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SELECT COMMITTEE ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT TABLES FINAL REPORT

QUEEN’S PARK – Progressive Conservative Critic for Women’s Issues Laurie Scott (MPP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock) and MPP Sylvia Jones (Dufferin-Caledon) are pleased that the Select Committee on Sexual Violence and Harassment tabled the final report today.

“After months of hard work, listening to survivors, family members, advocates, and health care, justice and social support workers across the province, the committee has come out with a report that presents many important recommendations for Ontario,” said Scott.

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CLARK CONCERNED AS MINISTER WON’T GIVE CAR TAX A RED LIGHT

QUEEN’S PARK – A week after forcing them to reverse plans to tax home ownership, Ontario PC Deputy Leader and Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark asked the Wynne government to assure Ontario motorists they won’t shift gears and rev up a car tax.

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Wynne Liberals Lack Credible Plan to Address Climate Change

QUEEN’S PARK – This morning in the Legislature, Leader of the Official Opposition Patrick Brown criticized the Premier for the government’s lack of a plan to address climate change.

“The Premier loves to talk about the environment and fighting climate change,” stated Leader Patrick Brown.  “I understand there is a need to protect the environment, but this Premier’s idea of fighting climate change is photo-op environmentalism and press release politics.”

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Brown: Liberal Incompetence Hurts Province’s Most Vulnerable

QUEEN’S PARK – Today in Question Period, Leader of the Official Opposition Patrick Brown highlighted examples from the Auditor General's scathing report to demonstrate how the Liberal Government’s incompetence has affected Ontario’s most vulnerable.

For example, the government insisted on implementing the SAMS computer system despite knowing that it was faulty and full of glitches. This resulted in social assistance and disability benefit recipients being both over and under paid.

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AUDITOR FINDS NORTH EAST LHIN AT THE BOTTOM

QUEEN’S PARK – Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli today grilled the Wynne government over the dismal performance record of the North East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).

The Auditor General’s annual report last week found the North East LHIN was tied for last among the 14 LHINs, meeting just four of 15 performance targets.

“Residents in Northeastern Ontario didn’t need the Auditor General to tell them our LHIN has done a terrible job delivering care,” said Fedeli.

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