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Session 3, Parliament 41

Last updated: April 12, 2018

Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care commit to supporting the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville's request for 132 new beds for Maple View Lodge and capital funding for 192 Class A beds under the "Aging with Confidence: Ontario's Action Plan for Seniors" program.
Member Mr. Clark (Leeds—Grenville)
Date tabled March 20, 2018
Question number 1
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Attorney General explain why the Brockville Court House remains one of just two court houses in Eastern Ontario not equipped for witnesses and accused persons to appear by video and provide a timeline for when this technology will be installed.
Member Mr. Clark (Leeds—Grenville)
Date tabled March 20, 2018
Question number 2
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Transportation explain why expansion of Highway 401 to six lanes in Eastern Ontario has not been included in the ministry's Southern Highways Program and when it will be added.
Member Mr. Clark (Leeds—Grenville)
Date tabled March 20, 2018
Question number 3
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Children and Youth Services provide the number of children on the waitlist and the average wait time for families in Leeds—Grenville to access services through the Ontario Autism Program and what the ministry is doing to reduce wait times.
Member Mr. Clark (Leeds—Grenville)
Date tabled March 20, 2018
Question number 4
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care explain what the ministry is doing to reduce the current 263 days patients are waiting for cataract surgery at Brockville General Hospital.
Member Mr. Clark (Leeds—Grenville)
Date tabled March 20, 2018
Question number 5
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Transportation explain why the ministry has established the unrealistic and unacceptable date of 2045 to complete improvements to the Highway 15 and County Road 42 intersection when these upgrades were identified as necessary for motorist safety in 1999.
Member Mr. Clark (Leeds—Grenville)
Date tabled March 20, 2018
Question number 6
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Attorney General explain why Victims Services of Leeds and Grenville is funded for a base caseload of 849 new victims annually when it is on pace to assist 2,000 this year and will the ministry revise its outdated formula to ensure funding for rural Victims Services agencies matches demand.
Member Mr. Clark (Leeds—Grenville)
Date tabled March 20, 2018
Question number 7
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour explain how the government will assist vulnerable Ontarians who have lost job placements and opportunities to enter the workplace after Transitional Employment Training programs were cancelled when Bill 148 passed.
Member Mr. Clark (Leeds—Grenville)
Date tabled March 20, 2018
Question number 8
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs provide the number of complaints it has received from municipalities in 2017 regarding the Wildlife Damage Compensation Program and explain why the opinions of experienced municipal investigators aren't being considered when claims are submitted.
Member Mr. Clark (Leeds—Grenville)
Date tabled March 20, 2018
Question number 9
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Housing support the request by Habitat for Humanity Ontario and its affiliates across the province for $25 million in funding over four years to build up to 500 homes and help more families realize the dream of home ownership.
Member Mr. Clark (Leeds—Grenville)
Date tabled March 20, 2018
Question number 10
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Finance state the annual costs incurred (per transaction) associated with accounting changes required to the mandated annual CPI increases to fees for completing real estate purchases and sales, including fees for an execution certificate and for registration of a transfer or mortgage.
Member Mr. Fedeli (Nipissing)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 11
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Finance state on what page(s) in the Fall Economic Statement he has made corrections to reflect the concerns of the Auditor General and the Financial Accountability Officer about the validity of the province's stated fiscal position.
Member Mr. Fedeli (Nipissing)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 12
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care state when the regulation change allowed for in Bill 160 that would permit Cassellholme to proceed with its redevelopment be proclaimed.
Member Mr. Fedeli (Nipissing)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 13
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Finance state whether he accepts the Financial Accountability Office's 2017 Fall Economic Outlook assessment of the state of Ontario's fiscal position, given that the FAO stated Ministry of Finance bureaucrats did not disagree with any of the information in their report.
Member Mr. Fedeli (Nipissing)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 14
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Energy name the nine companies identified in the 2017 Auditor General's report that billed ratepayers for $260 million in ineligible expenses.
Member Mr. Fedeli (Nipissing)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 15
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Infrastructure state how many of the 812 vacant buildings identified on page 572 of the 2017 Auditor General's report are located in Northern Ontario.
Member Mr. Fedeli (Nipissing)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 16
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the President of the Treasury Board state whether the government is in possession of an opinion from KPMG or E&Y on how the Fair Hydro Plan transaction should be recorded in the government's Consolidated Financial Statements, and further state precisely where they disagree with the Auditor General.
Member Mr. Fedeli (Nipissing)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 17
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Northern Development and Mines state on which page of the 2017 Fall Economic Statement the $1 billion allocation for the Ring of Fire promised in the 2014 Budget is explicitly stated.
Member Mr. Fedeli (Nipissing)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 18
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Finance state why his revenue projections for the current fiscal year (2017-2018) were unchanged from the 2017 Budget to the 2017 Fall Economic Statement, despite admitting in the latter that Personal Income Tax and Health Tax revenue was $1.8 billion lower than forecast in the 2017 Budget.
Member Mr. Fedeli (Nipissing)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 19
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the President of the Treasury Board state whether the government plans on creating more "regulatory assets" or any other anomalous legislated accounting structures in the future.
Member Mr. Fedeli (Nipissing)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 20
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care explain when the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital can expect to receive funding for a planning grant for Stage 2 of their redevelopment.
Member Mr. Wilson (Simcoe—Grey)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 21
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care explain what the government is doing to reduce wait times for knee replacement surgery at the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital.
Member Mr. Wilson (Simcoe—Grey)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 22
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care explain when Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston can expect to receive full funding for a planning grant for Stage 2 of their redevelopment.
Member Mr. Wilson (Simcoe—Grey)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 23
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Transportation explain when the construction of the final portion of the Highway 26 Realignment in Collingwood is going to start.
Member Mr. Wilson (Simcoe—Grey)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 24
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Finance explain what measures the government has taken to study the impact of the minimum wage increases on rural Ontario.
Member Mr. Wilson (Simcoe—Grey)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 25
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development provide the number of skilled trade exams that are offered by the College of Trades and are open to everyone regardless of level of training.
Member Mr. Wilson (Simcoe—Grey)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 26
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs provide an update on what the government is doing to help farmers, with and without crop insurance, which were affected by flooding due to heavy rainfall in the summer of 2017.
Member Mr. Wilson (Simcoe—Grey)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 27
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care commit to supporting Sienna Senior Living request to build a new 160 bed long-term care facility in Midhurst that will require 103 new bed licenses and a new 128 bed long-term care facility in Creemore that will require 33 new bed licenses.
Member Mr. Wilson (Simcoe—Grey)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 28
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Children and Youth Services provide the number of children on the waitlist and the average wait time for families in Simcoe-Grey to access services through the Ontario Autism Program and what the ministry is doing to reduce wait times.
Member Mr. Wilson (Simcoe—Grey)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 29
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry provide the date the new washroom on Allenwood Beach in Wasaga Beach Provincial Park will be built.
Member Mr. Wilson (Simcoe—Grey)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 30
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of International Trade please share the details of the costs of promoting and marketing the global trade strategy including all graphic design costs.
Member Ms. Thompson (Huron—Bruce)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 31
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Attorney General explain why First Nations, Inuit and Metis communities were not consulted with regard to the Cannabis, Smoke-Free Ontario and Road Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, 2017, and clarify whether or not his Ministry intends to undertake consultations in these communities regarding the legalization of cannabis.
Member Ms. Thompson (Huron—Bruce)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 32
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change please provide the internal policies that the Ministry uses for following up on industrial wind turbine noise and health complaints, as well as provide my office with statistics on the proportion of complaints that received a follow-up for each of the past 5 years sorted by year.
Member Ms. Thompson (Huron—Bruce)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 33
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change please share any research and studies that the Ministry undertook before excluding infrasound from the compliance protocol for industrial wind turbines.
Member Ms. Thompson (Huron—Bruce)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 34
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care share the costs of enforcement for Bill 160, Strengthening Quality and Accountability for Patients Act, 2017, as well as how much of enforcement time was spent on staffing-related enforcement and fines.
Member Ms. Thompson (Huron—Bruce)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 35
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Transportation please provide the location of where Ontario license plates are manufactured, as well as the materials used in their production.
Member Ms. Thompson (Huron—Bruce)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 36
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care share any research on how university students far from home would use OHIP plus, as well as any data on the difficulties faced by university students far from home in using OHIP plus.
Member Ms. Thompson (Huron—Bruce)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 37
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour indicate how many toxic substance claims have been submitted to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board from General Electric company workers in Peterborough, Ontario and, of those, how many were denied, how many subsequently reviewed, how many original decisions overturned and finally, how many remain outstanding.
Member Ms. Forster (Welland)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 38
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour detail how much financial support has been allocated to the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) to help support the review of denied WSIB claims and when OHCOW can expect to receive those funds.
Member Ms. Forster (Welland)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 39
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour detail what criteria was used by WSIB to determine the 250 cases selected for review in the case of the Peterborough General Electric Plant and the standard of evidence and burden of proof that will be used to review these cases, and provide the number of cases that were not chosen for review.
Member Ms. Forster (Welland)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 40
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour detail the total number of written and verbal submissions to the Changing Workplaces review process as well as the Bill 148 public hearings.
Member Ms. Forster (Welland)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 41
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour detail how many written and verbal submissions to the Changing Workplaces review process as well as the Bill 148 public hearings called for card check certification and first contract arbitration.
Member Ms. Forster (Welland)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 42
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour detail how many written and verbal submissions to the Changing Workplaces review process as well as the Bill 148 public hearings called for successor rights.
Member Ms. Forster (Welland)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 43
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour detail how many written and verbal submissions to the Changing Workplaces review process as well as the Bill 148 public hearings called for definitions to independent and dependent contractors.
Member Ms. Forster (Welland)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 44
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour detail how many written and verbal submissions to the Changing Workplaces review process as well as the Bill 148 public hearings called for laws to allow greater access to information during organizing drives.
Member Ms. Forster (Welland)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 45
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour detail how many written and verbal submissions to the Changing Workplaces review process as well as the Bill 148 public hearings called for protecting injured workers from the WSIB policy of deeming.
Member Ms. Forster (Welland)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 46
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Attorney General detail when the Ministry intends to implement the 127 recommendations of the Ministry's internal report titled "Turning the Ship Around," in order to address the racism and bullying allegations within the Civil Law Division of the Ministry of Attorney General.
Member Ms. Forster (Welland)
Date tabled March 21, 2018
Question number 47
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change please provide a complete list of instances of sewage bypasses including, the date, location and amount of effluent bypassed in 2017.
Member Ms. Jones (Dufferin—Caledon)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 48
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change please provide the breakdown of the additional revenue generated from the increased water bottling fee effective August 1, 2017, and the connected expenditures on scientific research.
Member Ms. Jones (Dufferin—Caledon)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 49
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development please provide the annual revenue for Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC) for the last 10 fiscal years, and the corresponding use of revenues as delineated on the OUAC.com website.
Member Ms. Jones (Dufferin—Caledon)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 50
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care please provide a list of dates of instances of "code gridlocks" at the Headwaters Hospital and the Brampton Civic Hospital.
Member Ms. Jones (Dufferin—Caledon)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 51
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care please provide the waitlist for seeing a psychiatrist in the Cental West LHIN.
Member Ms. Jones (Dufferin—Caledon)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 52
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Children and Youth Services, please provide the waitlist for counselling and therapy for children and youth, in Dufferin County and the Region of Peel.
Member Ms. Jones (Dufferin—Caledon)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 53
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Education please provide data on the enrollment rate in skilled trades programs in Ontario colleges in the last decade.
Member Ms. Jones (Dufferin—Caledon)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 54
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Transportation please provide the traffic count requirements for an Advanced Green signal, and a turning lane on provincial highways.
Member Ms. Jones (Dufferin—Caledon)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 55
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Transportation please provide the number of days and the cumulative hours of which the inspection station located on Highway 10 in the Town of Caledon has been open for the last five fiscal years.
Member Ms. Jones (Dufferin—Caledon)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 56
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services explain why the government has given itself 10 years to implement the measures contained in Bill 195, The Correctional Services Transformation Act.
Member Mr. Nicholls (Chatham-Kent—Essex)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 57
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services explain why full-body scanners have not been installed in all Ontario detention centres as promised.
Member Mr. Nicholls (Chatham-Kent—Essex)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 58
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services state why Ministry guidelines concerning house visits for supervising criminals on probation and parole are not enforced.
Member Mr. Nicholls (Chatham-Kent—Essex)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 59
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services explain why criminals on probation or parole are left to self-report.
Member Mr. Nicholls (Chatham-Kent—Essex)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 60
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services state which Ontario detention centres are currently at or above 100 percent capacity.
Member Mr. Nicholls (Chatham-Kent—Essex)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 61
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services state whether the number of assaults on correctional officers has risen or fallen so far this year since last year.
Member Mr. Nicholls (Chatham-Kent—Essex)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 62
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services explain what the government will do to support social workers who deal with rehabilitating inmates with mental-health challenges.
Member Mr. Nicholls (Chatham-Kent—Essex)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 63
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services explain what the government will do to protect correctional staff against acts of violence by inmates.
Member Mr. Nicholls (Chatham-Kent—Essex)
Date tabled March 22, 2018
Question number 64
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care please explain how the Ministry is planning to address each of the recommendations in the interim report of the Minister’s Task Force on Environmental Health, entitled “Time for Leadership: Recognizing and Improving Care” released publicly on September 29, 2017.
Member Mme. Gélinas (Nickel Belt)
Date tabled March 26, 2018
Question number 65
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care please share when her Ministry will announce their response to the Executive Steering Committee’s Smoke-Free Ontario Modernization report completed on August 23, 2017.
Member Mme. Gélinas (Nickel Belt)
Date tabled March 26, 2018
Question number 66
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care acknowledge that the IgA human tissue transglutaminase (IgA TTG) blood test which assists in the diagnosis of celiac disease and is recommended by experts from the Canadian Celiac Association and internationally should be included in the OHIP schedule of laboratory testing.
Member Mme. Gélinas (Nickel Belt)
Date tabled March 26, 2018
Question number 67
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care provide the total amount of money the ministry paid to AccertaClaim Servicorp Inc. (Accerta) for the purpose of the administration of the Healthy Smiles Ontario program in the 2016-2017 fiscal year, and provide the source of these numbers.
Member Mme. Gélinas (Nickel Belt)
Date tabled March 26, 2018
Question number 68
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care provide, for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, the total budgeted money and the total actual amount of money the ministry spent on the Healthy Smiles Ontario program, excluding money paid for the purposes of administering the program, and the number of eligible children and youth enrolled in the HSO program, separating out those covered by the Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Programs, and provide the source of these numbers.
Member Mme. Gélinas (Nickel Belt)
Date tabled March 26, 2018
Question number 69
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care provide the number of children and youth that are eligible, enrolled and receiving Healthy Smiles services compensated by the program in the 2016-2017 fiscal year, with a breakdown of the program by LHIN, excluding those covered by the Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Programs, and provide the source of these numbers.
Member Mme. Gélinas (Nickel Belt)
Date tabled March 26, 2018
Question number 70
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour please provide statistics indicating how many Ontario Labour Relations Board hearings were held in relation to employer reprisals toward workers refusing unsafe work for the years 2017, 2016 and 2015.
Member Mme. Gélinas (Nickel Belt)
Date tabled March 26, 2018
Question number 71
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour please provide statistics indicating how many worker's appeals to the Ontario Labour Relations Board ended with a decision in the worker's favour for the years 2017, 2016 and 2015.
Member Mme. Gélinas (Nickel Belt)
Date tabled March 26, 2018
Question number 72
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care please share details of the new service set to replace the de-funded Dietitians of Canada's "EatRight Ontario" telephone line, email-a-Dietitian and website services.
Member Mme. Gélinas (Nickel Belt)
Date tabled March 26, 2018
Question number 73
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care please provide a timetable for the building of the promised 5,000 new long-term care beds, broken down by electoral district.
Member Mr. Pettapiece (Perth—Wellington)
Date tabled March 28, 2018
Question number 74
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Transportation please disclose the total amount invested to date in the Highway 7 & 8 Corridor Planning Study, including ministry staff time, public meetings, promotional materials, contracts, and all other related costs.
Member Mr. Pettapiece (Perth—Wellington)
Date tabled March 28, 2018
Question number 75
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Community and Social Services please provide a comprehensive list of all programs within his ministry, including those directly administered by MCSS as well as transfer payment agreements with outside agencies.
Member Mr. Pettapiece (Perth—Wellington)
Date tabled March 28, 2018
Question number 76
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care please confirm that the Central East LHIN has the highest ratio of need to available beds in Ontario, and outline what, if anything, the government is doing to address the growing LTC bed waitlists in the riding of Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock.
Member Ms. Scott (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock)
Date tabled March 28, 2018
Question number 77
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour please explain how the government is addressing concerns expressed by small businesses, child care providers, summer camps, bus drivers, school boards, not-for-profits and others about the increased costs they are facing as a result of recent changes made by the government to the Employment Standards Act.
Member Ms. Scott (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock)
Date tabled March 28, 2018
Question number 78
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Attorney General please advise when the Ministry intends to reopen the provincial offences court in the town of Minden after having referred to its move to Lindsay as of July 1, 2017 as "temporary".
Member Ms. Scott (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock)
Date tabled March 28, 2018
Question number 79
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Attorney General please provide an up-to-date report on current Justice of the Peace vacancies in the Province of Ontario including a breakdown of vacancies by region.
Member Ms. Scott (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock)
Date tabled March 28, 2018
Question number 80
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Community and Social Services please provide a list of any and all grants and contributions provided to community organizations, including victim services organizations, under the Ontario Strategy to End Human Trafficking announced in June 2016, including the exact dollar amounts for each.
Member Ms. Scott (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock)
Date tabled March 28, 2018
Question number 81
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Community and Social Services please indicate whether the Ministry has allocated any funding towards a public awareness campaign (i.e. television/radio advertising, posters/billboards, etc.) to raise public awareness of the issue of domestic human sex trafficking.
Member Ms. Scott (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock)
Date tabled March 28, 2018
Question number 82
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour please provide a timeline outlining concrete actions taken by the government in response to the Final Report of the Gender Wage Gap Strategy Steering Committee that was presented in the Spring of 2016.
Member Ms. Scott (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock)
Date tabled March 28, 2018
Question number 83
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Municipal Affairs please provide an update on flood relief efforts as they pertain to the Spring 2017 flooding in and around the township of Minden Hills, including the amount of funding disbursed to date under the Disaster Recovery Assistance Program to local flood victims.
Member Ms. Scott (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock)
Date tabled March 28, 2018
Question number 84
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services please provide any and all statistical data or reports pertaining to the number of assaults on Correctional Officers by inmates taking place at correctional centres across the province.
Member Ms. Scott (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock)
Date tabled March 28, 2018
Question number 85
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services please provide any information or briefing materials about the government's strategy to combat the proliferation of contraband tobacco in Ontario.
Member Ms. Scott (Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock)
Date tabled March 28, 2018
Question number 86
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour please advise the estimated number of small businesses that will close (broken down by region) in the province of Ontario due to the passage of Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 for each of the next five calendar years.
Member Mr. Yakabuski (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke)
Date tabled March 29, 2018
Question number 87
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour please advise the estimated number of companies that will move to other jurisdictions (broken down by neighbouring provinces and states) in the province of Ontario due to the passage of Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 for each of the next five calendar years.
Member Mr. Yakabuski (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke)
Date tabled March 29, 2018
Question number 88
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour please advise the estimated increase in unemployment (broken down by region) for Indigenous Peoples in the province of Ontario due to the passage of Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 for each of the next five calendar years.
Member Mr. Yakabuski (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke)
Date tabled March 29, 2018
Question number 89
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour please advise the estimated increase in unemployment (broken down by region) for Black Canadians in the province of Ontario due to the passage of Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 for each of the next five calendar years.
Member Mr. Yakabuski (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke)
Date tabled March 29, 2018
Question number 90
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour please advise the amount of resources—both in terms of staffing hours and dollar amount—that the Ministry of Labour expended to make business owners aware of the changes to the Employment Standards Act, Labour Relations Act, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act due to the passage of Bill 148 for the calendar year of 2017.
Member Mr. Yakabuski (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke)
Date tabled March 29, 2018
Question number 91
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour please advise the amount of resources—both in terms of staffing hours and dollar amount—that the Ministry of Labour intends to expend to make business owners aware of the changes to the Employment Standards Act, Labour Relations Act, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act due to the passage of Bill 148 for the calendar year of 2018.
Member Mr. Yakabuski (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke)
Date tabled March 29, 2018
Question number 92
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Transportation please advise how many traffic fatalities have occurred on Highway 17 between Scheel Drive in McNab/Braeside to Deux-Rivières in the United Townships of Head, Clara and Maria for each of the past 25 calendar years.
Member Mr. Yakabuski (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke)
Date tabled March 29, 2018
Question number 93
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care please provide an update on the effectiveness of the integration of home-care services that was previously the responsibility of the Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), but is now directly back under the umbrella of the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN); specifically, has this restructuring resulted in a greater number of clients receiving services and what is the turnaround time of waiting listing for clients with respect to service and does this list also include palliative care.
Member Mr. Yakabuski (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke)
Date tabled March 29, 2018
Question number 94
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Energy please provide an accounting of the total amount of energy produced by biomass in the province of Ontario for each calendar year between 2011 and 2017 and also provide the total all-in cost per kWh at each location of generation broken down by calendar year.
Member Mr. Yakabuski (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke)
Date tabled March 29, 2018
Question number 95
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Energy please advise how many saveONenergy coupons have been redeemed, by calendar year, and how many of those have been used since the program began.
Member Mr. Yakabuski (Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke)
Date tabled March 29, 2018
Question number 96
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Education please provide all documentation including but not limited to emails, briefing notes, invoices, contracts, receipts, and expense claims that were incurred by the Ministry of Education during the development and publishing of the "Affordable for All: Making Licensed Child Care Affordable in Ontario" February, 2018 Report.
Member Mr. Coe (Whitby—Oshawa)
Date tabled April 16, 2018
Question number 97
Question Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Education please provide all documentation including but not limited to emails, briefing notes, invoices, contracts, receipts, and expense claims that were incurred by the Ministry of Education during the development and publishing of the “Workforce Study for Early Years and Child Care Employees” December, 2017 Report.
Member Mr. Coe (Whitby—Oshawa)
Date tabled April 16, 2018
Question number 98
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