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Aug 21st 2012 MPPs return to Queen’s Park, Wage Freeze Still a Priority

CORNWALL – Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell will be heading to Toronto two weeks earlier than originally planned following the House being recalled to deal with teacher’s compensation legislation. Details of the upcoming Bill have now been posted on the Ministry of Education website. Jim McDonell commented: “I was expecting this recall, and look forward […]

Jul 31st 2012 Ontario Farmers Need Drought Help Now

CORNWALL – On Tuesday, Ernie Hardeman, Oxford MPP and PC Critic for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs,  Lisa MacLeod, MPP for Nepean Carleton and Jim McDonell, MPP for Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry, called on the McGuinty government to take action to help Ontario farmers who have been hit hard by the drought. “We know that some farmers […]

Jul 30th 2012 MPP Jim McDonell Announces Town Hall Meeting on Ontario Health Care

CORNWALL – Local doctors in Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry will have the opportunity to share with the public their concerns with the Government’s plan to cut $338 million in funding from the provincial health care budget. Jim McDonell, MPP will host a public information meeting on the subject at Chateau Cornwall on August 7 and expects a […]

Jul 27th 2012 Ontario PCs Launch Agriculture Survey

CORNWALL – Today Ernie Hardeman, Oxford MPP and PC Critic for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, and Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell announced that they are releasing a survey to look at steps the government should take to support farmers in Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry and strengthen Ontario’s agriculture industry. “We are committed to working with farmers […]

Jul 27th 2012 COLUMN: ONTARIO PCs RELEASE PATHS TO PROSPERITY: FLEXIBLE LABOUR MARKET

Paths to Prosperity: Flexible Labour Markets – is the second in a series of Ontario PC white papers and it offers bold new ideas to modernize Ontario’s labour laws, workplace regulations and government agencies. The paper proposes action in four key areas: giving the individual worker a choice whether to become or remain a union […]

Jul 23rd 2012 MPP Jim McDonell’s First Annual Summer Picnic a Success

Jim McDonell, MPP hosted his first Annual Summer Picnic on July 22 in Guindon Park. 200 participants enjoyed sausages, hamburgers and good company.  

Jul 20th 2012 Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry Celebrates Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee; Local Citizens Honoured With Prestigious Diamond Jubilee Medal

CORNWALL – Jim McDonell, MPP hosted a ceremony to award the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to 14 deserving citizens from Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry who have made exceptional contributions to their community. Recipients of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal are citizens nominated by the community who have made exceptional and significant contributions to their local […]

Jul 18th 2012 Action by Elections Ontario Appreciated, Consumers Encouraged to be Proactive

CORNWALL – Voters’ data in Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry may have been compromised in the significant data leak from Elections Ontario. The information includes names, addresses, dates of birth and whether or not the elector voted in the past election. Jim McDonell, MPP commented: “This is a serious and unacceptable data breach. Although they do not know […]

Jul 13th 2012 Liberals Pick Mississauga Seats Over Nurse Practitioners

CORNWALL – On Wednesday, Energy Minister Chris Bentley admitted to the Legislative Estimates Committee that the rushed cancellation of a gas-fired power plant in Mississauga, mere days before the October 6 election, was ordered by the Liberal campaign office and will cost Ontario taxpayers at least $180 million. This includes only costs that cannot be […]

Jun 27th 2012 Ontario PC’s release Flexible Labour Markets White Paper

CORNWALL – Jim McDonell, MPP welcomes today’s release of the second instalment of the Ontario PC Paths to Prosperity plan to put the Province back on track to economic growth. The Flexible Labour Markets white paper outlines the essential steps that must be taken to reform Ontario’s labour market and free both employers and employees […]

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