Month: January 2019

Headwaters Health Care Centre Receives Provincial Funding

(Dufferin-Caledon) Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon is very pleased to announce that Headwaters Health Care Centre is receiving $692,181 in funding through the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund. “The health and safety of patients and families is a priority for our government,” said MPP Jones. “That is why we must make the necessary investments in our hospitals …

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Removal of Schedule 10 of Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018

Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competiveness Act, 2018 was introduced in the Ontario Legislature on December 6th, 2018. Included in the Bill were proposed changes to the Planning Act that would help municipalities attract businesses seeking approval by streamlining the land use planning approvals process. I have been clear since Bill 66 was introduced that we …

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Making Post-Secondary Education More Affordable for Dufferin-Caledon Students

For the first time in Ontario, students at every publicly-assisted college and university will see their tuition rates drop by 10 percent thanks to a province-wide tuition rate reduction introduced by the Ontario government. The tuition rate reduction is the latest step in our government’s plan to keep more money in the pockets of Ontario …

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Looking for input for the 2019 Provincial budget

I have been meeting with many residents, businesses and community organizations and groups who have shared their ideas and concerns regarding the upcoming provincial budget. It is customary before a government presents a budget to engage Ontarians in pre-budget consultations to help determine priorities for the provincial budget. A budget for the province, much like …

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