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MPP Wilson presents Trillium funding in Essa

Angus Trillium funding presentation March 2017 web

(March 27, 2017) Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson dropped by the Angus Recreation Centre on Friday to present Essa Township with an Ontario Trillium grant for $101,200. The funds will pay for new sealed rooftop drain pipes on the rec centre.

Wilson calls for hospital planning grants

Stevenson Memorial Hospital press conference 2 March 2017 webCollingwood General and Marine Hospital press conference 1 March 2017 webCollingwood General and Marine Hospital press conference 2 March 2017 web

(March 27, 2017) Friday, Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson held two press conferences in the riding, one at Collingwood General and Marine Hospital and the other at Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston, to discuss his upcoming Private Member's Resolution. The resolution, which will be debated on May 18 at Queen's Park, calls on the government to approve capital planning grants for each hospital.

VIDEO: CTV News coverage of the push for support for our local hospitals

(March 27, 2017) Here is CTV News Barrie coverage of MPP Jim Wilson's hospital visits on Friday where he discussed his private member's resolution calling on the government to approval planning grants for both hospitals.  

VIDEO: Wilson calls on the government to do more to support apple industry

(March 22, 2017) Yesterday, Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson rose in the legislature to show his support for apple farmers in Ontario. He shared the results of a new study highlighting the economic benefit of the apple industry in our province.

“The apple industry generates $634 million in economic activity every year… It supports over 5,100 full time direct and indirect jobs,” listed Wilson. “These are impressive numbers. They’re impressive for not only my riding, which is apple rich in the north end, but many parts of Ontario.”


Wilson continued in the statement to explain why the government must do more to support this industry.


“Ontario apple farmers currently supply only 45 per cent of the Ontario fresh apple market. In fact, Ontario imports 80.6 million kilograms of apples for consumption every year. This means there is room for the Ontario industry to grow,” said Wilson. “I would ask the government to review the study and do what is needed to support this important industry.”


Wilson concluded by thanking local apple grower and past chair of the Ontario Apple Growers, Brian Gilroy, for providing him with the study and keeping him informed.




Government asked to address Grey-Bruce hospital concerns

(March 21, 2017) Today, Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson and Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker asked the Liberal government what it will do to keep surgical services from leaving hospitals in Meaford, Markdale and Southampton.

Health Minister Eric Hoskins thanked the members for the questions and noted his ministry is working closely with local hospital officials on the issue.

"Of course, no decisions have been made," Hoskins said.

The minister added the government is always looking at ways it can "accommodate local realities and the challenges," faced by small community hospitals.

"I appreciate deeply just how important hospitals like Meaford Hospital are to the local community for a whole variety of reasons. We're working closely to see what we can do in this case," he said.

Hoskins concluded his remarks by saying he hopes MPP Walker will join him shortly for the ground-breaking of the new Markdale hospital (he stated Markham but later clarified he meant Markdale).

Both Wilson and Walker expressed appreciation to the minister for his response in the house and look forward to working with him to find a solution to the community's concerns.

To watch the full exchange, click on the link.


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Wynne Liberals’ partisan hydro ads in contempt of parliament: PCs

(March 20, 2017) Today, Ontario PC House Leader Jim Wilson charged that Kathleen Wynne's taxpayer-funded hydro ads are in contempt of parliament.

The self-congratulatory ads, which the auditor general has said are out of line, are running before legislation has been introduced, an alleged breach of parliamentary rules.

MPP Wilson informed the Speaker today that he will rise on a point of privilege arguing a case of contempt by the Ministry of Energy.

"What we've got here is a clear case of electioneering from the Wynne Liberals using taxpayer dollars," said Wilson.

The ads in question, touting the Wynne Liberals' new hydro scheme, appeared on both social media and radio markets across Ontario.

Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown has already written to Minister Liz Sandals asking her to immediately stop the ad campaign, release a detailed account of the budget for these advertisements, as well as which consulting firms received the lucrative contracts. These ads are potentially costing millions of dollars while families, businesses, hospitals, schools and other institutions suffer every day from affordable electricity bills.

"Neither MPPs nor the public even know what the new hydro scheme looks like, what it will cost, and who will get left behind," added Wilson. "Clearly, these advertisements serve no purpose other than to promote Kathleen Wynne's re-election."

"Based on past parliamentary rulings, we feel that we've got a very strong case. We look forward to hearing the ruling of the Speaker," said Wilson, noting that the Ministry of Energy has previously confirmed that legislation is needed to enact this new hydro scheme.


MEDIA ADVISORY for Friday, March 24

(March 20, 2017) Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson will hold a media availability at Collingwood General and Marine Hospital the morning of Friday, March 24, and in the afternoon at Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston.

The purpose will be to discuss his new Private Member's Resolution, which calls on the provincial government to approve planning grants for both local hospitals.

Who: Jim Wilson, MPP

Date: Friday, March 24, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. (Collingwood) and 1 p.m. (Alliston)

Where: Hospital cafeteria of each building


CONTACT: Michael Gennings

                 705-446-1090 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


MPP Wilson tours hospital sites in Meaford, Owen Sound

Jim Wilson tours Owen Sound hospital site March 2017 webJim Wilson tours Meaford hospital site March 2017 web

(March 17, 2017) Friday, Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson toured Meaford Hospital, as well as the hospital in Owen Sound, with Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker. Both sites face serious challenges due to mismanagement of the health care sector.


Wilson meets with school board chair Peter Beacock

Jim meets with Simcoe County District School Board chair Peter Beacock March 2017 web

(March 10, 2017) Today, Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson met with Simcoe County District School Board chair Peter Beacock to discuss local education issues. Board staff also took part in the meeting.


Liberal incompetence hurts us all

(March 13, 2017) For years now the Ontario PC Caucus has called on the Liberals to do something about our province's skyrocketing electricity rates.

On numerous occasions, our members have written the government and asked that they deal with the problem.

And dozens of times during Question Period, our Leader Patrick Brown and other members, myself included, have demanded the Liberals take action.

But each time we raised the issue the government stood firm.

The Liberals wouldn't admit that high electricity rates are hurting families, stifling economic growth, and killing jobs.

It was only recently, when polling revealed how tremendously unpopular the Liberals are, that they decided to act.

The fact is they are motivated by political survival, especially with a provincial election looming next year.

So, what's their plan to deal with the electricity fiasco?

They are slashing hydro rates by 17 per cent, starting in June.

Is this a good thing?

Of course it is.

Our party supports rate relief because Ontarians are suffering.

But let's be clear, this relief is necessary because Kathleen Wynne is obsessed with signing contracts for solar and wind power that we don't need.

In order to provide rate relief, the Liberals are refinancing the contracts they have with electricity generators.

Through the new arrangement, the province will pay the contracts over a longer period, in this case 30 years.

The Liberals say the cost of refinancing is an additional $25-billion, but we suspect the real number is billions more. And it is Ontario taxpayers who will pay these additional interest costs.

In an effort to determine the real cost of the Liberal plan, PC Leader Patrick Brown has written the province's budget watchdog and asked for a full costing.

Sadly, whatever the real number is, it will take Ontarians decades to pay off the refinancing.

People like to accuse our party of not having an electricity plan but that's not true.

For starters, we'd put an end to the signing of new wind and solar contracts. We'd also try to get Ontario out of the contracts that are already in the pipeline.

And, we'd give back municipal planning authority over so-called green energy proposals. That's something I tried to do in a Private Member's Resolution but the Liberals used their majority and shot it down.

Another thing we'd do is rein in exorbitant salaries at Hydro One and the Ontario Power Generation Corporation.

And let me be crystal clear: we'd stop the sale of Hydro One.

These are just some of our plans.

And very soon we'll be telling you more about what we have in mind.

Now, I want to shift gears and talk about another important announcement.

The other day the Liberals unveiled the details of their Ontario Small Cidery and Small Distillery Support Program.

According to a government news release, "the program will provide eligible businesses with support to grow and scale up their operations, including hiring more staff and purchasing new equipment."

The province says it will invest $4.9-million over three years for the program.

On sales, eligible cideries will receive up to 74 cents per litre and eligible distillers will receive up to $4.42 per litre, to a maximum of $220,000 per year, per producer.

This is good news.

It's not often in opposition that we get this type of response to our questions.

Just two weeks earlier, I asked the Minister of Finance why craft distillers in Simcoe-Grey and across the province are being penalized through much higher rates of taxation than craft brewers and wineries.

So, this latest announcement is helpful to our cideries and craft distillers. But the government needs to go another step further.

As I noted to the minister during my question, British Columbia tax regulations for cideries and small distillers should be implemented here.

B.C. allows the first 50,000 litres to be sold tax-free.

If B.C. can do it and support B.C. farmers, and B.C. products, why can't the same happen in Ontario?

Jim Wilson is the Progressive Conservative MPP for Simcoe-Grey.

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  344. Wilson Continues Fight to Regain Access to Shale Beach
  345. Jim Meets with Hospice Palliative Care Ontario
  346. VIDEO: Wilson Advocates for Fair Hospice Funding
  347. VIDEO: Wilson Congratulates Alliston Hospital on Recognition in Canadian Business Journal
  348. VIDEO: Still No Promised Jobs Plan From 'Clearing The Decks’
  349. VIDEO: Wilson Congratulates Collingwood Hospital on Outstanding Recognition
  350. Jim meets with the Canadian Sikh Association
  351. Jim speaks at Collingwood Chamber of Commerce power lunch
  352. Economic Update Shows Liberals to Keep Racking Up Debt
  353. VIDEO: Wilson Goes to Bat for Seniors Unable to Afford Medical Supplies
  354. Jim wears green for 4H day
  355. Jim meets with Chicken Farmers of Ontario
  356. VIDEO: Wilson Confronts Liberals on Wind Turbine Being Built in Residential Neighbourhood
  357. VIDEO: Wilson Stands Up for Snowmobile Clubs as Liberals Move to Cut Off Access to Hydro Corridors
  358. VIDEO: PCs Continues to Fight for Prompt Payment Legislation
  359. Jim meets with Ontario Convenience Store Stakeholders
  360. Liberals can no longer be trusted to govern: Hudak
  361. Wilson Pleased to Support New Trades Legislation: Bill 118, No New Tax for Businesses Act
  362. Liberals Keen to Consult, but Have No Plan for Jobs or Economy
  363. Jim congratulates Norma Friest
  364. VIDEO: Wilson Outraged with Liberals Decimation of Horse Racing Industry
  365. VIDEO: Wilson Joins Hudak to Call for Judicial Inquiry over Gas Plant Scandal
  366. Liberal Government Responsible for another $1.1 Billion Scandal
  367. VIDEO: Wilson Talks Impact of Low Water Levels in Georgian Bay
  368. Wilson Continues His Fight for Pensions of Public Sector Employees Affected by Past Public Sector Divestments
  369. Understanding Your Hydro Bill
  370. VIDEO: Jim meets with Barrie Construction Association and Council of Ontario Construction Associations
  371. VIDEO: Jim questions Premier on programming motion
  372. Jim appears on Sun News with Anita Sharma
  373. Developmental Disabilities Ignored by Liberals
  374. Wilson Continues to Push for Outstanding Pension Regulations
  375. Essa Historical Society Unveils Plaque Commemorating Founding of Utopia
  376. Ontario must get Its Fiscal House in Order Before it is Too Late
  377. Grand Re-Opening of Tim Hortons (Hume Street)
  378. Jim attends local BBQ
  379. Patricia Midlebrook celebrates 70 years
  380. Jim Presents Trillium Funding in Creemore
  381. Tax Breaks for Farmers, Food for Ontario Families
  382. Liberal-NDP Coalition Lie to Ontarians about Auto Insurance
  383. Carly Patterson Memorial Golf Tournament
  384. Campbell House Brakes Ground
  385. Wilson pleased to support Georgian Bay Mayors and 'Stop the Drop' to launch Mayors' Challenge
  386. Ontario's Debt Clock Keeps Ticking
  387. Ontario Needs a New Economic and Jobs Plan says Wilson
  388. Wilson Wants to Promote Midwifery Services
  389. Wilson Thanks Community for Their Efforts with Traffic Signals
  390. Liberals Disallows Summer Select Committee on Developmental Services
  391. Hamilton Family Donates 150 Acres of Land
  392. Wilson Calls on Minister to Stop Physiotherapy Service Cuts
  393. Wilson Introduces Petition to Re-Open Blue Mountains Shale Beach
  394. NDP Prop Up a Corrupt Liberal Government
  395. Physiotherapy Petition
  396. Grand Opening of Oasis By The Bay Vacation Resort
  397. Jim Hosts Annual Seniors' Seminar
  398. Wilson: Liberals Energy Announcement Nothing But Hot Air
  399. Jim Meets with Delegates from Kingdom of Lesotho
  400. Jim Meets with Founder of ‘Stop the Drop’ Campaign
  401. Wilson Debates Liberal-NDP Coalition Budget
  402. Wilson Introduces Petition against Physiotherapy Cuts
  403. Wilson: Physiotherapy Cuts Will Have a Devastating Impact on Seniors
  404. Liberals and NDP Team Up to Silence Ontario Taxpayers
  405. Grand Opening of the Collingwood Community Food Co-op
  406. Wilson Blasts Liberal-NDP Coalition Budget Deal
  407. Wilson Thanks Local Physicians
  408. You're invited to Jim's Annual 50 Plus Seminar
  409. Wilson: Liberal-NDP Coalition Hiding From Accountability
  410. A Confident Government Shouldn't Be Afraid of a Confidence Motion
  411. Jim helps Warden Cal Patterson advance local concerns at Queen’s Park
  412. Scandals Leave Ontarians with No Confidence in Liberal Government
  413. Jim joins Tim Hudak and Steve Clark to demand accountability over gas plant scandal
  414. Wilson Congratulates the Lions and Lioness Clubs on their 50th and 35th Anniversaries
  415. Wilson Questions Lack of Action from Liberal Government over Declining Water Levels in Great Lakes
  416. Jim Stops by Midwives Nottawasaga
  417. Liberals Have Lost the Moral Authority to Govern
  418. Wilson to Premier: It is time to test the confidence of this House
  419. Ontarians Need Confidence in Government – And our Future
  420. McGuinty-Wynne Liberals -- Putting Their Party Before Taxpayers
  421. Wilson talks ramifications of GEA and Demands Answers over Wind Turbines proposed near Airport
  422. Press Conference on Green Energy Act
  423. Jim has Local Constituents to Queen's Park
  424. Hydro Rates Set to Skyrocket, Again
  425. Wilson Applauds Local Teacher for Unique Approach to Fundraising
  426. Trades Tax Must be Stopped
  427. Wilson Makes Statement about Closure of Springwater Park
  428. NEWS ALERT - Jackson Makes Statement on Springwater Park Closure
  429. PC Party Plan for a Better Rural Ontario
  430. Jim Met with Canadian Federation of Students Ontario
  431. Liberals Continue to Do Nothing to Confront Jobs and Spending Crisis
  432. Paths to Prosperity: Respect for Rural Ontario
  433. Jim met with Midwives Nottawasaga
  434. Wilson Challenges Premier on Wind Turbines Proposed near the Collingwood Regional Airport
  435. Legislative Page Program
  436. Watch Jim on The Source with Ezra Levant talking about wind turbines
  437. Wilson Introduces More Petitions to Call for a Moratorium on Wind Turbine Developments
  438. Wilson Introduces More Petition to Urge the Continued Operation of Springwater Provincial Park
  439. Gas Plant Scandal - What are the Liberals hiding?
  440. Jim Wilson Signs Pledge To Stop The Trades Tax
  441. NEWS ALERT: Wind turbines in Collingwood will create perfect storm (Toronto Sun)
  442. Wilson continues to push for outstanding pension regulations for local workers
  443. Wilson Introduces Petition that Urges the Continued Operation of Springwater Provincial Park
  444. Wilson Introduces Petition that Calls for a Moratorium on Wind Turbine Developments
  445. That’s Wynne’s Story and She’s Sticking to It
  446. Wilson to Wynne: Allow Select Committee into Gas Plant Scandal
  447. Wilson Introduces Legislation to Restore Local Control over Wind and Solar Projects
  448. Jim joined his PC colleagues today to urge investigations into cancelation of gas plants
  450. Ontario’s Debt Nightmare has Surpassed Even America’s Most Indebted State
  451. Liberal Minister Admits to Making a Mistake with Decision to End the Slots at Racetracks Partnership
  452. Liberals ignore the facts by introducing a more stringent Drive Clean test
  453. Liberal Leadership Candidates Do Not Deserve To Be in Government, Let Alone Running It
  454. So Much for the Goodwill, Wilson says of Teacher Talks
  455. Bogus Email Shows Distrust in McGuinty
  456. Wilson to McGuinty: Back off on Slots at Racetracks Program
  457. Green Energy Act Divides Ontario
  458. McGuinty's 100 days (and counting) of inaction
  459. Issues to follow in 2012
  460. Hudak & Wilson: McGuinty is out of ideas, so he can have ours
  461. CTV News coverage of the push for support services for Jessi Dillon of Nottawa
  462. Action needed on pension legislation: Wilson
  463. Auditor General confirms Wilson’s hydro warnings
  464. Join Jim for his swearing-in ceremony
  465. Collingwood hospital expansion must be a priority: Wilson
  466. Thank you, Simcoe-Grey
  467. Wilson named House Leader of the “government-in-waiting”
  468. Wilson Announces Plan to Give Hydro Relief
  469. Wilson Urges Solution to Hospice Issue
  470. McGuinty Raises Hydro Rates Yet Again
  471. Patient Care Fading Amid Laboratory Closures
  472. Wilson pushes for pension regulations for local workers
  473. Ontario Families Need Relief from Tax and Spend McGuinty Liberals
  474. Stop Talking and Start Fixing Victims’ Justice Fund
  475. Community Update: Stayner Lab to Remain Open
  476. Wilson pushes for Collingwood hospital expansion
  477. Wait for dialysis in Collingwood reaching crisis level
  478. Dialysis Situation Must Be Fixed: Wilson
  479. On hydro bills, families need a chance to catch-up
  480. Advancing Your Concerns at Queen's Park
  481. Tottenham Medical Lab Now Open
  482. Setting Local Priorites: A Year in Review
  483. Wilson Renews Calls for Highway 89 Traffic Lights
  484. Scrap the electronics tax: Wilson
  485. Wilson seeks advice from his top advisors
  486. Wilson to McGuinty: Return Lab to Stayner or Cut LifeLabs funding
  487. Medical Labs Update - December 8, 2010
  488. Wilson on LifeLabs: Don’t be fooled by temporary re-opening
  489. Medical Labs Update - December 1, 2010
  490. Report to the community on medical lab closures
  491. Jim asks Premier McGuinty to reopen medical labs
  492. Wilson remembers Chic Simonato
  493. Wilson Questions Health Minister about Lab Closures
  494. Wilson Wants Debate on Medical Labs
  495. Medical Labs: An Open Letter to Dalton McGuinty
  496. Restore Earned Pension Benefits: Wilson
  497. Ontario Families Want Change
  498. Support MS Liberation Therapy: Wilson
  499. Put Back Stayner's Medical Labs: Wilson
  500. Reveal Hydro Costs says Wilson
  501. HEQCO - What are they hiding?
  502. Wilson Keeps Pushing for Farmers
  503. No Old Age Security Cheques for Prisoners says Wilson
  504. Wilson slams prisoner payments, warns of looming health scandal
  505. We Pay More and We Get Less
  506. Dalton McGuinty's Terrible Summer
  507. Wilson: PCs Will Restore Local Decision Making
  508. Beaver Cleaver and the ‘aww shucks’ moment
  509. Cuts at Collingwood's G&M Hospital Cause for Concern
  510. Liberals Vote ‘No’ to Business Risk Management Program for Farmers
  511. PC Caucus Pushes for Business Risk Management Program
  512. Wilson Tables Resolution to Help Farmers
  513. Wilson Congratulates the Alliston Hornets
  514. Jim Wilson Expresses Support for Rural Pharmacies
  515. Clarksburg or America? Minister needs to get her bins straight
  516. McGuinty takes taxing and spending to a whole new level
  517. McGuinty Drops the Axe on Doctor Recruitment Programs
  518. Health Spending Gone Awry
  519. McGuinty's "Buy Korea Policy" is bad for Ontario
  520. Wilson Calls on Premier to Address Children's Aid Shortfalls
  521. Hydro Bills Set to Skyrocket
  522. Tired of Red Tape?
  523. McGuinty snubs Central Ontario: Wilson
  524. Keeping Busy at Queen's Park
  525. Official Opening of new CT Scanner at Stevenson Memorial
  526. Celebrating Ontario Agriculture Week
  527. Physician Recruitment Programs at Risk says Wilson
  528. McGuinty Refuses to Listen on Auto Insurance
  529. Hudak Gives Wilson Additional Responsibilities
  530. McGuinty Liberals Attack Rural Healthcare
  531. Jim helps the Federated Women's Insitute of Ontario advance its concerns at Queen's Park
  532. Wilson goes to bat for Simcoe County paramedics
  533. Red tape blamed for stalled job plan
  534. Important Changes to the Highway Traffic Act
  535. Wilson pushes for new Simcoe-Grey Long-Term Care Beds
  536. New WSIB Legislation Concerns Small Business
  537. McGuinty Spends Ontario Into a Deficit: Wilson
  538. My fight to create jobs for young people
  539. Local Long-Term Care Waiting Lists Growing
  540. Animal Cruelty Laws Need More Work
  541. Time for a new economic plan says Wilson
  542. Ontario Job Losses
  543. Invest in long-term care says Wilson
  544. Let's Introduce a Ban on Bans
  545. Wilson Congratulates Stevenson Memorial Hospital
  546. C. difficile Costing More Lives than SARS
  547. How did sex-change operations become a healthcare priority?
  548. Doctor Shortage Getting Worse
  549. Apprenticeship Ratios Keeping Students Unemployed
  550. Time to bring the Legislature into the 21st Century
  551. Wilson Congratulates Citizen of the Year George McCague
  552. Wilson Introduces Lord's Prayer Petition
  553. University Class Sizes the Worst in Canada says Wilson
  554. Wilson Speaks about Wasaga Beach during Legislative Debate
  555. Wilson Pays Tribute to Cameron Street Public School
  556. Wilson Explains Hype Surrounding Business Taxes
  557. Wilson to McGuinty: Fix Apprenticeship Ratios to Create Jobs
  558. Wilson Congratulates the Alliston Hornets
  559. Petition to Save Angus Early Years Centre
  560. Wilson Promoted to Deputy Speaker
  561. Wilson Raises Questions About Hwy 89 Warning Light
  562. Supporting Responsible Pet Ownership
  563. Wilson Congratulates George McCague
  564. Wilson Delivers $108,000 for Habitat for Humanity
  565. Wilson Introduces Motion to Re-Start Hwy 26
  566. Stevenson Memorial Hospital Birthing Unit Rally
  567. Wilson Gets Results on Wrong-Way Sign Legislation
  568. Getting Results for April Sobisch and Owen Eisses
  569. Private Member's Bills Help Get Results


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