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”

PTSD Awareness Day Passes 3rd Reading and Receives Royal Assent

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2019 PTSD Awareness Day Passes 3rd Reading and Receives Royal Assent QUEEN’S PARK – Local MPP Will Bouma’s Private Members Bill titled PTSD Awareness Day Act, passed Third Reading and received Royal Assent today. The act proclaims June 27th in Ontario as PTSD Awareness Day annually and helps deal with … Continue reading “PTSD Awareness Day Passes 3rd Reading and Receives Royal Assent”

Better Broadband Service Coming Soon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 23, 2019 Better Broadband Service Coming Soon/ Investment will help farmers, businesses and rural residents take part in the digital economy BRANTFORD — Ontario’s Government is funding the expansion of broadband internet into the southwest. Infrastructure Minister Monte McNaughton recently unveiled a key piece of the province’s budget commitment to improve … Continue reading “Better Broadband Service Coming Soon”

Ontario Asking the City of Brantford and GEDSB to Find Four Per Cent Savings and Protect Front-Line Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2019 Ontario Asking the City of Brantford and GEDSB to Find Four Per Cent Savings and Protect Front-Line Services Government of Ontario to provide funding for large urban municipalities and district school boards to conduct line-by-line reviews BRANTFORD — The Ontario government is offering to help municipalities and school boards … Continue reading “Ontario Asking the City of Brantford and GEDSB to Find Four Per Cent Savings and Protect Front-Line Services”

Ontario Adding More Mental Health and Addiction Services in Communities Across the Province

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 7, 2019 Ontario Adding More Mental Health and Addiction Services in Communities Across the Province QUEENS 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 … Continue reading “Ontario Adding More Mental Health and Addiction Services in Communities Across the Province”

Ontario Reveals More Homes, More Choice: A Housing Supply Action Plan to Help Brantford-Brant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 2, 2019 Ontario Reveals More Homes, More Choice: A Housing Supply Action Plan to Help Brantford-Brant, 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 … Continue reading “Ontario Reveals More Homes, More Choice: A Housing Supply Action Plan to Help Brantford-Brant”

Helping families with Child Care expenses through the new Childcare Access and Relief from Expenses (CARE) tax credit and other Initiatives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2019 Helping families with Child Care expenses through the new Childcare Access and Relief from Expenses (CARE) tax credit and other Initiatives BRANTFORD — Ontario’s government is investing $1.7 billion in 2019–20 to help families’ access child care and early years programs. The government is proposing a new Childcare Access … Continue reading “Helping families with Child Care expenses through the new Childcare Access and Relief from Expenses (CARE) tax credit and other Initiatives”

Investing and Improving Community Housing for Brantford’s Most Vulnerable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2019 Investing and Improving Community Housing for Brantford’s Most Vulnerable Province Making Community Housing Safer, More Efficient and Sustainable 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. … Continue reading “Investing and Improving Community Housing for Brantford’s Most Vulnerable”

Bouma’s Private Members Bill on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder included in the Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2019 Bouma’s Private Members Bill on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder included in the Budget BRANTFORD – Brantford-Brant MPP, Will Bouma has been a leader in raising awareness to dispel the stigma around PTSD. As a volunteer firefighter with over 10 years of service with the County of Brant, he knows all … Continue reading “Bouma’s Private Members Bill on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder included in the Budget”