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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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MPP Thompson Speaks on Agriculture Week

Queen’s Park –As celebrations for Agriculture Week kick off, MPP for Huron-Bruce Lisa Thompson spoke in the House in recognition of the many dedicated, hardworking farm families across the province. “Agriculture Week is a great opportunity to reflect on the contributions that Ontario’s farm families make to the Agri-Food Industry, our economy, and our broader […]

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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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