Written questions list

This page lists questions published in the Orders and Notices paper. It also lists the dates responses were provided. The government must file a response within 24 sessional days of the tabling of the question. The response is delivered to the Clerk of the House and to the MPP who tabled the question.

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Question 206: Ms. Bowman (Don Valley West) on

Would the President of the Treasury Board please provide a list of all Government advertising campaigns in 2023-2024 and the amount that was spent on each campaign.

Question 205: Ms. Bowman (Don Valley West) on

Would the Minister of Finance please provide the amount of money spent on the Government's court cases related to Bill 124, Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019.

Question 204: Ms. Bowman (Don Valley West) on

Would the Minister of Health please provide a report on the number of private nurse-practitioner led clinics operating in Ontario.

Question 203: Ms. Bowman (Don Valley West) on

Would the Solicitor General please share any research his government, staff or Ministry staff have gathered on the effects of gambling ads on minors, for example, how many minors are participating in online gambling, the effectiveness of digital age verification practices in preventing underage gambling in Ontario and the impact of minors' gambling on their family finances.

Question 202: Ms. Bowman (Don Valley West) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please provide an update on the status of federal funding for the Ontario Line project, specifically, have any payments been approved and/or received, and if so, how much and does the lack of a signed community benefits agreement put the federal funding at risk.

Question 201: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Attorney General please provide the Government's plan for restoring in-person hearings as an option at the Landlord and Tenant Board.

Question 200: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Long-Term Care disclose whether they have considered a "the money follows the person" system of funding Long-Term Care, similar to those seen in the United States.

Question 199: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Health please provide a timeline for expanding the Ontario Lung Screening Program into more than just five communities across Ontario.

Question 198: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Colleges and Universities please advise when all Ukrainian students who arrived under Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program can be eligible for domestic fees at Ontario publicly assisted institutions.

Question 197: Mr. Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong) on

Would the Attorney General provide a policy justification for the exclusion of First Nations bylaws under section 11 of the Community Safety and Policing Act, 2019 and under the Adequate and Effective Policing (General) Regulation.

Question 196: Mr. Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong) on

Would the Solicitor General provide a policy justification for the exclusion of the enforcement of First Nations bylaws under section 11 of the Community Safety and Policing Act, 2019 and under the Adequate and Effective Policing (General) Regulation.

Question 195: Mr. Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong) on

Would the Attorney General explain the policy rationale for why First Nations bylaws created under the Indian Act should not be enforced by provincial police when requested by First Nations in Ontario.

Question 194: Mr. Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong) on

Would the Minister of Indigenous Affairs explain how he has tried to rectify the exclusion of First Nations bylaw enforcement from the Community Safety and Policing Act, 2019 through policy or regulatory means, including through measures that may require coordination with the Government of Canada.

Question 193: Mr. Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong) on

Would the Minister of Indigenous Affairs provide a list of meeting dates, attendees, and copies of the agenda for each meeting of the Tripartite Collaborative Table on the Enforcement and Prosecution of First Nation Laws since May, 2023.

Question 192: Ms. Bell (University—Rosedale) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please inform the House on when the RFIP tenders for each Ontario Line site (e.g. Queen-Spadina and Front-Parliament) will be issued by Infrastructure Ontario.

Question 191: Ms. Bell (University—Rosedale) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please inform the House on when the results of the tender processes for Exhibition and the King-Bathurst sites will be made public.

Question 190: Ms. Bell (University—Rosedale) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure inform the House of the number of affordable homes that have been committed to be built as part of the Transit Oriented Communities and Transit Oriented Development projects being managed by Infrastructure Ontario.

Question 189: Ms. Bell (University—Rosedale) on

Would the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing please indicate how many "affordable homes" in Ontario have been built since November 2022 that have qualified for and received the development fee exemption outlined in Bill 23 and/or Bill 134.

Question 188: Ms. Stiles (Davenport) on

Would the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing please provide the current population of the City of Brampton, identifying the source and effective date of the data.

Question 187: Ms. Bell (University—Rosedale) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure inform the House on when the tenders for all the approved Ontario Line sites, such as Queen-Spadina and Front-Parliament, will be issued by Infrastructure Ontario.

Question 186: Ms. Bell (University—Rosedale) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure inform the House on when the results of the Infrastructure Ontario tender processes for Exhibition and the King-Bathurst sites will be made public.

Question 185: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please provide the Ministry's most recent plan for the completion of the Highway 69 four-laning.

Question 184: Ms. Bell (University—Rosedale) on

Would the Minister of Colleges and Universities inform the House on how many international study permits have been allocated to individual universities, colleges, and post-secondary institutions in Ontario for 2024 and 2025, along with an explanation of their decision.

Question 183: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Energy please disclose if Ontario will continue to provide a rebate for Ontarians who purchase and install heat pumps.

Question 182: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Health please outline the plan and timeline for increasing compensation for community health centres in order to address recruitment and retention issues.

Question 181: Ms. French (Oshawa) on

Would the Minister of Transportation provide the date that the land for the future Durham hospital will be released.

Question 180: Ms. French (Oshawa) on

Would the Minister of Health provide the total number of hospital beds allocated to the former Central East LHIN with a comparison to the provincial average.

Question 179: Ms. French (Oshawa) on

Would the Minister of Health provide the number of acute care beds, complex continuing care beds, long term care beds, mental health beds and rehab beds in the area formerly known as the Central East LHIN and the corresponding provincial averages for bed allocation.

Question 178: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education please provide the dates and total contract amount for every contract signed between the Ministry of Education and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited since June of 2018.

Question 177: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education please advise who holds the current contract for school condition assessment.

Question 176: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education please advise how long the period was prior to July 2023 in which no school condition assessments took place.

Question 175: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education please provide the current total amount, in dollars, of the school repair backlog for publicly-funded schools in Ontario, since school condition assessments resumed in 2023.

Question 174: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please share the number of Kingston residents registered with Health Care Connect who have been rostered with a Primary Care provider in the last 18 months.

Question 173: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please indicate if her Ministry is considering expanding access to diagnostic screening for colorectal cancer to men and women beginning at age 30 rather than 50.

Question 172: Mr. Vanthof (Timiskaming—Cochrane) on

Would the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs require a NASM (Non-Agricultural Source Material) plan to be filed on land where raw sewage is spread and crops are harvested.

Question 171: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Health, following their recent announcement of helping 300,000 Ontarians receive primary care, please indicate what the Ministry plans to do, if anything, for the remaining 2,000,000 people without access to primary care in Ontario.

Question 170: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the President of the Treasury Board please provide the total cost of the "It's Happening Here" ad campaign, including production and total ad buys.

Question 169: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the President of the Treasury Board please provide the number of advertisements the Government ran during the 2024 Super Bowl and the cost associated with booking said advertisements.

Question 168: Ms. French (Oshawa) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please provide a list of truck inspection stations and the number of hours they each have been operational since 2018, with a monthly and yearly breakdown.

Question 167: Ms. French (Oshawa) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please provide information regarding the purpose and status of the Pava launchers provided to Transportation Enforcement Officers.

Question 166: Ms. French (Oshawa) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please outline the expectations and requirements of Transportation Enforcement Officers with regards to speed enforcement on Ontario highways, providing requirements of Transportation Enforcement Officers with regards to passenger vehicle speed enforcement.

Question 165: Ms. French (Oshawa) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please provide the job description for the role of Transportation Enforcement Officer, specifically for the years 2011-2024.

Question 164: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Public and Business Service Delivery please indicate the reasoning behind the Government of Ontario's decision not to bring into force the Access to Consumer Credit Reports and Elevator Availability Act, 2018, which received Royal Assent on May 7, 2018, particularly sections 6 and 11(3) which covers the implementation of credit freezes in Ontario.

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Question 163: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Attorney General please indicate the number of active cases before the Landlord and Tenant Board and the Human Rights Tribunal as of December 31, 2023.

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Question 162: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please share the list of 78 expanded primary care teams she mentioned during Question Period on February 20, 2024.

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Question 161: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please share a copy of the merger application package that the Ministry of Health has received from the University Health Network and West Park Hospital.

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Question 160: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please disclose the monetary amount they will be obligated to pay as a fine to Therme if they do not provide the number of dedicated parking spots to Therme at Ontario Place between 2028 and 2030 and disclose whether this would come from taxpayer dollars.

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Question 159: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Education outline their plan to update the CWELLC to make crucial updates such as lowering the barriers to licensing for home daycare providers, many of them low-income immigrant women small business owners, so that they can gain access to this plan.

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Question 158: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks please explain why the Province hasn't declared a Climate Emergency and provide a timeline for when Ontario will declare a Climate Emergency.

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Question 157: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please provide a timeline for an update on the Ontario Autism Program, including intake targets for 2024.

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Question 156: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Education revisit the CWELLC plan to implement a wage grid like other provinces have so that this work can be appropriately compensated and respected for the crucial function it performs for the economy and families across Ontario.

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Question 155: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Health please explain why there has been a delay for the acceptance of Michael Garron Hospital's planning and construction grant for Project Imagine, phase two of their redevelopment project, and provide a timeline.

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Question 154: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Health please explain why the Shingles vaccine is only available free of charge for seniors aged 65-70 and outline the plan to expand this free service to other ages.

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Question 153: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please explain why an M2 license is required by insurers for operating a moped when the vehicle cannot be used to obtain an M license, as it cannot be driven on the highway.

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Question 152: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Indigenous Affairs please indicate what was the primary mode of transport he used to travel to and from Lac La Croix First Nation for the May 2, 2023 announcement of the Treaty 3 Land Entitlement Claim settlement agreement and how much in public funds that cost.

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Question 151: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please share the body of evidence indicating that Ontario's health care system uses the services of health care staffing agencies for something that is less than 2%.

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Question 150: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Public and Business Service Delivery consider updating regulations under the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act to establish a reduced minimum Care & Maintenance Fund rate specific to natural burial, in recognition of the significantly reduced maintenance requirements and Ontario's highest-in-the-nation rate, in order to support small businesses seeking to cost-effectively offer a more affordable and environmentally friendly end-of-life option for Ontarians.

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Question 149: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please explain why there were no minimum affordable housing requirements in the sale by Metrolinx of the plot of provincial land at 8 Dawes Road. 

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Question 148: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please state whether the Ministry is considering offering the HPV vaccine free of charge to all Ontarians up to the age of 26 years.

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Question 147: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please share the data and metrics she has indicating that hospitals and long-term care homes in Ontario are decreasing their use of private health care staffing agencies as per the Minister's comments on October 23, 2023 in the legislature.

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Question 146: Ms. Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please provide the total number of people approved for increases in Special Services at Home and Passport funding on the waitlist/service registry as of March 31, 2023.

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Question 145: Ms. Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please provide the total number of children and youth approved for Special Services at Home funding on the waitlist/service registry as of March 31, 2023.

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Question 144: Ms. Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please provide the total number of youth transitioning from Children to Adult Services in 2022-2023, deemed eligible for Developmental Services Ontario services, who received the minimal amount of funding through the Passport program.

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Question 143: Ms. Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please provide the total number of new applications for Special Services at Home in 2022-2023 and the number deemed eligible.

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Question 142: Ms. Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please provide the breakdown of amounts of individual Special Services at Home and Passport contracts, as of March 31, 2023.

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Question 141: Ms. Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please provide the total number of Special Services at Home and of Passport contracts as of March 31, 2023.

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Question 140: Ms. Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please provide the amount of funding allocated to both the Special Services at Home and Passport programs from the Developmental Services Budget in 2022-2023 and 2023-2024.

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Question 139: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please indicate what KPIs and metrics have been established, if any, to evaluate the success of Therme Group supporting the future of the Ontario Science Centre at Ontario Place.

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Question 138: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please indicate, what, if any, studies have been done on moving the Ontario Science Centre to Ontario Place, what their conclusions were in terms of projected dollar costs and impact on educational outreach and community engagements.

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Question 137: Mr. Burch (Niagara Centre) on

Would the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing disclose the total amount spent on the Government's advertising campaign(s) to promote its housing policies since the publication of the Auditor General's Special Report on Changes to the Greenbelt.

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Question 136: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Transportation consider bringing on an independent third party to investigate the Eglinton LRT project and determine an opening date, considering that after 12 years, Metrolinx still does not have a timeline and opening date for the Eglinton LRT.

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Question 135: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Finance consider moving to a tiered tax structure for Ontario Craft Brewers that adjusts to the size of the brewery and how much beer it produces, similar to models used in British Columbia and Alberta, to lessen the burden on small businesses producing beer in Ontario.

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Question 134: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please disclose if the City of Toronto or Ontario tax dollars will be used for the upgraded pumping stations, waste water and sewage systems that will be required to service the Therme spa facilities being built at Ontario Place.

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Question 133: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Energy please explain why they halted the Northland Power gas plant proposal following the Thorold City Council's vote against it, but will not halt the expansion of the Portlands gas plant in Toronto after two Toronto City Council votes against its construction.

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Question 132: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry please give the rationales for each of these funding cuts to the Ontario FireSmart program, as published in the Public Accounts of Ontario:

 

a) from $48,750 to $45,000 in fiscal year 2018-2019 from the previous year; b) from $45,000 to $30,000 in fiscal year 2019-2020 from the previous year; and c) from $30,000 to $22,500 in fiscal year 2022-2023 from the previous year.

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Question 131: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Health please explain why refugees are unable to use their "Single Journey Document", a document with their photo and signature issued by IRCC (IMM 5485) to all refugee newcomers, as a proof of identity document to obtain an OHIP card.

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Question 130: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks please explain why the Ministry was not involved in the process for choosing parcels of land of the Greenbelt to be sold for housing development.

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Question 129: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Public and Business Service Delivery please disclose the systems and processes used to ensure the right information is collected from Tarion, further to the Auditor General of Ontario's 2019 recommendation.

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Question 128: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please indicate the total amount of Greenbelt land, in hectares, and the total amount of farmland (inside or outside the Greenbelt) in hectares, that the Government (a) intends to acquire, (b) already possesses, for the construction of Highway 413.

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Question 127: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please disclose if the Government has estimated any of the costs for Highway 413 in 2023 dollars and, if so, provide the total cost and a cost breakdown that includes the construction of the highway, the acquisition of Greenbelt land needed for the construction of Highway 413, the acquisition of non-Greenbelt land, and any other costs.

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Question 126: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please provide a copy of the mandate letter or contract made between the Ministry and Accerta Services Inc. for the creation of the AccessOAP Independent Intake Organization.

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Question 125: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education please disclose what the Ministry is spending this year on online education, how much money is being provided to private education providers for online course credits and what evidence the Ministry has to show that a ratio of 30 students to one teacher is appropriate for online learning, compared to the 23 students per teacher for in-person learning.

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Question 124: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education please disclose what the Ministry is spending on advertising this year.

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Question 123: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education please disclose who the Ministry consulted with in regard to changes in the Indigenous Education Grant and what specifically did those consulted ask for in terms of changes to the Indigenous Education Grant.

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Question 122: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education please disclose the total number of mental health professionals, psychologists, mental health nurses, or social workers currently hired by and working in school boards in Ontario.

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Question 121: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education disclose how many positions will be defunded in the coming school year because of the end of the COVID-19 Recovery Funding.

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Question 120: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education please disclose whether school building inspections have resumed; and if they have not, when they will resume.

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Question 119: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Finance please explain any changes made to the bidding and/or contracting processes used to award contracts to private casino operators since 2020 and whether future private casino operator selection processes will be subject to any further changes.

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Question 118: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Health please disclose the reasons why the government won't fund hospices in Ontario to receive 75% coverage so they can continue to provide crucial end of life services.

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Question 117: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing please explain why there were no minimum affordable housing requirements included in the sale by Metrolinx of the plot of provincial land at 8 Dawes Road.

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Question 116: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please identify the specific regulations that set out the obligation for a payee to request and calculate the interest on arrears and the specific regulations which specify that the payee does not need to be advised when the payor has arranged a payment plan with the Family Responsibility Office. 

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Question 115: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please provide, with respect to the relocation of the Ontario Science Centre to the Ontario Place site, the business analysis and evidence demonstrating the value to Ontario taxpayers. 

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Question 114: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please confirm, with respect to the Ontario Government's lease concerning Ontario Place, whether the lease can be assigned to another party without the consent of the Ontario Government. 

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Question 113: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please provide, with respect to the Ontario Government's lease concerning Ontario Place, the dollar amount allocated (numerical figure only) for external counsel and disbursement fees. 

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Question 112: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please confirm, with respect to the Ontario Government's lease agreement concerning Ontario Place, whether the Ontario Government or another party drafted the agreement. 

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Question 111: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please provide, with respect to the Ontario Government's lease agreement concerning Ontario Place, the payment terms contained in the agreement, including whether the agreement contemplates increased payments over time, sharing revenue percentages, a rent-free period or a required initial payment. 

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Question 110: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please provide, with respect to the Ontario Government's lease agreement concerning Ontario Place, any reports related to the business case, environmental assessment and life expectancy for the planned 2000-space parking lot to be built under the Ontario Place site. 

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Question 109: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please confirm, with respect to the Ontario Government's lease agreement concerning Ontario Place, all contemplated development projects for the Ontario Place site. 

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Question 108: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please provide, with respect to the Ontario Government's lease agreement concerning Ontario Place, the Break Fee provision(s) contained in the agreement. 

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Question 107: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please confirm, with respect to the Ontario Government's lease agreement concerning Ontario Place, the name of the Lessee(s) and any financial guarantors in the agreement.

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Question 106: Ms. Bell (University—Rosedale) on

Would the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing please provide a full list of how much funding the provincial government allocated each municipality across Ontario as part of its $202 million Homelessness Prevention Program announced in the 2023 budget, and any documentation explaining how they determined who got what.

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Question 105: Ms. Armstrong (London—Fanshawe) on

Would the Minister of Health please confirm how many people are currently registered with the Health Care Connect Program as of April 2023 and how many were successfully referred to a primary care provider in 2022. 

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Question 104: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please indicate when the AED registry will be up and running as per Bill 141, Defibrillator Registration and Public Access Act, which received Royal Assent on June 18, 2020. 

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Question 103: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please disclose how many people are currently on the waitlist for the OAP (Ontario Autism Program) in Ontario and explain the process for prioritizing cases.

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Question 102: MPP. West (Sudbury) on

Would the Minister of Indigenous Affairs please indicate whether First Nations individuals exercising their Treaty rights by harvesting timber for their own use on Crown land are permitted to move natural deposits of sand and gravel from one location on Crown land to another to assist with extraction and milling. 

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Question 101: MPP. West (Sudbury) on

Would the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry please indicate whether First Nations individuals exercising their Treaty rights by harvesting timber for their own use on Crown land are permitted to move natural deposits of sand and gravel from one location on Crown land to another to assist with extraction and milling. 

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Question 100: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please indicate what is being done to decrease the very long wait time for PAP tests results. 

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Question 99: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Public and Business Service Delivery please explain why refugees are unable to use their Single Journey Document, a document with their photo and signature issued by IRCC (IMM 5485) to all refugee newcomers, as a proof of identity document to obtain an OHIP card.

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Question 98: Ms. Bell (University—Rosedale) on

Would the Attorney General please document how many times the Landlord and Tenant Board, over the past four years, has ordered a landlord to return a tenant to the home they were illegally evicted from, and how many times the landlord has fully complied and allowed a tenant to return to their home, following an LTB order. 

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Question 97: Ms. Bell (University—Rosedale) on

Would the Attorney General please list how many times the Landlord and Tenant Board, over the past four years, has issued fines to landlords for illegally evicting a tenant, the average fine amount, and the average compensation given to tenants.

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Question 96: Ms. French (Oshawa) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please provide the most up-to-date and accurate estimate of the total costs of the proposed Highway 413, including financing and the costs of expropriating land for the route.

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Question 95: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks please provide a timeline for the release of the Climate Assessment Report.

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Question 94: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry please disclose what percentage of populated areas in Ontario have had LiDAR data suitable for flood mapping collected thus far.

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Question 93: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry please provide an update on the Ministry's Internal Natural Resources Disaster Mitigation Review.

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Question 92: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry please explain what is preventing the Ministry from participating in a working group that would clearly identify and assign roles and responsibilities for urban flood management.

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Question 91: Ms. Bell (University—Rosedale) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please provide a list of the vacant provincial properties that are operated and maintained by the province of Ontario.

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Question 90: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education please indicate if the Ministry has a plan to guarantee the unique safety and mental wellness needs of 2SLGBTQIA+ students and families.

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Question 89: Ms. Bowman (Don Valley West) on

Would the Minister of Legislative Affairs explain when the government intends to put into force the Defibrillator Registration and Public Access Act, 2020.

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Question 88: Ms. Bowman (Don Valley West) on

Would the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs please provide the results of the Agriculture Impact Assessments performed by Ministry staff related to areas affected by the recent decision to open up parts of the Greenbelt to development.

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Question 87: Ms. Bowman (Don Valley West) on

Would the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing explain how the government is ensuring that schools, hospitals, parkland, waste management, and other critical services are expanding sufficiently alongside the growth of population of 700,000 people in the City of Toronto by 2030.

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Question 86: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please indicate the amount of docking fees and other expenditures incurred for the Wolfe Islander IV and the Amherst Islander II at the Picton Terminals docks from October 1, 2021, to March 31, 2023, inclusive, broken down by vessel, month and type of expense. 

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Question 85: Miss Taylor (Hamilton Mountain) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please indicate what services are available for children with autism in Ontario's primary and secondary schools.

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Question 84: Miss Taylor (Hamilton Mountain) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please indicate the average wait time for a newly enrolled child in the Ontario Autism Program to receive a funding service agreement. 

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Question 83: Miss Taylor (Hamilton Mountain) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please provide evidence or examples of physiotherapy being covered under the Ontario Autism Program as she stated during Question Period on February 22, 2023. 

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Question 82: Miss Taylor (Hamilton Mountain) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please indicate how many children are currently receiving funding from the Ontario Autism Program as of February 2023. 

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Question 81: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please explain why orthotics are no longer covered for those receiving ODSP, as they are essential medical devices for many people with mobility issues.

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Question 80: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Long-Term Care indicate how the Minister is addressing the rising costs of redevelopment and building of new LTC homes in Ontario, given rising construction costs, inflation and new requirements to meet enhanced public health measures (linked to COVID-19).

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Question 79: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks please explain their process for reviewing and moving to implement recommendations from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report released on March 20, 2023.

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Question 78: Ms. Armstrong (London—Fanshawe) on

Would the Minister of Health confirm that the announcement of doctors to be hired, should Bill 60, An Act to amend and enact various Acts with respect to the health system pass, will include neurosurgeons and neurologists with a mandate to effectively treat the EDS/HCTD to replace the vital services that were lost in 2016.

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Question 77: MPP. Collard (Ottawa—Vanier) on

Would the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing please advise what the exact instructions were that he and/or Cabinet gave to the public servants who selected the parcels of land that were removed from the Greenbelt, the date that those instructions were given and the format the instructions were given in. 

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Question 76: MPP. Wong-Tam (Toronto Centre) on

Would the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport please indicate if Pride Toronto's request for increased, predictable, multi-year festival funding will receive a positive response.

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Question 75: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please indicate the total number of hours and the first and last date that temporary workers worked on the operations of the Wolfe Island Ferry during the period from October 1, 2022 to February 28, 2023, inclusive.

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Question 74: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please indicate if the Ministry has allocated or requested funding for a new drive unit for the Frontenac Howe Islander Ferry and, if so, when residents should expect it to be installed and operating.

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Question 73: MPP. Wong-Tam (Toronto Centre) on

Would the Solicitor General please indicate if the Ministry will develop a strategy to prevent hate crimes specifically targeted against drag artists and 2SLGBTQIA+ communities.

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Question 72: MPP. Wong-Tam (Toronto Centre) on

Would the Minister of Education please indicate if the Ministry has a plan to guarantee the unique safety and mental wellness needs of 2SLGBTQIA+ students and families.

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Question 71: MPP. Wong-Tam (Toronto Centre) on

Would the Minister of Health please indicate if the publicly-funded and free-to-access SARS-COV-2 rapid antigen test program in Ontario will extend beyond June 2023.

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Question 70: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education please indicate: what percentage of school buildings in Ontario have mechanical ventilation installed in at least part of the building; what percentage of school buildings in Ontario are fully mechanically ventilated; of the school buildings that are not fully mechanically ventilated, what percentage of classrooms have mechanical ventilation; and what is the total number of classrooms in Ontario that do not have mechanical ventilation.

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Question 69: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education please indicate: on what date in 2020 did inspections of school buildings cease; on what date was a request for proposals or bids issued for a new vendor for building assessments; on what date was a contract concluded with a new vendor for building assessments; who is the new vendor for building assessments; on what date does the Minister expect that inspections of school buildings will resume; when does the Minister expect the Asset Management database will be fully brought up to date; and will the Ministry of Education resume public reporting on the school repair backlog once the database is up-to-date.

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Question 68: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education please provide the current total amount, in dollars, of the repair backlog for publicly-funded schools in Ontario.

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Question 67: Ms. McMahon (Beaches—East York) on

Would the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport please explain the government's process for overseeing the financial statements for non-profit hockey teams in its funded Provincial Sport Organization, the Ontario Hockey Federation and in particular the Greater Toronto Hockey League.

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Question 66: MPP. Wong-Tam (Toronto Centre) on

Would the Solicitor General please indicate what were the total expenses incurred by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Ministry of the Solicitor General, and Infrastructure Ontario concerning the master plan, design, site selection, and all other planning work associated with the Ottawa Correctional Complex between March 2016 when a contract was awarded by the province to Parkin Architects for the master plan of the facility and August 2020 when the province announced the Eastern Region Strategy which marked the end of the Ottawa Correctional Complex infrastructure project.

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Question 65: MPP. Wong-Tam (Toronto Centre) on

Would the Minister of Health please indicate when the Connect Clinic will learn if it will receive an Alternative Funding Plan to deliver gender affirming health care services to Two-Spirit, Trans, and Gender Diverse Ontarians.

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Question 64: MPP. Wong-Tam (Toronto Centre) on

Would the Solicitor General please indicate what actions are being taken by the Ontario government to track, prevent, and address hate crimes against 2SLGBTQIA+ Ontarians.

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Question 63: MPP. Wong-Tam (Toronto Centre) on

Would the Attorney General please indicate what the current case backlog is for each Tribunal overseen by Tribunals Ontario as of March 2023.

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Question 62: MPP. Wong-Tam (Toronto Centre) on

Would the Attorney General please indicate how many vacancies exist in each Tribunal overseen by Tribunals Ontario as of March 2023.

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Question 61: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs please explain how her government plans to allow equitable access to provincial funding, such as the Ontario Rural Economic Development Program, for farms and businesses in rural areas which just happen to fall inside the boundaries of municipalities with a population over 100,000, boundaries which in some places were arbitrarily extended by the 1998 municipal amalgamations. 

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Question 60: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs consider the possibility of raising the population threshold for access to provincial funding, such as the Ontario Rural Economic Development Program, for farms and businesses in rural areas which just happen to fall inside the boundaries of municipalities with a population over 100,000, boundaries which in some places were arbitrarily extended by the 1998 municipal amalgamations. 

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Question 59: Mr. Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong) on

Would the Minister of Long-Term Care please indicate why the funding for 76 new Long-Term Care beds in Sioux Lookout has been withheld from the service provider since the government's commitment to the funding in 2018 and what steps it plans to take to release the funding. 

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Question 58: MPP. Lindo (Kitchener Centre) on

Would the Minister of Health please advise what the Ministry is doing to ensure that all physicians across Ontario abide by the Directive that states they are not allowed to deny access to healthcare to people without an Ontario Health Card, and what are the consequences for those physicians who deny access to healthcare despite the directive.

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Question 57: MPP. Lindo (Kitchener Centre) on

Would the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing please advise how Ontario tracks rental increases, how long the province has been tracking this data, and how the public can access the data.

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Question 56: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks please report the quantity of pollutants in each of the Analytical Test Groups 12 (Mercury), 16 (Volatiles, Halogenated), 24 (Chlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins and Dibenzofurans), 27 (Polychlorinated Biphenyls) as defined in the Province of Ontario's Protocol for the sampling and analysis of industrial/municipal wastewater, for each quarter of the years 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022, discharged into Ontario waters by each of the industrial sectors previously covered by the following Ontario Regulations, which were revoked in 2021: 
 
1.    O. Reg. 64/95 (Inorganic chemicals)
2.    O. Reg. 537/93 (Petroleum)
3.    O. Reg. 760/93 (Pulp and Paper)
4.    O. Reg. 560/94 (Metal mining)
5.    O. Reg. 561/94 (Industrial minerals)
6.    O. Reg. 562/94 (Metal casting)
7.    O. Reg. 63/95 (Organic Chemical Manufacturing)
8.    O. Reg. 214/95 (Iron and Steel)
9.    O. Reg. 215/95 (Electric power generation)

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Question 55: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Long-Term Care please indicate how many couples are currently separated in different long-term care homes.

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Question 54: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Service please indicate how many ODSP applications have been rejected from 2020-2022, as well as the percentage of these applications that were accepted after an internal review or an appeal with the Ontario Social Benefits Tribunal.

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Question 53: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Health please indicate the number of sexual assault centers in the province that are staffed 24/7, as well as the total number of sexual assault centers.

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Question 52: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Health please indicate how many code blacks there have been in the province since June 2022.

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Question 51: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Health please indicate how much funding has been provided to sexual assault centers from 2021 to 2022, as well as how much funding has been provided for Sexual Assault Evidence Kits.

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Question 50: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Long-Term Care explain what evidence was used to inform decision to remove requirements for infection prevention protocols in long-term care homes.

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Question 49: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Long-Term Care please indicate how many people have been transferred to long­-term care homes since Bill 7 came into effect, broken down by: whether they were transferred to a home of their choosing; and how many kilometers from their acute level care (ALC) bed they were transferred.

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Question 48: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Health please indicate how many new acute level care beds have been created from January 2022 to August 2022.

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Question 47: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Health please indicate how many emergency department closures there have been in Ontario hospitals since January 2022.

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Question 46: Ms. Fife (Waterloo) on

Would the Minister of Health please indicate how the OHIP funding for independent health facilities has changed from 2020 to 2022.

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Question 45: MPP. Vaugeois (Thunder Bay—Superior North) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please provide details on Ontario's Autism Program including: how many children are currently enrolled; and how many children are on the waitlist.

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Question 44: MPP. Vaugeois (Thunder Bay—Superior North) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please indicate how many autonomous vehicles are currently on the road due to the Autonomous Car Pilot Project, as well as how many safety incidents related to the Project have occurred since 2016.

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Question 43: MPP. Vaugeois (Thunder Bay—Superior North) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please indicate the average wait time for a family on the Ontario Autism Program's waitlist.

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Question 42: MPP. Vaugeois (Thunder Bay—Superior North) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services guarantee that ODSP recipients will not be subject to clawbacks for the Federal disability benefit.

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Question 41: MPP. Vaugeois (Thunder Bay—Superior North) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please indicate the average wait time for ODSP applications, including the average wait time for internal reviews and appeals to the Ontario Social Benefits Tribunal.

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Question 40: MPP. Vaugeois (Thunder Bay—Superior North) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please indicate how much the government has received in remittances from ODSP recipients from 2020 to 2022.

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Question 39: Ms. Armstrong (London—Fanshawe) on

Would the Minister of Health please report when all qualifying nurses in Ontario will receive the Temporary Retention Incentive for Nurses Program Payment, and can they please provide the average wait time to complete payment once an application has been submitted by community nurses employed by Family Health Team Clinics.

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Question 38: Ms. Armstrong (London—Fanshawe) on

Would the Minister of Infrastructure please provide an explanation of how they defined "underserved homes and businesses" for the purposes of the Supporting Broadband and Infrastructure Expansion Act, 2021 and the Getting Ontario Connected Act, 2022.

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Question 37: Ms. Armstrong (London—Fanshawe) on

Would the Minister of Education please provide any correspondence provided to Ontario school boards in the 2022-2023 school year related to mask guidelines or mandates for staff and students.

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Question 36: Ms. Armstrong (London—Fanshawe) on

Would the Attorney General please indicate: how many hearings were scheduled in 2021 compared to 2022; how many applications have been submitted to the Landlord and Tenant Board in 2022 so far; and when the Landlord and Tenant Board plans to incorporate in-person hearings again.

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Question 35: Ms. Armstrong (London—Fanshawe) on

Would the Attorney General please indicate how many adjudicators were employed at the Landlord and Tenant Board as of December 31, 2021 and as of November 16, 2022.

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Question 34: Mr. Burch (Niagara Centre) on

Would the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing explain why he has not yet followed through on his commitment to revoke zoning order O. Reg. 609/20 in Oro-Medonte following the cancellation of the project that the zoning order was intended to facilitate, and whether he still agrees that a Minister's Zoning Order is "not a tool to be leveraged for real-estate speculation."

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Question 33: Mr. Mantha (Algoma—Manitoulin) on

Would the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry indicate if they plan to resume sending Ontario representatives of the Great Lake Fisheries Commission in-person to meetings of the commission.

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Question 32: Mr. Mantha (Algoma—Manitoulin) on

Would the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry confirm if Ontario plans to fill its vacant commissioner seats on the Great Lakes Fisheries Commission.

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Question 31: Mr. Mantha (Algoma—Manitoulin) on

Would the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry provide criteria for when quotas for lake whitefish will increase for commercial fisheries in Lake Huron.

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Question 30: Mr. Mantha (Algoma—Manitoulin) on

Would the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry indicate if they studied the economic ramifications of reducing quotas for lake whitefish on commercial fisheries in Lake Huron.

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Question 29: Mr. Mantha (Algoma—Manitoulin) on

Would the Minister of Mines provide an update on the number of permits issued by the Director of Mine Rehabilitation for the recovery of minerals through the reprocessing of minerals at current operating, closed or abandoned mine sites.

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Question 28: Mr. Mantha (Algoma—Manitoulin) on

Would the Minister of Mines explain if the funds allocated for 'Environmental Remediation of Mines' in the 2022-2023 Fall Economic Statement are sufficient to achieve the government's objectives.

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Question 27: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks please indicate if the government plans to change the enforcement powers of the Resource Productivity Recovery Authority, and, if so, would the Minister please summarize the plan.

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Question 26: Ms. Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) on

Would the Minister of Education please indicate when the Ministry will release their "comprehensive recruitment and retention plan" for the child care workforce, as referenced in Section 4.2 of the Canada-Ontario Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement.

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Question 25: Ms. Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) on

Would the Minister of Education please share when the Early Years and Child Care Annual Reports for 2021 and 2022 will be made public.

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Question 24: Ms. Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) on

Would the Minister of Education please advise when the Implementation Committee, referenced in section 6.1 and 6.2 of the Canada-Ontario Canada-Wide Early Learning and Child Care Agreement, will be established.

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Question 23: MPP. Wong-Tam (Toronto Centre) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please provide an update regarding the projected timeline and budget for the completion of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project, including an update on the amount of money already spent on the project.

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Question 22: Ms. Karpoche (Parkdale—High Park) on

Would the Minister of Transportation share how much of the $9 billion cost of the Ontario Line Rolling Stock, Systems, Operations and Maintenance P3 contract the Ministry or Metrolinx plan to allocate to the City of Toronto or the Toronto Transit Commission.

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Question 21: Mr. Rakocevic (Humber River—Black Creek) on

Would the Minister of Health advise whether there are any plans to limit OHIP funding for nerve block injections per year/per patient.

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Question 20: Mr. Mantha (Algoma—Manitoulin) on

Would the Minister of Health provide an update on what steps have been taken to implement the ten recommendations made in the Report of the Lyme Disease and Tick-Borne Illnesses Task Force from April 2018, published on the Ministry of Health website.

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Question 19: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please indicate when Personal Support Workers (PSWs) working in hospital see their legislated $2 wage enhancement on their paychecks.

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Question 18: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please share how much money has been billed by physicians working in for-profit independent health facilities year-over-year from 2017 to 2021.

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Question 17: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please share how much money the Government has paid private for-profit home care providers for the delivery of home care year-over-year from 2017 to 2021.

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Question 16: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please indicate when Nurses working in Nurse Practitioner-led clinics will receive their $5000 as per the Temporary Retention Incentive for Nurses Program.

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Question 15: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please indicate the amount of money spent with respect to temporary workers operating the Wolfe Island Ferry during the period from January 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022, inclusive, broken down by salaries, accommodation, transportation (including but not limited to taxi fares and mileage), meals, and any employment agency fees.

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Question 14: Mr. Hsu (Kingston and the Islands) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please indicate the total number of hours and the first and last date that temporary workers worked on the operations of the Wolfe Island Ferry during the period from January 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022, inclusive.

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Question 13: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education please indicate how many capital projects are awaiting approval, broken down by new school projects and expansions, with details indicating what date each project was submitted and whether or not each project was included on the board's list of priority projects.

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Question 12: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Education please indicate how many capital projects are currently awaiting approval from the Minister, broken down by new school projects and expansions, with details regarding how many projects have been awaiting approval for periods of i) 3 months; ii) 6 months; iii) 12 months; iv) 18 months; and v) 24 months.

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Question 11: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please indicate how many individuals are enrolled in the Ontario Disability Support Program for the most recent month for which data is available, broken down by i) gender; ii) age decile; iii) whether or not the recipient is Indigenous; and iv) whether or not the recipient is racialized.

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Question 10: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please indicate how many individuals are enrolled in Ontario Works for the most recent month for which data is available, broken down by i) gender; ii) age decile; iii) whether or not the recipient is Indigenous; and iv) whether or not the recipient is racialized.

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Question 9: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please indicate how many Ontario Works recipients are currently receiving benefits and have been receiving benefits for a) six months or less; b) six months to one year; c) 13 months to 24 months; d) 25 months to 60 months; e) 61 months to 120 months; f) 121 months to 180 months; g) 181 months to 240 months; and h) 241 months or more.

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Question 8: Ms. Stiles (Davenport) on

Would the Minister of Education provide the total cost of advertising for the "Plan to Catch Up," broken down by type of advertising: a) television b) radio c) digital d) print, between June 1, 2022 and September 1, 2022.

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Question 7: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please indicate how many individuals enrolled in the Ontario Disability Support Program died between March 2020 and the present.

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Question 6: Ms. Pasma (Ottawa West—Nepean) on

Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please indicate how many Canadian Forces veterans are receiving Ontario Works.

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Question 5: Mr. Mantha (Algoma—Manitoulin) on

Would the Minister of Transportation please explain why the MTO does not have a LED Street Light Upgrade initiative for the highways across Ontario.

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Question 4: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please indicate when Ontario will have a working and accessible registry of Automatic External Defibrillators as per the Defibrillator Registration and Public Access Act, 2020.

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Question 3: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please advise what they can do to improve access to Life Labs services to the people of Sudbury and Nickel Belt. 

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Question 2: Mme Gélinas (Nickel Belt) on

Would the Minister of Health please specify the cost to Ontario to fund Take Home Cancer Drugs (THCDs), for all formulary-listed cancer drugs, for all Ontarians during 2020-2021 including how it is broken down into different reimbursement models based on patient age, socio-economic status, and type of cancer. 

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Question 1: Ms. French (Oshawa) on

Would the Minister of Health please provide, for the period from November 2014 to the present, the following data relating to simultaneous dispatch for each of Barrie, Guelph, Kitchener/Cambridge, Mississauga, and Brampton: the number of calls in which fire and EMS were dispatched together; the percentage of calls in which fire was the first on scene; the percentage that EMS was the first on scene; the percentage for which fire and EMS arrived together; and the average response time (from 9-1-1 call receipt to arrival "on scene"). 

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