Ontario Holds Mental Health and Addictions Roundtable in Brantford-Brant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 18, 2019 Ontario Holds Mental Health and Addictions Roundtable in Brantford-Brant Province Hears Directly from Care Providers, Emergency Responders, Municipal Leaders,and Indigenous Leaders and Representatives NEWS  BRANTFORD – Ontario’s government is making mental health and addictions a priority. Each year, 2.5 million Ontarians are expected to experience a mental health or … Continue reading “Ontario Holds Mental Health and Addictions Roundtable in Brantford-Brant”

Ontario Helping to Keep Seniors with Dementia in Brantford-Brant-Six Nations Safe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2019 Ontario Helping to Keep Seniors with Dementia in Brantford-Brant-Six Nations Safe BRANTFORD — Ontario is helping families, caregivers and communities recognize the risks of dementia, be prepared for incidents, and better ensure that seniors can live safely in Brantford-Brant-Six Nations. Each year, approximately 125,000 seniors in Ontario living with … Continue reading “Ontario Helping to Keep Seniors with Dementia in Brantford-Brant-Six Nations Safe”

Statement from MPP Will Bouma on the Tentative Agreement Between the Government and CUPE

I was pleased about the tentative agreement that was reached last night between the Government of Ontario and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). We remain committed to ensuring that our students stay in the classroom and in a safe learning environment.  The fact that the students are back in class today reflects the … Continue reading “Statement from MPP Will Bouma on the Tentative Agreement Between the Government and CUPE”

The Government of Ontario Building New Child Care Spaces in Brantford

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 4, 2019 The Government of Ontario Building New Child Care Spaces in Brantford Province Approves Addition to Central Public School BRANTFORD — Ontario’s government is protecting what matters most by investing in new child care spaces in local schools. The province has provided Grand Erie District School Board with approval to … Continue reading “The Government of Ontario Building New Child Care Spaces in Brantford”

Ontario Making Community Housing Safer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 23, 2019 Ontario Making Community Housing Safer Helping housing providers keep evicted criminals out of the system TORONTO ― Ontario is protecting people who live in community housing, especially vulnerable seniors and children, by allowing housing providers to turn away tenants who have been evicted from community housing for serious crimes. “Our … Continue reading “Ontario Making Community Housing Safer”

Ontario Takes Action to Improve Access to Education for First Nation Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 18, 2019 Ontario Takes Action to Improve Access to Education for First Nation Students Reciprocal Education Approach (REA) Increases Parental Choice and Cuts Red Tape NIPISSING FIRST NATION, NORTH BAY — Yesterday, Ontario announced a historic step forward for First Nation students by removing barriers to quality education. Stephen Lecce, Minister … Continue reading “Ontario Takes Action to Improve Access to Education for First Nation Students”

Ontario Investing in Almost 1,000 New Long-Term Care Beds in Haldimand-Norfolk, Brant, Hamilton and Niagara

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 10, 2019 GRIMSBY — Across the province, there are more than 34,000 Ontarians waiting to get into a long-term care home, putting strain on the health care system and leaving residents waiting too long for the care they desperately need. The government is taking swift action and delivering on its commitment … Continue reading “Ontario Investing in Almost 1,000 New Long-Term Care Beds in Haldimand-Norfolk, Brant, Hamilton and Niagara”

Ontario Government Investing in $4,424,000.00 Transit Projects in the City of Brantford

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2019 Ontario Government Investing in $4,424,000.00 Transit Projects in the City of Brantford Priority projects will mean safer, faster, more convenient commutes QUEEN’S PARK — Ontario is working to support municipalities and get people moving by investing in new transit infrastructure projects in the City of Brantford. Brantford-Brant MPP Will … Continue reading “Ontario Government Investing in $4,424,000.00 Transit Projects in the City of Brantford”

Ontario Expanding Midwifery Services in Brantford-Brant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8, 2019 Ontario Expanding Midwifery Services in Brantford-Brant Investment in Frontline Care will Give More Families More Choices QUEEN’S PARK – With more than 140,000 babies being welcomed to the world each year in Ontario, families are looking for more options when it comes to choosing their care. That’s why Ontario’s … Continue reading “Ontario Expanding Midwifery Services in Brantford-Brant”

MPP Will Bouma: ‘Jobs of the future central focus’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 2, 2019 Revised Career Studies Course Launched to Inspire Next Generation of skilled workforce BRANTFORD — Grade 10 students in Brantford-Brant will now benefit from a newly revised Grade 10 Career Studies Course. The new course is now available online and will be implemented in schools in September 2019 with a … Continue reading “MPP Will Bouma: ‘Jobs of the future central focus’”