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MPP Scott's Mandatory Sexual Assault Training for Judges Bill Passes for a Second Time

QUEEN’S PARK – This afternoon, the Legislature voted unanimously in favour of MPP Laurie Scott’s Private Member’s Bill 9 (formerly Bill 120), the Mandatory Sexual Assault Law Training for Judicial...

May 03, 2018

MPP Scott Reintroduces her Mandatory Sexual Assault Training for Judges Bill

QUEEN’S PARK – As a result of the Wynne government’s decision to prorogue the Legislature this week, MPP Laurie Scott was forced to re-introduce her Private Member’s Bill, the Mandatory...

March 20, 2018

MPP Laurie Scott Recognizes Leading Women in the Community in Honour of International Women’s Day

MPP Laurie Scott Recognizes Leading Women in the Community in Honour of International Women’s Day

LINDSAY – MPP Laurie Scott hosted an awards presentation ceremony to recognize the contributions of leading women in our community, in honour of International Women’s Day.  The Leading Women,...

March 09, 2018

Government Shuts Down Debate on Police Services Bill

After only a few hours of debate and public hearings, and despite serious concerns expressed by stakeholders, the Wynne Liberals are pushing Bill 175 through the legislative process.“The Government introduced...

March 06, 2018

Joint Statement by MPP Laurie Scott and Timea Nagy on the Importance of Ontario’s First Human Trafficking Awareness Day

QUEEN’S PARK - Ontario has a horrifying and rapidly-growing human sex trafficking problem. The statistics are staggering and undeniable: Over 93% of human sex trafficking victims in Canada are...

February 22, 2018

MPP Laurie Scott Hosts Successful Open Forum on Human Sex Trafficking in Toronto

MPP Laurie Scott Hosts Successful Open Forum on Human Sex Trafficking in Toronto

MPP Laurie Scott Hosts Successful Open Forum on Human Sex Trafficking in Toronto TORONTO – Today, MPP Scott hosted almost 200 members of the public at an open forum to...

February 20, 2018

MPP Scott Celebrates Passage of her Mandatory Sexual Assault training for judges Bill

QUEEN’S PARK – MPP Laurie Scott’s Private Member’s Bill 120, the Mandatory Sexual Assault Law Training for Judicial Officers, received the support of all parties in the Legislature at second...

November 16, 2017

MPPs Scott and Yurek hear about the urgent need for support for victims of Human Sex Trafficking in Aylmer and London

MPPs Scott and Yurek hear about the urgent need for support for victims of Human Sex Trafficking in Aylmer and London

AYLMER - Earlier today, MPP Scott joined her colleague Jeff Yurek, MPP for Elgin-Middlesex-London in Aylmer for a visit to Farmtown Canada, which is a charitable organization that provides support,...

November 08, 2017

MPP Scott Addresses Wynne Government's Failure on Kawartha Downs

INDSAY – Today, MPP Scott expressed profound disappointment at the decision to deny Kawartha Downs’ request for 40 racing slots; a decision that will almost certainly lead to job losses...

October 25, 2017

Wynne Government rejects MPP Scott’s call to stop the move of the Minden Courthouse

Wynne Government rejects MPP Scott’s call to stop the move of the Minden Courthouse

QUEEN’S PARK – On April 7, 2017, MPP Scott launched a petition calling on the Attorney General to step in and overturn the decision to close the Minden Courthouse, stating...

September 20, 2017