Coyle is not alone in his opinions of the challenging, time-pressured lifestyle of all MPPs
. A majority of the MPPs
interviewed admitted to the lack of control of their own lives and schedules.
that day and the length of the bill's title (in addition to the interjections from frustrated MPPs
and the repetition of the title by both the Speaker and the Clerk, as required by the Standing Orders) carried the House to the end of the sessional day.
"Where's the plan and where's the money?" asks Nickel Belt NDP MPP
All parties took this wide-open negotiating environment as an opportunity to propose reforms to make the contributions of individual MPPs
For example, he said northern MPPs
will play a prominent role in the cabinet and the party caucus.
Schaffer said that in several areas "even the MPs and MPPs
signed their names."
In her contacts with government, Neill has seen the north's MPPs
unable to act on issues because they are getting conflicting messages from different northern organizations.
While the two Liberal MPPs
praised Fontaine's performance as minister, Rene Piche, acting president of the Cochrane North Progressive Conservative Association, said the ministry suffered under his former political opponent.
Midland Power Press Services (MPPS
), which provides repairs, spares, inspection and upgrades on over 100 different machines, now has over 10,000 sq ft of space split across dedicated machining and fitting shops.