Monte McNaughton


May 201626

MPP McNaughton: “I support natural gas in Ontario”

Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Launches Online Petition in Support of Natural Gas in Ontario. (CHATHAM, ON) –Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton continues to stand firmly in support of natural gas in Ontario. McNaughton has launched a petition and will attend an important community meeting in Chatham tonight. “Kathleen Wynne’s radical climate plan, which includes the commitment to ban natural […]

May 201616

MPP McNaughton Stands Up for Ontario’s $16 Billion Auto Industry

(QUEEN’S PARK, ON) – This morning, Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton questioned Ontario’s Acting Premier regarding Ontario’s 57 page Climate Change Action Plan that was reported on by The Globe and Mail. “Earlier this month I wrote to Ontario’s auto czar, Ray Tanguay, regarding Ontario’s new climate plan. More details of this plan have emerged today including […]

May 20166

Ontario Loses Private Sector and Full Time Jobs, While Government Payroll Continues to Balloon

QUEEN’S PARK – This morning, Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton responded to the recently announced April employment numbers. McNaughton addressed many of the key statistics in the monthly Labour Force Survey announcement. “Last month Ontario lost almost 17,000 private sector jobs while youth employment is still 13,100 jobs short of what it was at this same […]

May 20164

MPP McNaughton Questions Premier on Future of Ontario’s Automotive Industry

QUEEN’S PARK – This morning, Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton questioned Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne regarding the conflicting aspirations of her Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure, Hon. Brad Duguid, and her Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Hon. Glen Murray. “Just last year the Premier appointed Ray Tanguay – the auto czar – […]

Apr 201628

MPP McNaughton: Release the Complete List of Private Companies who have Received Government Subsidies and Grants

(QUEEN’S PARK, ON) – This morning, Lambton—Kent—Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton continued his call for increased transparency and public accountability from the Ministry of Economic Development, Employment & Infrastructure in relation to corporate subsidies and grants awarded from his Ministry. “It’s shocking that the government continues to refuse to release the complete list of private companies who […]

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 […]

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