Monte McNaughton

Order Paper Questions

Would the Minister of Energy explain what steps have been taken to guarantee carbon costs are transparent for individual energy users and to ensure that Ontario residents have a clear understanding of the impact on them of cap and trade. — Submitted April 5, 2017. Answered June 2, 2017.

Can the Minister explain why construction was allowed to begin on the meteorological control tower in the vicinity of 9802 Bush Line, Tupperville, in early June 2016 some weeks before North Kent 1 wind turbine project received REA approval. — Submitted April 5, 2017. Answered June 2, 2017.

Would the Attorney General explain the ongoing legal responsibility of the Province of Ontario to ensure that renewable energy projects which have received provincial environmental approval do not negatively impact ground-sourced drinking water. — Submitted April 5, 2017. Answered May 30, 2017.

Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care explain how the Minister proposes to protect the conscience rights of doctors and other health care providers in Ontario. — Submitted February 21, 2017. Answered April 10, 2017.

Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care clarify what would constitute a justifiable contravention of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in the context of local health integration network directives to a health service provider that is a religious organization to provide a service that is contrary to the religion related to the organization. — Submitted February 21, 2017. Answered April 10, 2017.

Would the Minister of Energy explain the justification for proceeding with the North Kent and Otter Creek wind projects given that these projects will generate electricity that has been deemed surplus while adding increased costs to hydro ratepayers. — Submitted February 21, 2017. Answered April 10, 2017.

Would the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change disclose his plan to eradicate invasive phragmites now occurring throughout Ontario. — Submitted February 21, 2017. Answered April 10, 2017.

Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care explain a situation whereby my constituency office has been informed by a local surgeon that he has been told that in order to improve the record of performance on wait times for hip and knee surgeries in the area of the SW Ontario LHIN additional funding prior to the end of the fiscal year will be made available; can the Minister assure me that an adequate amount of such additional funding will be allocated to hospitals outside of London so that patients whose surgeries are scheduled to take place in smaller hospitals will also have the prospect of their wait times being shortened. — Submitted February 21, 2017. Answered April 10, 2017.

Would the Minister of Transportation disclose his plans to enhance snow fencing and hedging along King’s Highway 402 between Sarnia and London. — Submitted February 21, 2017. Answered April 10, 2017.

Would the Minister of Transportation disclose his plans to move forward with the expansion of Highway 40 running between Chatham and Sarnia, — Submitted February 21, 2017. Answered April 10, 2017.

Would the Minister for Education disclose when recommendations from the Prevalent Medical Conditions Committee as well as a comprehensive policy to address prevalent medical conditions including asthma, diabetes, anaphylaxis and epilepsy in Ontario schools will be brought forward. — Submitted November 29, 2016. Answered March 28, 2017.

Would the Minister for Education disclose the total student enrollment in private schools as well as the number of private schools operating in the province on an annual basis since 2006. — Submitted November 29, 2016. Answered March 28, 2017.

Would the Minister for Education identify how many net students have left the public school system on an annual basis in the years 2006 through 2016 excluding graduates and drop-outs. Submitted November 29, 2016. Answered March 28, 2017.

Would the Minister of Education outline what steps are being taken to ensure the problem of school bus driver shortages in Toronto, caused by the Ministry’s Request for Proposals under the Procurement file for Student Transportation, will not spread to the rest of Ontario. — Submitted October 18, 2016. Answered December 5, 2016.

Would the Minister of Labour provide a comprehensive list of individuals and organizations that were consulted in the Changing Workplaces Review. — Submitted October 18, 2016. Answered December 5, 2016.

Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care outline what measures of accountability are in place at CritiCall Ontario regarding patient care and outcomes. — Submitted October 18, 2016. Answered December 5, 2016.

Would the Minister of Education disclose a comprehensive list of what individuals, groups, and organizations were consulted by the Ministry in the process of updating the Health and Physical Education curriculum. — Submitted October 8, 2015. Answered December 4, 2015.

Will the Minister of Education provide a list of the Ontario schools where the presidents of the parents’ councils returned your survey regarding the implementation of a new Health and Sexual Education Curriculum. — Submitted October 8, 2015. Answered December 4, 2015.

Would the Minister of Finance disclose how many persons have been in charged in 2015 for offenses alleged to have been committed under the Estate Administration Tax Act, 1998. — Submitted October 8, 2015. Answered December 4, 2015.

Would the Minister of Finance disclose, to date, how many Estate Information Returns have been received by the Ministry which are subject to the audit and verification authority that commenced on January 1, 2015. — Submitted October 8, 2015. Answered December 7, 2015.

Would the Minister of Finance disclose how many Estate Information Returns should have been received by the Ministry, to date, since the implementation of the audit and verification authority. — Submitted October 8, 2015. Answered December 4, 2015.

Would the Minister of Finance disclose how many of the Estate Information Returns received have been selected for review in 2015. — Submitted October 8, 2015. Answered December 7, 2015.

Would the Minister of Finance set out the cost of the Ministry for the operation of the Estate Administration Tax audit and verification authority (including collection measures), taking into account: (a) internal costs, including salaries, benefits, allocation of occupancy and other costs; and (b) external costs, including hiring of contractors such as accountants, valuators, lawyers, etc. — Submitted October 8, 2015. Answered December 7, 2015.

Will the Minister of Health and Long term Care indicate what new regulations are in place to address issues with non-emergency patient transfer and what these entail. — Submitted October 8, 2015. Answered December 4, 2015.

Will the Minister of Education provide a list of the Ontario schools where the presidents of the Parents’ councils returned your survey regarding the implementation of a new Health and Physical Education curriculum. — Submitted April 16, 2015. Answered June 3, 2015.

Will the Minister of Education indicate what provision in the Education Act allows for the withdrawal of students from class at the sole discretion of their parent(s) on the basis of lesson content. — Submitted April 16, 2015. Answered June 3, 2015.

Will the Minister of Transportation please indicate what specific steps he will take to improve winter driving conditions on Highway 402. — Submitted April 16, 2015. Answered June 3, 2015.

When will the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announce the eleven race dates that have been fixed for Dresden Raceway in 2015. — Submitted April 16, 2015. Answered June 3, 2015.

Will the Minister of Labour indicate how employment standards, including health and safety and anti-reprisals protections, differ in their application to migrant workers in Ontario. — Submitted April 16, 2015. Answered June 3, 2015.

Will the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change urge PMRA to approve the applications of certain proven safe chemical applications (glyphosate and imazapyr-based without surfactants) for over-water application in order to stop the spread of the invasive species Phragmytes australis. — Submitted April 16, 2015. Answered June 3, 2015.

Would the Minister of Economic Development and Innovation provide information on the proposed roll-out and implementation of the proposed Southwestern Economic Development Fund including specific information on the proposed funding mechanism and the various existing programs whose funds would be re-allocated to fund the proposed Southwestern Economic Development Fund. — Submitted February 21, 2012. Answered in 2012.

Would the Minister of Economic Development and Innovation provide a list of all groups, organizations and individuals who the Ministry has consulted in regard to the proposed Southwestern Economic Development Fund. — Submitted February 21, 2012. Answered in 2012.

Would the Minister of Economic Development and Innovation provide all information on any studies and/or reports that have been done in regard to both the Eastern Ontario Development Fund and the proposed Southwestern Economic Development Fund including a cost benefit analysis. — Submitted February 21, 2012. Answered in 2012.