Dissecting the controversial Bill 23

By MPP Bobbi Ann Brady Ontario, and Canada, are currently in the middle of a housing crisis. The crisis was caused by supply and demand problems, supply chain issues and wide variations in interest rates. The solution from the Ontario government was Bill 23, the Build More Homes Faster Act. The goal of this bold

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Brady pushes the Solicitor General to say NO to Trudeau’s gun buyback

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 29, 2022 Queen’s Park—Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Bobbi Ann Brady today stood in the Ontario Legislature and asked Solicitor General Michael Kerzner if he will say “no” to using Ontario police resources to enforce the federal gun buyback. “Minister, I come from a riding with a great deal of hunters, target shooters and

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Fall economic statement braces for tough times ahead

By MPP Bobbi Ann Brady The Ontario government has cut the province’s deficit forecast but braces for an economic slowdown. A deficit of $19.9 billion for the fiscal year was projected in the April 2022 budget. However, during the fall economic statement (FES) last week, Ontario Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy downgraded that projection to $12.9

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Hopefully by the time you read this, Bill 28 is history

By Bobbi Ann Brady Monday, I voted to repeal Bill 28.  Fingers crossed by the time you read this, cooler heads and common sense have prevailed at the bargaining table.  I’m praying fruitful negotiations will have concluded or both sides are still working together for an acceptable deal. First a refresher, Bill 28 was created

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MPP Brady heartened by ODSP uptick in Fall Economic Statement

November 15th 2022 Simcoe — MPP Bobbi Ann Brady is heartened to see the Fall Economic Statement (FES) contains some Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) adjustments for which she has often advocated.  “Allowing ODSP clients to keep more of their hard-earned money is great news and one of the biggest steps forward in years,” said

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Remembering two great Canadian war heroes

By MPP Bobbi Ann Brady The word “hero” is bandied about today. But in the spirit of Remembrance Day, I’ll focus on the heroes we know as veterans. Veterans argue that unless they went beyond the call of duty, they are not a hero. I beg to differ, but veterans are humble. All have amazing stories

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Brady backs back-to-school repeal of Bill 28

For immediate release November 7, 2022 SIMCOE – MPP Bobbi Ann Brady, after writing to Minister Lecce, speaking in the House, and twice voting against Bill 28, is glad kids will be back in class as both CUPE and the government return to negotiations with the forthcoming repeal of Bill 28. The Canadian Union of

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Honouring the service of Liberal MPP Gord Miller

By Bobbi Ann Brady “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi Losing himself in the service of others is precisely what the late Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Gord Miller did. Recently, during tributes to former members, I stood in the Ontario Legislature and relayed the contributions

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Brady stands up for educational workers and students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov 2, 2022 QUEEN’S PARK –   Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Bobbi Ann Brady over the past two days, stood in the House and implored the government and CUPE to tone down the rhetoric, work together through negotiations, and stop using education workers and students as political pawns. “To this government, to CUPE, stop

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Brady says it’s time to get all hands on deck in Ontario hospitals 

Locals fear further service reductions at NGH  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Nov 1, 2022  QUEEN’S PARK – When will Ontario’s Minister of Health put all qualified healthcare workers back on the frontlines?  That was the question Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Bobbi Ann Brady asked in the Ontario Legislature this morning.   During Question Period, MPP Brady informed her colleagues that

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