Ontario investing in hospital upgrades and repairs in Haldimand-Norfolk

Supporting hospital infrastructure projects to ensure a safe environment for patients FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 15, 2020 QUEEN’S PARK – Haldimand-Norfolk hospitals will receive more than $2.3 million combined for upgrades, MPP Toby Barrett announced today. Norfolk General Hospital will receive $1,843,245  for 2020 and 2021 through the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund. Funding for Haldimand … Continue reading “Ontario investing in hospital upgrades and repairs in Haldimand-Norfolk”

Barrett raises awareness about changes to moose program during Question Period

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 14, 2020 QUEEN’S PARK – Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett questioned what measures the government has put in place to protect moose and to modernize the hunter application process during Question Period in the Ontario Legislature today. “Of course, we want to ensure that our fish and wildlife remain healthy and abundant—a difficult … Continue reading “Barrett raises awareness about changes to moose program during Question Period”

Governments to help Haldimand-Norfolk farmers bring high-quality products to market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Sept. 10, 2020  SIMCOE – Our government is helping farmers improve their business operations and bring more safe, high-quality foods to various markets.  Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett today, along with Minister of Agriculture Ernie Hardeman, announcedmore than $7.9 million in cost-share funding through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership) to eligible farmers and other agri-food businesses.   … Continue reading “Governments to help Haldimand-Norfolk farmers bring high-quality products to market”

Ontario Invests in Supportive Housing in Norfolk County

September 8, 2020 Municipal Affairs and Housing Table of Contents Content Quick Facts Additional Resources Related Topics SIMCOE ― The Ontario government is investing over $3.1 million in supportive housing to give people at risk of homelessness in Norfolk County a place to live, along with access to a wide range of services. Funding for the … Continue reading “Ontario Invests in Supportive Housing in Norfolk County”

Ontario supporting agricultural and rural fall fairs and exhibitions

Funding committed to offset lost income from  the cancellation of fall activities and events FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Aug. 21, 2020 SIMCOE — The Ontario government is expanding eligibilty for agriculture societies to apply for funding to help offset the financial losses due to the cancellation of fall fairs, exhibitions and activities during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.  For this … Continue reading “Ontario supporting agricultural and rural fall fairs and exhibitions”

Ontario supporting the safe re-opening of more spaces at gyms and recreation centres

Province also investing $8 Million to ensure the safe return of amateur sports FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug.18, 2020 SIMCOE ― The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is supporting the safe reopening of many sport, fitness and recreation facilities by applying a capacity limit on a per room basis to … Continue reading “Ontario supporting the safe re-opening of more spaces at gyms and recreation centres”

Ontario supporting non-profits as province recovers from COVID-19

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 14, 2020  PORT DOVER– The Ontario government is investing $83 million through the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) to provide grants to help eligible non-profit organizations across the province, including branches of the Royal Canadian Legion, service clubs and conservation organizations, recover from the impacts of COVID-19 and continue to deliver the vital programming our … Continue reading “Ontario supporting non-profits as province recovers from COVID-19”

Ontario supporting local communities with emergency funding

Assistance will help ensure the delivery of critical  public services during COVID-19   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 12, 2020-08-12 HALDIMAND-NORFOLK — The Ontario government, in partnership with the federal government, is delivering on its commitment to provide urgently needed emergency assistance to Ontario’s 444 municipalities.  Communities in Haldimand and Norfolk will receive funding to address municipal operating … Continue reading “Ontario supporting local communities with emergency funding”

Barrett supports farmers working to help the environment and their operational productivity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 29, 2020-07-29 SIMCOE The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing more than $2.5 million to help farmers improve environmental sustainability and water quality in the Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair watersheds. In addition to delivering on its continued commitment to protecting our environment, this investment will also improve productivity for … Continue reading “Barrett supports farmers working to help the environment and their operational productivity”

Ontario releases plan for safe re-opening of schools in September

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2020 TORONTO — The Ontario government has unveiled a plan for safe re-opening of schools in September that prioritizes the health and safety of students and staff, and provides school boards with unprecedented resources and flexibility, while accommodating regional differences in trends of key public health indicators.  “It’s been hard on families to balance … Continue reading “Ontario releases plan for safe re-opening of schools in September”