MPP Dufferin-Caledon

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News Release: New Labour Law Will Hurt Families Supporting Family Members with Disabilities

(Queen’s Park) – Sylvia Jones MPP, questioned the government on the impact of the changes to labour laws. Community Living Ontario which represents 99 Community Living Organizations across Ontario has said that the changes will result in a 25% reduction in the number of hours of support

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News Release: Jones – Calls on Premier to Match Historic Commitment to Mental Health Services

(Queen’s Park) – Sylvia Jones, questioned the Premier on a Globe and Mail article which reported that that the majority mental health patients do not see a psychiatrist within 6 months of being treated in an emergency room. “This morning’s Globe and Mail article reinforced what many

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News Release: $17.4 Million Spent on Partisan Government Advertising

“According to the Auditor General’s 2017 report, the Wynne Liberals spent $17.4 million on partisan government advertising. The Auditor has said that the primary goal of these ads were to “foster a positive impression of the government party.” These include a $3 million infrastructure campaign which the

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News Release: Consultation Begins on Organic Standard in Ontario

(Queen’s Park) –Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon invited organic producers and consumers to participate in Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) consultations on creating an organic standard in Ontario. Consultation dates are: In person at OMAFRA Field Offices date: December 5th, 2017 9:30am-11:30am Locations: Toronto, Ridgetown,

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News Release – Ontario PCs’ $1.9 Billion Mental Health Commitment

(Queen’s Park) –Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon questioned the Deputy Premier on the mental health crisis in Ontario and called on the Liberal government to match the Ontario PC’s commitment to invest $1.9 billion in mental health services, the largest investment in mental health in Canadian provincial history.

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