Press Releases

MPP Nicholls’ Statement on Navistar Decision

March 3, 2017 | Featured Press Releases

Chatham – Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick Nicholls is thrilled that 6 years after Navistar moved on from Chatham, former employees and their families can finally move on as well after their victory in the long battle »

Wynne Liberals Announce 8% Energy Rebate to Replace 10% Rebate They Just Scrapped

September 12, 2016 | Featured Press Releases

Queen’s Park – Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick Nicholls says that the Wynne Liberal government’s attempt at a reboot is actually a rehash that is too little, too late. MPP Nicholls believes the government’s band aid proposal »

Agriculture Minister Gives Hope to Processing Vegetable Growers

August 18, 2016 | Press Releases

“The manner in which this proposal was being introduced was not fair to the many growers and processors affected, and this directive will now make the process open, fair and transparent and that is what I have advocated for. If the Proposed Changes to Regulation 440 had moved forward, the impact to local farmers and their family farms could have been devastating.”

Liberal Inaction Continues to Deter Investment in Leamington

July 6, 2016 | Press Releases

LEAMINGTON – Local greenhouses are moving their operations south of the border because the Wynne Liberal government has been dragging its heels on expanding hydro capacity in Leamington, and Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick Nicholls wants the »

Town Hall on Natural Gas Tonight in Chatham

May 26, 2016 | Press Releases Rick in the News

MPP Rick Nicholls (Chatham-Kent-Essex) will be hosting a town hall meeting in Chatham tonight regarding the Ontario government’s proposed plan to begin phasing out natural gas, while hearing from residents and businesses about the importance »

Official Opposition Community Safety and Correctional Services Critic Rick Nicholls on the recent events at Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre

March 31, 2016 | Press Releases

“This is obviously a tragic case, especially because overcrowding and deplorable conditions at Ottawa Carleton Detention Centre are well known issues. Our concern is that the government is only now realizing how bad things have »

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 »

Chatham-Kent and Essex Deemed High Needs Areas for Doctors After Nicholls Raises Local Concerns

March 10, 2016 | Featured Press Releases

Queen’s Park – MPP Rick Nicholls is pleased Ontario’s Health Minister has listened to his calls for Chatham-Kent and Essex to be deemed high needs areas for physicians, which will help the region attract doctors. »

Nicholls Asks Province: Why Do 21 Dogs Seized in Tilbury Not Deserve a Second Chance?

March 10, 2016 | Featured Press Releases

Queen’s Park – Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick Nicholls asked the Ontario government today why 21 dogs may be sentenced to death while other dogs rescued from fighting rings have been rehabilitated in other jurisdictions. “The dogs »

Nicholls Welcomes Provincial Support for Leamington OB Unit

February 26, 2016 | Featured Press Releases

Leamington – Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick Nicholls is pleased that the province has approved additional funding to keep Leamington’s OB unit open and staffed. “Birthing services are incredibly important and I’m relieved to say that Leamington will »

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