Gilles Bisson MPP Timmins

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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
August 21, 2020

Premier tramples on treaty rights with rushed changes to legislation

QUEEN’S PARK – All eight Northern Official Opposition MPPs released a letter to Premier Doug Ford calling on him to respond to the concerns of First Nations who have contacted him after he failed t... More
July 22, 2020

FACT CHECK: Premier Doug Ford’s tales don’t match the reality

QUEEN’S PARK — Official Opposition House Leader Gilles Bisson released the following statement after watching Premier Doug Ford and Government House Leader Paul Calandra tell tales in their press c... More
July 22, 2020

Premier rams through laws that do nothing to help Ontarians when they need it most

QUEEN’S PARK – Official Opposition House Leader Gilles Bisson (Timmins) has issued the following statement:   “Premier Doug Ford has abruptly shut down the Ontario legislature for the summer after ... More
July 21, 2020

COVID-19 Bulletin: July 21

Here are today’s new developments: Ontario has seen an uptick of  new cases of COVID-19, with today's number rising just over 200 - the highest recorded since the end of June. The new outbreaks ha... More
July 20, 2020

Official Opposition calls for independent Preparedness Review as preparation for second wave

QUEEN'S PARK — Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath is calling on the government to conduct an independent Preparedness Review of the government response to the COVID-19 pandemic and Ontario’s... More
June 15, 2020

Official Opposition to amend bill to prevent all commercial evictions during COVID-19

TIMMINS — Official Opposition House Leader Gilles Bisson says far too many businesses are still at risk of unfair evictions if the Conservatives’ new legislation is passed as written. On Monday, th... More
June 15, 2020

Ontarians deserve to know if government will help rebuild their economy and keep local jobs

QUEEN’S PARK –  Ontarians have a right to know what the provincial government plans to do to help rebuild their local economy and restore local jobs, said Gilles Bisson, Official Opposition House L... More
June 3, 2020

Opposition MPPs pressure Premier Doug Ford to provide emergency funding to municipalities to prevent deep cuts to essential local services

QUEEN’S PARK – Official Opposition MPPs Jeff Burch (Niagara Centre), who is the Official Opposition Municipal Affairs critic, and Official Opposition House Leader Gilles Bisson (Timmins), have urge... More
May 15, 2020

Government should take action to stop price gouging in Northern Ontario

TIMMINS – Premier Ford and Energy Minister Greg Rickford should use the tools they have to take action on the price of gasoline in Northern Ontario, said Timmins MPP Gilles Bisson, as gas prices co... More