Randy sat down today with Lake 88's Norm Wright to chat about the ongoing issues with Ontario's hydro system and his attempts to make the Ontario Legislature to make sure that voters are better represented.Read more
(QUEEN’S PARK) Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington, has called on Premier Wynne in an open letter to fast track Bill 124, his Private Member’s Bill that allows for the recall of Members of Provincial Parliament. Hillier suggests his Bill could be easily amended to include all municipally elected officials.Read more
Last week, I sent Premier Kathleen Wynne an open letter requesting her to support my Private Members Bill, Bill 124, that would allow for the recall of Members of Provincial Parliament. I asked her, in the wake of the controversies surrounding not just Toronto, but other municipalities across Ontario, to consider supporting amendments that would include all municipally elected representatives in the Province as well.
Published on GlobalNews.ca on November 6th, 2013
Randy Hillier wants to make all politicians in Ontario more accountable.
The Progressive Conservative MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington tabled a private member’s bill on Oct. 30 that would allow voters in Ontario to recall and replace their MPPs.
Today I sat down in studio with Anna Maria Tremonti on CBC Radio's The Current to discuss my MPP Recall Legislation and the need for it in Canadian politics. I was joined by Canada's former Chief Electoral Officer Jean Pierre Kingsley. We had a very thoughtful and thorough discussion about the merits of the Legislation. Have a listen and enjoy!
Yesterday I spoke with Rob Snow on CFRA to chat about my newly introduced Recall Legislation. We spoke about why I think it's necessary that we have this important democratic tool and how it would work in practice.
Have a listen and enjoy!
(TORONTO) - Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington, introduced a Bill that would hold politicians accountable to the citizens that elected them. The Election Amendment Act (MPP Recall), 2013 would give Ontario voters the opportunity to recall their MPPs and replace them. Recall elections are used in British Columbia, Wisconsin, California and several other jurisdictions as a way of making politicians accountable to the voters.Read more
Published in the Ottawa Citizen on October 30th, 2013
By Matthew Pearson
TORONTO — Randy Hillier wants to make it easier for you to fire your MPP.
The maverick member of provincial parliament for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington introduced a private member’s bill on Wednesday that would allow Ontario voters to recall and replace their MPPs.