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2019 Ontario Budget: Ontario’s plan to protect what matters most

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2019 Ontario Budget: Ontario’s plan to protect what matters most

Building a sustainable future while protecting frontline services Government of Ontario press release –   In its first Budget, Ontario’s Government for the People has introduced a comprehensive and sustainable plan that sets out a five-year path to a balanced budget to protect critical public services such as health care and education. “We are restoring sustainability to […]

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Premier Ford unveils transportation vision

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Premier Ford unveils transportation vision

Government of Ontario press release –  Transit users and commuters across Ontario can look forward to transportation improvements as part of the Government of Ontario’s historic new transportation vision, Premier Doug Ford announced Wednesday, April 10/2019. Joined by Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation, and Monte McNaughton, Minister of Infrastructure, Ford announced a $28.5 billion expansion […]

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A special night for St. Catharines volunteers

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A special night for St. Catharines volunteers

City of St. Catharines press release – Mayor Walter Sendzik and City Council applauded the efforts of volunteers from across St. Catharines at the City’s 31st annual Volunteer Recognition Night, thanking them for making a difference in their community. “April is volunteer month and it is an honour to recognize so many of our residents […]

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Wainfleet Council approves 2019 Budget

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Wainfleet Council approves 2019 Budget

Township of Wainfleet press release – For every $100,000 of property assessment, Wainfleet residents will be paying about $65 more in taxes this year for Township purposes. Faced with $281,220 of debt from previous capital expenditures and an additional $106,594 contribution towards the Township’s aging capital infrastructure, Wainfleet’s new Council took what is expected to […]

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Pelham Council approves operating, capital, and water and wastewater budgets

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Pelham Council approves operating, capital, and water and wastewater budgets

Town of Pelham press release – Pelham Town Council recently approved the 2019 operating, capital, and water and wastewater budgets, resulting in a 7.12 per cent tax increase after 2.01 per cent of new growth. What this means to an average household assessed at $250,000 is an annual increase of $84.91 or $7.08/month; for $350,000 […]

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Improving Ontario’s conservation authorities

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Improving Ontario’s conservation authorities

Government of Ontario press release – Ontario’s government is working for the people to ensure conservation authorities focus and deliver on their core mandate of protecting people, property and natural resources from the threats and impacts of extreme weather and flooding. “Conservation authorities help protect our people and their property from extreme weather, preserving sources […]

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