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March 21, 2017

Today the Ontario PC Party immediately took action to fix an administrative error in a March direct mail correspondence to supporters. The correspondence mistakenly included information about a “Victory Club”, which is a program that no longer exists as it no longer aligns with current contribution regulations. The mailing was sent by a third-party vendor.   A correction was issued within 24 hours of the direct mail p...
March 21, 2017

Our most recent mailing mistakenly included an outdated card inviting you to join our “Victory Club”. A solicitation for a contribution over $1,200 per calendar year exceeds the annual contribution limit. Furthermore, The Victory Club program is obsolete and was discontinued, as it is inconsistent with recent changes to election finance rules. Please ignore and discard the Victory Club insert.  We thank you for your understandin...
March 21, 2017

“On behalf of the Ontario PC Party and Caucus, I would like to thank Julia Munro for her years of service to her constituents, the Ontario PC Party, and the province of Ontario.   “As Ontario’s longest-serving female MPP, Julia has served the York-Simcoe community with passion since first being elected in 1995.  “As an MPP, Julia has served in an impressive number of positions that reflect her intelligence and ...
March 20, 2017

QUEEN’S PARK – Today, Ontario PC House Leader Jim Wilson charged that Kathleen Wynne’s taxpayer-funded hydro ads are in contempt of parliament. The self-congratulatory ads, which the auditor general has said are out of line, are running before legislation has been introduced, an alleged breach of parliamentary rules. MPP Wilson informed the Speaker today that he will rise on a point of privilege arguing a case of contempt by the...
March 20, 2017

"On March 20th, Iranians, Afghans and other Central Asian communities will begin celebrating Nowruz. This ancient holiday celebrates the Persian New Year and the arrival of spring and with it the spirit of renewal and growth.    "Many of you will be gathering with family and friends around the Haft-Seen table to enjoy a traditional feast featuring dishes symbolizing the welcoming of a new season.    "While in the pres...
March 17, 2017

“I congratulate Ernie on his nomination as the Ontario PC candidate for Oxford. “Since 1995 Ernie has proven himself to be a hardworking and effective advocate that is always looking out for the best interests his community. Ernie continues to hold the government to account for ongoing cuts to local health care services, and has raised concerns of the risk to drinking water from the proposed landfill site near Thames River. Ernie has...
March 17, 2017

QUEEN’S PARK – This St. Patrick’s Day, the Wynne Liberals have craft distillers in Ontario feeling very unlucky. The industry has been losing a fight to stop a new, crippling Liberal 61.5 percent tax, and are unlikely to ever get relief from the Liberals according to Ontario PC Deputy Leader Steve Clark.   "The Liberals' commitment to supporting small businesses is about as real as seeing leprechauns," said Clark. "They'r...
March 17, 2017

"Millions of people of Irish descent all around the world celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day. "The Irish played an important role in our pre-Confederation history, going back as early as the 1600s.  Individuals like Father of Confederation Thomas D’Arcy McGee had a great impact on our democracy and the early development of Canada.   "During the Irish potato famine in the 1800s, thousands of Irish citizens found relief from sta...
March 14, 2017

NORTH BAY - Today, Ontario PC Finance Critic and Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli blasted the Wynne Liberals’ new hydro scheme for ignoring the needs of hospitals, saying that hospitals across the province will be forced to cut jobs to pay for increasing hydro bills.  “The Wynne Liberals have created a hydro crisis in Ontario where our hydro bills are the fastest rising in North America. This is hurting hospitals across Ontario,” ...
March 13, 2017

"The second Monday in March of every year marks Commonwealth Day—a celebration of our history as a proud member of the Commonwealth of Nations.   "Some 52 countries throughout the world belong to this body.  Canada proudly embraces our roots with other members of the Commonwealth family.    "Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Canada’s head of state and head of the Commonwealth, holds a special place in our he...
March 13, 2017

“Canadians of Hindu ancestry gather to celebrate Holi—the “festival of colours” and the “festival of love.”  “This holiday dates back millennia and is a celebration of the coming of spring and the triumph of good over evil.  One of the most enjoyable features of the festivities include spraying family and friends with brightly coloured water and powders.  Holi celebrations bring people of ...
March 13, 2017

“Today marks four years since Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergoglio of Argentina was elected Pope of the Roman Catholic Church.  “Like his predecessors, Pope Francis has been a strong voice for the poor and destitute. His message of showing compassion and helping one’s neighbours continues to resonate in Ontario and across the world.  “He has used his position as leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics (more...
March 08, 2017

“Today we mark International Women’s Day, which gives us an opportunity to reflect on the past, present and future of women in our province. This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is women in the changing world of work.    “At the time of the first International Women’s Day 109 years ago, the world of work for women looked very different than it does today. We can celebrate the fact that wo...
March 07, 2017

The following is a statement from Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown on the nomination of Sam Oosterhoff as the Ontario PC candidate for Niagara West:   “I congratulate Sam on his nomination as the Ontario PC candidate for Niagara West.   “Since his by-election victory in November,Sam Oosterhoff has been strong voice for this community at Queen’s Park. He has been a tireless advocate for the redevelopment of...
March 07, 2017

QUEEN’S PARK – Today, Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown called on the Liberal Government to immediately issue a moratorium on school closures and an immediate review of the flawed Pupil Accommodation Review Guideline that determines school closures.    “School closures have a devastating impact on our communities,” said Brown. “And for students it can mean more time on a bus, and less time for a part-time j...
February 27, 2017

“Losar is an important day in the Nepalese, Bhutanese and Tibetan calendar and Ontarians from these communities will be gathering with family, friends and the broader community to usher in the new year.   “This ancient holiday signifies a time of renewal and involves colourful traditions and the exchange of good wishes between family and friends.    “On behalf of the Ontario PC Party, please accept my best wis...
February 26, 2017

“Twenty six years ago, Canada helped to liberate Kuwait during the first Gulf War.  Our nation sent a three-ship naval task group (consisting of HMCS Athabaskan, HMCS Terra Nova and HMCS Protecteur), CF-188s and other air assets as part of Operation Friction.  The joint task force was commanded by St. Thomas’ own Commodore Kenneth Summers.     “Thank you to all Ontarians who served as part of the 4,000...
February 24, 2017

“Almost a century has passed since the people of Estonia established a sovereign and independent state.    “The path has not been an easy one as Estonians lived for many decades under Soviet rule.  I am proud that Canadians were welcoming to Estonians fleeing the horror of communism.  They came to Canada seeking freedom and a better life.  It is why Toronto is home to the largest community of Eston...
February 23, 2017

The following are Ontario PC Leader’s remarks from the debate surrounding a motion condemning Islamophobia at Queen’s Park:   “Madam Speaker, I’m proud to rise in support of this motion today condemning islamophobia. Simply put, all forms of hate and discrimination against people of any faith, including Muslims, is wrong. Hate is hate. “This is a serious problem that must be addressed head on. We have see...
February 22, 2017

QUEEN'S PARK - Today, the Ontario government tabled new legislation targeting human sex trafficking, much of which was proposed as part of Bill 17, the Saving the Girl Next Door Act, introduced by MPP Scott back on February 16, 2016.   “My Private Member’s Bill was a culmination of hard work done by the police, service providers and survivors of human sex trafficking. I'm happy to see that the government is acting on the r...
February 22, 2017

“The Ontario PC Caucus was glad to see that all three parties joined together to pass a bill ending winter disconnections, because as we have always said, there is no monopoly on a good idea. Unfortunately, this comes after far too many families and seniors were forced to suffer in the cold without power because the Wynne Liberals dragged their feet and played political games.    “The Wynne Liberals never had to jam winter...
February 21, 2017

QUEEN’S PARK – After visiting Sault Ste. Marie as a part of his second annual Northern Ontario driving tour last week, Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown brought the story of F.J. Davey Home, a local long term care home, to the floors of the Legislature.    “I want the Liberals to be aware of F.J. Davey Home in Sault Ste. Marie. Their hydro bill has gone up 39 per cent over one year – that’s an additional $1...
February 17, 2017

QUEEN’S PARK – Today, Ontario PC Energy Critic Todd Smith announced his plans to table a Private Member’s Bill on winter disconnections on Tuesday afternoon, the first day the Legislature sits again following the winter break. Smith will move that unanimous consent be granted and that the bill immediately pass into law.   “Minister Thibeault could immediately issue a directive ending these heartless winter disconnec...
February 16, 2017

“Winter disconnections are an unacceptable practice that the government has the ability and responsibility to stop. The Minister of Energy has the capability to issue a ministerial directive stopping this practice for good today, but instead he seems far more interested in playing political games. Instead of hiding behind legislation as an excuse for his failure to do his job, Minister Thibeault should immediately issue a directive today en...
February 16, 2017

“The Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk, has shown a prudent and responsible approach to ensuring the government follows the letter of the law in recording assets and revenues.   “The fact is, the Government cannot lawfully use the surpluses of two pension plans to balance its budget until it has agreement from the plans’ co-sponsors (OPSEU and the Ontario Teachers’ Federation).   “There is still no evidence...

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