Month: September 2020

Delivering High-Speed Internet in Dufferin-Caledon

28 September 2020 Dufferin-Caledon: MPP Sylvia Jones and Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Ernie Hardeman hosted a zoom meeting today to announce that Canada and Ontario are delivering on their commitment to create even more economic and educational opportunities in rural, remote and underserved areas of the province through an improved, modern broadband …

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Ontario Supporting Jobs and Economic Growth in Dufferin-Caledon

Dufferin-Caledon: The Ontario government is investing more than $3 million in cost-share funding to 66 projects across Ontario to help communities like the County of Dufferin and the Town of Caledon support economic development efforts through the Rural Economic Development (RED) program. The Town of Caledon and the County of Dufferin are both benefitting from …

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Ontario Seniors Dental Capital Program

MPP Sylvia Jones is pleased to announce that the Dufferin office of the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health unit has finished the dental clinic expansion to accommodate the provincially funded program for low-income seniors. Since 2019, the Ontario government is investing approximately $90 million annually for the new Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program (OSDCP), which provides free …

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Ontario investing in Repairs at HHCC

MPP Sylvia Jones is pleased to announce that the Ontario government is investing $175 million this year to address critical upgrades, repairs and maintenance in 129 hospitals across the province, including $50 million for COVID-19 related and other urgent projects. Through the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund (HIRF), this funding will help hospitals maintain their infrastructure …

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Quest For Gold – Ontario Supporting Local Athletes

Dufferin-Caledon: The Ontario government is helping athletes and their coaches train in Ontario and continue their quest for gold at national and international competitions. Through the Quest for Gold program, the Ontario government is providing $6.36 million in direct financial assistance to 1,438 high-performance athletes to ensure they can pursue their dreams of excellence at home …

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Consulting with Farmers and Agribusinesses

On September 8th, 2020, MPP Sylvia Jones, joined Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Ernie Hardeman along with Dufferin-Caledon farmers and agribusinesses for a roundtable to consult and receive feedback on proposed regulations for the Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2020. This legislation was introduced to address concerns about food …

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