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REPORTS BY COMMITTEES — STANDING COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL POLICY

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: Mr. Speaker, I beg leave to present a report on diluted chemotherapy drugs from the Standing Committee on Social Policy and move the adoption of its recommendations. The Speaker (Hon. Dave Levac): Mr. Hardeman presents the committee’s report and moves the adoption of the recommendations. Does the member wish to make a brief statement? […]

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MEMBERS’ STATEMENTS — BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I’m pleased to rise today to share the results of my annual Oxford business survey. I want to thank all the business owners and operators who took time to share the challenges they are facing and their suggestions on how to create a climate that will help their business succeed. Oxford businesses are […]

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ORAL QUESTIONS — AGRICULTURAL COLLEGES

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: My question is to the Minister of Agriculture and Food. Minister, I know from past experience that the minister is involved when the University of Guelph recommends closing Alfred and Kemptville agriculture colleges. When I was the minister and I was asked, I protected the Alfred and Kemptville colleges because I recognized their […]

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MEMBERS’ STATEMENTS — CANADIAN WOMEN’S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I’m pleased to rise today to announce to the Legislature that this year the Craigowan Golf and Country Club in the great riding of Oxford will be hosting the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship of golf from July 21 to 24. The tournament will feature 156 of the best amateur golfers in the country. […]

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MEMBERS’ STATEMENTS — CANADIAN AGRICULTURE LITERACY WEEK

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: Mr. Speaker, I’m happy and pleased to rise on behalf of the PC caucus to recognize Canadian Agriculture Literacy Week. We need to do much more to educate people on where our food comes from and how it’s produced, as well as increase the knowledge of how it’s prepared. Last year when we […]

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MEMBERS’ STATEMENTS — FOOD LITERACY

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: On Saturday, I was pleased to speak at the Building Food Skills for Eating Well conference in London. It was organized by the Ontario Home Economics Association as part of their efforts to address the need for more food education, and I want to commend and congratulate them on that. Too many students […]

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ORAL QUESTIONS AGRI-FOOD INDUSTRY

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: My question is to the Minister of Agriculture and Food. Minister, you know that the agri-food industry not only provides significant economic output; they purchase the majority of our farmers’ products. Four months ago, you told the agri-food industry to double their growth but did nothing to make that possible. Premier, these businesses […]

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PETITIONS — ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I have a petition to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario: “Whereas the purpose of Ontario’s Environmental Protection Act (EPA) is to ‘provide for the protection and conservation of the natural environment.’ RSO 1990, c. E.19, s. 3.; and “Whereas ‘all landfills will eventually release leachate to the surrounding environment and therefore all landfills […]

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PRIVATE MEMBERS’ PUBLIC BUSINESS — THE HAWKINS-GIGNAC ACT

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I’m pleased to rise to once again speak to the Hawkins Gignac Act. This bill would save lives and prevent tragedies by requiring carbon monoxide detectors in Ontario homes. 1430 First, I want to recognize and thank those who are in the gallery today to support this issue. Matt Hiraishi and Doug […]

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PETITIONS — ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Mr. Ernie Hardeman: I have a petition here to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. “Whereas the purpose of Ontario’s Environmental Protection Act (EPA) is to ‘provide for the protection and conservation of the natural environment.’ RSO 1990, c. E.19, s. 3.; and “Whereas ‘all landfills will eventually release leachate to the surrounding environment and therefore […]

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