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Government’S Last Minute Offer To The Ontario Medical Association Disrespectful To Doctors

The following is a statement from the Ontario PC Critic of Health Jeff Yurek on the government’s newly proposed three-year deal with the OMA: “Early this morning we learned that the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care presented the Ontario Medical Association with a new three-year plan. “The Ontario Medical …

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Liberal Government Fails On Funding Promise Again

QUEEN’S PARK – In February 2016, after facing pressure from Ontario PC Health Critic Jeff Yurek (Elgin-Middlesex-London), Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins committed to funding London Connect for Mental Health. Six months later, the promised funding still hasn’t reached the program, and there is no clear date for when it …

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Harper Government launches Enabling Accessibility Fund Call for Proposals

MP Joe Preston encourages organizations to improve accessibility Employment and Social Development Canada Joe Preston, Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), today announced the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) Call for Proposals for projects that increase accessibility in Canadian communities. …

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Rural doctor shortage not a priority for the Liberal Government

ST THOMAS – While the current government continues to make pre-election spending promises, Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek’s concern over the doctor shortage in the region has grown. “This Liberal government has made a lot of hay with all their spending promises,” said Yurek. “Yet I’ve been working with the Ministry of Health since I’ve been elected to try to bring doctors to our region yet these front-line services don’t seem to be a priority for this government.”

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Metrolinx Among Bloated Government Agencies

QUEEN’S PARK – The government released the latest publication of the Sunshine List and PC Transportation Critic Jeff Yurek said it’s indicative of a government that’s becoming more and more bloated. The five book list contains 97,796 which is up 82% from 2008 when the list contained 53,773 names. Yurek …

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Bad Drivers Set To Receive Large Premium Reductions

QUEEN’S PARK – PC MPP Jeff Yurek rose in the legislature today to ask the Minister of Finance whether he’s pleased that his auto insurance premium reduction effort is rewarding bad drivers. “I’ve spoken to a number of brokers, insurers, and regulatory staff and they’ve confirmed that, as part of …

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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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Yes, they should.

Drugs that are now considered illegal should be brought within the law. This will not be, of course, a cost free exercise. According to a friend of mine, who knows this world, we will be picking bodies off the streets. Legalization will also send the m...

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Yes, they should.

Drugs that are now considered illegal should be brought within the law. This will not be, of course, a cost free exercise. According to a friend of mine, who knows this world, we will be picking bodies off the streets. Legalization will also send the m...

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Agricultural Subsidies:going, going, gone?

Of all the market distorting, developing country repressing and untouchable government support programs, agricultural subsidies are the best, or the worst, example. Now it seems that rising agricultural prices and increased and perhaps insupportable go...

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Agricultural Subsidies:going, going, gone?

Of all the market distorting, developing country repressing and untouchable government support programs, agricultural subsidies are the best, or the worst, example. Now it seems that rising agricultural prices and increased and perhaps insupportable go...

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Agricultural Subsidies:going, going, gone?

Of all the market distorting, developing country repressing and untouchable government support programs, agricultural subsidies are the best, or the worst, example. Now it seems that rising agricultural prices and increased and perhaps insupportable go...

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Jeff Kohler’s Platform

  KOHLER’S PLAN Positive Forward Thinking Kohler’s Plan to create a better standard of living and quality of life for those who live and work in St. Thomas. KOHLER’S PRIORITIES QUALITY INFRASTRUCTURE Create a plan to address deficient roads by...

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