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KENORA, THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - May 2, 2018 (LSN)
Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford today addressed the annual meeting of the Northwestern Ontario Municipalities Association (NOMA) during which he shared how his Plan for the People of Ontario will deliver real respect, real change and real hope for the people of Northern Ontario.
“I know that Northern municipalities, families and businesses feel like they are being taken for granted,” said Ford. “Things are getting more expensive, life is getting harder and harder and it’s getting tougher to get by.
THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO April 28, 2018 (LSN) After fifteen years of the Wynne Liberals letting hydro insiders and executives get rich off the people’s hydro bills, it is time for change. My friends, relief is on its way. I am going to put more money in your pocket, and this is how I am going to do it.
The FIRST thing we’re going to do is return all Hydro One dividends to Ontario families, lowering your hydro bill. That money should be in your pocket, not the government's.
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TORONTO, ONTARIO April 26, 2018 (LSN) This week, the Auditor General performed a valuable public service and uncovered one of the largest financial scandals in Canadian history. Ontario’s real deficit is 75% higher than reported.
Ontario’s Auditor General exposed that the Wynne Liberals used a variety of accounting tricks to hide a $5 billion deficit off the government’s books. This deficit is in addition to the $6.7 billion deficit that the Liberals were unable to hide.
THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - April 19, 2018 (LSN) I am honoured to be nominated and elected by my fellow party members to be the Northern Ontario Party Candidate for Thunder Bay – Superior North. I would also like to thank Lake Superior News for the opportunity to put forward our platform and policies.
Northern Ontario has always been a neglected region, exploited for its natural resources by not having the economic growth it deserved and certainly not benefiting from the royalties earned from those natural resources. This is why the Northern Ontario Party’s main platform is to establish a Northern Ontario Manufacturing Policy. The Northern Ontario Party’s first elected member will introduce legislation requiring at least 50% of Northern Ontario’s natural resources from mining and forestry, to be fully manufactured in Northern Ontario.
THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO - April 11, 2018 (LSN) Brandon Postuma is running for the riding of Thunder Bay – Atikokan as a PC candidate. I grew up in rural Thunder Bay before moving to Ottawa to attend University. I hold an Honors degree in Theology and English Studies from University of Ottawa, and a Bachelor of Education from Lakehead University. Not wanting to wait the 5-7 years before a teaching job opened I started a business in Kakabeka which provides farm, garden, and veterinary supplies to local farmers. I am married to my lovely wife Natalie and have three children.
TORONTO, ONTARI – April 8, 2018 (LSN) The latest Ontario budget has not improved the governing Liberals’ fortunes in public support, the latest Mainstreet Research poll finds.
The poll finds that the PCs have now climbed to 50.3% support among decided and leaning voters. The Liberals led by Kathleen Wynne are at 23.9%. The NDP led by Andrea Horwath currently sit with 18.3% support, while Mike Schreiner and the Greens have 5.2%.
FORT FRANCES, ONTARIO March 16, 2018 (LSN) Fort Frances resident Matt Soprovich, executive director of the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau, declared Wednesday he will be seeking the nomination for the Ontario New Democratic Party in the upcoming provincial election.
“I’ve been considering this for a long, long time now and I think it’s finally time to start this journey,” Soprovich told the Times on Monday. “With the state of Ontario politics as it stands today, I think there’s no better time to offer voters what I know is a better option,” he added.
TORONTO, ONTARIO - March 15, 2018 (LSN) Premier Kathleen Wynne is briefly proroguing the legislature so that her government can return Monday with a throne speech.
In a statement Thursday, Wynne said that the changing economy has placed an “unfair burden” on some Ontarians.
In a media release Doug Ford said “By proroguing the Legislature, Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals want you to think this is a reset for their government. But the people of this province know better.
THUNDER BAY, ONTAIRO - March 14, 2018 (LSN) Judith Monteith-Farrell will be seeking the nomination as Provincial NDP candidate at the upcoming nomination meeting on March 27th to be held at the West Thunder Community Centre, 915 Edward St. South, Thunder Bay.
THUNDER BAY, ONTAIRO - March 12, 2018 (LSN) Today Moe Comuzzi announced that she will seek the nomination for the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario in the Thunder Bay-Atikokan Riding.
Comuzzi, who was born and raised in Thunder Bay and is a life-long resident of Northwestern Ontario, is entering the nomination race to give Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario and voters an experienced, competent candidate in the upcoming provincial election.
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