Month: February 2017

News Release: Jones – Questions the Premier on Unaffordable Hydro Rates

(Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon called on the Premier to take action on the high cost of hydro. “Increasing hydro costs have become the #1 issue for the residents of Dufferin-Caledon. Families across Ontario are being forced make tough choices to either pay their hydro bills or put food on their tables. …

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Setting Priorities for the Spring Legislative Session

As the spring legislative session gets underway, it is time to reflect on what I have been hearing from Dufferin-Caledon residents and raise their concerns at Queen’s Park. Many of my discussions surround the pressures on families’ budgets and the struggle for businesses to stay competitive. Whether it is the highest electricity rates in North …

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Words Matter

January 29th should have been just another day. Unfortunately, because of the terrible tragedy at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec in Quebec City, it will never be again. I don’t pretend to understand what happens in a person’s belief system that leads them to plan and follow through with such a horrendous level of …

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