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“We think this accounting is bogus” – Opinion from MPP Jim McDonell

“We think this accounting is bogus” – Opinion from MPP Jim McDonell

Queen’s Park – The following is an opinion piece from MPP Jim McDonell’s office: Ongoing disagreements between the Independent Electricity System Operator and the Auditor-General of Ontario, Bonnie Lysyk, came to a head during a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee last week. The Auditor-General stated that IESO management switched accounting rules suddenly just before the launch of […]

 Jason Setnyk

This Week in Queen’s Park by MPP Jim McDonell – Hydro Rates

This Week in Queen’s Park by MPP Jim McDonell – Hydro Rates

Queens Park – A Cabinet document leak blew a hole in the government’s messaging on hydro rates on Thursday. Despite the promise of relief for families struggling to pay their bills, the government plans for the average bill to spike to $153 per month by 2023 and $225 by 2040. That’s almost double today’s average […]

 Jason Setnyk

MPP Jim McDonell Reintroduces Delegated Authorities Accountability Bill

MPP Jim McDonell Reintroduces Delegated Authorities Accountability Bill

Queen’s Park – In the previous session, MPP Jim McDonell introduced Bill 219, the Delegated Administrative Authorities Accountability and Transparency Act. The reintroduced Bill (now Bill 58) would, if passed into law, make the appointment process to Delegated Authorities such as the Technical Standards and Safety Authority, Electrical Safety Authority, Motor Vehicle Council and other […]

 Jason Setnyk

MPP Jim McDonell says Life More Unaffordable for Motorists Under Liberals

MPP Jim McDonell says Life More Unaffordable for Motorists Under Liberals

Cornwall Ontario – Ontarians will pay more to renew their license plate stickers beginning September 1st. “The Liberal Government is forcing Ontarians to pay for over a decade of mismanaged public finances” MPP Jim McDonell stated. “Since 2003, the Liberals have doubled the amount of taxes and fees they collect from us, yet they have […]

 Jason Setnyk

MPP Jim McDonell has road rage over treatment of senior drivers

MPP Jim McDonell has road rage over treatment of senior drivers

Cornwall Ontario – MPP Jim McDonell launched a petition today calling upon the Government to fix the broken system for testing Ontario drivers aged 80 and over when renewing their drivers’ licenses. “The Ontario Government implemented a mandatory test and education session prior to allowing a senior aged 80 and over to renew their license,” […]

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