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SUPPORTING FARMERS WITH BETTER LIVESTOCK COMPENSATION PROGRAM

SUPPORTING FARMERS WITH BETTER LIVESTOCK COMPENSATION PROGRAM
MPP CLARK DETAILS HOW CHANGES WILL REDUCE RED TAPE FOR PRODUCERS WHO FILE DAMAGE CLAIMS FOR WILDLIFE PREDATION  BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark toured an area beef farm today, highlighting how the Ontario government has made significant updates to the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program to support farmers who lose livestock to predators. “I’ve heard directly... Read More

No Charges Laid After Investigation of Bingo Brawl in Rideau Lakes

No Charges Laid After Investigation of Bingo Brawl in Rideau Lakes
LEEDS –   Officers of the Rideau Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to investigate an assault in Rideau Lakes Township. On February 5, 2019 at about 1:15 pm OPP officers responded to a long term care facility in Rideau Lakes Township. A physical dispute between a 79 year old woman and an 86 year old woman erupted... Read More

Ontario Takes Decisive Action to Help More Families with Autism

Ontario Takes Decisive Action to Help More Families with Autism
EASTERN ONTARIO – Ontario’s government for the people is bringing relief to 23,000 children and their families who are currently languishing on a waitlist for autism services. In an announcement at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Parliamentary Assistant Amy Fee and Minister of Children, Community and Social Services Lisa MacLeod outlined the widespread reforms to the Ontario Autism Program that... Read More

GOVERNMENT TO CONSULT ON MODERNIZATION OF REAL ESTATE LAWS

GOVERNMENT TO CONSULT ON MODERNIZATION OF REAL ESTATE LAWS
ONTARIANS WILL HAVE SAY ON FIRST REVIEW OF LEGISLATION IN 15 YEARS BROCKVILLE – For the first time in 15 years, the Ontario government is seeking public input on the modernization of laws governing real estate professionals to better reflect today’s market, reduce red tape while strengthening transparency and consumer protection. Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark welcomed... Read More

BREAK AND ENTER SUSPECT STEALS TWO VEHICLES

BREAK AND ENTER SUSPECT STEALS TWO VEHICLES
LEEDS –   Officers of the Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continue to investigate two separate vehicle thefts and a related break and enter to a cottage. On January 26, 2019 at about 6:00 am OPP officers recovered a stolen pickup truck left on County Road 32. The truck was previously reported stolen from LaSalle,... Read More

Michael Barrett Sworn in as New Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes Today

Michael Barrett Sworn in as New Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes Today
Ottawa – Michael Barrett was sworn in as the new Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes today, January 28, 2019 on Parliament Hill. On hand were his family and close to 70 supporters from the riding. Following the ceremony his wife Amanda and they children gathered for a photograph. Later, he was introduced to the House of Commons... Read More

ONTARIO SCORES HIGHEST GRADE EVER FOR RED TAPE REDUCTION

ONTARIO SCORES HIGHEST GRADE EVER FOR RED TAPE REDUCTION
MPP CLARK PROUD AFTER CFIB WELCOMES GOVERNMENT’S EFFORTS TO REDUCE REGULATORY BURDEN ON BUSINESS BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark says Ontario’s Government For the People is on the right track to reduce the regulatory burden that has for too long driven up the cost of doing business here. Clark made the comment today after Ontario... Read More

ONTARIO FREEZING TOURISM SIGN PROGRAM RATES FOR 2019: CLARK

ONTARIO FREEZING TOURISM SIGN PROGRAM RATES FOR 2019: CLARK
BROCKVILLE – Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes MPP Steve Clark says Ontario’s Government for the People is making life more affordable by bringing relief to tourism operators who rely on the province’s Tourism-Oriented Directional Signing Program (TODS) to generate a positive economic in the riding and across Ontario. In April 2018, the Liberal government signed a contract with Canadian TODS Limited towards... Read More

Michael Barrett provides holiday travel tips

Michael Barrett provides holiday travel tips
Brockville – Michael Barrett, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, urges people to be prepared for holiday travel this year. “Each year, Canadian consular services assist thousands of Canadians who experience problems abroad,” he explains. “Problems can be avoided with preparation but if you do experience difficulties it is important to know how to find... Read More