Month: August 2019

Building Strong Partnerships with Municipalities

Building Strong, Local Partnerships with Municipalities This week, I attended the annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference in Ottawa with a number of municipal leaders from across Dufferin-Caledon. The conference brings together Ontario’s municipalities, provincial decision makers and civic stakeholders from across Ontario to meet and discuss the biggest challenges facing our governments …

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Ontario Improving Internet and Cellphone Service in Rural Communities

Families and businesses in rural communities can expect better cellphone service and high-speed internet following our government’s commitment to invest $315 million to improve and expand service. Dufferin-Caledon is no exception when it comes to barriers to accessing cellphone service. Our government’s plan is expected to generate up to $1 billion in total investment over …

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The Ontario Government launches the Capital Priorities program for schools

Dufferin-Caledon: Sylvia Jones, MPP is pleased to announce that the Capital Priorities program for school boards has been launched for 2019-2020. This will provide school boards with the resources to upgrade schools, leading to school expansion, child care spaces, as well as renovations or additions that are needed. Minister of Education Stephen Lecce launched the …

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Ontario Provides More Tools for Police Services to Find Missing Persons

When a loved one goes missing, swift action is critical. That’s why our government is providing police with more tools to quickly respond to adult missing persons investigations across the province. The Missing Persons Act came into force on July 1st with strong support from the policing community, families and advocates.  In 2018, almost 7,500 …

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