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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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MPP Thompson’s Private Member’s Motion Secures All Party Support

Queen’s Park– Yesterday in the House, MPP for Huron-Bruce Lisa Thompson saw her Private Member’s Motion “Growing Agri-Food Jobs” receive support from all three parties. Industry stakeholders and politicians united in their agreement that all students in Ontario should be aware of the tremendous career opportunities linked to a key sector of the province’s economy. […]

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MPP Thompson’s “Growing Agri-Food Jobs” Motion to be Debated

Queen’s Park– Today in the House, in celebrating Agriculture Week, MPP for Huron-Bruce Lisa Thompson’s Private Member’s Motion “Growing Agri-Food Jobs” will be debated during Second Reading. First introduced in June of this year during Local Food Week, Thompson’s motion asks the government to recognize the importance of the Agri-Food sector to Ontario’s economy by […]

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MPP Thompson Debates Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015

Queen’s Park – Yesterday in the House, MPP Lisa Thompson (Huron-Bruce), debated why Bill 66, Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015, in its current form, should not pass third reading. Among her primary concerns with the Bill was the power it gives the Minister for the Environment and Climate Change to override the existing decision-making powers […]

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