Green Party of Ontario Leader, Mike Schreiner, issued the following statement in response to the October jobs numbers: “The Premier wants us to believe that living wages and a price on pollution are killing jobs. But these solid jobs numbers tell a different story and blow a hole in Doug
“I’m concerned the Education Minister is creating unnecessary bureaucratic hurdles that won’t do anything to improve the state of our classrooms. These additional math tests are an unfair way to pin the blame for low math scores on teachers rather than a more constructive solution that will work for everyone.
“Premier Ford’s anti-climate agenda is bad for the environment and bad for business. And today we learned that the Premier’s reckless actions are a $3 billion boondoggle that will dig a deeper fiscal hole for the province. Premier Ford is putting politics and ideology over evidence, and it comes with
“Pulling the plug on these projects is short-sighted and fiscally irresponsible. These satellite campuses were set to create educational opportunities in regions currently lacking post-secondary institutions. This decision hurts not just students and their families, but local economic development in some of the fastest growing cities in Canada. The reactions
“This is another example of the PC government choosing politics over the people of Ontario. They’re acting out of their own party’s self-interest and not what’s good for democracy or the people. Making it harder for parties to achieve official party status is a slap in the face of the
TORONTO, ON – This evening, Doug Ford is speaking to delegates at the Ontario PC Party’s 2018 policy convention. “This week Doug Ford and the PCs broke most of the promises they have made to Ontarians during the election campaign,” said MPP Mitzie Hunter (Liberal, Scarborough-Guildwood.) “They promised they would
Doug Ford is showing us he has no issue with Franco-Ontarians paying for his damaging Conservative ideology. Without consulting anyone in the sector, Ford rolled back years of work with the Franco-Ontarian community by cutting the French Language Services Commissioner and cancelling the Ontario Francophone University. Governments are supposed to
“Premier Ford’s attack on the checks and balances that hold government accountable are outrageous. It is bad for people and democracy. The Fall Economic Statement is more about consolidating power than it is about saving money. This is a power grab by a Premier that wants to act with impunity.
TORONTO, ON – Today, Mitzie Hunter, Finance Critic for the Ontario Liberal Party explained that the PC’s Fall Economic Statement recklessly threatens Ontario’s prosperity and the most vulnerable members of society. “Doug Ford and the PCs are breaking most of the promises they have made to Ontarians during the election
“MPPs owe it to the people of Ontario to improve the decorum in the House. It has deteriorated to new lows in the 42nd Parliament. The citizens of Ontario elected MPPs to work for them, not to be a pom-pom squad for the Premier. Today there were over a dozen