Gilles Bisson MPP Timmins

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April 12, 2022

Statement from Gilles Bisson, MPP Timmins

“Over the weekend I underwent triple by-pass surgery in Toronto. I am doing very well and am resting with my family. I will be taking a short 4-week leave of absence to recover from surgery.  I am ... More
March 10, 2022

Ford’s decision to make it harder to get colonoscopies puts Ontarians at risk

QUEEN’S PARK – The Ford government’s decision to drastically limit colonoscopies for the early detection of colorectal cancer is putting the lives of Ontarians at risk, said NDP MPP Gilles Bisson (... More
April 22, 2021

MPP Gilles Bisson calls on Ford government to support local small businesses

TIMMINS – Small businesses in Timmins are struggling to survive while the Ford government delays urgently needed financial support, said Bisson in an open letter Wednesday, calling on the province ... More
April 12, 2021

New Democrats support northern mayors’ call to stop public health cuts

QUEEN’S PARK  – Doug Ford should listen to mayors from across Northern Ontario who are calling on him to stop his cuts to the number of public health units in the province, said Ontario’s Northern ... More
March 3, 2021

Bisson comes to agreement with LifeLabs to reduce wait times

TIMMINS – MPP Gilles Bisson (Timmins) has taken action to secure shorter wait times for Timmins LifeLabs patients. Details were provided by Bisson at Queen’s Park on Wednesday during Member’s State... More
January 8, 2021

Government's extended Northern COVID-19 lockdown was avoidable

QUEEN’S PARK — The North’s Official Opposition MPPs France Gélinas (Nickel Belt), John Vanthof (Timiskaming—Cochrane), Jamie West (Sudbury), Judith Monteith-Farrell (Thunder Bay—Atikokan), Sol Mama... More
December 10, 2020

Government's failure to take action on northern transportation means dangerous winter highways continue

QUEEN’S PARK – The government’s northern transportation re-announcement on Thursday failed to address northern transportation concerns, says the Official Opposition.  Jennifer French, MPP for Oshaw... More
November 25, 2020

Bisson fights for minimum wage for exempt residential building workers

QUEEN’S PARK – An Opposition bill to allow residential superintendents, janitors and caretakers to earn minimum wage has passed second reading at the Ontario Legislature. More
October 23, 2020

Official Opposition plan will provide better care for seniors in Northeastern Ontario

TIMMINS - KAPUSKASING — MPPs Guy Bourgouin (Mushkegowuk-James Bay) and Gilles Bisson (Timmins) said that the government’s days of shortchanging seniors care must come to an end. More
August 25, 2020

Committee to rubber-stamp Premier’s secret deals is a sham

QUEEN’S PARK — The Select Committee on Emergency Management Oversight met for the first time Monday and Official Opposition House Leader Gilles Bisson is demanding the committee’s rules be changed.   More