Monte McNaughton


Sep 201621

250 Days and Still No Reply from Minister Duguid

Letter from MPP McNaughton remains unanswered 250 days after being sent.  (QUEENS PARK, ON) –This morning Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton questioned Ontario Minister of Economic Development and Growth Brad Duguid about the lack of response to his letters regarding Ontario’s billions of dollars in business support programs. “In December 2015, Ontario’s Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk released […]

Sep 20169

MPP McNaughton: Ontario’s Unemployment Jump is Bad News for Workers, Taxpayers

Unemployment Rate Jumps, as Wynne’s Public Sector Continues to Balloon QUEEN’S PARK, ON –This morning, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton spoke about the StatsCan monthly Labour Force Survey for August, which was released today. The survey saw Ontario’s unemployment rate jump from 6.4 per cent to 6.7 per cent.   “It’s alarming that Ontario’s unemployment rate grew during the […]

Aug 201626

MPP McNaughton: Renew Your Licence Early

(STRATHROY, ON) –This morning, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP, Monte McNaughton encouraged residents of Lambton-Kent-Middlesex and throughout Ontario to renew their Ontario vehicle licence validation early. “On September 1 the cost of Ontario licence validation stickers is set to increase more than 11% jumping all the way to $120, from the present cost of $108,” said McNaughton. “I’m encouraging […]

Aug 201617

MPP McNaughton Responds to CKHA Supervisor Announcement

(WALLACEBURG, ON) –This morning, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP, Monte McNaughton responded to the announcement made by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care that the province intends to appoint a hospital supervisor for the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) hospitals. “I have spoken with Minister Hoskins directly regarding the decision to send a hospital supervisor for the […]

Aug 201611

MPP McNaughton: Compared to Michigan, Ontario No Longer a Good Place to Do Business

Fraser Institute Highlights Policy Lessons from the Wolverine State; Ontario Lags Behind. (STRATHROY, ON) –This morning, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP, Monte McNaughton, spoke regarding the recent Fraser Institute Report – Ontario vs. Michigan: Policy Lessons from the Wolverine State. “Today the Fraser Institute has again confirmed what many of us already knew: compared to Michigan, Ontario is no […]

Aug 201611

Statement from Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton

Lambton–Kent–Middlesex MPP, Monte McNaughton, issued the following statement on yesterday’s police action in Strathroy: “Yesterday, the RCMP received credible information regarding a potential terrorist threat and took strong action to ensure public safety. One report said the suspect planned to detonate a bomb in a major Canadian city to inflict mass casualties, to be carried […]

Aug 20165

MPP McNaughton: Life is Harder Under the Wynne-Liberals

36,000 Jobs Lost in July, Including 18,900 Full-Time Jobs (QUEEN’S PARK, ONTARIO) – This morning, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton discussed Ontario’s disappointing job numbers, which were released by Stats Canada today. “Last month, Ontario lost 36,000 jobs, with full-time workers making up the bulk of these positions. Unfortunately for these individuals, the Wynne Liberals continue to […]

Aug 20162

ARC Productions Bankrupts Ontario Taxpayers

Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Offers Condolences to Hundreds of Impacted Families (STRATHROY, ON) –This morning, Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton offered his sympathy to the many families being affected by the reported bankruptcy of Toronto animation studio ARC Productions. About 500 employees, some of whom are owed back wages, are said to have been locked out. The company’s website […]

Jul 201619

McNaughton: Not All Roses in Ontario Quarterly Financial Results

QUEEN’S PARK – Following the release of Ontario’s first quarter economic results, Ontario PC Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure Critic Monte McNaughton raised important questions about the underlying factors contributing to the numbers, including Ontario’s staggering net debt, which Ontario’s Financial Accountability Officer indicated would rise to $350 billion by 2020-21. “While we appreciate hearing […]

Jul 20168

MPP McNaughton: Thousands of Jobs Lost Across Ontario in June

Private Sector and Full Time Jobs among the Biggest Losses QUEEN’S PARK – This morning, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton discussed Ontario’s June job numbers, which were released by Stats Canada today. McNaughton took time to highlight some of the biggest contractions in June, including private sector and full time jobs – which both suffered high […]

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