Monte 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 […]

May 201718

MPP McNaughton Stands Up for Rural Schools; Freedom of the Press

(Queen’s Park, ON) – This morning, Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton raised important concerns with Premier Kathleen Wynne during question period at Queen’s Park. MPP McNaughton grilled Wynne about the May 24th Community Engagement Meeting in Thedford which is being hosted by MPP Lou Rinaldi and the Ontario Ministry of Education. “On May 24th, the MPP […]

May 20175

Ontario Loses 13,800 Full-Time Jobs in April as Thousands More Give Up Looking for Work Entirely

(Strathroy, ON) – This morning, Statistics Canada released the monthly Labour Force Survey which contained Ontario’s job numbers for April. Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton issued comments about the numbers. “Last month, Ontario lost 13,800 full-time jobs while adding just 12,300 part-time jobs. At the same time, the public sector continues to grow, this month adding […]

Apr 20177

Ontario Loses 11,200 Jobs in March as Provincial Unemployment Rate Climbs to 6.4%

(Queen’s Park, ON) – This morning, Statistics Canada released the monthly Labour Force Survey which contained Ontario’s job numbers for March. Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton addressed the job losses. “Last month, Ontario lost 11,200 jobs and our unemployment rate grew to 6.4%. While the public sector continues to grow, Ontario’s private sector took a big […]

Mar 201714

MPP McNaughton Hosts Second Roundtable Discussion on Rural and Small Town Poverty

MPP is eager to learn from area residents; plans to take good ideas back to Queen’s Park. (Wallaceburg, ON) – This morning, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton hosted an important roundtable discussion on the topic of rural and small town poverty, the second of three the local MPP plans to host. The roundtable focused on Wallaceburg […]

Mar 201713

MPP McNaughton Tours Local Greenhouses

MPP is touring manufacturing plants and job creators across Ontario; seeking ideas and solutions. (Strathroy, ON) – This morning, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton was in Florence touring Willow Spring Greenhouses with owner John Rombouts. McNaughton was taking the time to learn from local entrepreneurs about how the Wynne government’s energy policies are hurting Ontario’s vital […]

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