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Wynne Liberals lining the board of their secret home care agency with insider friends

The Wynne Liberals’ controversial, new home care agency came under fire again this morning at Queen’s Park. During Question Period, the Ontario PCs pointed out that Liberal insider Barry Monaghan has been tasked to head the agency.
 
Barry Monaghan is no stranger to controversy. He previously served as the CEO of the Toronto Central LHIN, where he earned $1.1 million in salary over a three year period.  Despite resigning the position in 2007, Monaghan was paid $351,000 in salary the following year. While collecting this salary, Monaghan received a $104,000 consulting contract from the Mississauga-Halton LHIN.

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PC Caucus tables motion condemning persecution of Christians

Today, Thornhill MPP Gila Martow tabled a motion in the Ontario Legislature condemning ongoing and historic persecution of Christians around the world.  Maronites, Armenian, Coptic, Chaldean, Syriac, Assyrian and Eastern Christians throughout the Middle East and South Asia continue to be targeted by extremist groups.  Many, including the Yazidi people, have even been subjected to genocide at the hands of terrorist groups such as ISIS.

"Ontario prides itself as a one of the few successful examples of multiculturalism in the world. I am asking us all to stand in solidarity with faith communities in other parts of the world who do not enjoy our level of peace, harmony and security,” stated MPP Martow. 

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Ontario PC Caucus’ Position on Separating the Cannabis Omnibus Bill

Statement from Ontario PC House Leader Jim Wilson:

“Patrick Brown and the Ontario PCs support an approach to cannabis implementation that puts Ontario families first.  We have significant concerns about how the Wynne Liberals are moving forward.  They pay lip service to protecting public safety yet are silent on providing additional resources or support to police such as training, funding, and an essential roadside test for impaired driving. 

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Fall Economic Statement shows Ontario families deserve a more responsible approach to the economy: Ontario PCs

PCs will phase-in rushed $15 minimum wage hike

Today the Ontario PCs explained that the Fall Economic Statement is part of a trend of reckless, pre-election ploys rolled out by the Wynne Liberals who cannot be trusted to improve the lives of Ontario families.

“Under the Liberals, life is not getting better for Ontarians. Middle-class wages have stagnated while the cost of everything from groceries to gas has gone up. This government has had 14 years to fix wages, but instead are choosing to be reckless in an election year,” said Ontario PC Labour Critic John Yakabuski. “Ontario families deserve a more responsible approach.”

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Wynne Liberals creating a secret new home care agency to benefit insider friends

Ontario PCs say this “cozy” relationship dangerously erodes democracy

Following reports that the Liberal Government is creating a controversial, new home care agency that could benefit a key Wynne ally, the PCs are blasting the Liberals for policy-making that is eroding Ontario’s democracy.

Sources within the health care industry say the largest beneficiary of this new agency won’t be the patients, but SEIU Healthcare, which is well-known for their “cozy ties” to the Ontario Liberal Party.

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