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Ontario PCs call for Wynne Liberal Energy Minister to resign over explosive Auditor General report

PCs table a motion in parliamentary committee to comprehensively examine costly hydro scheme

In the wake of an explosive report from the Auditor General showing that Ontario families will pay an extra $4 billion for Kathleen Wynne's expensive hydro scheme, Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown called on Ontario’s Energy Minister to resign. 

“The Auditor General’s report was a scathing indictment of Liberal political corruption and their contempt for the people of Ontario,” said Brown during Question Period.

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Statement from Patrick Brown, Ontario PC Leader, on the Auditor General’s report on the “Unfair” Hydro Plan

“Today, the Auditor General released a damning report on the Wynne Liberals’ ‘Unfair’ hydro scheme.

“As a result of their shady accounting methods, and cooking the books for politically-motivated reasons, Ontarians are on the hook for $4 billion more than necessary.

“This ‘Unfair’ Hydro Plan was a re-election ploy. After years of energy mismanagement, this plan was too little, too late. We have seen hydro rates skyrocket to the highest across Canada, and if the Wynne Liberals are re-elected rates will only continue to soar.

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Today’s Auditor General Report: What to Expect

“Later today Ontario’s Auditor General will be releasing her report into Kathleen Wynne’s ‘Unfair’ Hydro Plan.  

“We know it’s going to be a damning report because we know Kathleen Wynne and her Liberals can’t be trusted. They’ve had fourteen years to fix Ontario’s hydro crisis, and they only claim to have a fix now because of an election.

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Kathleen Wynne must bring both sides to table in college strike

500,000 students in Ontario affected by strike

Ontario PC Leader Patrick  Brown is calling on Kathleen Wynne to show leadership and bring both sides to the bargaining table in the college strike that is affecting 500,000 Ontario students.

“Students’ want to learn. And faculty want to teach. But as of midnight last night, Ontario colleges are on strike. 12,000 faculty and 500,000 students are impacted across the province,” charged Brown in Question Period. “Will the Premier get both sides back to the bargaining table today?”

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PCs call for inquiry into government's failed handling of health and environmental concerns in Sarnia

For a decade, Liberals ignored calls for definitive health study of local industry's impact on community

Today, Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown, with local members of his caucus, called for an inquiry into the Liberal Government's handling of health concerns in Sarnia's Chemical Valley and the surrounding area. Local governments and industry have long backed calls for a study of the health impacts, to no avail.

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