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MPP Thompson Questions Liberals on Cap and Trade Timeline

Queen’s Park – Today in the House, MPP for Huron-Bruce Lisa Thompson questioned the Liberals on their rash decision to move ahead with plans to implement Cap and Trade in the next seven months. “Ontario remains completely in the dark about plans for revenue and carbon credits, yet this government is rushing to introduce its […]

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Liberals Deflect Answers to MPP Thompson’s Questions

Queen’s Park – Today, when Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson questioned the government on whether or not the people of Ontario can trust the Liberals to act with integrity when running the province, the government refused to respond. The question was posed after the announcement this morning that the OPP will be laying charges against Liberal […]

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MPP Thompson Questions Liberals on Disregard of Scientific Evidence

Queen’s Park – Earlier today, Lisa Thompson, MPP for Huron-Bruce, along with her colleague Todd Smith, MPP for Prince Edward-Hastings, questioned the Liberal government about their blatant disregard of scientific evidence that challenges their agenda of industrial wind turbine development. This question comes after Joe Crowley, a Species at Risk Specialist, testified that he   […]

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MPP Thompson on Ontario Looking at Buying Newfoundland Power

Quotes from MPP Thompson on Ontario looking to buy power from Newfoundland: ‎”While the Premier looks to other jurisdictions for cheap power, she is failing to deal with the hydro mess she has created in her own backyard.” “We already know the Liberal’s misguided sale of Hydro One will raise electricity rates in Ontario, while […]

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Moving Forward with the Chesley RCU

Queen’s Park- This past week, the Chesley Restorative Care Unit got the go ahead to keep its doors open for another six months. This stems from a meeting earlier this month among Ministry staff and MPP Lisa Thompson (Huron-Bruce), MPP Bill Walker (Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound), CEO and President of South Bruce Grey Health Centre (SBGHC) Paul […]

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Local Autonomy Will be Lost Through Bill 66

Queen’s Park- The Liberal Government’s Great Lakes bill isn’t an environmental bill, it is a red tape bill, PC Environment Critic Lisa Thompson said today upon second reading of the legislation. “This legislation is all about the Liberals trying to look as if they are protecting the environment when in reality they are putting measures in […]

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Minister Has The Final Say on Chesley RCU

Queen’s Park- Today, MPP for Huron Bruce Lisa Thompson, MPP for Bruce-Grey Owen Sound Bill Walker and the CEO of the South Bruce Grey Health Centre (SBGHC) Paul Rosebush met at Queen’s Park with Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care officials to discuss the impending closure of Chesley Restorative Care Unit (RCU). The Chesley RCU is […]

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Ombudsman Report Leaves Ontarians in the Dark

Queen’s Park- This week, the Ontario Ombudsman released his report on Hydro One billing practices, a report he launched after PC MPP Randy Hillier urged him to look into after the Ombudsman office received over 10,700 complaints. The scathing report is indictment on how Hydro One deals with its customers, reflecting directly on the Liberal Government’s […]

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Hydro Rates The Highest in Canada

Queen’s Park- Today, hundreds gathered outside Queen’s Park to express their frustration with the Liberal government’s unaffordable hydro rates. “People came from across the province, including Huron-Bruce to tell the government that enough is enough”, said Thompson. MPP Thompson joined by Huron-Bruce constituents Norma Schmidt (Tiverton) and Patti Kellar (St.Joseph) outside Queen’s Park today at the Hydro Rally […]

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MPPs Fight for Chesley

Queen’s Park- Yesterday, local MPPs for Huron-Bruce Lisa Thompson and Bruce Grey Owen Sound Bill Walker stood in the legislature to ask the Health Minister to ensure funding for the Chesley Restorative Care Unit, a program that costs $800,000 a year.”This program helps so many in our community and directly falls in line with the Ministry’s […]

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