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Season’s Greetings from MPP Lisa Thompson

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Red Flags Raised at COP21 Over Liberal Cap-and-Trade Scheme

Queen’s Park– Today, PC Critic for Environment and Cap-and-Trade Lisa Thompson issued the following statement on the Liberal Government’s announcement on climate change at the 2015 Paris Climate Conference: “The Liberal Government’s announcement today once again provided little to no details.  It’s clear the Wynne Liberals rushed their announcement and it is simply another tax […]

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Auditor General’s Report Proves Liberal Incompetence

Queen’s Park– The Auditor General’s Report, issued yesterday, has confirmed what MPP for Huron-Bruce Lisa Thompson and the PC Caucus have been saying all along: the Liberals are just not in it for Ontarians. The Auditor General’s report raised concerns about Ontario’s skyrocketing debt, which when broken down, is equal to each Ontarian owing $23,000. The […]

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MPP Thompson to Join Climate Discussion at COP21

Queen’s Park– MPP Thompson has been invited by the Minister for the Environment and Climate Change to join the Canadian delegation at the Climate Summit in Paris, and to participate in the conversation on climate change. As part of the COP21 discussions, the issue of Cap-and-Trade will be forefront on Thompson’s agenda. “The government is […]

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Thompson Says Opposition Killed Tax On Home Ownership

Queen’s Park– This afternoon, Lisa Thompson, MPP for Huron-Bruce, stood in the Legislature to congratulate and thank the more than one hundred Huron-Bruce constituents for joining her in opposition of the Liberal government’s Municipal Land Transfer Tax (MLTT). “I am glad to see that the Liberal government has finally listened to the concerns of the […]

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Liberals Still Don’t Know How Much Their Cap-and-Trade Scheme Will Cost

Queen’s Park – Today during Question Period, Ontario PC Critic for Environment and Cap-and-Trade Lisa Thompson (Huron-Bruce) asked the Liberal Government about the increased costs Ontario families can expect to see following the implementation of their cap-and-trade scheme. “The government’s announcement yesterday provided no additional details and even less answers,” stated MPP Thompson. “Today during Question Period, […]

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MPP Thompson Demands Liberals Follow Neonic Recommendations from ECO

Queen’s Park– Today in the House, MPP for Huron-Bruce Lisa Thompson demanded the Liberal government follow the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario’s recommendations regarding the need for more Ontario-focused, science-based research conducted with regards to the use of neonics. Standing in the House, Thompson cited the ECO’s Annual Report released yesterday, Small Things Matter, saying “The […]

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MPP Thompson Congratulates Saugeen Community on Hospital Fundraising Efforts

Queen’s Park – Yesterday afternoon, Lisa Thompson, MPP for Huron-Bruce, stood in the Legislature to recognize the fundraising efforts of the community in Saugeen Shores to redevelop the Emergency and Laboratory departments at the Southampton Memorial Hospital. “Though the challenge put before them was enormous, I wasn’t surprised by the dedication shown by the entire […]

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MPP Thompson Encourages Industry and Environment Collaboration

Queen’s Park– Yesterday in the House, MPP for Huron-Bruce Lisa Thompson shared remarks in recognition of National Waste Reduction Week and reminded the government to keep industry involved in a meaningful way in the process of reducing waste. In doing so, she suggested to the Liberal government that their role should be to develop a […]

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MPP Thompson Demands Safety Audits and Standards for Ontario Wind Turbines

Queen’s Park– In the House this morning, MPP Lisa Thompson (Huron-Bruce) asked the Liberal Minister for Environment and Climate Change to commit to conducting thorough, routine safety inspections on Industrial Wind Turbines (IWTs) after it has been reported that harmful direct impacts could be realized due to debris falling off.‎ It has been reported that farmers […]

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