Ontario seniors receive support with publicly-funded dental care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 23, 2019     SIMCOE – Senior citizens in Ontario deserve to be respected and live in dignity. Often obstacles and finances have prohibited some seniors from being able to receive the dental care they require. Ontario is protecting what matters most by providing low-income seniors access to quality dental care … Continue reading “Ontario seniors receive support with publicly-funded dental care”

Improving community housing for Haldimand-Norfolk’s most vulnerable

Province making community housing safer, more efficient and sustainable FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2019 QUEEN’S PARK – The Ontario government is putting people first by providing more than $1 billion dollars in 2019-20 to help sustain, repair and grow community housing and help end homelessness. The government also revealed the province’s new Community Housing … Continue reading “Improving community housing for Haldimand-Norfolk’s most vulnerable”

Improving community housing for Haldimand-Norfolk’s most vulnerable

Province making community housing safer, more efficient and sustainable FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2019 QUEEN’S PARK – The Ontario government is putting people first by providing more than $1 billion dollars in 2019-20 to help sustain, repair and grow community housing and help end homelessness. The government also revealed the province’s new Community Housing … Continue reading “Improving community housing for Haldimand-Norfolk’s most vulnerable”

Budget increases education funding: Barrett

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2019 QUEEN’S PARK – Education funding will increase in the 2019 budget. “Budget 2019 focuses on protecting what matters most – our world-class health care and education systems. We need to make sure Haldimand-Norfolk is protected for generations to come,” said Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett. “This is also a plan … Continue reading “Budget increases education funding: Barrett”

Barrett questions how to take health care off life support

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 11, 2019 QUEEN’S PARK –MPP Toby Barrett recently asked the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care how she will take the province’s health care system off life support. During Question Period in the Ontario Legislature Wednesday, Barrett relayed his concerns about hallway health care to Minister Christine Elliott. “The health care … Continue reading “Barrett questions how to take health care off life support”

Reducing debt and deficit what the doctor ordered for Ontario health care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 11, 2019 QUEEN’S PARK –  For far too long, Ontario patients and families have been getting lost in our health care system, falling through the cracks, and waiting too long for care. Mismanagement, a crippling debt and deficit have made it impossible for Ontarians to get the care they need. The … Continue reading “Reducing debt and deficit what the doctor ordered for Ontario health care”

Barrett speaks in favour of fixing Ontario’s ‘Hydro Mess’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 10. 2019 QUEEN’S PARK – Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett spoke in favour of the expected $442 million in savings to the cost of electricity that will be realized through the Fixing the Hydro Mess Act. Barrett rose twice during debate of Bill 87 in the Ontario Legislature. “We came in, in … Continue reading “Barrett speaks in favour of fixing Ontario’s ‘Hydro Mess’”

Ontario invests over $5-million in Haldimand-Norfolk infrastructure

For Immediate Release: April 10, 2019 SIMCOE – The Ontario government continues to make infrastructure investments in Haldimand-Norfolk and across rural Ontario. The Ministry of Infrastructure has confirmed $200 million in funding for small, rural and northern communities through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund. Haldimand County is receiving $2,620,313 for 2019, while Norfolk County’s grant … Continue reading “Ontario invests over $5-million in Haldimand-Norfolk infrastructure”

Barrett rises in the Ontario Legislature to congratulate Jason Gordy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 8, 2019 QUEEN’S PARK – Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett rose in the Ontario Legislature today to commend local resident Jason Gordy on his gold victory at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi. “Jason Gordy is a well-known and top-notch Special Olympics athlete from Norfolk County [and] for the past … Continue reading “Barrett rises in the Ontario Legislature to congratulate Jason Gordy”

Barrett questions carbon tax impact on agriculture, seniors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2019 QUEEN’S PARK  – Long an opponent of carbon taxes, Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett questioned the new federal tax’s impact on agriculture and seniors during Question Period yesterday. “Farmers in my riding have told me time and time again that this carbon tax is going to raise the cost of … Continue reading “Barrett questions carbon tax impact on agriculture, seniors”