IWTs), yet the Liberal government has failed to take any tangible action since. The Premier must start taking these concerns seriously, and address […]

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Statement from MPP Thompson on Funding for Hospital Infrastructure Upgrades

The following is a statement from Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson regarding the announcement today that hospitals in Huron-Bruce will be receiving funding through the Hospital Infrastructure Renewal Fund (HIRF): “I’m pleased to hear that local hospitals in Huron-Bruce are benefitting from today’s announcement. The much needed infrastructure investment is good news for the Huron County communities […]

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Statement from MPP Thompson on Funding for Upgrades to Local Community Services Facilities

The following is a statement from Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson regarding the announcement today that eight service agencies serving Huron, Bruce and Grey Counties will receive $700,000 for repairs and upgrades: “I’m pleased to see that eight of our local community agencies are receiving funds to make repairs and upgrades to their facilities. Ensuring residents […]

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Statement from MPP Lisa Thompson the Halt of the PARG Process

The following is a statement from Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson on the announcement from Minister Hunter to halt the Pupil Accommodation Review Guidelines (PARG): “Today’s announcement that pupil accommodation reviews across the province will be halted is a win for students and families in Huron-Bruce and across rural and northern Ontario. After years of my […]

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Statement from PC Critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Lisa Thompson on National Aboriginal Day

The following is a statement from PC Critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Lisa Thompson on National Aboriginal Day: “Today we celebrate the culture, heritage and history of Ontario and Canada’s First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. The contributions of these communities to the social and economic fabric of our province are an important and […]

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Huron County’s Remarkable Women Recognized

QUEEN’S PARK – Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson and South Huron Mayor Maureen Cole recognized almost 200 women for their leadership and community spirit at an event held at the South Huron Recreation Centre. The event, which was inspired by Canada and Ontario’s 150th anniversary, as well as the 100th anniversary of women achieving the right […]

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Lack of Investigations into Industrial Wind Turbine Complaints Highlighted on Last Day of Session

QUEEN’S PARK – A Global News Story released yesterday revealed troubling statistics, showing that out of thousands of complaints involving Industrial wind turbines, less than a third were followed up on and investigated by Ministry staff. Lisa Thompson, the MPP for Huron-Bruce, asked the Premier directly why the Minister of Environment and Climate Change chose to […]

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MPP Lisa Thompson and South Huron Mayor Maureen Cole to host event celebrating remarkable women in Huron County

QUEEN’S PARK – In celebration of Canada’s 150th and the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote, MPP for Huron-Bruce Lisa Thompson and South Huron Mayor Maureen Cole will be co-hosting an event celebrating a Remarkable Assembly of Huron County Women. At the event, which is open to the public, over 150 remarkable women from […]

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Liberals Reject Conscience Rights for Health Care Providers

QUEEN’S PARK – In a recorded vote in the Legislature yesterday, PC MPP Jeff Yurek’s Bill 129, the Regulated Health Professions Amendment Act (Freedom of Conscience in Health Care, was defeated by both the Liberal and NDP Parties. Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson said that with concerned medical professionals in the galleries observing, it was a […]

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