Gilles Bisson

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Name: Gilles Bisson
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ontario budget to boost remote communities allowance

People relying on social assistance in Ontario's Far North will soon see a bit more on their monthly cheques.The province is bumping up the Remote Communities Allowance that people on the James Bay Coast receive, along with welfare and disability pay ... [Published CBC - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bisson returns as Forestry critic

Tanja PaquetteGilles Bisson, MPP for Timmins-James Bay will return as the NDP critic for Natural Resources and Forestry. He held the position in previous years, although for his last term he took care of transportation.“It is a good position for me since ... [Published Kapuskasing Northern Times - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Locals see both good, bad in recycled budget

TIMMINS -When it comes to Ontario’s budget, second time’s a charm.With a majority of seats at Queen’s Park, Liberal finance minister Charles Sousa once again tabled the province’s budget, which comes with a $12.5 deficit. It’s the same budget first introduced ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ontario's right to issue logging permits upheld

TIMMINS -A Timmins sawmill owner is skeptical of a Supreme Court ruling that allows the province the right to permit industrial logging on First Nation traditional lands.The top court’s ruling last week means the province doesn’t need federal approval ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Liberals to reintroduce budget

TIMMINS -Ontarians should expect a nearly identical budget to the one brought forward in May, says the minister of Northern Development and Mines.The Liberal majority government is expected to reintroduce the provincial budget at Queen’s Park on Monday ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jul 14 2014]
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 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrating 40 years of care

Kapuskasing Extendicare celebrated its 40 anniversary on June 26 with an event that showcased the value given to its many volunteers and residents.The ceremony took place outside at the gazebo of the facility and featured staff, residents, dignitaries, ... [Published Kapuskasing Northern Times - Jul 04 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 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Saucy victory

Fat Albert once again claims best sauce at this year's Timmins Rotary Ribfest.A panel made up of various guest including some local media and politicians sampled sauces, ribs and chicken from all three ribbers during the 11th annual festival Saturday. ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jun 29 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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Ontario budget to boost remote communities allo... [Published CBC - Jul 21 2014]
Why the OPP is a police and political force unt... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 20 2014]
Bisson returns as Forestry critic [Published Kapuskasing Northern Times - Jul 18 2014]
Locals see both good, bad in recycled budget [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jul 15 2014]
Ontario's right to issue logging permits upheld [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jul 14 2014]
Liberals to reintroduce budget [Published Timmins Daily Press - Jul 14 2014]
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]
Andrea Horwath blasted in letter from ‘deeply d... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 24 2014]
Kathleen Wynne takes increased taxes to fund On... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Mar 13 2014]
Kathleen Wynne takes increased taxes to fund On... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 13 2014]
Kathleen Wynne says federal budget unfairly sho... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 12 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, ...
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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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