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Amid heat wave, cries for help silenced by hum of Liberal AC units

Brown repeats calls for a provincial maximum temperature policy in schools

With a heat wave sweeping Ontario and leaving classrooms sweltering, the Liberal response has been cold as ice. In Question Period today, Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown repeated calls for a maximum temperature for schools to be instituted – a suggestion the Liberals rejected yesterday.

“This isn’t just a Toronto problem; the extreme heat is impacting students across Ontario. Why won’t the premier show leadership and mandate a maximum temperature for schools,” charged Brown in Question Period. “The Liberals have said this is a decision for local schools boards. But that doesn’t sound like leadership to me.”

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OUT OF TOUCH GAFFE: Wynne tells Ontario students without air conditioning to go to “another room”

QUEEN’S PARK – Today dismissing why thousands of Ontario students are forced to sit in class through sweltering heat because of a lack of air conditioning, Premier Kathleen Wynne shared her own tumultuous experience with the recent heat wave.

During Question Period today, Premier Kathleen Wynne revealed that she has faced her own hardship after being forced to move one of her meetings to another room because of a lack of air conditioning.

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Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown calls for maximum school temperatures amid heat wave

Only 125 of 584 TDSB schools have air conditioning

With a brutal heat wave sweeping Ontario, PC Leader Patrick Brown called for a maximum temperature policy in schools to be implemented.

“Humidex levels have been approaching the 40s this week. Our schools don’t have the proper infrastructure or air conditioning. Students are saying it is so hot in classrooms, they are having trouble breathing,” charged Brown in Question Period. “This is unacceptable. That’s why we are calling for the premier to mandate a maximum temperature for Ontario schools in the event of extreme heat.”

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Ontario PCs invite Wynne Liberal MPP Lou Rinaldi to Northern Ontario to showcase the region’s potential

QUEEN’S PARK - Today, Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown and Ontario PC Northern MPPs Vic Fedeli (Nipissing) and Ross Romano (Sault Ste. Marie) wrote to MPP Lou Rinaldi and invited him to visit beautiful, opportunity-filled Northern Ontario.

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Statement from Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown on the nomination of Esther Pauls in Hamilton Mountain

“I congratulate Esther on her nomination as the Ontario PC candidate for Hamilton Mountain.

“Esther is a well-known community leader. She and her husband opened the first Runner’s Den, where they have helped many runners achieve more than they ever thought possible. Through the Runner’s Den, Esther hosts the Hamilton Road2Hope Marathon to raise funds for CityKidz & Joy and Hope of Haiti. She has also won a number of awards recognizing her for her outstanding community service. 

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