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A win for Lucan – traffic light coming for Saintsbury Line
LUCAN – The morning commute to work for Lucan’s residents is about to get easier and safer. Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure and MPP for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex Monte McNaughton announced plans to push forward with a traffic light at the Saintsbury Line and Highway 4 intersection last week.
Education unions protest Thompson speaking event
ST. JOSEPH – Horns were blaring and bells were ringing as local education union members stood on Highway 21 last Friday with flags and pamphlets in hand. They were protesting the Lunch and Learn event at the Hessenland Inn, where Huron-Bruce MPP and Minister of Education Lisa Thompson was speaking to the South Huron Chamber of Commerce.
Education critic gets an earful at Clinton meeting
Criticism of the government’s decision to change the way education is delivered in Ontario was widely expressed during a public meeting at the Clinton branch of the Royal Canadian Legion on April 25. MPP Marit Stiles, the New Democrats’ education critic, met with residents who expressed solidarity in their opposition to cuts and other changes.
PC government releases budget, Ontario government’s plan to put people first
Recently the Ontario Progressive Conservative government released the 2019 budget. The PC government made a statement that they want to protect what matters while containing “absolutely no new tax increases”. The budget will provide $26 billion over six years in relief for individuals, families and businesses.
Ontario government passes legislation to improve student safety, ensure teacher qualifications for better learning
Early in April the Ontario government passed Bill 48, the ‘Safe and Supportive Classrooms Act, 2019’. Passing this legislation is a commitment from the Progressive Conservative government to keep students safe in classrooms, while ensuring they are better supported in their learning.