Government Accountability

Press Release: MPP Jackson asked to sit on Select Committee for Developmental Services

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November 19, 2013     Queen’s Park - MPP Rod Jackson has joined the unique Select Committee for Developmental Services led by MPP Christine Elliott. This committee was established to respond to a need to improve developmental service delivery in Ontario. The committee will travel province wide for public hearings in the sector. These public hearings […]

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Press Release: MPP Rod Jackson Announces Launch of Provincial Tour for Bill 88

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“The greater Ontario community has reached out in support of Bill 88 so we have responded. I am pleased to announce a province-wide Community and Social Services tour featuring the Youth Right to Care bill.” –MPP Rod Jackson, Community and Social Services Critic November 04, 2013 Queen’s Park – Today Barrie MPP Rod Jackson announced […]

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Press Release: Auditor General Confirms Liberals Hid $1.1 Billion Cost of Gas Plants

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Barrie – “The Auditor General confirmed what we have been saying all along – that the Liberals have been hiding the true cost of this Oakville gas plant cancellation from taxpayers,” said PC MPP Rod Jackson. “Kathleen Wynne misled the people of this province,” said Jackson. “She co-chaired the campaign that cancelled the plant and […]

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In the Legislature: MPP Rod Jackson Speaks to Child Abuse Prevention Month

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Mr. Rod Jackson: Thank you, Speaker. Today, October 1, marks the beginning of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Children represent the future of our province, and so I’m honoured to stand and speak to the importance of this month, which aims to raise awareness of the signs of child abuse and neglect; that child safety and […]

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Press Release: MPP Rod Jackson is Promoted in PC Shadow Cabinet

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“The opportunity to advocate for family, community and people in need is an honour for me. Many Barrie residents are telling me we still have a long way to go for a just society and I look forward to doing my part.” –MPP Rod Jackson, Community and Social Services Critic September 30, 2013 Queen’s Park […]

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Press Release: MPP Rod Jackson’s Right to Care Bill Passes Second Reading

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“Treating these children as adults is not working. They struggle to stay in school; are frequently victims of violent crime as well as have elevated rates of incarceration; and have more hospitalizations due to high-risk street behaviours.” –MPP Rod Jackson September 19, 2013    Queen’s Park - Today MPP Rod Jackson’s Bill 88: Child and Family Services Amendment Act (Children […]

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Press Release: Another Liberal Minister on A Barrie Field Trip Delivers Empty Promises

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August 16, 2013    Barrie - Today the Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Employment came to Barrie to announce the expansion of Southwestern and Eastern Ontario Development funds to include Simcoe County and the District of Muskoka.  ”Unfortunately Minister Hoskins was unable to quantify the benefit of this expansion of boundaries especially for Barrie,” said Jackson. […]

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Press Release: Jackson Questions Premier on Deleted Emails Scandal

“I didn’t know is literally becoming a cliché coined by the McGuinty-Wynne Liberals. There are only a few explanations for this not knowing. Ignorance, incompetence or moral bankruptcy. Which is it Premier?”   –MPP Rod Jackson, Deputy Accountability Critic June 10, 2013     Queen’s Park - Today MPP Rod Jackson questioned Premier Wynne about the destruction of public data and […]

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Budget 2013: Wynne Chooses To Continue Down A Path That Will Only Dig The Hole Deeper For Ontarians

Budget 2013: Wynne Chooses To Continue Down A Path That Will Only Dig The Hole Deeper For Ontarians May 2, 2013 The way out of the jobs and debt crisis created by the Liberals isn’t hard to see, MPP Rod Jackson said today. “But it will take a new team with a new plan and […]

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Press Release: Auditor General Exposes Gas Plant Cover- Up

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Queen’s Park – Today’s Auditor General Report confirmed what the Ontario PCs have been saying all along – the McGuinty-Wynne Liberals have been hiding the true cost of the cancelled Mississauga gas plant from taxpayers, PC MPP Rod Jackson said. “The public will have to pick up a $275-million bill created by the McGuinty-Wynne Liberals […]

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