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Minister’s Refusal to Act May Lead to Killing of 21 Dogs

March 22, 2016 | Featured Hansard Press Releases

Queen’s Park – The fates of 21 dogs seized from a dogfighting ring in Chatham-Kent may have been sealed after the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services Yasir Naqvi again refused to grant a »

Response to Bill 11 — Attracting Investment and Creating Jobs Act 2012

June 19, 2012 | Hansard

With Ontario’s debt and deficit levels running wildly out of control, Rick delivers a firm response to yet another “same old, same old” Bill. Rick believes that business owners want a hand up, not a »

Response to Bill 94 — Addressing Ontario’s Debt Through Alternatives to Public Sector Layoffs and Program Cuts Act 2012

June 19, 2012 | Hansard

Rick supports important legislation to respect the collective bargaining rights of our public sector workers while still taking firm steps to get Ontario’s ballooning debt under control. (June 7, 2012) BILL 94 RESPONSE — PDF »

Response to Bill 92 — Comprehensive Public Sector Compensation Freeze Act 2012

June 19, 2012 | Hansard

Rick stands up for a comprehensive solution for getting public sector wages under control — a key commitment to the taxpayers of Chatham-Kent-Essex to delivery value for their tax dollar. (May 31, 2012) BILL 92 »

Response to Bill 88 — Pesticides Amendment Act (License for Cosmetic Purposes) 2012

June 19, 2012 | Hansard

Rick supports legislation from fellow MPP Ted Chudleigh that would reverse a previous ban on certain pesticides, and allow them for use by trained professionals. (May 31, 2012) BILL 88 RESPONSE — PDF (May 31, »

Response to Bill 67 — Children’s Law Reform Amendment Act (Relationship With Grandparents) 2012 (May 31, 2012)

June 19, 2012 | Hansard

Rick joins with members from all parties to support Bill 67, which gives provincial family courts the ability to consider a child’s relationship with their grandparents when handing down a legal decision. BILL 67 RESPONSE »

Second Reading of Bill 62 — The Legislative Oversight of Regulations Act 2012 (May 17, 2012)

June 19, 2012 | Hansard

Second Reading of Bill 62 — The Legislative Oversight of Regulations Act 2012 (May 17, 2012) Here, Rick introduces his first Private Members’ Bill as an MPP, designed to get Ontario’s $11 billion red tape »