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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Status of Business

État des Travaux

1st Session,
42nd Parliament

1re Session,
42e Législature

Section 4A

Section 4A

Written Questions and Answers

Questions écrites et réponses

[ Tuesday, August 14, 2018 ]

1.

Mr. Tabuns — Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services advise whether Ontario uses the information collected by sellers of ammunition to identify potential illegal resales of the ammunition that is legally bought. If yes, what are the results.

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July 31, 2018

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2.

Mr. Tabuns — Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services advise whether Ontario uses information collected by gun sellers about customers to track potential resellers of legal guns onto the illegal market. If yes, what are the results.

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July 31, 2018

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3.

Mme Gélinas — 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.

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July 31, 2018

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4.

Mme Gélinas — Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Labour please provide statistics indicating how many times workers or unions approached the Ontario Labour Relations Board with regard to employer reprisals for the years 2017, 2016 and 2015.

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July 31, 2018

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5.

Mme Gélinas — 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.

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Date Interim Answer was Tabled

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July 31, 2018

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6.

Mme Gélinas — 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, titled “Time for Leadership: Recognizing and Improving Care” released publicly on September 29, 2017.

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August 2, 2018

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7.

Mme Gélinas — 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.

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August 2, 2018

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8.

Mr. Schreiner — Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services please provide a breakdown detailing the $17 billion cost of the Basic Income program cited by the Minister and data showing the workplace participation rates of participants in the Basic Income Pilot project at the start of the program in April 2017 and on the day the Minister announced the cancellation of the program on July 31, 2018.

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August 13, 2018

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9.

Mr. Gates — Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Finance please confirm that the Government will be returning the slots to the Fort Erie Race Track as promised by Premier Doug Ford on May 29, 2018 at a campaign stop in Niagara and if so, when can the residents expect this promise to be fulfilled and the slots to be returned to the Racetrack.

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August 13, 2018

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10.

Mr. Gates — Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Finance please inform the House as to how much was paid by Gateway for each of the Southwest and North Gaming Bundles, respectively, that were both purchased for a total of $174,069,000, as stated on page 74 of the OLG 2016-2017 Annual Report.

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August 13, 2018

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11.

Mr. Gates — Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Finance please confirm that the Government will allow and support the continued operation of Ajax Downs regardless of any additional gaming services or sites, such as the proposed Durham Live, coming into operation within the GTA gaming bundle.

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August 13, 2018

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12.

Mr. Gates — Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Finance please inform the House as to when we can expect the 2017-2018 annual report to be tabled by the OLG, given that the 2016-2017 OLG annual report was tabled nearly a year late and the 2017-2018 report was to be tabled at the end of July 2018.

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August 13, 2018

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13.

Ms. French — Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Transportation inform the House as to the status of the Durham-Scarborough bus rapid transit (BRT) route along Highway 2, including the expected completion date of the project.

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August 14, 2018

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14.

Ms. French — Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Transportation inform the House as to the status of the government's plan to implement GO Regional Express Rail (RER) service along the GO Lakeshore East rail corridor in Durham Region with electrified service between Union Station and Oshawa.

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August 14, 2018

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15.

Ms. French — Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Transportation inform the House as to the status of the government's plan for the future rehabilitation and/or expansion of Highway 401, including the reconstruction of the Highway 401 Harmony Road interchange.

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August 14, 2018

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16.

Ms. French — Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Transportation inform the House as to the status of the planned GO expansion to Bowmanville including the expected completion date of the project.

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August 14, 2018

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17.

Ms. French — Enquiry of the Ministry — Would the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services inform the House of the current number of Federal immigration detainees currently held in provincial correctional facilities.

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Date Interim Answer was Tabled

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August 14, 2018

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