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”

Brantford-Brant Volunteers to Receive Ontario Volunteer Service Award

Ontario recognizes exceptional contributions of local volunteers with the Brantford-Brant area NEWS February 24, 2021 BRANTFORD: The Ontario government is recognizing the outstanding contributions of 6,658 volunteers from across the province. Will Bouma, MPP for Brantford attended a virtual ceremony on February 23, 2021 to celebrate the outstanding contributions of 81 volunteers from Brantford-Brant. Recipients … Continue reading “Brantford-Brant Volunteers to Receive Ontario Volunteer Service Award”

Canada and Ontario invest in improved facilities for the Boys & Girls Club of Brantford

NEWS February 18, 2021 BRANTFORD—Canadians everywhere are feeling the impact of COVID-19, on their families, their livelihoods and their way of life. Together, Canada and Ontario are working to reduce the impact of the pandemic, ensure health and safety, rebuild businesses, and promote job creation, growth and investment. Today, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister … Continue reading “Canada and Ontario invest in improved facilities for the Boys & Girls Club of Brantford”

MPP Will Bouma Announces Ontario Community Infrastructure Funding

Province investing $4.5 Million for infrastructure projects in Brantford-Brant NEWS February 3, 2021 BRANTFORD – The Ontario government is providing funding for infrastructure projects in small, rural and northern communities through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF). Ontario continues to support municipalities as they build and repair roads, bridges, water and wastewater infrastructure. In 2021, … Continue reading “MPP Will Bouma Announces Ontario Community Infrastructure Funding”

Expanding Broadband in Brant County

Faster, Reliable Internet will Create Local Jobs and Economic Growth in Rural and Remote Ontario NEWS January 26, 2021 BRANT COUNTY – Today, the Governments of Canada and Ontario marked the signing of a contract for broadband infrastructure that will deliver reliable internet access to nearly 2,465 homes and businesses across Brant County. Both levels … Continue reading “Expanding Broadband in Brant County”

Ontario Increases Protection in Brantford-Brant Long-Term Care Homes

New investment strengthens measures to prevent COVID-19 from entering homes from the community NEWS January 22, 2021 BRANTFORD — MPP Will Bouma announced the Ontario government is investing an additional $1,133,400.00 to increase prevention and containment efforts in long-term care homes in Brantford-Brant during the second wave of COVID-19. The new funding will reduce the … Continue reading “Ontario Increases Protection in Brantford-Brant Long-Term Care Homes”