Press Releases

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 »

Elimination of Ground Current Pollution Act Closer to Becoming Law

February 18, 2016 | Featured Press Releases

QUEEN’S PARK – Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick Nicholls is pleased that his Private Members’ Bill targeting ground current pollution has passed a crucial stage on its way to becoming a provincial law. “I have heard from »

Official Opposition Pressure Causes Liberals to Back Down on Municipal Land Transfer Tax

December 1, 2015 | Featured Press Releases

(Queens Park)- Chatham-Kent-Essex, MPP Rick Nicholls is delighted that his party succeeded in pressuring the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Ted McMeekin to rescind the governments` notion to double the Municipal Land Transfer Tax »

Merry Christmas from MPP Rick Nicholls

December 15, 2015 | Featured Press Releases

MPP Nicholls wants to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. You can see Rick’s Christmas greeting at the link HERE:

Nicholls Addresses Crisis in Corrections

December 10, 2015 | Featured Press Releases

(QUEENS PARK) Today Corrections, Probation, and Parole officers from across the province flooded Queens Park in a sea of blue. MPP Rick Nicholls (Chatham-Kent-Essex) extended an open invitation for all Correctional staff to join him »

Ontario: The Once Great Leader in Canada

August 31, 2015 | Featured Press Releases Rick's Blog

Ontario is no longer the greatest province in Canada. Over the past 12 years since the Liberal government was elected, Ontario’s debt has ballooned from $125 Billion to an almost insurmountable $300 Billion. Chatham-Kent-Essex has »

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