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News Release – Jones: Ontario’s Deficit is Nearly Twice What Liberals Claimed

(Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones MPP Dufferin-Caledon reacted to the Liberal government’s irresponsible spending and deceitful accounting practices which sought to hide a $11.7 billion deficit. The independent officer of the legislative assembly, the Auditor General outlined in her pre-election report that the deficit is not

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News Release – Jones: Reintroduces Legislation to Make Sewage Bypass Occurrences Public

(Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones MPP Dufferin-Caledon re-introduced legislation to require the Ministry of Environment to publish within 24 hours instances of sewage bypasses into local waterways; the Sewage Bypass Reporting Act. The prorogation of the legislature on March 15th means that all legislation needs reintroduced

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News Release – Jones: Questions Minister on Broken Bolton GO Train Promise

(Queen’s Park) –  Today, Sylvia Jones, M.P.P. Dufferin-Caledon questioned the Liberal Minister of Transportation on two broken infrastructure promises related to Dufferin-Caledon. In 2007 the Liberal’s announced their MoveOntario 2020 plan would include a Bolton GO train. Ten years later, Metrolinx released is draft version of the

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News Release – Jones: Reintroduces Legislation to Stop Taxpayer Funded Partisan Ads

(Queen’s Park)  –  Today, Sylvia Jones reintroduced legislation to restore the Auditor General’s ability to stop the government spending tax dollars on partisan advertising, the End the Public Funding of Partisan Government Advertising Act, 2018. The prorogation of the legislature on March 15th means that all legislation

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Weekly Column – Proroguing and Throne Speech Shows a Liberal Government Out of Ideas

On Thursday March 15th, the Liberal government prorogued the Legislative Assembly of Ontario and announced that there would be a throne speech on Monday March 19th. Essentially, the government has decided to use a legislative trick so they can get free publicity from the Lieutenant Governor and

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