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.Read more
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.Read more
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.
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.
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.Read more
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.
Randy Hillier is interviewed by Lake 88 about the Ontario PC white paper Paths to Prosperity: Flexible Labour Markets.
Randy Hillier is interviewed by Ezra Levant on The Source regarding the awful restrictions on property rights in Ontario based on wildlife occupation.Read more
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.Read more
(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.Read more