June 2 2014 – Release of Ornge Summary Report

Statement by Frank Klees   Over the past two years, the Standing Committee on Public Accounts conducted its investigation into the Ornge Air Ambulance scandal.   Over that two year period, the Committee heard testimony from 85 witnesses over 40 hearing days covering some 147
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May 31 2014 – 17 Charges laid against Ornge related to Deathly Crash

Statement by Frank Klees on behalf of Tim Hudak and the Ontario PC Party           On the first anniversary of the tragic crash of an Ornge air ambulance helicopter, we have confirmation from the federal Ministry of Labour that Ornge air ambulance service has been charged with 17
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May 29 2014 – The Last File … Uncommon Decency and Civility

On the afternoon of May 2, 2014, the Premier called on the Lieutenant Governor to dissolve the Parliament of Ontario. The implications of that decision were far reaching. Members of Provincial Parliament were immediately stripped of their title and authority. After 19 years as an
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May 7 2014 Last Sitting Day of the 40th Parliament Was Most Memorable

Thursday, May 1st turned out to be one of the most memorable of my 19 years as a Member of Provincial Parliament. When the bells rang to summon MPPs to the opening of the sessional day, little did we know that this would be the last day on which MPPs would conduct the business of
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April 29 2014 – Statement of Organ and Tissue Donation

Mr. Frank Klees: This is National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week, and in Ontario, April is Be a Donor Month. On behalf of Tim Hudak and the PC caucus, I want to encourage anyone who has not yet registered their consent to be an organ donor to do so. As I contemplated
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April 26 2014 – Province says 300 new drugs covered since 2006

By Christina Blizzard ,QMI Agency TORONTO - When I asked Tories and New Democrats to comment on the increasing trend of patients having to fundraise for cancer drugs and surgeries, an odd thing happened. Both New Democrat Jagmeet Singh and Tory Frank Klees told me about cases in
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April 23 2014 – Inaugural First Responders Day is May 1st

Mark April 30 and May 1 on your calendar and plan to participate in one or all of the events that have been scheduled in support of the inaugural First Responders Day. Why? Because if you believe as I do, that first responders deserve to be honoured, recognized and supported for
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April 10 2014 – Seniors and Disabled Win Round One Against Health Minister

In the March 13th issue of this newspaper, my column carried the headline, ‘A Personal Support Worker’s Appeal for Seniors’. In that column, with Donna Bellinger’s permission, I shared her email in which she described the consequences of the Liberal
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How much did your scandal-plagued provincial government spend on advertising over the past three months?

“It sit down with the minister of community and social services and try to get residential care for a young adult who has multiple disabilities and I’m told there isn’t enough money,” Klees. TORONTO - How much did your scandal-plagued provincial government spend on advertising
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Mar 26 2014 – First Responders Day Celebrations Include Student Essay Contest

On December 11, 2013 the First Responders Day Act was passed into law by the Ontario Legislature. It was a rare demonstration of goodwill on the part of all members of the three political parties in the final hours of the legislative session. The underlying reason for that
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Mar 20 2014 – Seniors’ Health Services

SENIORS’ HEALTH SERVICES Mr. Frank Klees: This is now the third time that I stand in this Legislature to speak to an issue that is of great concern to seniors and people with disabilities in Newmarket–Aurora and, in fact, throughout all of York region. I put it to the minister
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