500,000 students in Ontario affected by strike
Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown is calling on Kathleen Wynne to show leadership and bring both sides to the bargaining table in the college strike that is affecting 500,000 Ontario students.
“Students’ want to learn. And faculty want to teach. But as of midnight last night, Ontario colleges are on strike. 12,000 faculty and 500,000 students are impacted across the province,” charged Brown in Question Period. “Will the Premier get both sides back to the bargaining table today?”Read more
PCs call for inquiry into government's failed handling of health and environmental concerns in Sarnia
For a decade, Liberals ignored calls for definitive health study of local industry's impact on community
Today, Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown, with local members of his caucus, called for an inquiry into the Liberal Government's handling of health concerns in Sarnia's Chemical Valley and the surrounding area. Local governments and industry have long backed calls for a study of the health impacts, to no avail.Read more
Statement from Ontario PC MPP Lisa MacLeod: "Kathleen Wynne and her insider friends are at it again"
"Kathleen Wynne and her insider friends are at it again. This time it’s a Liberal-connected, US-style Super PAC trying to re-open a debate about abortion and distort Patrick Brown’s record.
"We always knew that taking down a scandal plagued party would get ugly. While Kathleen Wynne and her friends talk about abortion, we'll be talking about creating good jobs, relief for beleaguered middle-class families, and closing the door on waste and corruption.
Statement from Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown on the nomination of Donna Skelly in Flamborough-Glanbrook
“I congratulate Donna Skelly on her nomination as the Ontario PC candidate for Flamborough-Glanbrook.
“Donna brings a wealth of experience to our Ontario PC team. She currently sits as a local city councillor where she is becoming known for holding council to account on waste. Her dedication to her community has been recognized as the Hamilton Woman of the Year by the YWCA. Donna worked in the broadcast industry for 30 years where she was well-known for standing up for the little guy. I have no doubt she will be a fantastic representative for her community.Read more
“Today at sundown our Jewish friends and neighbours all across Ontario celebrate Sukkot—the Feast of Booths.
“Historically, Sukkot has been both a time to celebrate the gathering of a bountiful harvest as well as a time to commemorate the experience of the Exodus out of Egypt.Read more