Gilles Bisson

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Name: Gilles Bisson
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Accountability won’t last with Liberal majority

Now that we have a minister of climate change, it occurs to me that hell must have frozen over this week.How else to explain how a government that's presided over the most appalling abuse of taxpayer dollars is suddenly preaching accountability and r ... [Published Barrie Examiner - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Ontario treasury board aims to improve accountability

TORONTO ─ Ontario will introduce legislation that allows the government to control public sector executive salaries and appoint a patient ombudsman to respond to public complaints about hospitals and long-term care homes.Treasury Board President Deb Matthews ... [Published Sun News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

‘I trust politicians less since I’ve been here’

TIMMINS -Despite spending a decade on Parliament Hill, Charlie Angus says he still feels like an outsider.The NDP MP for Timmins-James Bay was first elected to the House back in June 2004 after having a career in the music industry – Angus was a founding ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Ontario legislature set to resume this week

With their majority win in the books, the Ontario Liberals begin the real work of governing as the legislature resumes this week.The start of the legislature will include some pomp and ceremony but also some backroom manoeuvring as opposition parties, ... [Published CBC - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Bisson backs NDP Leader's decision to stay on

TIMMINS -New Democrat MPP Gilles Bisson doesn't believe his party's leader should step down after failing to form the next government in the summer election.The June provincial general election saw the Liberals under premier Kathleen Wynne win a majority ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tribute to outgoing NDP caucus

Re: Banking on her own popularity has cost Horwath her credibility, June 26Banking on her own popularity has cost Horwath her credibility, June 26New Democrat MPPs have the profoundest respect and admiration for outgoing members of our caucus, each of ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Election results shocking

TIMMINS -I was quite shocked with the provincial elections results.Timmins-James Bay residents lost by not voting for Progressive Conservative candidate Steve Black.Now were stuck, once again, with a best-before-date NDP MPP (Gilles Bisson) who says one ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bisson is still most successful MPP in Timmins

By LEN GILLIS with files from Ben Aube, Ron Grech and Jeff Labinelen.gillis@sunmedia.caGilles Bisson continues to be the most successful provincial politician in the history of the riding of Timmins – James Bay and even for the history of the previous ... [Published Timmins Times - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 1 reports

CTV Northern Ontario: 24 Years…

Gilles Bisson is back as the NDP representative in Timmins-James Bay ... [Published CTV News - Jun 13 2014]
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First reported Jun 14 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 1 reports

Bisson also wins Student Vote

TIMMINS -A majority of Ontario voters and students had something in common after Thursday night's election – both wanted a Liberal majority government.Around 170,000 students from 1,261 schools province-wide voted in a mock election that saw the Liberals ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jun 14 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 3 reports

Bisson re-election not surprising

TIMMINS -Gilles Bisson’s re-election to represent Timmins-James Bay at Queen’s Park should not come as too big a surprise for residents of this riding.After all, the veteran NDP politician is the only MPP to ever represent Timmins-James Bay. Bisson won ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Fontaine says she will return to political arena

TIMMINS -Timmins-James Bay Liberal candidate Sylvie Fontaine’s election campaign was an uphill battle from the start.It took a week for the Liberals to even name a candidate after campaigning opened up in early May, and logistics were never easy for the ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jun 13 2014]

Quotes

"How do you write a report without some of your key witnesses actually not having been before the committee?" said NDP house leader Gilles Bisson. "so for the premier to say, 'oh, we heard from everybody, we're fine, just write a report,' well, it's going to be a report with a great big hole in it."

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Accountability won’t last with Liberal majority [Published Barrie Examiner - Jul 09 2014]
Ontario treasury board aims to improve accounta... [Published Sun News - Jul 09 2014]
Liberals unveil proposed ombudsman for patients [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 08 2014]
‘I trust politicians less since I’ve been here’ [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jul 07 2014]
PCs grant new role to Clark [Published Recorder and Times - Jul 05 2014]
Celebrating 40 years of care [Published Kapuskasing Northern Times - Jul 04 2014]
Bisson backs NDP Leader's decision to stay on [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jul 01 2014]
Ontario legislature set to resume this week [Published CBC - Jul 01 2014]
Provincial politicians get back to work after p... [Published 610 CKTB - Jul 01 2014]
Tribute to outgoing NDP caucus [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 29 2014]
Saucy victory [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jun 29 2014]
We won’t let the Liberals off the hook – Horwath [Published NetNewsledger.com - Jun 25 2014]
Ontario votes wisely [Published Toronto Star Online - Jun 21 2014]
Election results shocking [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jun 19 2014]
Shame on those who didn’t vote [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jun 16 2014]
Bisson is still most successful MPP in Timmins [Published Timmins Times - Jun 16 2014]
800 fill arena for funeral of grand chief Louttit [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jun 16 2014]
CTV Northern Ontario: Timmins riding stays NDP [Published CTV News - Jun 14 2014]
Ontario legislature to resume July 2 [Published Sun News - Jun 14 2014]
Bisson also wins Student Vote [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jun 14 2014]
CTV Northern Ontario: 24 Years… [Published CTV News - Jun 13 2014]
Bisson re-election not surprising [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jun 13 2014]
Ontario election 2014: NDP dominate in northeas... [Published CBC Hamilton - Jun 13 2014]
Gilles Bisson takes Timmins-James Bay riding again [Published CBC - Jun 13 2014]
Ontario election 2014: NDP takes Sudbury riding [Published CBC Hamilton - Jun 13 2014]
Algoma-Manitoulin MPP returns to Queen's Park [Published Sault Star Online - Jun 13 2014]
Liberal majority bitter pill for Black [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jun 13 2014]
Prominent winners and losers in Ontario election [Published Waterloo Region Record - Jun 13 2014]
Fontaine says she will return to political arena [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jun 13 2014]
Ontario Election 2014: Mainly status quo in Nor... [Published CBC Hamilton - Jun 13 2014]
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Andrea Horwath blasted in letter from ‘deeply d... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 24 2014]
OTTAWA — Dozens of NDP stalwarts are threatening to withdraw their support in the Ontario election, saying they are “deeply distressed” by what they see as the party’s shift to the right. In a letter to NDP Leader Andrea Horwath obtained by media outlets, ...
Kathleen Wynne takes increased taxes to fund On... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Mar 13 2014]
TORONTO — Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne took steps Thursday to avoid a possible spring election by announcing the Liberal government would not raise taxes on middle-income earners to fund public transit. “So I just want to be clear, we’re taking those ...
Kathleen Wynne takes increased taxes to fund On... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 13 2014]
TORONTO — Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne took steps Thursday to avoid a possible spring election by announcing the Liberal government would not raise taxes on middle-income earners to fund public transit. “So I just want to be clear, we’re taking those ...
Kathleen Wynne says federal budget unfairly sho... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 12 2014]
TORONTO — Finance Minister Jim Flaherty made a deliberate decision to unfairly shortchange Ontario to the tune of $641 million in the federal budget, Premier Kathleen Wynne charged Wednesday. “We’re seeing a pattern of the federal government getting ...
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