MPP Dufferin-Caledon

News and Updates

Sylvia Jones offers, News and Updates, Press Releases, and relevant Queen’s Park Bulletins listed here for her constituents. Updates are frequent. Want to be in the know? Consider entering your email address to our database to be immediately notified of new releases.

Building a Connected Public Health Care System for the Patient

Many of us understand the stress when a loved one is ill – whether it’s finding appropriate long term care for a parent, accessing diagnosis or treatment for a child experiencing mental health challenges or home care as we recover at home. While there is no doubt

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New Fines for Distracted Driving

Using your phone while driving, typing into a GPS, reading and eating while driving can cause accidents. Since 2000, deaths from resulting car accidents caused by distracted driving have doubled. Data from 2013 shows that a driver that uses a phone is four times more likely to

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Providing Autism Support

During my time as an opposition member, I met with many families in Dufferin-Caledon who were pleading for help because their child with autism was being left behind. Parents told me that they felt their child’s needs were irreparably harmed by the inaction from the previous government

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Fixing Health Care in Dufferin-Caledon

Our government inherited a broken health care system from the previous government. While the nurses, doctors, long-term care workers, and other health care professionals were working harder and harder, their jobs became tougher and tougher. The previous government built our health care system for bureaucracy, not for

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Ontario government will not proceed with Schedule 10 in Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018

Bill 66 was introduced in the Ontario Legislature for first reading on December 6th, 2018. Included in the Bill were proposed changes to the Planning Act that would streamline the land use planning approvals process, specifically related to job creation. Additionally included in this Bill is our

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