MPP Dufferin-Caledon

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Driving Costs Continue to Rise in Ontario – Sylvia Jones, MPP

We are seeing a growing trend with the Ontario government: they are making it more expensive to own and drive a car in Ontario. The most recent example is when Premier Wynne signaled she will consider approving the request by the City of Toronto to implement a […]

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Happy Holidays

There are so many things to look forward to during the Christmas season. Whether it is Christmas caroling, school concerts, candlelight services, treelighting events, galas, gatherings or spending time with family and friends the holiday season can fly by. This year I had the opportunity to attend […]

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More Work to Be Done at Queen’s Park By: Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon

December 8th marked the end of the fall session at the Ontario Legislature. A lot has happened over the course of four months, including a throne speech, as well as two independent officers of the Legislature – the Auditor General and the Financial Accountability Officer tabled their […]

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Ontario Trillium Foundation Backs Down From Reducing Grant Review Teams

Earlier this year, I wrote letters to residents of Dufferin-Caledon and wrote in our local papers on my concerns about the proposed changes to Grant Review Teams (GRTs) at the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). GRT volunteer members are responsible for working with local organizations as they application […]

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Government Legislation Further Risks the State of Ontario’s Health Care System

Last year Ontario’s Auditor General uncovered a number issues with the province’s 14 Community Care Access Centres (CCAC) which help arrange home and community care for patients across the province. Some of the major findings include: inconsistent levels of care across the province and 41 per cent […]

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