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Lisa Thompson Grills Liberals on Failing Cap-and-Trade Scheme

Queen’s Park- Rather than address the financial problems identified with cap-and-trade by Ontario’s Auditor General yesterday, the Minister of Environment is continuing to deny the impact his misguided scheme will have on families’ and business’ budgets, says MPP Lisa Thompson, PC Critic for Environment and Cap-and-Trade. Thompson put the Minister in the hot seat today […]

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Auditor General Confirms That Cap-and-Trade Just Another Cash Grab That Will Not Reduce Emissions in Ontario

QUEEN’S PARK – The Auditor General (AG) today has confirmed what the Ontario PC Party has been saying all along: that the Liberal cap-and-trade scheme will do nothing to effectively reduce GHG emissions, while raking in billions of dollars off the backs of hard-working Ontarians, said PC Environment and Cap-and-Trade Critic Lisa Thompson. “The Liberals have […]

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FAO Confirms Cap-and-Trade Being Used to Artificially Balance Budget

QUEEN’S PARK – The Financial Accountability Officer revealed today that money collected from the Wynne-Liberal’s cap-and-trade scheme is another cash grab that will do little to reduce emissions, Ontario PC MPPs Lisa Thompson and Vic Fedeli stated today. In his report, the FAO said that cash raised from cap-and-trade could “reduce the deficit in that […]

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Serious Concerns Remain Over Liberals’ Cap-and-Trade Scheme

QUEEN’S PARK – The Liberal government has left questions surrounding several critical aspects of its cap-and-trade scheme unanswered for far too long, and with the first compliance period approaching, they owe it to Ontarians to lay all the cards on the table, says PC Environment and Cap-and-Trade Critic Lisa Thompson. In the Greenhouse Gas Progress […]

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MPP Lisa Thompson Presses Government on School Closures

QUEEN’S PARK – Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson questioned Kathleen Wynne this morning on the province’s 2015 accommodation review which has led to school closures across the province. “There is a troubling pattern with this government ignoring community autonomy,” said Lisa Thompson, MPP for Huron-Bruce. “The 2009 Green Energy Act stripped away local authority too, and we […]

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Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson to host small business roundtable discussions

Blyth – MPP for Huron-Bruce Lisa Thompson will be hosting two small business roundtable discussions in the riding on November 28th to hear from the community about what challenges and issues local businesses and industry are facing. The first meeting will take place at the REACH Centre in Clinton from 10:30am to 12:00pm, with the […]

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Statement from MPP Lisa Thompson regarding the 2016 Fall Economic Statement

The following is a statement from Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson after the Liberal government released their 2016 Fall Economic Statement yesterday: “The Fall Economic Statement has proven that the Liberal government continues to remain disconnected from the people of Ontario. With the passing of every Liberal initiative, it seems that this government spirals deeper and […]

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A Message from MPP Lisa Thompson on Remembrance Day

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MPP Lisa Thompson calls on Liberals to commit to a timeline to post outdated EBR decisions

QUEEN’S PARK – It is shameful that the Minister for Environment and Climate Change is still failing to keep Ontarians informed about the environmental issues that affect them, and he needs to take immediate action to address the 7 year backlog of outstanding decisions and comments that should have been posted to Ontario’s Environmental Bill […]

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Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson to host 5th Annual Remarkable Citizens Awards ceremony in Teeswater

Blyth – Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thomson wants you to help shine the spotlight on remarkable citizens in your community. The 5th Annual Remarkable Citizens Awards evening will be hosted by MPP Lisa Thompson during her annual New Year’s Levee event, which will take place at the Teeswater Town Hall on the evening of January 4, […]

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