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CARBON MONOXIDE AWARENESS WEEK

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I’m pleased to rise today to recognize the fourth annual Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week, which was created as part of my private member’s bill, the Hawkins Gignac Act, which requires homes with a fuel-burning appliance or an attached garage to have working carbon monoxide detectors. Carbon monoxide is a silent killer, with no […]

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WASTE REDUCTION WEEK

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: This week is Waste Reduction Week. My riding of Oxford is a leader in waste reduction. When I was mayor of South-West Oxford, we created the first mandatory recycling program in Ontario. In 2015, Oxford county council passed a motion to establish Oxford as a zero-waste community, which includes developing strategies to reduce […]

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT WEEK

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: This week is Local Government Week, and I’m pleased to rise today to applaud all of the mayors, councillors and employees across Ontario’s 444 municipalities and the work they do to provide services to their communities. As the critic for municipal affairs, I am proud to work with our local government partners to […]

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MID-AUTUMN MOON FESTIVAL

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: Mr. Speaker, today many Canadians of Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean heritage will be celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival with their family and friends. On behalf of the people of Oxford and the PC caucus, I’m pleased to offer best wishes to everyone celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival, or Moon Festival, as it’s often known. This […]

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FAIR WORKPLACES, BETTER JOBS ACT, 2017

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I’m pleased to rise today to speak to the concerns of my constituents on Bill 148. As I am speaking, there are thousands of workers in my riding who are fighting to keep their jobs in Ontario. When I talk to them on the picket line, they aren’t focused on increasing the minimum […]

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CONSTRUCTION LIEN AMENDMENT ACT, 2017

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I rise to speak to Bill 142 and the comments made by the member from Welland. This bill is about jobs, and I hope the members will give me the opportunity to raise an issue related to jobs in my riding. I want to use my time to talk about CAMI automotive and […]

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: Mr. Speaker, I have here a petition to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. “Whereas the rightful purpose of Ontario’s Environmental Protection Act (EPA) is to ‘provide for the protection and conservation of the natural environment.’ RSO 1990…; “Whereas ‘all landfills will eventually release leachate to the surrounding environment and therefore all landfills will […]

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AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I rise today to speak about the strike at CAMI automotive plant. This plant employs thousands of people in my community, people who are worried about the future of the plant and their jobs. I share their concerns, and I support their efforts to keep those jobs in Ingersoll. In fact, last week […]

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LANDFILL

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I have a petition here to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. “Whereas many of the resources of this planet are finite and are necessary to sustain both life and quality of life for future generations; “Whereas the disposal of resources in landfills creates environmental hazards which have significant human and financial costs; “Whereas […]

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DUTCH HERITAGE MONTH

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I’m pleased to rise today to celebrate Dutch Heritage Month. I want to recognize the consul general of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Anne van Leeuwen, and all of the people who are here at Queen’s Park for this important occasion. It is in this month that we recognize the important contributions that […]

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