Monte McNaughton


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 […]

Jun 201615

McNaughton Publishes 2015/2016 Expenses

Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Continues to Lead on Transparency and Accountability June 15, 2016 (Queen’s Park, ON) – Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton has published his 2015/2016 MPP expenses as follows:  Support Staff: $193,776 Constituency Office Rent/Accommodations: $30,838 Office Operations and Supplies: $33,974 Communications and Newsletters: $14,878   TOTAL MPP GLOBAL BUDGET: $277,979 Amount Under Budget: $4,512   MPP Travel: $32,420 MPP Toronto Accommodations: $21,750

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 […]

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