Archive for November, 2015


FEDELI DELIVERS REQUEST TO PREMIER

QUEEN ‘S PARK – Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli today delivered a letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne asking her to take […]

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NEW DAY, NEW SUDBURY BRIBERY SCANDAL TALE

Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli asked the Wynne Government today to come clean with Ontarians about what really happened surrounding the […]

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MPP tells Wynne to step in to resolve local labour chaos

Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli told Premier Wynne today, “There is a sense of chaos and uncertainty in my riding due to job cuts and two work stoppages at major provincial employers”.

He delivered a letter to Wynne asking her to take a personal role in resolving two ongoing provincial labour disruptions in the riding.

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FEDELI PROMOTES NORTHERN AGRICULTURE

QUEEN’S PARK – Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli spoke today in the Ontario Legislature about a new website promoting and supporting […]

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DEADLINE FOR SPRING BEAR HUNT COMMENTS

QUEEN’S PARK – The deadline for public comments on the government’s proposal to extend the spring bear hunt another five […]

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FEDELI SEEKS ANSWERS ON LOCAL LABOUR DISPUTES

QUEEN’S PARK – Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli today asked the Wynne government what steps it is taking to help resolve […]

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Layoffs, labour unrest imperil local economy

The North Bay economy is taking a beating with three of its major employers now wrestling with labour disputes or layoffs.

The latest blow came Wednesday with news that 195 employees at Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) have been locked out following failed contract negotiations.

That, on the heels of striking faculty at Nipissing University and layoffs at the North Bay Regional Health Centre, could spell trouble for local businesses dependant on the spending of the three organizations and their affected workers…

“It’s very disruptive for the community,” said Fedeli, of the layoffs and labour disputes.

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Fedeli enraged with Premier’s Chromite Tax initiative for Ring of Fire

Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli presented evidence in the Ontario Legislature today that the Wynne Liberal government is considering a chromite tax.

“I ask the minister, did the Liberal government ever propose a chromite royalty? Is that why Cliffs left Ontario?” Fedeli asked during Question Period.

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Liberals killing $60M project – NDP

Northern Development Minister Michael Gravelle came under fire in the provincial legislature Thursday for inaction at the Ring of Fire, with the NDP charging that the Liberals are on track to kill a $60-billion mining project.

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Tories say Cliffs quit Ring of Fire because of planned Ontario tax on chromite

TORONTO – Ontario’s Opposition says a Liberal government plan to tax the mineral chromite prompted Cliffs Natural Resources to pull out of the Ring of Fire mining project in the province’s north.

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