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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 […]

Aug 201730

MPP Monte McNaughton Calls for Immediate Moratorium on North Kent Wind

Today, Monte McNaughton, MPP for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex issued the following statement: “The Wynne Liberals are showing complete arrogance and disregard for the residents of Chatham-Kent by not testing well water and allowing the construction of the North Kent Industrial Wind Turbine project to proceed. But it goes even further: they’ve contributed to making life even more […]

Aug 20174

Wynne Government’s Economic Plan Nothing But Wishful Thinking

(Strathroy, ON) – This morning, Statistics Canada released the monthly Labour Force Survey which contained Ontario’s job numbers for July. Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton issued comments about the numbers. “Positive news for Ontario in the Labour Force Survey has unfortunately been unusual in a year of troubling economic news and projections for the province,” said McNaughton. […]

Jul 201720

Statement from MPP Monte McNaughton on Thomas Canning Receivership

The following is a statement from Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton on Thomas Canning Receivership: “This week workers, farmers, and taxpayers are once again bearing the brunt of short-sighted policy decisions by Kathleen Wynne’s government. “On Tuesday we learned that the Tillsonburg Siemens plant, a manufacturer of wind turbine blades, is closing by early 2018. After […]

Jul 20177

Ontario Sheds 11,200 Full Time Jobs

  Statement from Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton on June’s Job Numbers  “The June job numbers released by Statistics Canada this morning show several key areas to be in significant decline including full-time employment, youth employment, manufacturing employment and overall jobs. This is tough news for those who are looking for work right now all across […]

Jun 20179

Economy continues to stagnate while taxes and hydro are on the rise

Statement from Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton on May’s job numbers:  “Last months’ job numbers show a sizeable increase to Ontario’s unemployment rate, further cementing Ontario as a have-not province. We are no longer the economic freight train every province once envied. “Under Kathleen Wynne Ontario has become uncompetitive. She and the Liberals have spent the last […]

Jun 20171

McNaughton Publishes 2016/2017 Expenses

Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Continues to Lead on Transparency and Accountability (QUEEN’S PARK, ONTARIO) – Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton has published his 2016/2017 MPP expenses as follows: Support Staff: $198,694 Constituency Office Rent/Accommodations: $31,326 Office Operations and Supplies: $35,082 Communications and Newsletters: $13,553 TOTAL MPP GLOBAL BUDGET: $278,655 Amount Under Budget: $1864.00   MPP Travel: $29,185 MPP Toronto […]

Jun 20171

MPP McNaughton Introduces Transparency in Gas Pricing Act

Bill would require Ontario gas distributors to clearly and prominently show cap-and-trade costs. (Queen’s Park, ON) – Today, Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton introduced new legislation, the Transparency in Gas Pricing Act. McNaughton’s legislation would require Ontario gas distributors like Union Gas and Enbridge to clearly and prominently show on customer invoices the amount that is […]

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