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’”

The Province of Ontario and the City of Brantford Proclaim June 27th as PTSD Awareness Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 27, 2019 The Province of Ontario and the City of Brantford Proclaim June 27th as PTSD Awareness Day Ontario is only the second province to formally recognize this debilitating disorder BRANTFORD — Ontario’s flag was raised in commemoration of the Province’s first ever-official PTSD Awareness Day at Brantford City Hall today. … Continue reading “The Province of Ontario and the City of Brantford Proclaim June 27th as PTSD Awareness Day”

MPP Will Bouma named Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2019 MPP Will Bouma named Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier QUEEN’S PARK – MPP Will Bouma will take on an additional role with the Ontario Government, being named Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier. Premier Doug Ford named his parliamentary assistants on Wednesday, almost one week after swearing in his new … Continue reading “MPP Will Bouma named Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier”

MPP Will Bouma Statement on Education Changes

June 19, 2019 Earlier this week, I received notice that next school year, educators, educational assistants and plant support staff at the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board would be retaining their jobs. This news is a clear sign our plan is working. Since the beginning of our mandate, there have been rumours and … Continue reading “MPP Will Bouma Statement on Education Changes”

Region’s Cadet Program Recognized for Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 4, 2019 Region’s Cadet Program Recognized for Excellence Ontario Legislators Salute Brantford-Brant Cadets QUEEN’S PARK – Today, Brantford-Brant MPP Will Bouma paid tribute the top Cadets from each Brantford area Cadet Corps: Navy League, Sea Cadets, Army Cadets and Air Cadets respectively – praising them and their Commanding Officers for leadership, … Continue reading “Region’s Cadet Program Recognized for Excellence”

Building a Skilled Workforce in Brantford-Brant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 31, 2019 Building a Skilled Workforce in Brantford-Brant Government modernizing apprenticeship and skilled trades system BRANTFORD – Ontario is putting people first by helping tradespeople and employers better meet the needs of a rapidly changing economy through faster and easier access to the skills needed to find jobs in the skilled … Continue reading “Building a Skilled Workforce in Brantford-Brant”