Statement from Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown on the nomination of David Piccini in Northumberland-Peterborough South
“I congratulate David on his nomination as the Ontario PC candidate for Northumberland-Peterborough South.
“David understands the importance of public service, and has gained unique experience as an analyst at Agriculture Canada as well as working for the Minister of International Trade. He currently works as an advisor to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, where he has developed a deep understanding of the challenges the Liberal government’s reckless cuts to health care have had on Ontario families and seniors.Read more
“The Wynne Liberals’ cap-and-trade scheme is nothing but a cash grab that makes life harder and more unaffordable for Ontario families while driving businesses and jobs out of the province.
“Ontarians will pour nearly $2 billion a year into this new slush fund that will go towards Liberal pet projects and re-election announcements. On top of that, the Wynne Liberal scheme does nothing to protect the environment – all it does is ships hundreds of millions of dollars into the California economy. We shouldn’t be subsidizing the wealthy in Beverly Hills, especially while families here at home are working harder, paying more, and getting less.Read more
Yesterday, during an important speech by PC MPP Norm Miller on Northern Ontario, Liberal member Lou Rinaldi, speaking off camera, heckled the speaker and referred to the region as “No Man’s Land.” He was immediately taken to task by PC MPP Sam Oosterhoff on the floor of the legislature.
Since facing backlash at Queen’s Park, Rinaldi admitted making the statement but says he was attacking Vic Fedeli’s comments. It’s a puzzling excuse given that Norm Miller, not Vic Fedeli, was speaking at the time.Read more
“I am pleased to join with our Armenian friends and neighbours in Ontario and proud Armenians throughout the world in celebrating the 26th anniversary of Armenia’s declaration of Independence from the Soviet Union.
“All across Ontario, and beyond,—this community continues to have an important impact on our province’s advancement and growth.Read more
Queen’s Park — Kitchener-Conestoga MPP Michael Harris will be joined by Opioid awareness advocate 19-year-old Leila Attar at Queens Park today in support of Bill 126, the Illegal Pill Press Act. The bill would enforce fines and imprisonment for anyone illegally possessing or using a pill press machine to produce counterfeit opioids.Read more