Hansard


CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH WEEK

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: Mr. Speaker, I’m pleased to rise today to recognize Children’s Mental Health Week in Ontario. It’s a great opportunity to recognize the importance of speaking up about mental health. Last year, we had the tragic loss of a number of youth in Oxford county. These tragedies have left a hole in our community. […]

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GOVERNMENT ADVERTISING

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I have a petition here that was presented to me by Gordon Serroul to present in the Legislature. Gordon is from Mississauga, but he asked me to present this on his behalf in the Legislature. It’s a “Petition to Stop Partisan Hydro Ads. “To the Legislative Assembly of Ontario: “Whereas the government is […]

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PERSONS WITH COMMUNICATION DISABILITIES

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I have a petition with literally thousands of signatures presented by Michelle Murphy and Roselyne Chues. The petition reads as follows: “To the Legislative Assembly of Ontario: “Whereas all government offices and organizations must be obligated to assist and accommodate persons with communication disabilities; “Whereas a public system should be established to assist […]

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GEORGE LESLIE MACKAY

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I’m pleased to rise today to recognize an Oxford hero, George Leslie Mackay. This week would have marked Dr. Mackay’s 173rd birthday. All these years later, he’s still remembered not just here in Ontario but throughout Taiwan as a hero. As a young man, George Leslie Mackay travelled to Taiwan, which was then […]

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WATER QUALITY

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I’m pleased to rise today to recognize United Nations World Water Day. It’s a good opportunity to recognize the importance of protecting our environment and to protect this vital resource that we all depend on. It’s also a good opportunity to remind the Minister of the Environment and the members of the Legislature […]

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HYDRO RATES

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I have a petition here to reduce energy rates, signed by literally thousands of people in Ontario. “To the Legislative Assembly of Ontario: “Whereas electricity rates have risen by more than 300% since the current Liberal government took office; and “Whereas over half of Ontarians’ power bills are regulatory and delivery charges and […]

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BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: Mr. Speaker, I’m pleased to rise to share the results of my annual Oxford business survey. I want to thank all the businesses that took the time to respond and share their information with me. Their message was clear. Despite all their hard work, Ontario businesses are struggling because of government red tape […]

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HYDRO RATES

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I have a petition here signed by a great number of constituents in my riding and, in fact, from other parts of the province as well. “Whereas electricity rates have risen by more than 300% since the current Liberal government took office; and “Whereas over half of Ontarians’ power bills are regulatory and […]

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ANTI-BULLYING INITIATIVES

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: Last spring, our community experienced the tragic loss of five youths to suicide. No one knows the cause, but this tragedy has opened new conversations with local youth about the challenges they are facing. As I have been meeting with youth, they told me about their significant struggles with bullying. This week is […]

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Statement on Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I’m pleased to rise today to recognize the third annual Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week. This week was created by my bill, the Hawkins Gignac Act, which required Ontario homes with a fuel-burning appliance or attached garage to have a carbon monoxide detector. You cannot smell or taste carbon monoxide, so having a […]

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