Month: June 2016

JONES INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO TREAT HEPATITIS C SOONER

(Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones MPP Dufferin-Caledon introduced the Greater Access to Hepatitis C Treatment Act, which if passed, would ensure individuals with hepatitis C will receive greater access to highly effective treatments. “Individuals diagnosed with hepatitis C cannot access new treatments that have a 95 per cent effectiveness rate in curing hepatitis C …

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MINISTRY STAFF RAISES CONCERN WITH PROVINCE’S AUTISM PROGRAM

(Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones MPP Dufferin-Caledon questioned the Minister of Children and Youth Services for calling IBI and ABA therapy essentially the same thing, after a government document highlighted concerns with the province’s ABA program for children with autism. “Earlier this week the Minister stated that IBI and ABA are essentially the same …

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Liberal Mismanagement of Natural Gas Threatens Ontarian’s Pocketbooks

Liberal Mismanagement of Natural Gas Threatens Ontarian’s Pocketbooks By Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon Earlier this month, we learned that the Provincial Government was considering banning the use of natural gas. The government’s 57-page Climate Change Action Plan, stamped “Cabinet Confidential”, was leaked to the Globe and Mail and called for “new building code rules that …

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