Month: May 2017

News Release – Jones: Introduces Legislation to Publicize Instances of Sewage Bypasses

(Queen’s Park) – May 31, 2017 – Sylvia Jones MPP Dufferin-Caledon introduced Bill 141: The Sewage Bypass Reporting Act, 2017. Bill 141 will require the Ministry of Environment to publish within 24 hours instances of sewage bypasses into waterways. Sewage bypasses occurs when flow exceeds the capacity of the treatment plant, normally due to storms. This …

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News Release: Jones – Introduces Legislation to Publicize Instances of Sewage Bypasses

(Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones MPP Dufferin-Caledon introduced Bill 141: The Sewage Bypass Reporting Act, 2017. Bill 141 will require the Ministry of Environment to publish within 24 hours instances of sewage bypasses into waterways. Sewage bypasses occurs when flow exceeds the capacity of the treatment plant, normally due to storms. This means that …

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News Release – Jones Calls on Premier to Justify the 1000% Increase in CCAC CEO’s Compensation

(Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones MPP Dufferin-Caledon asked the Premier to justify the unacceptable raise in compensation of the CEO of Central West Community Care Access Centre (CCAC). “The Sunshine List revealed the salary and benefits of the CEO of the Central West CCAC. Her benefits for last year were almost $20 000- up …

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News Release – Why I Voted Against the Budget, 2017

(Queen’s Park)  –  Today, Sylvia Jones MPP explained her decision to vote against the 2017 provincial budget. “The Liberal’s 2017 budget continues to push Ontario down the wrong track. It does not address Ontario’s growing debt. Instead, it attempts to hide a $5 billion operational deficit, and sets Ontario on the course to add $70 …

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News Release – Jones Calls on Minister of Health to Address Out of Control Youth Mental Health Wait Times

    (Queen’s Park) – Today, Sylvia Jones MPP Dufferin-Caledon urged the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to address the high wait times for children and youth mental health counselling and therapy services. “According to a November 2016 Children’s Mental Health Ontario report, in Toronto, the average wait time is 208 days for counselling …

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