Provincial Press Release


Response to Budget 2017
Publication: | Date: Apr 28 2017

Budget Response – MPP Julia Munro, York-Simcoe   April 27, 2017   For 14 years, this Liberal Government has made life harder for Ontario families and businesses.   This week...MORE



Ensuring an accessible justice system for all Ontarians: MPP Munro targets improper personal injury lawyer behaviour in new Private Members’ Bill
Publication: | Date: Jan 24 2017

Ensuring an accessible justice system for all Ontarians: MPP Munro targets improper personal injury lawyer behaviour in new Private Members’ Bill For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 24th, 2017 TORONTO,...MORE



Province's Credit Rating Downgraded Again
Publication: MPP Julia Munro | Date: Jul 13 2015

On Monday of last week, the New York based financial credit-rating agency, Standard & Poor’s (S&P), downgraded Ontario’s long-term rating from AA- to A+. All the major credit-...MORE



Government Refuses to pass Magna Carta Day Act
Publication: MPP Julia Munro | Date: Jun 15 2015

Today, June 15th, would have been Magna Carta Day in Ontario if the government had allowed my private members' bill. I proposed Bill 23 last July in anticipation of the 800th anniversary of this impor...MORE



Ontario Pension Plan moves ahead
Publication: MPP Julia Munro | Date: Jun 10 2015

The government is moving ahead with their ill-conceived Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). Bill 56 passed this week, giving more authority to the government to set up the administrative corporati...MORE



Pooled Register Pension Plan bill passes
Publication: MPP Julia Munro | Date: Jun 10 2015

Bill 57, the Pooled Registered Pension Plan Act, was passed by the Legislature this week. This bill allows Pooled Registered Pension Plans (PRPPs) to be used in Ontario. I first proposed PRPPs for Ont...MORE



Ontario Budget Passes without support of Opposition
Publication: MPP Julia Munro | Date: Jun 03 2015

The Ontario Budget for 2015-2016 was passed June 3rd. The majority governing Liberals passed the budget without one vote from the PCs or NDP. This budget advances partisan and unscientific measures su...MORE



2015 BUDGET DUE THIS THURSDAY
Publication: MPP Munro | Date: Apr 20 2015

This hursday, April 23rd, the Premier and her majority Liberal government will release their 2015 Fudget for Ontario. The PC Caucus will be reading the budget for action on the debt and deficit situat...MORE



Liberals & NDP vote against PC amendments in Committee
Publication: MPP Munro | Date: Apr 14 2015

The PC Caucus proposed 51 amendments in committee yesterday during clause by clause consideration of Bill 56: the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan. The Liberal and NDP members of the committee voted ag...MORE



HYDRO ONE Sale is Illegal and Will Lead to Higher Prices
Publication: MPP Munro | Date: Apr 16 2015

Today, the Liberal majority government decided to tell the public what they plan to do with Hydro One - sell it. After rumours for weeks, the government divuldged that it plans to sell 60% of Hydro On...MORE



Government Pushes Pension Plan
Publication: MPP Julia Munro | Date: Mar 31 2015

The Liberals ignored four days of critics' concerns and comments at the public hearings regarding Bill 56: the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). Workers and business owners and their associ...MORE



Liberals Release New Sex-Ed Curriculum
Publication: MPP Julia Munro | Date: Feb 23 2015

The government has released its long awaited, new physical education curriculum for elementary and high school students across the province. This section of the curriculum does incorporate new sexual ...MORE



SUDBURY BRIBERY SCANDAL THE LATEST OPP INVESTIGATION INTO LIBERALS
Publication: Toronto Star | Date: Feb 20 2015

Liberal operatives under fire for Sudbury byelection as Elections Ontario finds ‘apparent contravention’ Premier Kathleen Wynne’s deputy chief of staff is on the firing line aft...MORE



GAS PLANTS: No One Found Accountable for Billion Dollar Scandal
Publication: MPP Munro | Date: Feb 18 2015

The Committee investigating the Gas Plants cancellation scandal has "completed" its work even though key witnesses did not testify, particularly someone paid $10,000 to delete government computers and...MORE



Ontario Legislature Back In Session
Publication: MPP Munro | Date: Feb 17 2015




Liberals Introduce New Mandatory Pension Plan
Publication: MPP Julia Munro | Date: Dec 08 2014

Today, the Majority governing Liberals introduced Bill 56: The Ontario Retirement Pension Plan and Bill 57: Pooled Registered Pension Plans. Bill 56 will lead to a mandatory shared contribution of 4% ...MORE



Government "could have done a lot better": Provincial Auditor
Publication: MPP Munro | Date: Dec 09 2014

News Release For Immediate Release December 9, 2014 Key Issues of Value for Money and Service Delivery Highlighted in Auditor General’s 2014 Annual Report (TORONTO) Ontario government...MORE



ONTARIO NOT ON TRACK TO BALANCE THE BOOKS -says Conference Board
Publication: CNW/Conference Board of Canada | Date: Sep 25 2014

Ontario not on track to balance the books As very tough fiscal pressures loom, the province will need to make fundamental changes to the way it delivers services and raises money OTTAWA, ...MORE



Provincial Auditor Sounds Alarm About Pan Am Security Plan
Publication: MPP Julia Munro/Auditor General | Date: Nov 26 2014

News Release For Immediate Release November 26, 2014 Main Pan Am Security Contract Handled Properly; Security Co-ordination Needs Improvement, Ontario Auditor General Says (TORONTO) The Ontar...MORE



Liberals Bought Labour-Peace with $500 Million: Auditor General
Publication: MPP Julia Munro/Auditor General | Date: Nov 19 2014

News Release For Immediate Release November 19, 2014 GOVERNMENT’S PROJECTED SAVINGS WERE REASONABLE, ONTARIO AUDITOR GENERAL SAYS IN SPECIAL REPORT ON EDUCATION SECTOR COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT...MORE



Employees can't afford the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan
Publication: MPP Munro/Canadian Payroll Association | Date: Sep 10 2014

Ontario's workers and businesses can't afford deductions from their paycheque or payroll. Employees need all their take home pay and businesses need all their profit to reinvest and hire. Released tod...MORE



Businesses will cut jobs if forced to contribute to new pension plan
Publication: MPP Munro/Fraser Institute | Date: Sep 09 2014

Ontario's workers and businesses can't afford deductions from their paycheque or payroll. Employees need all their take home pay and businesses need all their profit to reinvest and hire. To save for ...MORE



LIBERAL "HOPENOMIC" BUDGET PASSES
Publication: MPP Munro | Date: Jul 24 2014

Today's final vote on the budget was 56 to 37. The Liberal majority government got their way and could not be stopped. The budget for Ontario put forward by the Liberals is a plan that puts us on the ...MORE



MPP MUNRO INTRODUCES MAGNA CARTA DAY ACT
Publication: MPP Julia Munro | Date: Jul 24 2014

Bill 23 is The Magna Carta Day Act. MPP Munro is proposing the Act to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. In June 1215, England's King John affixed his seal to the doc...MORE



Unreal Liberal Budget Commits Ontarians to More Debt, More Empty Promises
Publication: MPP Munro | Date: Jul 14 2014

Fairytale Budget Pushes Ontario Farther Down the Rabbit Hole  QUEEN’S PARK, TORONTO – Today, Ontario’s Liberal majority government introduced their Budget plan for 2014-15. Rec...MORE



LIBERALS WIN MAJORITY GOVERNMENT
Publication: MPP Munro | Date: Jun 13 2014

Unfortunately, the Liberal Party has won the 2014 provincial election. It has increased its number of seats, winning majority government status. This next term of the Legislature is four years with th...MORE



GAS PLANT SCANDAL VIDEO BY GLOBE AND MAIL
Publication: MPP Julia Munro | Date: May 01 2014

"Everything you need to know about Ontario's power plant scandal"Please check out this video by The Globe and Mail. It's only 3 minutes long and well worth a watch.  Copy and paste into your brow...MORE



Landfill Policies Need Review - MPP Munro pushes for better policies
Publication: MPP Munro / Independent Free Press | Date: Feb 01 2014

After many years of requests, finally the Ministry of the Environment is reviewing the policies that govern landfill and contaminated soil disposal. MPP Munro has been involved with this issue for yea...MORE



Smart Meters: MPP Munro Supports Ombudsman Investigation
Publication: MPP Munro | Date: Feb 04 2014

After thousands of complaints about the government's hydro smart meter program, Ontario's independent officer concerned with service delivery issues is investigating. Even Hydro One has admitted that ...MORE



WRONG MOVE: GIFT CARDS FOR ICE STORM VICTIMS
Publication: MPP Julia Munro | Date: Jan 08 2014

HOLLAND LANDING - Six-Hundred thousand Ontarians went through up to eleven days without power over the Christmas holidays, during some of he coldest nights of the winter yet (except for this week). Th...MORE



Minimum Wage Hike: Bad for Job Generation
Publication: MPP Julia Munro | Date: Jan 30 2014

The Premier's headstrong move to increase Ontario's minimum wage is ill-timed. This initiative should only be considered during times of economic success. Ontario's economy is not doing well. Thi...MORE