Month: February 2016

JONES: ONTARIO BUDGET TRANSLATES INTO HIGHER COSTS

(Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones MPP Dufferin-Caledon highlighted that the government’s budget will make living in Ontario more costly. “In today’s budget the government has put forward a plan to pay for their 13 years of reckless spending on the backs of the people of Ontario,” Jones said. “This confirms what the Ontario PC …

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Ontario PC Caucus wants to see a credible plan in provincial budget

Ontario PC Caucus wants to see a credible plan in provincial budget By: Sylvia Jones MPP, Dufferin-Caledon On February 25th the Liberal government will release the Ontario Budget. With pre-budget consultations having concluded less than a month ago, it is hard to believe that the consultations were considered in the crafting of this year’s budget. …

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HEALTH MINISTER REFUSES TO RESTORE FUNDING FOR PHYSICIAN SERVICES IN UPCOMING BUDGET

(Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones MPP Dufferin-Caledon asked the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to restore funding for physician services in the upcoming budget. “Last year the Minister and the Premier were sent a letter from a family doctor in Orangeville that outlined the negative impacts the government’s cuts to physician services would …

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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 confidence in our province’s economy has eroded considerably …

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