Big Boost to Connecting Caledon

Thanks to funding from Bell Canada 1,000 homes in Palgrave and Inglewood will have access to high speed fibre before the end of 2021. This gives us a BIG BOOST towards our goal to Connect Caledon! Bell expands pure fibre Internet access to Inglewood and Palgrave in Caledon Rural broadband rollouts part of Bell’s accelerated…

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What Does Reconciliation Mean?

What does reconciliation mean and what role can local government play in healing our nation. The Town of Caledon is located on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations. In 2018, I presented Chief Stacey Laforme with a Wampum Belt, commissioned to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the treaty of 1818…

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Pushing the Province for Vaccine Priority for Peel

Peel Region residents, small businesses, healthcare and food supply workers have been on the front lines of the pandemic for over a year. They have been living and serving in the communities with the highest COVID numbers in the country and yet the vaccine distributions are not be targeted to these areas. THIS MUST CHANGE!!…

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Smoke and Mirrors

At Regional Council last week, I spoke to a delegation that was asking Regional Council to withdraw any and all support for the multimodal GTA West Corridor. And in what I recently heard as a “Fast Food Politics” type of move, the majority of Council did just that. My position for supporting and protecting a…

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Let’s GO Caledon !

Over the past year, we have been working towards monumental decisions in order to continue prioritizing and bringing innovation into our community and its future. This has included direct efforts to protect the lands that will one day house a Caledon GO Station, a landmark that will provide essential transit service in our town. With…

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Evidence Based Decisions

At Regional Council today I supported a referral to staff regarding a motion tabled about the Province’s proposed GTA West Corridor and here is why. The motion was placed on the agenda without any report or input from Regional staff. It only makes sense that we would have staff look at this change in policy…

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GTA West – Know the Facts

I am very pleased to say that at the Town of Caledon Council meeting yesterday, Council unanimously supported two motions on the proposed Provincial GTA West Corridor, highlights are below. Request the Ministry of Transportation host a public information centre on the GTA West for Caledon Request for a Federal Environmental Impact Assessment  Support for…

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Connecting Caledon

The journey to connecting Caledon to affordable, reliable high speed has been much like the scenic roads we are so well known for, lots of twists and turns. We are moving ahead I know personally the frustrations felt by residents and businesses at the lack of high speed. And I know this has been amplified…

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COVID 19 Town Hall Video

It was my pleasure to host Dr. Lawrence Loh, Peel’s Medical Officer of Health and Dufferin Caledon MPP Hon. Sylvia Jones for a virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 on Tuesday November 10th. A big thank you to Dr. Loh and Minister Jones for answering our questions and shining some light on the concerning situation of…

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Reality Check, Peel’s COVID Crisis

I fully supported the added measures we are taking in Peel Region to mitigate the rapid and dangerous spread of COVID 19 in Peel. I supported it because lives are at stake. No amount of negative, hateful and offensive social media or phone messages will change that; sometimes the right thing to do isn’t the…

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