During the COVID lockdown many things went right and many others went wrong; to improve as a society and as a province, we need to learn from our experiences.Read more
Tomorrow I will be releasing my full debate on the State of Emergency extension where I express the need for representative democracy to be brought back to the Ontario Legislature.Read more
Punitive public policy killing family businesses
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
6 May 2020
(PERTH) – MPP Randy Hillier has expressed his significant concerns with restrictions being imposed upon farmers’ markets as they look towards opening this weekend.Read more
Great to speak with Bob Perreault on Lake 88 today.
It is time for Ontario to reopen our Government so that representatives can discuss/debate which emergency measures continue to be appropriate. The Legislature was shuttered and closed on March 13 as a temporary measure, now two months later we are still without a functioning representative democracy. It's time to restart the Legislature.Read more
In my 62 years, I have never experienced such an all encompassing and overarching division within Ontario as has developed with COVID-19. It has made polarization between political parties appear docile.Read more
Since April 23rd we have seen over 53,000 medically necessary procedures delayed or cancelled, due to the under-utilization of our hospitals. The Health Minister has admitted that “about” 35 people have died while awaiting heart surgery.¹
These statistics were revealed yesterday by the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario (FAO)’s Preliminary Review on the Impact of the COVID-19 Outbreak on Hospital Capacity.