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Thompson Questions Premier on Scathing Fraser Institute Report on Wind Energy

(Queen’s Park)—MPP Lisa Thompson (Huron-Bruce) today told the Liberal Premier that the facts are not on her side when it comes to wind energy. Another report was issued today, this time from the Fraser Institute, Canada’s premier public policy institute called “Environmental and Economic Consequences of Ontario’s Green Energy Act”. The report ripped the Liberal […]

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Thompson Opposes Trades Tax in Ontario Legislature

(Queen’s Park)—Today Lisa Thompson, MPP (Huron-Bruce) spoken passionately in the Legislature about how the imposed tax on skilled tradespeople will negatively affect businesses and tradespeople in Huron-Bruce. Below is Thompson’s transcript from the Legislature today, as a PC Opposition Day Motion called for the abolishment of the College of Trades—imposing a trades tax on tens […]

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Quebec Bans Wind Turbines 2 KM From Homes—What About Ontario?

(Queen’s Park) —The Quebec government has passed legislation that bans wind turbines from being built within two kilometres of homes and within one kilometre of public roads. The Quebec government has also protected agricultural fields, cultivated floodplains, and woodlands, as well as bike lanes from the presence of wind turbines. It also establishes the one […]

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More Evidence Supports PC’s Call for Wind Turbine Moratorium

Evidence continues to mount in support for a call for an industrial wind turbine moratorium. The Grey Bruce Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Hazel Lynn, released Literature Review 2013: Association Between Wind Turbine Noise and Human Distress today.

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Thompson Again Tables Motions to Support Wind Turbine Moratorium

For Immediate Release February 20, 2013 (Queen’s Park)—Today, on the first day of regular business since the Liberals prorogued the Ontario Legislature 127 days ago, Lisa Thompson, MPP (Huron-Bruce) again tabled four separate motions calling for a moratorium on further wind development in Ontario. Thompson tabled these motions for the second time on September 10th, […]

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Liberals Admit Mistake on Horse Racing: PC’s Continue to Stand Up for Rural Ontario

For Immediate Release January 28, 2013 (Queen’s Park) – The Liberal Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Ted McMeekin, has finally come clean to the horse racing industry that the Liberals made a mistake by rushing the decision to end the Slots-at-Racetracks Program (SARP). This decision needlessly risked over 55,000 jobs in Ontario’s once thriving […]

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PC Caucus Releases Education White Paper

  (Queen’s Park) – This week, the Ontario PC Caucus released Paths to Prosperity: Preparing Students for the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century, a white paper on Ontario’s education system. “The future of our province is dependent upon the success of our youth,” said Lisa Thompson. “We must always encourage a culture of continuous improvement and […]

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New Study Links Wind Turbines with Health Problems

For Immediate Release (Queen’s Park)—If you live near a wind farm, your health is at risk according to a new scientific study. A peer reviewed study has identified the noise level from wind turbines as an important public health issue, yet the Liberal government continues to ignore evidence of turbine related illness and push forward […]

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Letter to the Editor–Ontario’s Energy Supply

As the Progressive Conservative Deputy Critic for Green Energy, I was stunned last week to hear that in these times of economic uncertainty, that the Energy Minister and his Liberal government is recklessly forging ahead with more unaffordable feed-in tariff (FIT) contracts, even though Dalton McGuinty and the Liberals put the brakes on the Ontario […]

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