Randy Hillier joins John Tory and Leslie Roberts on Global TV's Focus Ontario. They discuss Kathleen Wynne's recent failed attempts to win over rural Ontario and the lasting legacy of the McGuinty-Wynne Liberal's across rural Ontario. Randy's segment begins at the 8:36 mark.
Randy Hillier debates Bill 21 - Leaves to Help Families Act - at second Reading. Randy identifies the difference between how to do good public policy versus poor public policy, and thanks the Liberals for listening to the PC Party and their original concerns regarding the previous iteration of this Legislation.Read more
Published on March 7, 2013 in the Whig Standard.
KINGSTON - If Amherst Island residents opposed to a planned wind project resort to trying to slow down construction by obstruction, their provincial representative says he will be there to support them.Read more
Randy Hillier welcomes independent contractors from across Ontario to the Fix the WSIB Rally at Queen's Park. Randy asks the Minister of Labour why the Liberal Government has forced contractors to choose between redundant, inferior WSIB coverage and going out of business. Minister Naqvi fails to justify his Government's actions completely.Read more
Randy Hillier introduces new Legislation to repeal the Liberal Government's Bill 119. Bill 17, will repeal the provisions of Bill 119 that forces independent contractors in Ontario to pay for inferior, redundant mandatory WSIB coverage. The new Legislation will also allow businesses to choose between WSIB coverage or coverage provided by a private insurance company.Read more
I sat down with Ian Sutton during his In Focus segment and we discussed newly appointed Premier Kathleen Wynne's Cabinet shopping spree, as well as the return of the legislature next tuesday and my recent town halls regarding the Algonquin Land Claim Agreement-in-Principle.
Published on February 7, 2013 in the EMC Perth
EMC News - While the Perth Legion hall is far removed from the flying banners and protests of the Idle No More movement, the ongoing national debate about Canada's relationship with the First Nations peoples still came to the surface last week.Read more
Published on January 30th, 2013 in the EMC PerthRead more
Published on January 23rd, 2013 in the EMC Perth
PERTH - MPP Randy Hillier is dismissing a campaign by hospital unions to fight for more money for the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital as simply fighting for their piece of the pie.
Published on January 17th, 2013 in the Frontenac News
by Jeff Green
The long-promised Ontario Algonquin Land Claim Agreement-in-Principle (AIP) was quietly released in early December, and comments about its implications have been somewhat muted since then.
To a certain extent this is due to the political focus on Chief Theresa Spence and the Idle No More protests against new environmental laws and proposed changes to the Indian Act.