Gray Rat Snake Protection Doesn’t Have a Leg to Stand On

Published on March 8th, 2012 in the Frontenac News as a Letter to the Editor

Recently, the Ontario Ministry of Natural resources (MNR) proposed new regulations to protect the gray rat snake. These regulations include three levels of exclusion zones around the snakes’ habitat reaching out as far as one kilometre from their known haunts. And just in case if you forgot how the MNR works, these regulations will restrict or prevent what you can do on your private property without compensation if a gray rat snake is found within 1000 meters of your land.

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Letter to Minister Bentley, Minister of Energy, expressing opposition to the Feed In Tariff program

Letter to Minister Bentley, Minister of Energy, expressing opposition to the Feed In Tariff Program and wind energy projects.

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Political lemons are running Ornge: Hillier on CFRA

Hillier interviewed by Bob Snow on CFRA about the Drummond Report and the Ornge Scandal.

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Another Example of Media Hysteria

Apparently Liberal MPP David Zimmer is not alone in opposing Bill 16 on absurd grounds. Randy Hillier is interviewed on CHML 900 AM in Hamilton about Bill 16.

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A Dogs Day Afternoon

(QUEEN’S PARK) - MPP Randy Hillier (Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington) applauded Members of the Ontario Legislature for their support today in passing his private members bill, Bill 16, an act that will repeal Dalton McGuinty’s much despised ban on ‘pit bulls,’ at Second Reading. The vote successfully passed despite significant opposition from the minority Liberal government who refused to acknowledge a world-wide repudiation of breed specific legislation.

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