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August 17, 2017

Update – Hillside Manor & Saving Local Long-Term Care Beds

The provincial government is still considering the proposal to move up to 50 beds to London when Hillside Manor, near Sebringville, is closed. I want to update you on some of my work to keep these beds in our area.

August 16, 2017

Pettapiece delivers Hillside petitions, letters to Minister of Health

With over 3,500 signatures, the stack of petitions was formidable. Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece was at Queen’s Park today, where he hand-delivered copies directly to the office of the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care.

July 20, 2017

Liberals must listen to public on labour legislation, Pettapiece says

Bill 148 would make drastic changes to Ontario’s employment and labour laws – including an increase of the minimum wage to $15 per hour by January 2019.

June 21, 2017

Government gets an earful at public meeting on Hillside Manor beds

Hillside Manor will be closing, but the crowd had a clear message: the long-term care home’s 90 beds must stay in the community.

June 8, 2017

Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship Nominations

The deadline for nominations is July 17.

June 1, 2017

Randy’s May Update

Want to know what Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece has been up to in the community? Here’s his May update.

May 31, 2017

Pettapiece questions health minister on Hillside beds: “Will this government listen?”

Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece took another step today to push the government to keep long-term care beds in the community.

May 25, 2017

Liberal “Fair Hydro Plan” anything but fair: Pettapiece

Ontario’s budget watchdog released an independent analysis yesterday confirming that hydro rates will rise dramatically after the 2018 election.

May 25, 2017

Liberals, NDP defeat bill to protect conscience rights of healthcare providers

Last week, Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece and the Ontario PC caucus voted in favour of a private member’s bill – Bill 129 – that would have protected the conscience rights of healthcare providers in Ontario.

May 17, 2017

Pettapiece casts vote against “reckless” Liberal budget bill

“It makes life harder for families and taxpayers now,” said Pettapiece. “It also piles crushing debt on future generations.”

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