Jeff Yurek MPP

Minister needs to take decisive action at EMDC

May 27th, 2013 by Community Office QUEEN’S PARK – The problems at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre will not go away without decisive action by the Minister in charge was the message MPP Jeff Yurek conveyed in Question Period today following a weekend attack on a guard at the jail. “Minister, …

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Ministry Of Health Not Spending Physiotherapy Dollars Wisely

May 17th, 2013 by Community Office News: QUEEN’S PARK – Recent cuts from the Ministry of Health will mean less physiotherapy services particularly for the elderly, according to Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek. Recently, the current government announced it would put $156 million a year toward physiotherapy, exercise and fall prevention …

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Liberal-NDP Coalition Budget Dig Province Deeper in Debt

May 3rd, 2013 by Community Office “It (the budget) meets the needs of the NDP.” – Minister Sousa on the 2013 Ontario Budget QUEEN’S PARK – The people of Elgin-Middlesex-London will have to be satisfied with the status quo when it comes to the Liberal government’s high spending, job killing …

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Young Artist’s Painting Adorns Queen’s Park Office

April 29th, 2013 by Community Office QUEEN’S PARK – Young St. Thomas artist Kayla Goulding was on hand with her family at Queen’s Park today for the unveiling of one of her paintings in Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek’s office. When she was twelve, Kayla put paint to canvas and created …

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Yurek Demands Truth Over Gas Plant Costs

April 25th, 2013 by Community Office QUEEN’S PARK – With hydro rates set to rise across the province on May 1, opposition parties continue to try and extract the truth behind two cancelled power plants in the GTA from the governing Liberals.  Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek probed the government this …

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Yurek To Sit On Committee Investigating Chemotherapy Drugs

April 22nd, 2013 by Community Office QUEEN’S PARK – Committee hearings probing watered down chemotherapy drugs distributed to four hospitals in Ontario began today.  Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP and registered pharmacist Jeff Yurek has substituted into the committee for the duration of the investigation. The news of watered-down chemotherapy drugs broke a …

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Riding Roundup – Jeff Yurek’s Monthly Newsletter

Follow Jeff on Twitter: @JeffreyYurek Check out Jeff’s website: www.jeffreyyurekmpp.com I’d like to begin this newsletter by recognizing and remembering a great community leader: the Honourable John Wise.  Mr. Wise passed away on January 9th of this year.  John left behind an exceptional legacy of community service that made Elgin County and indeed …

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Hydro Rates to rise as bill for cancelled gas plants soar

April 15th, 2013 by Community Office News: QUEEN’S PARK – Today’s Auditor General Report confirmed what the Ontario PCs have asserted: the Liberals have understated the true cost of the cancelled power plants in the GTA, MPP Jeff Yurek said. “The AG has confirmed the taxpayer’s bill for the decision …

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Railway City Brewing Continues To Capture Mpp Taste Buds

April 10th, 2013 by Community Office QUEEN’S PARK – At the Legislature’s annual Ontario Craft Beer Tasting and Selection Reception, Railway City Brewing’s signature Dead Elephant ale stood above the rest.  The brew was once again voted to be the Legislature’s featured beer in the Bold Flavoured Ale category for …

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Pc’S Table Motion To Probe OLG

April 10th, 2013 by Community Office News: QUEEN’S PARK – A motion put forward Ontario PC MPP Frank Klees in the Standing Committee on Public Accounts asking for the Auditor General to begin an immediate review of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation passed today. The motion requires the auditor’s …

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Living Within Our Means Requires Respect For Taxpayers

April 5th, 2013 by Community Office ST THOMAS – MPPs Jim Wilson and Steve Clark joined Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek to host a roundtable discussion with municipal leaders regarding the PC proposed Capacity to Pay Act. “For 10 years, the current government has made decisions that have put the fiscal …

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Leal Abandons Horse Racing Community

March 26th, 2013 by Community Office QUEEN’S PARK – When asked again today about the horse racing industry, Minister of Rural Affairs Jeff Leal continued to tow the Liberal government line and offer nothing to avoid impending job losses. PC MPP Jeff Yurek cited impending job losses at Ontario’s tracks …

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Paths To Prosperity: Respect For Rural Ontario

ST THOMAS – It’s time to recognize the vital role our agricultural sector plays in the functioning of our Ontario’s economy. Ensuring the agricultural sector thrives will help this province lead Canada in job creation said Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek. Yurek made the comments following the launch of the latest …

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Pc Party Commits To Ontario Food And Agriculture

March 8th, 2013 by Community Office News: ST THOMAS – While the Wynne government continues to prove that the old McGuinty style policies fail to create jobs, the PC Party remains committed to a comprehensive jobs plan that will put Ontario back on track said Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek today. …

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2013 Budget Consultations

On Monday, March 11, MPP Jeff Yurek will be hosting budget consultations for the 2013 provincial budget. The consultations will be held in 3 parts of the riding (Dutton, Dorchester & St. Thomas) and are open to the public. Anyone that would like to present their ides to MPP Jeff …

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MPPs Yurek and Elliott Discuss Mental Health Policy

February 15th, 2013 by Community Office ST THOMAS – Today, MPPs Jeff and Yurek and Christine Elliott hosted a number of mental health service providers and other stakeholders from Elgin and Middlesex County to discuss the future of mental health policy in Ontario. The meeting was held at the Elgin-Business …

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MPP Jeff Yurek Signs Pledge To Stop The Trades Tax

February 14th, 2013 by Community Office St. Thomas, ON – Jeff Yurek, MPP for Elgin-Middlesex-London has joined the fight to stop a Liberal government trades tax that will drive up costs for trades people, employers and residents in the London and St. Thomas region. “I’ve signed the pledge to do …

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