Ontario adding more mental health and addiction services in communities across the province

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2019 QUEEN’S PARK — Ontario’s mental health care system is disconnected, making it difficult for patients and families to get the care and services they need. This leaves many vulnerable Ontarians to navigate a confusing system on their own and access timely mental health care only when in crisis. Too … Continue reading “Ontario adding more mental health and addiction services in communities across the province”

Queen’s Park remembers Red

For Immediate Release: May, 7 2019 Queen’s Park – Yet again, Red Kelly was the topic of discussion at Queen’s Park. Yesterday, Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett made a statement in the Ontario Legislature honouring the passing of hockey hall of famer Red Kelly. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to a man—a legend—who taught me … Continue reading “Queen’s Park remembers Red”

Ontario introduces legislation to keep our roads safe, protect frontline workers, schoolchildren, and motorcyclists

Proposed changes will include measures to cut red tape and save businesses and taxpayers time and money FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 5, 2019 QUEEN’S PARK – The Getting Ontario Moving Act , if passed, would cut red tape for our province’s job creators, help keep our roads safe and enable the province to upload responsibility for … Continue reading “Ontario introduces legislation to keep our roads safe, protect frontline workers, schoolchildren, and motorcyclists”

Ontario Reveals More Homes, More Choice: A Housing Supply Action Plan to Help Haldimand-Norfolk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 3, 2019 Government Cuts Red Tape to Build More Housing QUEEN’S PARK – The Ontario government is committed to helping people struggling to find affordable housing that fits their family’s needs and budget. The Ontario government has put forward a plan that will bring real relief and real choice for people … Continue reading “Ontario Reveals More Homes, More Choice: A Housing Supply Action Plan to Help Haldimand-Norfolk”

Barrett speaks to budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 30, 2019 QUEEN’S PARK – During debate on the budget bill, Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett recalled some advice from his grandmother while speaking to Bill 100, the Budget Measures Act. Barrett recalled his grandmother advising “Neither a borrower nor a lender be”, emphasizing government eventually has to pay back its debt, … Continue reading “Barrett speaks to budget”

Ontario announces measures to increase school bus safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2019 Ontario’s government for the people has announced new measures to give municipalities the tools they need to target drivers who threaten the safety of children crossing roads to get to and from their school bus. The proposed regulations will allow for more efficient enforcement and prosecution by allowing evidence … Continue reading “Ontario announces measures to increase school bus safety”

Input sought on moose management

I   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 24, 2019   THUNDER BAY – Ontario wants to hear from hunters on how to manage moose. “We have heard concerns from hunters that the current approach, specifically the moose tag draw system, is not working for hunters or ensuring sustainability,” said Yakabuski. “We’re acting on those concerns and … Continue reading “Input sought on moose management”

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”