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Energy Minister out of touch with reality for Northern businesses

Northern PC MPPs Vic Fedeli (Nipissing) and Ross Romano (Sault Ste. Marie) blasted the Energy Minister in Question Period today for a recent suggestion that businesses in Northern Ontario have it rosy when it comes to electricity prices.

Fedeli quoted the Association of Major Power Consumers of Ontario’s most recent analysis, which states “Ontario has the highest industrial rates in Canada and one of the highest industrial rates in North America.”

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Ontario PCs call for immediate halt to casino deal amid money laundering investigation

The Ontario PCs are calling on Kathleen Wynne to halt the casino deal with Great Canadian Gaming, pending the results of a sweeping police probe into money laundering at its BC casino. 

“There is a storm cloud hanging over this bad deal. Internal government documents have revealed suspicions of terrorist financing, while organized crime allegedly laundered hundreds of millions of dollars in hockey bags full of cash through the BC casino,” charged PC Finance Critic Vic Fedeli. “And what has the Kathleen Wynne government done? They’ve given the casino operator a lucrative new deal in Toronto.”

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Only northerners to debate and vote on northern policy at PC Convention: Brown

With the Ontario PC policy convention one month away, Leader Patrick Brown is announcing that only Northern Ontario members can debate and vote on a number of regional specific policy resolutions.

“Ontario is a diverse province, but there is no region more unique than the North. That’s why I strongly believe that northerners should have the final say on some of the major issues specific to the region,” said Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown.

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Statement from Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown on the nomination of Mary Henein Thorn in Kitchener Centre

“I congratulate Mary on her nomination as the Ontario PC candidate for Kitchener Centre.

“Mary brings a wealth of experience to our modern, inclusive and pragmatic PC team. A long-time conservative activist with strong ties to the Coptic community, Mary has experience working within government as an assistant in the regional office for the Hon. Diane Finley.

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Statement from Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown on the release of the 2017 Long-Term Energy Plan

“The Wynne Liberals are untrustworthy, especially when it comes to Ontarians’ electricity bills. Every single time they’ve played games with the electricity sector it has left families working harder, paying more, and getting less. 
 
“Despite Liberal spin, it’s clear: rates will continue to skyrocket to the highest they’ve ever been after the next election.

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