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Weekly Column- Auditor General Highlights Liberals’ waste, mismanagement, and poor oversight

On December 6th, Ontario’s Auditor General released her largest annual report with 1,079 pages in two volumes.  The report focuses on value-for-money audits as well as measures for the government to improve its accountability. The Auditor General is an independent and non-partisan officer of the Legislative Assembly.

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Weekly Column – Liberal Government Undermining Democracy by Cutting Debate on Omnibus Cannabis Legislation

Last week, the Liberal government once again demonstrated that they have no interest in creating legislation that reflects the voice of the Ontarians. The government introduced its cannabis legislation, Bill 174, as an omnibus bill with limited public consultation and they have now limited debate. This omnibus

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Weekly Column – Liberal Government Abandons its Responsibility to Ontario’s Seniors

In the last two weeks I have debated three motions and proposed legislation regarding the state of health care in Ontario. This speaks to the growing concern Ontarians have over the care their loved ones are receiving. More specifically I am hearing many concerns from residents of

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News Release – Jones – Questions the Premier on Mental Health Supports

(Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones, MPP led off question period by questioning the Premier on not providing the necessary resources to frontline police officers to deal with the mental crisis across Ontario. “In 2015, London Police Service revealed that mental health calls accounted for 15% of

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Weekly Column – Human Trafficking and the Girl Next Door

Human trafficking is a criminal offence which involves harboring, recruiting and transporting an individual for the purpose of exploiting them or facilitating their exploitation. When someone thinks of “Human Trafficking” they may imagine crimes taking place outside of Ontario and involving individuals smuggling young men and women

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