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Dec 4th 2012 Crack Must Answer for Made-In-Ontario Debt And Jobs Crisis

VANKLEEK HILL – “Liberal MPP Grant Crack must answer for nine years of reckless overspending by the Liberal government which has created a made-in-Ontario jobs and debt crisis” – Ontario PC MPP Jim McDonell said today during a media availability at Mike Dean’s Super Food Store. MPP McDonell commented: “In the midst of a jobs […]

Dec 3rd 2012 MPPs McDonell and Fedeli Talk Energy Costs and Wind Turbines

WINCHESTER – Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell and PC Energy Critic MPP Vic Fedeli met local businesses and community activists opposing wind turbines in Dundas County. Under provisions of the Green Energy Act, renewable energy developments are exempted from municipal review or zoning restrictions. Furthermore, renewable energy suppliers are guaranteed above-market rates by the Province […]

Dec 3rd 2012 MPPs McDonell and Fedeli Focus on Energy Costs in Chesterville

CHESTERVILLE – Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell and PC Energy Critic MPP Vic Fedeli met local businesspeople and members of the North Dundas Chamber of Commerce during a luncheon in Chesterville. Attendees expressed frustration at the rising cost of energy in Ontario, in particular the increasing Global Adjustment Charge – used to cover the cost […]

Dec 3rd 2012 MPPs McDonell and Fedeli Focus on Energy Costs in Ingleside

INGLESIDE – Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell and PC Energy Critic MPP Vic Fedeli toured Tri-County Stainless Inc in Ingleside, learning more about the impact of increasing energy prices on Ontario businesses. The Global Adjustment Charge can total over $1,000,000 for energy-intensive businesses and is used to cover the cost of selling surplus energy to […]

Nov 21st 2012 Agenda for Growth – Balanced Budgets

Ontario can lead Canada in job creation again, but first we need to make tough decisions to balance the provincial budget and start paying down the debt. Most people would agree that Ontario needs to balance its books. Each year the government delays balancing the budget, it adds billions of dollars to the debt – […]

Nov 19th 2012 Farmers Deserve Better than McGuinty’s Bureaucracy

Ontario’s farmers will find it more difficult or outright impossible to do business in the Province beginning in 2013 unless a severe bureaucratic blunder is resolved swiftly. Under the Farm Registration and Farm Organizations Funding Act, 1993, every farm needs a Registration Number in order to operate. The three farming organizations that had the right […]

Nov 15th 2012 Recalling the Legislature

One month ago, the Liberals shut down the Legislature in the midst of a jobs and debt crisis. They were facing a growing list of scandals, including their $1-billion seat-saver program for the cancelled Mississauga and Oakville gas plants and their eHealth boondoggle that’s wasted $2 billion of taxpayer money with little to show. Rather […]

Nov 13th 2012 Press “Liberal” for Less Service

“The closure of all Service Ontario kiosks following numerous security breaches is another symptom of the Liberal Government’s mismanagement of public projects” – says Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell. Service Ontario self-serve kiosks were originally shut down on June 6 after a massive security breach exposed thousands of Ontarians to identity theft. Government Services Minister […]

Nov 8th 2012 Lest we forget

Every Remembrance Day, residents of Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry take the time to honour and pay tribute to those who fought for the liberation of millions around the world and died for our freedom. From Vimy Ridge in WWI, to Dieppe and Juno Beach in WWII, defending Seoul during the Korean war to restoring stability in Bosnia, […]

Nov 7th 2012 Open Letter from MPP Jim McDonell to Minister Jeffrey Regarding Teleperformance

(pdf)   The Hon. Linda Jeffrey Minister of Labour 14th Floor, 400 University Ave Toronto, ON M7A 1T7 Honourable Minister, Today, a large employer in my riding of Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry announced the closure of its operations in Cornwall. Teleperformance is yet another casualty of the jobs crisis in Ontario, and our brightest and most driven […]

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