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

Opinion – MPP Jim McDonell discusses rural education and hydro

Opinion – MPP Jim McDonell discusses rural education and hydro

Queen’s Park – MPP Jim McDonell writes in his weekly column: Sometimes it’s just hard to figure this government out. For months, they have responded to our questions on the more than 600 school closures with assurances of how they support local rural schools, pointing the finger of blame at local school boards. With no […]

 Jason Setnyk

MPP Jim McDonell says Ministry of Education Must Step Up for Rural Schools

MPP Jim McDonell says Ministry of Education Must Step Up for Rural Schools

Cornwall Ontario – Following an outpouring of community support for rural education, the Upper Canada District School Board amended its proposals for pupil accommodation to preserve a number of the schools previous slated for closure. The revised plan still recommends the closure of the secondary component of Rothwell-Osnabruck. The loss of South Stormont’s only secondary […]

 Jason Setnyk

Community Encouraged to Respond to UCDSB Survey

Community Encouraged to Respond to UCDSB Survey

Cornwall Ontario – During the latest round of community pre-budget consultations, participants highlighted that Upper Canada District School Board will base their decision regarding the Pupil Accommodation Review on the results of an online and paper survey it is conducting in the community. MPP Jim McDonell encourages all residents of Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry to visit the […]

 Jason Setnyk

Not a Merry Christmas for MPP Jim McDonell under the Wynne Liberals

Not a Merry Christmas for MPP Jim McDonell under the Wynne Liberals

Cornwall Ontario – SDSG MPP Jim McDonell sent out his end of year message to the media. Although he wishes everyone a Merry Christmas, based on the content of his year end message it’s pretty safe to say that MPP Jim McDonell is not having a ‘Merry Christmas’ under the Wynne Liberals. MPP Jim McDonell […]

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