Liberals Play Shell Game with Northern Ontario
(Queen's Park) - Randy Hillier, Ontario PC Critic for Northern Development, Mines and Forestry, condemned the McGuinty Liberals for slamming the door shut on Northern Ontario families with their forest tenure legislation. Third reading on Bill 151 was limited to only 1 hour of debate this morning, after which the Liberals passed this dangerous legislation.Read more
Northern Ontario: Your Future is Worth 40 Minutes to Dalton McGuinty
(QUEEN’S PARK) - Randy Hillier, Ontario PC Critic for Northern Development, Mines, and Forestry, condemns the McGuinty Government for voting against crucial amendments to Bill 151 – Forest Tenure Modernization Act. Yesterday the Standing Committee for General Government met for only 40 minutes to complete the clause-by-clause amendment process for 151.Read more
Napanee Guide - LHIN backs acquired brain injury home plan
Published on May 5th, 2011 in the Napanee Guide
It was news that brought tears of joy to Hugh and Rosemary Finlay's eyes.
Southeast Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) officials announced they will write to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to seek support to build the Napanee Acquired Brain Injury and Rehab Home.
Net News Ledger - PC Candidate Gilbert Angered by Decision on Bill 151
Published on April 21st, 2011 in the Net News Ledger
THUNDER BAY – “First they said they had heard enough from Northern Ontario on this Bill and there was no need to travel to the North. Now they have time allocated this bill which will shut down any further debate. Voters in Thunder Bay-Atikokan deserve a government which will listen to them,” stated Dr. Fred Gilbert, the Progressive Conservative candidate for the Atikokan riding.
Gilbert’s comments come as the PC content, “The McGuinty Liberals have once again closed the door on Northern Ontario with their decision to shut down the debate on Bill 151, Forest Tenure Modernization Act. Ironically, the Liberal Government filed the motion to shut down debate yesterday, the same day an opposition motion was being debated in the Legislature regarding the Liberals’ contempt for Northern Ontario Consultations”.
Sault Star - PC critic picks forestry fight with local MPPs
Published on April 19th, 2011 in the Sault Star
Randy Hillier, Ontario's Progressive Conservative forestry critic, called out local Liberal members Tuesday on consultations over a new act that would govern the industry.
Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington, held a press conference in Sault Ste. Marie in which he criticized the Dalton McGuinty government and local MPPs for canceling Northern Ontario consultations for a new bill introduced in February by the government.