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Weekly Column – Liberal Government Needs to Address the Growing Debt Burden

Ontario is the most indebted sub-national government in the world. No other state or province has as much debt as Ontario. The province’s debt now totals an astonishing $300 billion. We have seen the province’s debt more double from the original $138.8 billion when the Liberal government […]

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Weekly Column – 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

This Sunday, April 9th, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge in France. The significant World War 1 battle marked the first time four Canadian divisions fought together as a unified force and many historians believe it was a significant part of Canada […]

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News Release – Jones: Introduces Bill to Ensure Auditor General Oversight of Government Advertising

(Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones MPP from Dufferin-Caledon called on the Premier to restore the Auditor General’s authority to review all government advertising and stop taxpayer funded partisan advertisements. “The government is spending taxpayer dollars on an advertising campaign on their latest hydro scheme in an […]

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Weekly Column – Liberal Advertisement Show that Hydro Plan is About the Election not Residents of Dufferin-Caledon

On March 17th, my Leader Patrick Brown, wrote to the President of the Treasury Board to stop spending taxpayer dollars on self-congratulatory ads regarding the government’s proposed hydro scheme. My PC Colleagues and I have several concerns about the Liberal’s new ad campaign. First, it seems clear […]

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Weekly Column – Government is Abandoning Families in Need

On February 27th I spoke in the Ontario Legislature and called on the Minister of Community and Social Services to address the tragic instances of “abandonment” in Ontario.  According to the Select Committee on Developmental Services “abandonment” refers to parents surrendering care of their child, “in a […]

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