Another Example of Media Hysteria
Apparently Liberal MPP David Zimmer is not alone in opposing Bill 16 on absurd grounds. Randy Hillier is interviewed on CHML 900 AM in Hamilton about Bill 16.
A Dogs Day Afternoon
(QUEEN’S PARK) - MPP Randy Hillier (Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington) applauded Members of the Ontario Legislature for their support today in passing his private members bill, Bill 16, an act that will repeal Dalton McGuinty’s much despised ban on ‘pit bulls,’ at Second Reading. The vote successfully passed despite significant opposition from the minority Liberal government who refused to acknowledge a world-wide repudiation of breed specific legislation.Read more
Canadian Press - Members of all parties support bill to end pit bull ban
Published on February 23rd, 2012 by the Canadian Press
TORONTO - Ontario's prohibition on pit bulls is unreasonable, unworkable and unfair, members of all parties in the legislature said Thursday as they passed a private member's bill urging the Liberals to lift the breed-specific ban.
Progressive Conservative Randy Hillier, who owns two dogs he said could be seized and destroyed under the Dog Owner's Liability Act, said the ban was introduced because of what he called a very few high profile dog attacks, mostly in the Toronto area.
Is it time for merit pay for politicians?: Hillier on Newstalk 1010
Randy Hillier being interviewed on Jerry Agar's show on Newstalk 1010 discussing the Drummond Report and Mr Hillier's idea to tie public sector and politician wages to merit.
Tie government wages to economic performance
Published in the National Post on February 21st, 2012
Don Drummond and his commission have now unveiled their highly publicized report on what the Ontario government must do to return the province to fiscal prudence. Their recommendations are provided with a gloomy impression that our day of reckoning is upon us. If Ontario continues with the status quo, the province is headed to bankruptcy.Read more