Jun 5th 2013 Liberals Avoid Accountability by Cutting Debate Short

QUEEN’S PARK – On the day the Privacy Commissioner released her report highlighting the illegal destruction of Government records and e-mails to hide the truth over the huge waste of taxpayer’s money in the power plant cancellation, the Liberal Government cut short the debate on the Budget Bill through a closure motion with the support […]

Jun 5th 2013 McGuinty-Wynne Liberals Contemplate More User Fees for Ontarians

QUEEN’S PARK – MPP Jim McDonell joined his PC Caucus colleagues in condemning the spending culture that is crippling the Government of Ontario, following the release of a confidential Treasury Board proposal containing numerous new and increased taxes. MPP McDonell commented: “The document contains almost 50 new fees that the Government is considering charging every […]

May 24th 2013 MPP Jim McDonell Addresses Physiotherapy Cuts Concerns

  CORNWALL – On May 23, MPP Jim McDonell hosted a Town Hall meeting at the Garden Villa in Chesterville, attracting a large crowd of seniors and industry stakeholders, to discuss the upcoming physiotherapy service cuts. MPP McDonell highlighted the Government’s lack of transparency on the matter: “These changes are done by regulation and therefore […]

May 23rd 2013 Liberals’ Gas Plant Stories Don’t Stack Up

CORNWALL – Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell is calling for Premier Kathleen Wynne to return before the Justice Committee to account for contradictions between her version of the facts leading to the Mississauga and Oakville gas plant cancellations and the version given by numerous other witnesses, including senior civil servants. MPP McDonell commented: “Already, several political […]

May 21st 2013 NDP-Liberal Coalition a Rough Deal for Ontario

CORNWALL – MPP Jim McDonell was not surprised by the announcement of an NDP-Liberal deal on the provincial budget: “The McGuinty-Wynne Liberals have demonstrated time and time again that they are desperate to cling to power at any cost. Whether it is cancelling power plants to save four seats or shutting down the Legislature, there […]

May 15th 2013 Liberal Government Can’t Be Trusted

QUEEN’S PARK – Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell and the Ontario PC Caucus spoke up for accountability and integrity today by demanding the Government call forward a confidence motion in the Legislature. MPP McDonell commented: “The magnitude of the waste, deception and scandals this Government has presided over is outrageous. As the elected members of […]

May 2nd 2013 Budget Shows Wynne Taking Ontario Down McGuinty’s Path

QUEEN’S PARK – MPP Jim McDonell expressed his disappointment with the provincial Budget delivered today. “The Ontario PC’s have presented a consistent plan to achieve private-sector job growth and prosperity for all Ontarians. These solutions are not hard to figure out, but they are hard to do for a Government that has no vision or […]

Apr 30th 2013 Bill 61 Rewards Good Businesses and Fosters Innovation

QUEEN’S PARK – MPP Jim McDonell introduced today Bill 61, the Technical Standards and Safety Amendment Act, 2013 that will address concerns expressed by numerous small Ontario businesses across the province regarding the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA). MPP McDonell commented: “The TSSA plays a fundamental role in ensuring a safe environment for workers […]

Apr 30th 2013 Premier Wynne and Liberals Caught In Another Lie

QUEEN’S PARK – The McGuinty-Wynne Liberals have been caught in another lie and this time it’ll cost Ontario taxpayers another $310 Million, Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell said today. The CEO of the Ontario Power Authority revealed today the cost of scrapping the Oakville gas plant was $310 Million. OPA CEO Colin Anderson made the […]

Apr 26th 2013 McGuinty-Wynne Liberals Have Lost Confidence of Ontarians

CORNWALL – Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell continues to put pressure on the Wynne Liberal Government to come clean with Ontarians: “They must be held accountable for a decade of failures and scandals”. Following the Auditor-General’s report into the Mississauga power plant cancellation and explosive testimony by Ministry of Energy staffers at Justice Committee, the PC Caucus has […]

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