Throne Speech Opens Parliament to Take Action to Help the People

13 July, 2018, 15:56 | Author: Myra Gill
  • Area MPP leading Tory rollback of Ontario sex-ed curriculum

The money was to be paid out from revenues of the cap-and-trade system, which Ford began dismantling nearly immediately after taking office, as he had promised to do. "If you are a young person who is struggling with their gender identity, determining who you are for the first time as you explore your sexuality, you will not be somebody who is well served by this government as indicated in this throne speech".

The Canadian Press Ontario Premier Doug Ford casts a ballot during the election for the new Speaker of the Ontario Legislative Assembly at Queen's Park, in Toronto on July 11, 2018.

"At a young age, I think consent is really important", she says.

The PCs say the project received approval to proceed during the election period.

Ford made good on a key campaign promise Wednesday, announcing the immediate retirement of the CEO of Hydro One and the resignation of the utility's entire board of directors. A local group is opposed to the turbines and warns that they will harm the rural character of the region.

Bortolin said with the old curriculum, children could not communicate accurately to police whether they had been sexually assaulted or not. "We're prepared to act". "To take us backwards, to take us into a race to the bottom and pull us into the last century, that's what this throne speech says to me". "You can clearly see that Doug Ford in the earlier days of his premiership has gotten down to business".

EXPANDING BEER AND WINE SALES: The Tories said they would trust adults to make responsible choices and allow consumers to buy beer and wine in convenience stores, grocery stores and big-box stores.

"The curriculum they're repealing was the most consulted curriculum in Ontario's history", he said. I was given one exemption.

The new Tory government has already frozen the hiring and salaries of public servants, cancelled millions of dollars in green-energy rebates for people and businesses and changed the eligibility for free pharmaceuticals under a program known as OHIP-plus.

Tabuns said it's unlikely the NDP will support any of the bills the government will put forward during the short session including back-to-work legislation to end the York strike and repealing cap-and-trade laws.

"He shouldn't be ending cap and trade", Tabuns said.



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