Province releases funding to protect the most vulnerable during COVID-19 crisis

The Ontario government is providing a total of $1,601,700 to Huron and Bruce Counties to help protect the health and safety of the province’s...

Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks pays a visit to Huron-Bruce

Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson recently had a full day of meetings with local politicians and stakeholders while she welcomed The Hon. Rod Phillips, Minister...

Corn farmers to receive assistance to battle disease

Local MPP Bill Walker is happy with actions the federal and provincial governments are taking to assist corn farmers in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound and across...

Local MP comments on Speech from the Throne

Alex Ruff, Member of Parliament for Bruce–Grey–Owen Sound, released the following statement after the Government’s Speech from the Throne yesterday: “I am disappointed to see...

New Community Infrastructure Funding announced for Huron-Bruce

The Ontario government is making another investment in small, rural and northern communities. Through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF), Ontario continues to support...

Provincial changes to Conservation Authorities Act, a threat to environmental protection

 70 years of collaborative land use planning on the cusp of being compromised The Province has announced changes to the Conservation Authorities Act in Schedule...

Municipal Partnership Funding coming to Huron-Bruce

Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson has announced that more than $15.5 million in municipal partnership funds has been awarded to local municipalities for the 2020...

Local MPP confirms re-opening transition for Grey-Bruce

Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker has confirmed that on Tuesday, February 16th, the local region will transition into the Yellow – Protect category of...

Province launches new screening tool for students and parents

The Ontario government has launched a new voluntary interactive screening tool to assist parents, students, and staff with the daily assessment of COVID-19 symptoms and risk...

Ontario Businesses Stepping Up to Fight COVID-19

Thousands of businesses and private citizens have stepped up and offered to help the Ontario government defeat COVID-19. On March 21, Premier Doug Ford...

Education consultations coming this Fall

Today (Oct. 29), MPP Bill Walker announced that the Ford government is putting forward legislative amendments that would help keep children and students in...

Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound receives 91 new long-term care beds

Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, announced 16 additional long-term care projects that will add 1,157 new beds in...

Autism program overhaul – not everyone agrees

As with any debate, there are always two sides to the story ... more often than not, three with the truth somewhere in the...

MPP issues a statement on teachers’ strike action

On Thursday, March 5th, Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker, issued the following statement in response to continued strike action by the teachers’ unions: “During the...