Queen's Park Scuttlebutt: Property Rights, BSL and Democracy

As you know, the Legislature was recalled two weeks ago so we could debate the Putting Students First Act. After discussing three other Government Bills, one Government motion and six private members bills and motions, we finally voted on the wage freeze for teachers. I, like many others, have no interest in participating in a façade. Regrettably, that's the rule, not the exception in Ontario politics. You can read my full thoughts on the issue here.

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Political Lessons in Lesser Evils

I, like many others have no interest in participating in a façade. However, when it comes to politics, facades are often the rule, not the exception. But that’s exactly what Premier Dalton McGuinty created last week.

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A Right To Our Property

Printed in the Toronto Sun on Monday Sept 10, 2012

Treating people equally before the law is a fundamental principle of justice and an expectation in Western society. However, when it comes to private property, we’ve often forgotten this fundamental right. But an upcoming conference in Ottawa hosted by the Institute for Liberal Studies on Canadian Property Rights, intends to remind Canadians of this.

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Minister of Labour Blatantly Ignores Construction Industry

Only this Liberal Government could create an Injury Prevention Council as the result of a tragic construction accident, and then determine representation from the construction industry is not necessary. Please take a moment and read my letter to the Minister of Labour and her subsequent cryptic response.

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Ottawa Citizen - Randy Hillier keeps his eye on the goal

Published on July 28th, 2012 in the Ottawa Citizen

By Mark Brownlee

He used to blockade highways, stack hay bales in front of government offices and lead farmers on illegal hunts for deer that were eating crops in the Ottawa Valley.

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Randy Hillier talks about Workers' Choice with Brian Lilley on Sun News

Randy Hillier discusses the new Ontario PC white paper on Labour Reform, Paths to Prosperity – Flexible Labour Markets, with Brian Lilley on Sun News Network.

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Lake 88 Interview on Labour Legislation

Randy Hillier is interviewed by Lake 88 about the Ontario PC white paper Paths to Prosperity: Flexible Labour Markets.

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No shortage of loons in the bureaucracy: Randy Hillier on The Source with Ezra Levant

Randy Hillier is interviewed by Ezra Levant on The Source regarding the awful restrictions on property rights in Ontario based on wildlife occupation.

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Ottawa Citizen - Strict new provincial standards will define wildlife habitats in need of protection

Published on July 3rd, 2012 in the Ottawa Citizen

Twenty tadpoles, five common garter snakes or a single duck nest would be enough to define land as “significant wildlife habitat” in need of protection from development under strict new Ontario standards.

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Randy Hillier and Ontario PCs Release Paths to Prosperity: Flexible Labour Markets

(Toronto) - PC Party Labour Critic Randy Hillier and Leader Tim Hudak unveiled a bold new policy white paper on Labour reform Paths to Prosperity: Flexible Labour Markets.

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