MPP Dufferin-Caledon

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Special Olympics

Special Olympics By: Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon Founded in 1968, Special Olympics has grown into a year-round event for children and adults with an intellectual disability to compete and train in a variety of Olympic-type sports. Sports are a common way for individuals of all walks of

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Ceremony of Remembrance for Ontario’s Police Officers

Ceremony of Remembrance for Ontario’s Police Officers By: Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon On May 1st I had the opportunity to attend the 17th Annual Ceremony of Remembrance at Queen’s Park alongside my Leader MPP Patrick Brown and my colleague MPP Rick Nicholls who is the critic for

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Why I Participate in Home Shows

Why I Participate in Home Shows By: Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon Spring has sprung and in Dufferin-Caledon that means home shows. During this time of year I have a booth at the Caledon Home and Lifestyle Show as well as the Orangeville Lions Club’s Home and Garden

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Government Not In It for Children with Autism

Government Not In It for Children with Autism By: Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon Every year in Ontario we recognize April 2nd as World Autism Awareness Day, a day to show support and inclusion for those living with Autism. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), also known as Autism is

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Government not in it for seniors

Government not in it for seniors By: Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon When the provincial government introduced the 2016 Ontario Budget on February 25th, there were changes announced that will have a serious impact on seniors living in Ontario. Some of these changes are a step in the

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