Press Releases

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 »

Minister of Environment Praises MPP Rick Nicholls for Handling of Fish Kill

September 12, 2012 | Featured Press Releases Rick in the News

(QUEEN’S PARK) – Today the Minister of Environment, Jim Bradley, praised Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick Nicholls for his handling of the massive fish kill along the shores of Lake Erie. Responding to an unfounded partisan NDP »

ISSUE UPDATE: Dead fish along Lake Erie shoreline

September 5, 2012 | Press Releases

Our office has received a number of calls regarding the recent appearance of dead fish on the shores of Lake Erie (Rondeau to Duttona Beach). While the cause of the incident is still unclear we »

Nicholls: Liberal education bill fits Liberal pattern of mismanagement

August 24, 2012 | Press Releases

(CHATHAM-KENT) – As Dalton McGuinty and education minister Laurel Broten drag their heels in finding a solution to the labour strife in Ontario’s education sector, the Ontario PCs have been looking for solutions to close »

MPP Rick Nicholls presents Richard Taves with Diamond Jubilee Award

July 31, 2012 | Press Releases

(WHEATLEY) – Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick Nicholls was proud to present Richard Taves with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal on Sunday, in recognition of Taves’ longstanding commitment to his community.   “Rick’s dedication to keeping our »

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