|Posted on December 14, 2014 at 1:50 PM|
Ask any Wynne Liberal what they think of allowing two-tier medi-care in Ontario and the response will be swift and predictable.
“We can’t allow corporations to make a profit as a result of Ontarians who get sick.”
“Free healthcare is part of Ontario’s culture.”
|Posted on December 13, 2014 at 11:25 AM|
|Posted on December 12, 2014 at 8:15 PM|
Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne has made it very public that Prime Minister Stephen Harper refuses to meet with her.
The Premier and the Prime Minister really have nothing in common.
What would they talk about?
Stephen Harper has been working d...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:10 AM|
Last Monday, in council chambers, when I was thanking those who inspired me in my term, I mentioned my father's experiences in a Stasi prison and how he helped me understand the importance of fighting on behalf of the rights of others.
The local paper wrote about my speech but the article failed to provide context as to why my father was in an East Germ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 14, 2014 at 4:00 PM|
The last time I went in to see my Member of Parliament (then Frank Klees) my conversation made front page news in the local paper. With Frank Klees, every issue had a political end and he used each opportunity as such.
What a breath of fresh air it was for me to visit with the new MPP Chris Ballard.
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|Posted on November 8, 2014 at 12:30 AM|
Below is a copy of my speech at a Remembrance Day service in Newmarket arranged by the Legion:
On November 11, 1919 Canada marked the first anniversary of Armistice with a day of Remembrance.
Ninety five years later, Canada still remembers.
We recognize the men and women who ans...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 30, 2014 at 11:55 AM|
The similarities are startling.
Two conservative parties languishing in opposition. Both parties are struggling to gain a foothold within the urban centres of their respective provinces. A series of by-elections and winnable seats are lost. Questions about the leadership of the party.
This was the situati...Read Full Post »
Conservative MP Brad Butt came into Newmarket last month to endorse my candidacy and that of ward 7 candidate John Blommesteyn
|Posted on October 26, 2014 at 9:15 PM|
|Posted on October 25, 2014 at 3:15 PM|
Team Kelly Broome-Plumley: deep pockets and community ties: former Aurora Mayor Tim Jones, failed ward 6 candidate and weathly business owner Brian Johns, wealthy franchise owner and Belinda's Place women's shelter foundation Jim Alexander, and Aurora resident and Magna employee Steve Hinder (who also supports mayor Tony Van Bynen's campaign).
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|Posted on October 22, 2014 at 11:55 AM|
There’s a lot to lose in this election for some people.
In Newmarket, it’s the political family dynasties - and their cronies - that have managed your municipal taxes for generations. If they are pushed out of government, their reign ends.
And that terrifies them.
It terrifies them so much that in the last days of the election, when they see their o...Read Full Post »