Politics

 Jason Setnyk

MPP Jim McDonell says Ministry of Education Must Step Up for Rural Schools

MPP Jim McDonell says Ministry of Education Must Step Up for Rural Schools

Cornwall Ontario – Following an outpouring of community support for rural education, the Upper Canada District School Board amended its proposals for pupil accommodation to preserve a number of the schools previous slated for closure. The revised plan still recommends the closure of the secondary component of Rothwell-Osnabruck. The loss of South Stormont’s only secondary […]

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MP’S Office Becomes Official Dementia Friendly Community

MP’S Office Becomes Official Dementia Friendly Community

Cornwall Ontario  – Yesterday, Guy Lauzon, Member of Parliament for Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry was honoured to rise in the House of Commons to declare that his office is the first Member of Parliament office to be recognized as a Dementia Friendly Community in Canada. Last week, the entire constituency office staff and MP Guy Lauzon completed […]

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Letter to the Editor on Justin Trudeau government Electoral Reform Failure

Letter to the Editor on Justin Trudeau government Electoral Reform Failure

Dear Editor, I am disappointed but not entirely surprised by Justin Trudeau’s abandonment of his oft- repeated promise that 2015 would be the last federal election under our outdated, unfair voting system. Our present first-past-the-post voting system makes a mockery of democracy. It routinely wastes votes, distorts election results, creates unrepresentative parliaments, produces phony majority […]

 Jason Setnyk

Community Encouraged to Respond to UCDSB Survey

Community Encouraged to Respond to UCDSB Survey

Cornwall Ontario – During the latest round of community pre-budget consultations, participants highlighted that Upper Canada District School Board will base their decision regarding the Pupil Accommodation Review on the results of an online and paper survey it is conducting in the community. MPP Jim McDonell encourages all residents of Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry to visit the […]

 Jason Setnyk

Potential School Closure in South Stormont would total 7.5 million loss annually

Potential School Closure in South Stormont would total 7.5 million loss annually

South Stormont, Ontario – Council, at its regular meeting on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 received a report detailing the Economic Impact of Prospective School Closures in South Stormont, Ontario. The report was prepared by Doyletech Corporation, the consultant hired to review how the proposed school closures would directly and indirectly affect South Stormont, and to […]