Media Release : 2016 – 2017 Budget

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 25, 2016

NEPEAN – CARLETON MPP LISA MACLEOD CALLS BUDGET HEARINGS A SHAM:
LIBERALS BRING IN GAS TAX AFTER SAYING THEY WON’T

(Queen’s Park)- Progressive Conservative MPP Lisa MacLeod today called the Liberal pre budget hearings a sham and asked the Premier to explain to the people from across why her government is ignoring them?

“The Liberals will table a budget almost a month early and without the Standing Committee of Finance and Economic Affairs reporting on the extensive pre budget hearings held throughout Ontario”, said MacLeod.

MacLeod also pointed out that Liberals have previously said they would not bring in a carbon tax, however they announced they would do just that this week. “They say one thing. They do another. This pattern of behaviour of doing anything they want and the public be damned.”

The 2016/2017 Ontario Provincial Budget will be tabled today at 4 p.m. MPP Lisa MacLeod is available for comment.

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For more information please contact MPP Lisa MacLeod at 416-325-6351

From The Park Bench


MPP MacLeod Debates Opposition Confidence Motion

Ms. Lisa MacLeod: My question is to the Premier. Yesterday in justice committee, JoAnne Butler once again joined us. She confirmed, yet again, that everyone in cabinet, including yourself, knew that the true cost of the cancelled Oakville power plant would have been more than $40 million.

MPP MacLeod’s Statement on Distracted Driving

Ms. Lisa MacLeod: It’s a pleasure to rise in the House today to bring awareness to an issue that has been very important to me and particularly to one of my constituents, namely Rick Levesque, who has started a campaign to bring demerit points to your licence if you are caught in distracted driving.