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Liberals have no plan for housing frail, sick seniors

QUEEN’S PARK – Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker says the Liberal government has no plan to build new long-term care beds and house Ontario’s growing senior population with round-the-clock nursing care.

“I have asked the responsible minister multiple times to say where and when her government will build new long-term care beds to house the 25,000 frail seniors on the wait list,” MPP Walker says. “The continued non-response means they are not and they will not build any new beds to house our frail seniors in need of 24-hour nursing care.”

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AG Report a Damning Indictment of Liberal Record

QUEEN’S PARK – The 2015 Annual Report by Ontario’s Auditor General is a devastating indictment of 12 years of Liberal waste and mismanagement, Leader of the Official Opposition Patrick Brown said today.

The Auditor General’s report highlighted that Ontario’s growing debt burden continues to take money away from the funding of key government programs, such as desperately needed health and social services.

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VICTORY FOR CLARK, PCs AS DOOR SLAMS SHUT ON HOMEOWNER TAX

(QUEEN’S PARK) – Today, Ontario PC Deputy Leader and Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark scored a major victory for Ontario families who dream of purchasing a home.

Less than a month after Clark tabled a motion against the expansion of the Municipal Land Transfer Tax (MLTT) and just two days before it was to be debated, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Ted McMeekin declared he has closed the door on the issue.

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Ontario PC Health Critic Questions Liberals On Lack of Consultation with Ontarians

QUEEN’S PARK – This morning Ontario PC Health Critic, MPP Jeff Yurek (Elgin-Middlesex-London) questioned the Liberal government about their lack of consultation in regards to Bill 122, the Mental Health Statute Law Amendment Act, 2015.

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Government Listens to Opposition and Reverses Decision on Municipal Land Transfer Tax News Date

QUEEN’S PARK – The Ontario PC Caucus is pleased that today during Question Period, Municipal Affairs Minister Ted McMeekin announced that the Wynne Liberals will not extend the municipal land transfer tax following significant opposition from the Ontario PC Caucus, stakeholders and Ontarians.

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