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Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada: Bill 62 Contradicts Fundamental Canadian Values of Inclusion and Religious Freedom

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada: Bill 62 Contradicts Fundamental Canadian Values of Inclusion and Religious Freedom

  Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada concerned about the decision of the National Assembly of Quebec to pass Bill 62 In adopting Bill 62 on Wednesday, the Quebec government has made it illegal for any Quebecer to receive or offer public services with their faces covered. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada is deeply concerned that this […]

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City of Cornwall seeking public input on 2018 City Budget

City of Cornwall seeking public input on 2018 City Budget

Cornwall, Ontario — The City of Cornwall is asking residents and business owners to share their thoughts on municipal services and spending priorities in the lead up to 2018 City Budget deliberations. A budget survey has been launched on the City of Cornwall website (www.Cornwall.ca/2018Budget) to gather public input on tax-supported services and priorities for […]

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This Week in Queen’s Park by MPP Jim McDonell – Hydro Rates

This Week in Queen’s Park by MPP Jim McDonell – Hydro Rates

Queens Park – A Cabinet document leak blew a hole in the government’s messaging on hydro rates on Thursday. Despite the promise of relief for families struggling to pay their bills, the government plans for the average bill to spike to $153 per month by 2023 and $225 by 2040. That’s almost double today’s average […]

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QP Update – The Long Awaited 2017 Budget

QP Update – The Long Awaited 2017 Budget

The government presented its budget on the last Thursday of the month. It contains several funding promises, re-announcements of previously committed infrastructure funds, as well as a plan for universal drug coverage for Ontarians under 25. While the government would like us to believe that they have solved their spending problem, they still have an operating deficit […]

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Opinion – MPP Jim McDonell discusses rural education and hydro

Opinion – MPP Jim McDonell discusses rural education and hydro

Queen’s Park – MPP Jim McDonell writes in his weekly column: Sometimes it’s just hard to figure this government out. For months, they have responded to our questions on the more than 600 school closures with assurances of how they support local rural schools, pointing the finger of blame at local school boards. With no […]

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