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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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Thompson has no confidence in the Liberals’ Budget

QUEEN’S PARK – Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson has voted against the Wynne Liberals’ Budget, saying she has no confidence whatsoever in the Liberal government’s fiscal policy. “Since taking office in 2003, the Liberals have more than doubled our provincial debt, having added $173.2 billion in 14 years. With a track record like that, Premier Wynne […]

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Minister Won’t Commit to Calling an Inquest into Deaths of Indigenous Youth

QUEEN’S PARK – Ontario’s Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation needs to do the right thing and call for an inquest into the deaths of four Indigenous youth who were in provincial care, says PC Critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Lisa Thompson. In question period today, Thompson reiterated the Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s (NAN) and […]

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MPP Thompson wants to retire the Debt Retirement charge paid by Ontario Small Businesses

QUEEN’S PARK – Today, Lisa Thompson, MPP for Huron-Bruce, introduced a bill to amend the Electricity Act, 1998 to remove the debt retirement charge (DRC) from the hydro bills of Ontario small businesses. Thompson tabled this Bill in response to concerns from a small business owner in Huron-Bruce who, like other small business owners, is […]

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Thompson Tables Legislation to Raise Awareness for Childhood Apraxia of Speech

QUEEN’S PARK – Yesterday in the legislature, Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson tabled Bill 131, An Act to proclaim Childhood Apraxia of Speech Awareness Day, in order to raise awareness for Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). The Bill, which successfully passed First Reading, seeks to proclaim May 14th as Childhood Apraxia of Speech Awareness Day. “The […]

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Thompson Secures Meeting with Environment Minister for Resident Impacted by IWTs

QUEEN’S PARK – In Question Period on Tuesday, Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson successfully arranged a meeting between the Environment Minister and Ashfield resident Joan Black, to discuss the negative effects of Industrial Wind Turbines (IWTs) that she has been living with and what can be done to alleviate them. “I’m pleased Joan was able to […]

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