Ottawa Citizen: On hydro bills and constituents’ concerns: A Q&A with Randy Hillier

Published in the Ottawa Citizen on October 18th, 2013

By Matthew Pearson

OTTAWA — Randy Hillier was tossed from the Progressive Conservative shadow cabinet last month, but that suits the Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington MPP just fine.

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Letters to Premier and Energy Minister Regarding Dorland IWT

Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox & Addington, wrote letters to both Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Minister of Energy Bob Chiarelli requesting that they respect the Town of Greater Napanee's decision to declare themselves "not a willing host" for the Dorland Industrial Wind Turbine Project. Please take a moment and read the two letters below. 

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Ottawa Sun: Ousted MPP Randy Hillier isn't about to make apologies

Published in the Ottawa Sun on October 12th, 2013

By Doug Hempstead

Randy Hillier isn't going away, isn't going to shut up and he isn't going to apologize.

Not even to Ontario PC leader Tim Hudak.

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Response from Minister MacCharles regarding Tarion

On August 21st, 2013, I sent a letter to Ontario's Minister of Consumer Services Tracy MacCharles requesting that she conduct a value for money audit of Tarion Warranty Corporation. Contrary to her letter, there is no law which disallows her from calling for such an audit. Here is my response.

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The Scuttlebutt from Queen's Park: Real Action for Real Problems

Much has transpired since my last newsletter, both good news as well as some disappointing news. Let’s start with the good news first: 

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Hillier introduces Red Tape and Regulatory Review Act

Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington, introduces a Bill that would give Ontario's Legislature more oversight over the province's onerous regulations. This Bill, if passed, would create a committee tasked with reviewing regulations to make sure they do not impose arduous, cumbersome and weighty burdens on the people of Ontario.

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Help me help the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital

You may be aware, I have long advocated for this development to proceed, and have been working with the hospital to this end since first being elected in 2007.

I have met with both the hospital board and hospital administration on many occasions over the last number of years, submitted public petitions in support of this redevelopment into the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, questioned the Minister of Health on this in Question Period, and had numerous discussions with both the LHIN and the Capital Investment Branch of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

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Hillier introduces Bill to end BSL

Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington, reintroduced legislation to end breed specific legislation of pitbulls in Ontario. 

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Hillier presents petition for better Lyme Disease treatment

Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington, rose on October 1st, 2013 to present his petition for better Lyme Disease treatment and diagnosis in Ontario.

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Hillier presents petition to audit Tarion Warranty Corporation

Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington, rose on the 24th of September 2013 to introduce a petition calling on the Minister of Consumer Services Tracy MacCharles to do a value-for-money audit of Tarion Warranty Corporation.

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