Press Releases

MPP Nicholls Asks Premier to Resign After Top Liberal Fundraiser Charged

September 28, 2015 | Featured Press Releases

Queen’s Park Ontario Provincial Police have laid two criminal charges against a Liberal fundraiser for his involvement in the Sudbury by-election scandal, and MPP Rick Nicholls said today it has “disgraced the Office of the »

Smart Meter Recall Comes Months After Province Made Aware of Issue

January 23, 2015 | Featured Press Releases

Chatham – Roughly 5,400 smart meters in Ontario will be removed and replaced due to risk of causing fire after a safety bulletin was announced by the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) today. Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick »


December 12, 2014 | Featured Press Releases

Queen’s Park – Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick Nicholls is thrilled that his private members bill that targets drivers who illegally pass school buses stopped with their red warning lights flashing and endanger children has passed Second »

Nicholls Calls on Premier Wynne to Implement Chief Electoral Officer’s Recommendation

July 7, 2014 | Featured Press Releases

Queen’s Park – Today, Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick Nicholls called for the Premier to implement Ontario Chief Electoral Officer Greg Essensa’s recommendation to place limits on third party advertising during elections. “We are the only jurisdiction »

Hydro Rates to Increase May 1st

April 17, 2014 | Featured Press Releases

Queen’s Park – Hydro rates are set to increase again on May 1st due to the Liberal long-term energy plan, Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick Nicholls said today. The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) says that the hike »

MPP Nicholls Visits Leamington Hospital (photo courtesy of Leamington Southpoint Sun)

March 13, 2013 | Featured Press Releases Rick in the News

(Leamington, Ontario) Rick Nicholls, MPP Chatham-Kent-Essex met with officials from the Family Health Team in Leamington and spent some time working alongside the nurses and doctors in the Emergency Room at Leamington District Memorial Hospital »

Local MPPs want more action on jobs, economy

February 21, 2013 | Featured Press Releases Rick in the News

The two area Progressive Conservative MPPs don’t feel much optimism from the first throne speech delivered by Ontario’s new Premier Kathleen Wynne, but a local politician heard some positive news. Chatham-Kent Essex MPP Rick Nicholls »

Nicholls: Ontario Will Be Centre of Economic Growth Again

October 12, 2012 | Featured Press Releases Uncategorized

(QUEEN’S PARK): Ontario traditionally has been the economic leader of Canada, leading the way both in growth and job creation. This position was one that countless Ontarians worked tirelessly for, said PC Deputy Labour Critic, »

Wage Freeze Vital to Restoring Economic Health of Ontario

October 11, 2012 | Featured Press Releases Rick in the News

For almost a decade, Ontario has been at the mercy of a government intent on bringing the province to the brink of bankruptcy. Since being elected nine years ago, the McGuinty Liberal Government has implemented »

Nicholls: “When you mess up, you fess up!” Minister Bentley & McGuinty violate the trust of Ontarians

September 27, 2012 | Featured Press Releases

(QUEEN’S PARK) – With Minister of Energy, Chris Bentley being charged with contempt of Parliament, Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick Nicholls renewed his call for both proper answers and the full truth with regard to the Mississauga »

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