Local Food Report Celebrates Local Food Literacy in Southwestern Ontario

Agri-food Organizations and Businesses keep Ontario’s Local Food Sector Strong June 7, 2021 WOODSTOCK – It is Local Food Week in Ontario and the government is celebrating with the release of the 2021Local Food Report, highlighting agri-food organizations and businesses that promote local food literacy within their communities. The 2021 Local Food Report provides an … Continue reading “Local Food Report Celebrates Local Food Literacy in Southwestern Ontario”

Grand Erie District School Board Hosts Virtual Visit

Local Students Welcome Minister of Education and MPP May 26, 2021 BRANTFORD – Students and staff at King George Elementary School hosted Ontario Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, who participated in a virtual classroom visit at the school today, accompanied by Brantford-Brant MPP Will Bouma. It was an opportunity for students to ask questions directly … Continue reading “Grand Erie District School Board Hosts Virtual Visit”

Ontario Supports Virtual Learning at Six Nations Polytechnic Institute

Province provides more access to on-line courses and retraining opportunities May 17, 2021 BRANTFORD – The Ontario government is supporting 7 innovative virtual learning projects at Six Nations Polytechnic Institute to help provide students with more choice and access to high-quality postsecondary education and retraining opportunities. “These projects will help ensure our postsecondary institutions have … Continue reading “Ontario Supports Virtual Learning at Six Nations Polytechnic Institute”

Ontario Expanding Innovative Models to Deliver Better, Connected Care in the Region

9-1-1 Models of Care Will Provide the Right Care in the Right Place and Protect Hospital Capacity May 11, 2021 BRANTFORD — The Ontario government is launching new 9 -1-1 models of care to now cover 33 municipalities across the province. These new models of care will ensure paramedics have more options to provide safe … Continue reading “Ontario Expanding Innovative Models to Deliver Better, Connected Care in the Region”

Additional funding for area school boards

Record-level Support for Mental Health and Learning Recovery for Grand Erie and Brant-Haldimand-Norfolk boards May 10, 2021 SIMCOE– Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett announced the Ontario government will support local students by providing the Grand Erie District School Board with $313.6 million for the 2021-22 school year through the Grants for Student Needs (GSN) program, an increase of $8.8 million … Continue reading “Additional funding for area school boards”

Investment in Local Schools Boards to Protect Against COVID-19

Joint investments by Canada and Ontario will upgrade infrastructure to support response to the COVID-19 pandemic and keep students and staff safe NEWS April 14, 2021 BRANTFORD — The governments of Ontario and Canada are providing $10,069,500.00 for the Grand Erie District School Board and $2,036,235.00 for the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board … Continue reading “Investment in Local Schools Boards to Protect Against COVID-19”

Ontario’s Action Plan: Protecting People’s Health

2021 Budget Brings Province’s COVID-19 Response to $51 Billion NEWS March 25, 2021 BRANTFORD: The 2021 Budget is the next phase of Ontario’s response to COVID-19 and is the second Budget the government has delivered during the pandemic. “You can’t have a healthy economy without healthy people,” said Minister Bethlenfalvy. “For the past year, we … Continue reading “Ontario’s Action Plan: Protecting People’s Health”

Ontario Provides Additional Support for Brantford and Brant During COVID-19

Financial relief will help ensure the delivery of critical services and keep capital projects on track NEWS March 5, 2021 BRANTFORD — The Ontario Government is providing $1,264,892.00 to the City of Brantford and $434,382.00 to the County of Brant of new provincial funding to help address ongoing COVID-19-related operating costs. The new financial relief … Continue reading “Ontario Provides Additional Support for Brantford and Brant During COVID-19”

Delivering Much-Needed Support to Ontario’s Arts Sector

$25 million for arts organizations and artists will help cover losses due to COVID-19 NEWS March 2, 2021 TORONTO ― The Ontario government is supporting the arts sector as it rebuilds and recovers, through a one-time investment of $25 million to help Ontario’s artists and arts organizations cover losses incurred as a result of COVID-19. … Continue reading “Delivering Much-Needed Support to Ontario’s Arts Sector”

Ontario Increases Transit Support for Brantford-Brant

New funding provides added relief to ensure transit remains a reliable travel option NEWS March 1, 2021 BRANTFORD – Ontario is providing in funding to help the City of Brantford and the County of Brant address the financial impacts on its transit system from the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding is in addition to the $2 billion previously committed by … Continue reading “Ontario Increases Transit Support for Brantford-Brant”