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

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 […]

 Jason Setnyk

MPP Jim McDonell critical of Liberal Cap and Trade Tax

MPP Jim McDonell critical of Liberal Cap and Trade Tax

MPP Jim McDonell writes: On January 1st, 2017, life in Ontario will once again get more expensive as the new Liberal Cap and Trade tax is applied to all goods and services. The government has ordered that the tax be hidden in the cost of the product and not visible to the customer. Natural gas […]

 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 critical of Ontario provincial energy rates

MPP Jim McDonell critical of Ontario provincial energy rates

Queen’s Park – MPP Jim McDonell questioned the Premier today regarding her Government’s continued mismanagement of Ontario’s energy system by presenting examples of constituents facing energy poverty and pointing to the Government’s questionable figures in the planned deal to buy power from Quebec. “Ontarians, especially in rural areas, have been facing unaffordable electricity bills for […]

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