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MPP Thompson Tells Energy Minister To Take Responsibility or Step Down

(Queen’s Park)—Today Lisa Thompson, MPP (Huron-Bruce) stood up during Question Period to question the Minister of Energy on the Liberal government’s failed energy policies, which have drawn the ire of thousands of families in Ontario. Two lawsuits have been launched against the McGuinty government, most recently, one this week, with a $1 billion dollar price […]

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LIberal Government Backtracks on mid-Election Health Care PromisesAn Open Letter to the Citizens of Huron-Bruce

(Queen’s Park)—Lisa Thompson, MPP (Huron-Bruce) is disappointed that the Liberals have backtracked on their commitment to fund hospital expansion and improvement throughoutOntario. The news broke yesterday that the McGuinty Liberals may be backtracking on the promises they made during the 2011 election. In an effort to win votes, McGuinty promised funding for the Wingham, Southampton […]

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An Open Letter to the Citizens of Huron-Bruce

An Open Letter to the Citizens of Huron-Bruce: I want to start by thanking the many people who supported me as I prepared to debate my first piece of private members legislation on March 8th in the Ontario Legislature. I received over 1700 emails from across the province, many coming from Huron-Bruce. I deeply appreciated […]

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NDP and Liberals Team Up to Vote Against Wind Moratorium: MPP Thompson

(Queen’s Park)—Lisa Thompson, MPP (Huron-Bruce) was disappointed that the Liberal government and the NDP teamed up to defeat her private members motion calling for a moratorium on further wind development until third party social, physical and economic health and environmental studies have been completed. Thompson tabled the motion in December and was pleased to use […]

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Ontario Has a Spending Problem: Drummond Report Reveals

(Queen’s Park)—Today, TD Economist Don Drummond released a scathing report on the state of Ontario’s financial future, and one theme was prominent: Ontario has a spending problem. Drummond’s report, released today, contains 362 recommendations outlining how the McGuinty Government can cut costs and find program efficiencies in order to get its budget and spending under […]

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MPP Thompson Launches Website to Better Assist Constituents

(Queen’s Park)—To coincide with the opening of two new constituency offices, Lisa Thompson, MPP (Huron-Bruce) has officially launched her new website today to better assist the constituents of Huron-Bruce. The website, www.lisathompsonmpp.ca is designed to be another way Thompson can connect with constituents. The site contains press releases, photos, frequently asked questions, contact information, and […]

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Auditor General Says Ontario’s Energy Approach is All Wrong: Thompson

Today, Ontario’s Auditor General Jim McCarter confirmed that the McGuinty Liberal’s current approach to energy policy is killing the Ontario economy. It was revealed at Queen’s Park today, when the Auditor General tabled his annual report, that FIT (feed-in tariff) subsidies, the permanent Debt Retirement Charge, and exporting energy to other jurisdictions is killing private […]

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Thompson Addresses Energy Minister Regarding CAW Wind Turbine

Last week, Lisa Thompson, MPP (Huron-Bruce) addressed the Minister of Energy on behalf of her constituents who are concerned about the CAW wind turbine being placed in the centre of Port Elgin. Thompson wrote to the Minister of Energy asking him to clarify the setback rules for industrial wind turbines, as the regulations within the […]

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Thompson Sworn in for First Term as Huron-Bruce MPP

(Queen’s Park) – On Friday, Lisa Thompson, MPP (Huron-Bruce) swore an Oath of Allegiance at Queen’s Park, officially marking her first term as Huron-Bruce MPP. “I am looking forward to continuing to serve families in Huron-Bruce,” said Thompson. “I am proud to be a part of a 37 member Progressive Conservative caucus that will hold […]

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Hudak Names Thompson Deputy Energy Critic

(Queen’s Park) – November 21, 2011 – Today, Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak named Lisa Thompson, MPP (Huron-Bruce) Deputy Critic to the Ministry of Energy. “I am looking forward to this new challenge as our party works together to hold the McGuinty Liberals accountable,” said Thompson. As Deputy Energy Critic, Thompson will work alongside […]

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