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Ontario Budget Watchdog Disagrees with Government’s Fiscal Outlook

On November 14th, the Ontario government presented the Fall Economic Statement which provides an update regarding Ontario’s finances since the 2016 Budget. In their update, the government continues to claim they will be eliminating the province’s deficit by 2017-18 and remain balanced in 2018-19. However, Ontario’s Financial

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Let’s Stop Genetic Discrimination

Genetic testing allows individuals and families to understand if they have a genetic marker(s) that may lead to developing certain health conditions. As well it provides a chance to participate in research studies to better understand certain health conditions and create better treatments. With approximately 33,485 genetic

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JONES’ LEGISLATION TO END GENETIC DISCRIMINATION PASSES KEY VOTE

(Queen’s Park) –Today, Bill 30 – the Human Rights Code Amendment Act (Genetic Characteristics), 2016 co-sponsored by Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon passed second reading in the Legislature, bringing it one step closer to becoming law. “I am happy to see Bill 30 receive the necessary support so

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Local Service Programs

Local service programs offer important support for individuals in our community. One local initiative I want to recognize is the work taking place at COPE Service Dogs. In 2001 COPE Service Dogs was founded in Barrie to “provide a remarkable education program that engages communities and empowers

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JONES CO-SPONSORS LEGISLATION TO END GENETIC DISCRIMINATION

(Queen’s Park) – On November 3rd the Ontario Legislature will be debating important legislation co-sponsored by Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon that will end genetic discrimination in Ontario. “Individuals who undergo genetic testing can be compelled by insurance companies and employers to disclose their results and may be

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