Stop the Trades Tax Petition
TO The Legislative Assembly of Ontario:-
WHEREAS the newly created Ontario College of Trades is planning to hit hardworking tradespeople with new membership fees that, if the College has its way, will add up to $84 million a year.
We, the undersigned, petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as follows:
That the Liberal Government stop their job-killing trades tax and shut down the Ontario College of Trades immediately.
Please return original signed petitions to Norm Miller, MPP for Parry Sound –
Muskoka and send to Queen’s Park, Legislative Building, Room 440, Toronto, ON M7A 1A8
Cataract Surgery Petition
To The Legislative Assembly of Ontario: -
WHEREAS the Government of Ontario has identified cataract surgery to be a key health service for which it aims to reduce wait times under its Wait Time Strategy;
AND WHEREAS the current wait time for cataract surgery at Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare exceeds the Provincial Wait Time and the Provincial Target under the Wait Time Strategy;
AND WHEREAS demand for health services like cataract surgery is expected to continue to rise with a growing retirement population;
WE the undersigned petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as follows: -
That the Government of Ontario maintain adequate funding levels to Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare for cataract surgery procedures so that it may reduce wait times for cataract surgery.
Petition in support of Bill 9
(Paved Shoulders on Provincial Highways)
TO The Legislative Assembly of Ontario:
Whereas pedestrians and cyclists are increasingly using secondary provincial highways to support healthy lifestyles and expand active transportation;
And Whereas paved shoulders on highways enhance public safety for all highway users, expand tourism opportunities and support good health;
And Whereas paved shoulders help to reduce the maintenance cost of repairs to highway surfaces;
And Whereas the member from Parry Sound – Muskoka’s Private Members Bill provides for a minimum one metre paved shoulder for the benefit of pedestrians, cyclists and motorists.
We the undersigned, petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as follows:
That Private Member’s Bill 9, which requires a minimum one metre
paved shoulder on designated provincially-owned highways, receive swift passage through the legislative process.