Queen's Park News

MPP Walker Touts Million Jobs Plan

walker official 2013 225Local MPP Bill Walker says the province will get a chance to adopt a plan for a million new jobs and increase take-home pay for hard-working Ontarians when the legislature resumes next month.

Walker’s comments followed the release of PC party leader Tim Hudak’s Million Jobs Act, to be introduced at Queen’s Park on February 18 at the earliest.

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Walker: 2013 Was a Good for the Official Opposition

walker hudakBruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker says that “despite the Liberal government’s mismanagement of Ontario’s finances, pending tax increases and serial scandals,” the year 2013 was overall positive for the Official Opposition at Queen’s Park.

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Walker's Rural Transportation Resolution Passes

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In a bid to bring fairness to rural and Northern Ontario residents, Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker introduced a resolution, calling on the government to strike an all-party committee to study transportation needs in communities north of Toronto.

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Walker Asks Queen’s Park to Deal With Rural Transportation Woes

queensparkLocal MPP Bill Walker tabled a resolution on Wednesday (Nov. 6) at Queen’s Park to call on the province to strike an all-party committee to study transportation needs in rural and Northern Ontario.

Walker said he is concerned that public transportation is almost nonexistent in communities north of Toronto, which leaves some of his constituents, especially low-income families, people with special needs and the elderly, struggling every day to access essential services, such as travelling to their doctor and other health care appointments, work and volunteer commitments.

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