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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 […]

Feb 201723

MPP McNaughton Continues Ontario Manufacturing Tour

MPP is touring Manufacturing Plants across Ontario; seeking ideas and solutions. (Queen’s Park, ON) – This afternoon, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton toured two Ontario manufacturing plants facing tough times: Toronto’s Copper Core Manufacturing and Woodbridge’s Alps Welding Ltd. Both plants employ about 65 workers each and both are members of the Concerned Coalition of Ontario […]

Feb 20171

MPP McNaughton: Fraser Institute Among Others to Highlight Ontario’s Poor Fundamentals

(Queen’s Park, ON) – This afternoon, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton highlighted a recent report released by Vancouver’s Fraser Institute titled, ‘Growing government, increased regulation primary threats to economic freedom in Canada’. Although the report ranks Canada as 5th in the world for economic freedom, it mentions several troubling aspects facing Ontario’s provincial economy. “Economic freedom […]

Jan 201730

MPP McNaughton: Unnecessary Red Tape and Regulations Make Ontario Uncompetitive

MPP is touring Manufacturing Plants across Ontario; seeking ideas and solutions. (Queen’s Park, ON) – This afternoon, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton toured yet another Ontario plant facing tough times. McNaughton toured Scarborough’s Stonemill Bakehouse and again heard about unnecessary red tape and undue regulation, along with Ontario’s sky high hydro pricing. Scarborough-Rouge River MPP Raymond […]

Jan 201727

MPP McNaughton Calls out Wynne Government for Layoffs, Plant Closures across Ontario

MPP expresses condolences to the hundreds of workers who have lost their jobs at CAMI and General Mills. QUEEN’S PARK  – This morning, MPP Monte McNaughton addressed concerns of hundreds of workers who have lost their jobs across Ontario in the last 24 hours. McNaughton pointed specifically to Midland’s General Mills plant which shuttered its doors […]

Jan 201725

Disparities and Slow Growth in Employment Persisted Through 2016

(Queen’s Park, ON) – Today, the Financial Accountability Officer (FAO) released an evaluation of Ontario’s labour market in 2016, showing slow and imbalanced employment growth in the province. “This report reflects the sad reality that we are worse off today than we were a decade ago” said MPP Monte McNaughton. “Not only is a smaller portion […]

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