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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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MPP Helps get Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Huron-Bruce Homes

Clinton- Lisa Thompson, Huron-Bruce MPP, joined Doug DeRabbie from the Insurance Bureau of Canada, Dave Renner the Fire Chief for Central Huron and Bluewater and members of the local Fire Departments this afternoon to help put more carbon monoxide detectors in local homes. “Carbon Monoxide poisoning is the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths in […]

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Budget Nothing More Than a Shell Game

Queen’s Park- The Liberal government budget that was just released is not a substantive plan to get Ontario back on a firm economic footing and eliminate the deficit by 2017-18. “My colleagues and I can’t support this budget.  In the last few weeks, we laid out five areas to be included in this budget that would […]

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Sensible PC Solution the Liberals Should Adopt in Budget to Help Ontario

Queen’s Park-  Today, the Ontario PC Caucus presented a motion asking the Legislative Assembly to agree that the 2015 budget should include its five asks to ensure that Ontario begins to move in a more positive economic direction.  “The five items we presented are all reasonable, sensible solutions to the challenges facing Ontario today,” stated […]

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Thompson Continues to Press the Liberals on their “Pay to Pollute” Scheme

Queen’s Park- Today, MPP for Huron-Bruce and Critic for the Environment and Climate Change Lisa Thompson asked the Liberal government for the third time this week how their proposed “Pay to Pollute” scheme will affect families in Rural Ontario. On Monday, the Premier admitted her carbon tax will increase gas at least 3 cents a litre, […]

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