Month: July 2019

Ontario Protecting Animals in the Interim

The protection of animals is important to our government and important to the people of Dufferin-Caledon. That’s why, while our government works toward a more stable, transparent and accountable animal protection system, we have introduced measures to protect animals in the interim. When the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) decided …

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Dufferin-Caledon Farmers to Receive More Funding for Projects that Improve Water Quality

Dufferin-Caledon: Ontario’s Government is helping farmers take action in Dufferin-Caledon to improve environmental sustainability and water quality in the Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair watershed. Sylvia Jones, MPP for Dufferin-Caledon, thanked Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Ernie Hardeman, on his recent announcement of increased cost-share funding for farmers to help complete more …

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Math Supports for Dufferin-Caledon Students and Parents

Dufferin-Caledon – Ontario’s government has announced a major effort to improve math skills for students in Dufferin-Caledon and across the province. “I am pleased that our government is investing in the students and school boards of Dufferin-Caledon and Peel Region to build the math knowledge and skills students need to succeed in class and in …

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Peel Region Chosen for Employment Service Improvements that will Help Residents Find Good Quality Jobs

Ontario’s employment and training programs are critical to building the skilled workforce that create good quality jobs and better outcomes for workers and communities. Over the past year, Ontario businesses have created over 184,000 jobs across the province. Ontario’s government continues to invest in important initiatives such as infrastructure, affordable housing and transportation, while ensuring …

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Ontario Recognizes Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day for the First Time

On June 27th, for the first time in Ontario’s history, our government recognized Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day. To raise awareness of PTSD and help people coping with PTSD move beyond stigma, we are taking one step forward to support those on the road to recovery. I’d like to acknowledge my colleague, MPP Will …

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Ontario is Consulting with Seniors and Caregivers on Aging Strong in Dufferin-Caledon

Seniors want to remain active in age-friendly communities that are open to their full participation. Most want to live independently, at home for as long as they can, working, volunteering, learning, or travelling. Yet many seniors face challenges accessing programs and services that support their safety, mental and physical health, and overall well-being. Supporting our …

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