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Confidence in Ontario’s Economy Eroding

Confidence in Ontario’s Economy Eroding By: Sylvia Jones MPP, Dufferin-Caledon Since 2012, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce releases an annual report titled Emerging Stronger, which details the state of Ontario’s economy and the Chamber’s assessment of it. In this year’s report the Chamber of Commerce found that

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Decrease in auto insurance rates was a stretch

Decrease in auto insurance rates was a stretch By: Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon In 2013, the Liberal government promised to lower auto insurance rates by fifteen per cent by August 2015, in order to gain NDP support for their budget. As the August deadline passed and as

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Changes to Accessible Parking Permits

Changes to Accessible Parking Permits By: Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon The provincial government has made some changes to the accessible parking permit that includes enhanced security features. The new features include; a barcode, a serial number, heavier-stock paper, copy-resistant markings, and raised surfaces. These additional features will

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ISABEL BASSETT APPOINTED TO THE ORDER OF ONTARIO

(Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones MPP, Dufferin-Caledon attended the Investiture Ceremony where Isabel Bassett was appointed to the Order of Ontario. From the Order of Ontario website, Isabel Bassett has served the people of Ontario throughout her career, first as a high school teacher, and then

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Help! I need to pay my hydro bill

Help! I need to pay my hydro bill By: Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon In November, Ontarians were notified that hydro rates were on the rise. Customers saw an increase to 17.5 cents a kilowatt hour during peak times, 12.8 cents a kilowatt hour during mid-peak hours and

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