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Nov 201715

MPP McNaughton Again Increases Wallaceburg Office Hours

Wallaceburg Community Office Now Open Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9 am – 4 pm. (WALLACEBURG, ON) – Yesterday, Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton announced that he will be expanding the office hours at his Wallaceburg Community Office. The new hours are now in effect and run from 9 am – 4 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, […]

Nov 201710

An Opportunity to Remember the Brave Men and Women who Protect our Freedom

Every Remembrance Day residents of Lambton-Kent-Middlesex take time to honour and pay tribute to those who fought for the liberation of millions around the world and died for our freedom. From Ypres and Vimy Ridge in WWI, to Ancona in Italy, Juno Beach on D-Day, and the liberation of  Netherlands in WWII; from defending Seoul […]

Nov 20173

MPP McNaughton: Too Many Being Left Behind

Labour force survey confirms deep economic disparities across the province  (QUEEN’S PARK, ON) –This morning, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP, Monte McNaughton spoke about the StatsCan monthly Labour Force Survey for October, which was released today. The survey showed an increase to the province’s unemployment rate, with Southwestern and Northern Ontario particularly hard hit. “Southwestern and Northern Ontario has […]

Oct 201717

Green Energy Act Responsible for Manufacturing Decline

New report from the Fraser Institute confirms Liberal policies led to the majority of manufacturing job losses (Strathroy, ON) – Today a report brought forward by the Fraser Institute laid the blame for Ontario’s staggering manufacturing job losses squarely at the feet of the Green Energy Act and the province’s extraordinary rise in electricity rates. “This […]

Oct 20172

MPP McNaughton Highlights Manufacturing Job Losses

The Liberals won power 14 years ago today – this is their record (Queen’s Park, ON) – Today in question Period, MPP McNaughton called on the government to take action to address ongoing manufacturing job losses. Since the government took office in 2003 hundreds of thousands of jobs have been lost as manufacturers have faced […]

Sep 201728

McNaughton Continues Fight for Cap and Trade Transparency

(Queen’s Park, ON)  – This morning, MPP Monte McNaughton continued his fight to bring transparency to natural gas billing. He rose in question period to urge the Minister of Energy to help move his Private Member’s Bill, the Transparency in Gas Pricing Act, forward. “Cap and Trade cannot be credible if its cost is hidden in […]

Sep 201726

McNaughton Calls for Wynne Government to Stand Up for Ontario Small Business

(Queen’s Park, ON)  – This morning, MPP Monte McNaughton stood with the Ontario small business community to demand the Premier denounce incoming Liberal tax hikes. The proposed federal changes would leave some in Ontario paying a tax rate of 73%. “These tax changes could shutter stores on Main Street, Ontario,” said McNaughton. “These changes will hurt […]

Sep 201721

McNaughton’s Gas Transparency Bill Passes

Bill 146: Transparency in Gas Pricing Act, 2017 Passes Second Reading on Thursday (QUEEN’S PARK, ONTARIO) –This afternoon, MPP Monte McNaughton brought forward his Bill 146, the Transparency in Gas Pricing Act, 2016 for second reading debate. With support from both the PC and NDP caucus, the bill passed second reading and was sent to the Standing […]

Sep 20174

MPP McNaughton Statement on Layoffs at Honeywell Cambridge Facility

(Strathroy, ON) – Today, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton released the following statement on the announcement Cambridge’s Honeywell plant will lay off more than a quarter of its workforce: “My thoughts today are with the 140 employees and their families who are reportedly affected by this devastating announcement. These layoffs represent a tremendous hardship for these […]

Aug 201731

New Report Shows Ontario Falling Behind

(Strathroy, ON) – This afternoon, MPP Monte McNaughton responded to Ontario’s poor ranking in the recently released Fraser Institute report on labour markets in Canada and the United States. The report placed Ontario 44th out of 60 jurisdictions in an evaluation which considered unemployment, productivity, and job creation. “Poor public policy is hurting the families […]

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