Queen's Park News

MPP Walker Calls on Premier to Cap Election Spending

queensparkBruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker says the Liberal government has to stop silencing the critics of election reform and come on board with third-party advertising caps in Ontario.

The cap, which is being advocated by the province’s elections watchdog, will remove the ability of corporate party interests to buy influence in our elections.

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Liberals’ Plan to Speed up School Closures Unacceptable: MPP Walker

classroom3Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker says parents and students are troubled by the provincial government’s plan to speed up school closures in their communities.

The Minister stated she would review the accommodation review committee (ARC) guidelines and bring back new guidelines in the spring,” Walker explains. “It was my hope we would see an improvement to this review process, not be blindsided by the government that yet again takes away the voice of the people who will be impacted. This is simply unacceptable.”

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Jobs and Economy Must be Top Priorities in 2015: MPP Walker

queensparkFor Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker, the year 2015 must mark a turnaround in rebuilding Ontario’s jobs and economy. As MPP, Walker says his job will be to ensure that he continues to actively call on the provincial government to balance the budget and reduce debt.

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