Ontario Helps Municipalities Build, Repair or Replace Roads and Bridges

Provincial Funding will lead to a better transportation system in Brantford FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8, 2020 NEWS BRANTFORD — The Ontario government is providing $30 million to build a safer and more reliable transportation system that will help keep goods moving and better connect municipalities throughout the province. As part of the Connecting Links … Continue reading “Ontario Helps Municipalities Build, Repair or Replace Roads and Bridges”

Ontario Protecting the Most Vulnerable During COVID-19 Crisis

New Funding for The City of Brantford Will Help with Delivery of Critical Support Services NEWS April 2, 2020 BRANTFORD— The Ontario government is providing $970,300 to the City of Brantford to help protect the health and safety of the province’s most vulnerable people in response to the outbreak of COVID-19. This funding can be … Continue reading “Ontario Protecting the Most Vulnerable During COVID-19 Crisis”

STATEMENT FROM MPP WILL BOUMA, BRANTFORD-BRANT

STATEMENT FROM MPP WILL BOUMA, BRANTFORD-BRANT March 16, 2020 The health and wellbeing of Ontarians is our government’s top priority. Since we first learned of COVID-19 as an emerging public health issue, Ontario has been diligently monitoring the developing plans to protect the health and well-being of all Ontarians. We are taking action to ensure … Continue reading “STATEMENT FROM MPP WILL BOUMA, BRANTFORD-BRANT”

Ontario Helping First Nations Communities Prepare for Good Jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2020 Ontario Helping First Nations Communities Prepare for Good Jobs Government Approves First Indigenous Institute to Deliver Apprenticeship Training  NEWS BRANTFORD — Ontario is helping people in Indigenous communities prepare for good jobs in the skilled trades. Today, Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, announced the approval … Continue reading “Ontario Helping First Nations Communities Prepare for Good Jobs”

Ford Government Building New Child Care Spaces in Brantford

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2020 Ford Government Building New Child Care Spaces in Brantford Province Approves Child Care Addition to Our Lady of Providence Catholic School NEWS BRANTFORD – Ontario’s government is protecting what matters most by investing in local schools and new child care spaces. The province has provided Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic … Continue reading “Ford Government Building New Child Care Spaces in Brantford”

STATEMENT FROM MPP WILL BOUMA, BRANTFORD-BRANT

It is with sincere pleasure that I congratulate Mrs. Karen George to her recent appointment by the Lieutenant Governor in Council as a member of the Brantford Police Services Board for a three-year term. Karen is a long-time resident of Brantford and will bring a wealth of community experience, civic knowledge and depth of caring … Continue reading “STATEMENT FROM MPP WILL BOUMA, BRANTFORD-BRANT”

MPP Will Bouma on Continued Strike Action

MPP Will Bouma on Continued Strike Action STATEMENT March 5, 2020 TORONTO — Today, Brantford-Brant MPP Will Bouma, issued the following statement in response to continued strike action by the teachers’ unions: “During the negotiation process, the Government tabled proposals with each of the education sector unions, which included substantive moves on lowering class sizes, … Continue reading “MPP Will Bouma on Continued Strike Action”

Combating Antisemitism Act Passes Second Reading

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 27th, 2020 Combating Antisemitism Act Passes Second Reading QUEEN’S PARK – MPP Will Bouma (Brantford-Brant) and MPP Robin Martin (Eglinton—Lawrence) co-sponsored a Private Members Bill to address the rise of antisemitism in Ontario. Bill 168 entitled Combating Antisemitism Act, 2020 passed second reading in the Ontario Legislature today.  “The Jewish community … Continue reading “Combating Antisemitism Act Passes Second Reading”

The Ontario Government Takes Steps to Protect Farmers

The Ontario Government Takes Steps to Protect Farmers Proposed Bill helps to prevent risky trespass activities NEWS    February 6, 2020 BRANTFORD — Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, and Will Bouma, MPP for Brantford–Brant, met today with local farmers to discuss Bill 156. If passed, the bill will protect farmers, agri-businesses, … Continue reading “The Ontario Government Takes Steps to Protect Farmers”

MPP Will Bouma Kicks Off 2020 with Community Infrastructure Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2020 MPP Will Bouma Kicks Off 2020 with Community Infrastructure Funding Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund invests $4.5 million in infrastructure projects in Brantford – Brant NEWS BRANTFORD – The Ontario government is making another investment in small, rural and northern communities. Through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF), Ontario continues … Continue reading “MPP Will Bouma Kicks Off 2020 with Community Infrastructure Funding”