Tag Archives: Jeff Yurek

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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Hydro rates continue to rise

Yurek went on to note that the Liberals Long-Term Energy Plan released last Fall projects rates to rise by almost 50% in the next few years. While they have promised to remove the Debt Retirement Charge by 2017, farmers will still have to pay this fee until 2019.

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Yurek Calls On Hydro One Chief’S Resignation

March 12th, 2014 by Community Office QUEEN’S PARK – For 11 years, the McGuinty-Wynne Liberals have presided over the biggest loss of good-paying jobs in Ontario’s history. With the latest Hydro One billing problems, Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek says this government can’t even get the basics right. “I have with …

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Electricity Rates Continue to Rise

November 1st, 2013 by Community Office News: ST THOMAS – Starting today, energy users in the province of Ontario will be paying 3% more for electricity. This equates to an extra $4 every month per household. During peak hours, consumers will now pay 12.9 cents per kilowatt hour. The Ontario …

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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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How much are you paying for the gas plants?

QUEEN’S PARK – Following a busy day at Queen’s Park, MPP Jeff Yurek speculates that the residents of Elgin-Middlesex-London will be interested in the following question: how much will a single political decision – made in Toronto – cost them? In her first press conference since being appointed to the …

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Yurek To Oversee Transportation Portfolio

QUEEN’S PARK – In a much anticipated Shadow Cabinet shuffle, Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek was promoted from Deputy Finance Critic to Critic of Transportation for the PC Caucus. The shuffle was announced by PC Leader Tim Hudak at a media conference held this morning at 9:30 am. “I am pleased …

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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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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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