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MPP Thompson's "Growing Agri-Food Jobs" Motion Passes with All Party Support

QUEEN’S PARK - Yesterday in the House and during Agriculture Week, MPP for Huron-Bruce Lisa Thompson's Private Member's Motion Growing Agri-Food Jobs passed with all Party support.

First introduced in June of this year during Local Food Week, Thompson's motion asks the government to recognize the importance of the Agri-Food sector to Ontario's economy by including a component on the industry in the grades 9 and 10 Careers and Guidance Curriculum.

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HYDRO ONE FIRE SALE A COVER FOR LIBERAL WASTE AND SCANDAL

QUEEN’S PARK – Today during Question Period, Leader of the Official Opposition Patrick Brown asked Premier Wynne why her Liberal Government is proceeding with the fire sale of Hydro One to pay for the billions wasted on scandal, waste, and economic incompetence.

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MPP SCOTT DEMANDS THE LIBERAL GOVERNMENT TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT WOMEN

QUEEN’S PARK – During Question Period today, Ontario PC Critic for Women’s Issues, Laurie Scott (MPP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock) stood in the Legislature to ask the Premier to provide information on the number of offenders who are released on probation, despite their refusal to sign their probation orders.

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NDP, LIBERALS FAIL NORTHERN ONTARIO AGAIN

QUEEN’S PARK – NDP and Liberal MPPs today again refused to support Northern Ontario and forestry jobs by choosing special interests over Northern interests, Ontario PC MPPs Norm Miller and Vic Fedeli said today.

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MARTOW QUESTIONS THE MINISTER OF HEALTH ON THE PROBLEMATIC CUTS TO DOCTORS’ FEES

QUEENS PARK - This morning, Ontario PC GTA Affairs Critic, Gila Martow (MPP for Thornhill), questioned the Minister of Health on the recent cuts to doctors’ fees. “Many of us may recall back in 2000, the negotiation of doctor compensation when the Ontario government agreed to cover Medical Liability Protection costs in exchange for direct remuneration. This was considered a barter system – paying the soaring malpractice insurance costs in exchange for less taxpayer money to doctors.”

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