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schreinerqueensparkMike Schreiner, leader of the Green Party of Ontario and MPP for Guelph,  released the following statement outlining Green priorities ahead of the start of the legislative session:

“As we begin the new legislative session at Queen's Park this week, emergency rooms are closing in crisis, rental rates are skyrocketing to amounts unaffordable for most, and people are struggling to make . ...

sickonthecouchAs of 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 28, 2022, parents and caregivers of children aged six months to under five years will be able to book appointments for the paediatric COVID-19 vaccine.

The Ontario government is also ensuring workers do not lose pay ...

barbecueAlex Ruff, Member of Parliament for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound issued the following statement regarding his first annual Constituency Appreciation BBQ following in the tradition of his predecessor, Larry Miller:

“I am pleased to announce that I will be hosting a constituency appreciation barbecue on Sunday, July 24th from 2-4 pm ...

keyhandOntario’s rent increase guideline for 2023 is 2.5 per cent, below current rates of inflation. The rent increase guideline is the maximum amount a landlord can increase rent during the year for most tenants without the approval of the Landlord and Tenant Board.

The guideline is based on Ontario’s Consumer Price Index, a measure of inflation calculated monthly by Statistics Canada using data that reflects economic conditions over the past year.

paidsickdaysnurseAs the Premier of Ontario swears in a new cabinet , over 160 health workers from across the province have signed onto an open letter calling on the government to legislate at least 10 paid sick days immediately. This is especially pressing given the looming expiration of the Worker Income Protection Benefit (WIPB) at the end of July. ...


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