Queen's Park News

Ontario to Modernize Municipal Legislation

queenspark270Ontario introduced changes last week to three key pieces of municipal legislation that would, if passed, help local governments be more open, flexible, and accountable to the people they serve.

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MPP Walker Concludes NEC Consultations Shoddy, Says Minister Needs to Abandon Proposal

nec270Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker says the provincial Liberals are faced with a clear mandate from his riding with regard to the NEC consultations.

Grey County, Meaford, and other area municipalities, along with the thousands of constituents who have signed petitions don’t support it and don’t want it,” says MPP Walker.

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MPP Walker: Electricity is Both Unaffordable and Unreliable for Bruce-Grey

hydro metre Robert Linder270Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker says local ratepayers are not buying the Liberal government’s spin on delivering lower electricity prices and the reliability of the province’s electricity grid. MPP Walker questioned why anyone should trust Premier Kathleen Wynne to fix the hydro mess her party created.

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