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Apr 201614

Liberals and NDP Vote to Kill McNaughton’s Debt Cap Bill

This afternoon, MPP Monte McNaughton brought forward his Bill 168, the Capping Ontario’s Debt Act, 2016 for second reading debate. The bill was defeated after the Liberals and NDP parties united to vote against it. The bill sought limit the amount of debt Ontario could take on by imposing a debt limit tied to Ontario’s GDP.

Apr 201613

McNaughton’s Debt Cap Bill to be Debated Tomorrow

MPPs Capping Ontario’s Debt Act (Bill 168) will be debated tomorrow at Queen’s Park. (QUEEN’S PARK, ON) – Tomorrow, Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton’s Capping Ontario’s Debt Act (Bill 168) will be debated at second reading. “The McGuinty-Wynne governments have failed to balance the books nine straight times. Along the way, they’ve piled up over $308 billion […]

Apr 20168

Statement from MPP McNaughton On March Job Numbers

MPP Monte McNaughton issued the following statement today on March job numbers: “This month Ontario gained 13,900 jobs, led primarily by the private sector (+31,000), and while I am thrilled for the people who have gained employment this month, the increase barely makes a dent in the nearly 50,000 full time jobs that were lost in […]

Mar 201630

Monte’s Letter to the Editor about modernizing Ontario’s badly outdated regulations

To the Editor, I read with interest Kathleen Wynne’s plans to use crowd-sourcing to modernize Ontario’s badly outdated regulations. She calls it the Red Tape Challenge. There is no doubt that unnecessary government red tape is hurting our economy and costing jobs. This is especially true for both small and start-up businesses. In fact, unnecessary […]

Mar 201628

Back in the Black Ideas Tour Proving Successful

MPP McNaughton’s Ideas Tour Has Discussed Dozens of Sensible Ideas (QUEEN’S PARK, ONTARIO) – Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton continues to travel across the province meeting with individuals, groups, organizations and job creators to discuss important policy ideas as part of his exciting, “Back in the Black Ideas Tour”. “Already we’ve discussed dozens of sensible and unique […]

Mar 201622

The following is a Statement from Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton on the passing of Rob Ford

(QUEEN’S PARK, ON) – Toronto received some tragic news today regarding the passing of former Mayor Rob Ford. Kate, Annie and I wish to offer our deepest condolences to Mayor Ford’s family, including Renata, Stephanie and Doug in this trying time. Rob Ford was a dedicated servant to the people of Toronto, and the deep connection […]

Mar 201621

MPP McNaughton Asks Questions about Sydenham Hospital

Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP presses for a commitment that the Emergency Room will remain open and fully functional at Sydenham District Hospital in Wallaceburg. (WALLACEBURG, ON) – This morning, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton pursued Ontario’s Minister of Health, Eric Hoskins regarding the future of the Sydenham District Hospital in Wallaceburg. “All across Ontario we have seen cuts to […]

Mar 201611

MPP McNaughton Hears Concerns about New Wind Projects

On Thursday, the government announced the approval of several new wind turbine proposals including projects to be located in Chatham-Kent and Wallaceburg. MPP Monte McNaughton continues to hear from hundreds of Ontario residents opposed to the ongoing expansion and proliferation of industrial wind power throughout Ontario.

Mar 201611

Statement from MPP Monte McNaughton On February Job Numbers

MPP Monte McNaughton made the following statement today on February job numbers: “Last month Ontario lost nearly 50,000 full time jobs. Additionally, we saw 18,900 young people lose jobs. That means, since February of 2015 youth employment is down over 40,000 jobs. The private sector was hit hard, while big gains were seen in the public […]

Mar 20169

MPP McNaughton Celebrates 2016 Maple Syrup Run

Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP makes Queen’s Park statement in support of maple syrup producers. (QUEEN’S PARK, ON) – This week, Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton made an important statement at the Ontario Legislature. McNaughton’s statement was in support of the first agricultural crop of 2016 – Ontario’s maple syrup run. “Over $53 million worth of maple syrup is produced […]

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