(CARLETON PLACE) – With a decisive and rigged vote by the Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital Board last evening, the community lost their hospital. “It was extremely disheartening to watch a number of anonymous autocrats extinguish community participation in our publicly funded hospital,” lamented MPP Randy Hillier (Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox & Addington). “The community represented, democratic Board was last night fundamentally altered into an unaccountable cartel that will answer to no one.”Read more
(QUEEN'S PARK) Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington, is hopeful that Hydro One is punished appropriately for misleading both consumers and Legislators.
"Whether Hydro One is found in contempt by the Legislature, or investigated and potentially charged by the OPP," said Hillier. "All that matters is that they are dealt with swiftly and appropriately given the troubling details uncovered in the Ombudsman report."
On Monday, the Ontario Ombudsman released his latest report that she'd disturbing details of how Hydro One was intentionally misleading the Government over the scope of their significant billing problems. This week the Speaker of the Legislature has been asked to rule on whether or not Hydro One should be held in contempt of the House, and the OPP has been asked to investigate any criminal wrongdoings for failing to meet Hydro One's statutory obligations.
"Hydro One has not only mislead all Members of the Legislature, but they continue to abuse the trust of their customers. It's time this mess is cleaned up one way or another."
January 6, 2014
(QUEEN’S PARK) Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington, has called on Premier Wynne in an open letter to fast track Bill 124, his Private Member’s Bill that allows for the recall of Members of Provincial Parliament. Hillier suggests his Bill could be easily amended to include all municipally elected officials.Read more
It was with much disappointment that I was informed yesterday that I had been removed from my role as Ontario PC Labour Critic. It is a role that I have held since 2009 when Tim Hudak took over as Leader of our Party.
For years I have fought tirelessly against what I saw as wrongdoings and my constituents have always known that they could trust me to stand up for them regardless of the consequences.
(QUEEN’S PARK) – "Instead of really fixing our failing economy, the Liberals are trying distraction and smoke and mirrors yet again," said Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox & Addington, on the back of the McGuinty-Wynne Government's appointment of a minimum wage panel.Read more
(QUEEN’S PARK) Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington, congratulated new Premiers Andrea Horwath and Kathleen Wynne, over their tabling of the most fiscally progressive budget Ontario has seen since Premier Rae.Read more
(QUEEN’S PARK) MPP Randy Hillier, Ontario PC Labour Critic, introduced three pieces of Legislation today that would help promote youth employment in advance of Thursday’s budget. In a statement delivered in the house, Hillier remarked that simply throwing more money at the problem of youth unemployment won’t create the needed solution.Read more
(QUEEN'S PARK) - Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington, introduced a Bill today to protect Ontario taxpayers from new and higher taxes. The Bill will strengthen the Taxpayer Protection Act to ensure that all new and higher taxes are voted on by the people no matter what.Read more
(QUEEN'S PARK) - Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington, tabled a Motion today calling on the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to revise its Standing Orders to allow electronic petitions to be tabled in the House.Read more