Queen's Park News

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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MPP Walker Calls on Liberal Party of Ontario to Repay Costs of Cancelled Gas Plants

queensparkThe price tag for the Ontario Liberal government’s cancellation of two gas plants in the Toronto area rose to $1.1 billion yesterday following the release of Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk’s special investigation into what Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker called, “that spending scandal.”

The provincial auditor general also confirmed that Ontario taxpayers will be paying higher prices as a result of the “Premier’s questionable decisions” that critics say was aimed at protecting the companies involved in the power plant projects.

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