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Unveiling of Harold Emmons Way

Unveiling of Harold Emmons Way

Was honoured to join the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands in the unveiling of Harold Emmons Way with MPP Steve Clark, Mayor CorinnaSmith-Gatcke and the Emmons Family. A fitting tribute to Harold’s great service to the community.

August 01, 2019

Thousand Islands Association - TIA meeting

 Thousand Islands Association - TIA meeting

It was great to attend the Thousand Islands Association - TIA meeting this morning in Gananoque. Had an opportunity to listen to concerns from local municipal councillors and TIA members about the current high water issue and to discuss ongoing projects. I also had a great chat with the Gananoque Police summer students Kenzie Hampton & Jacob Serson.

August 01, 2019

Canarm Ltd is Expanding in Brockville

 Canarm Ltd is Expanding in Brockville

Great news for our riding! Canarm Ltd is expanding their business operations in Brockville! Was delighted to take part in the sod-turning ceremony along with MPP Steve Clark and Mayor Jason Baker. Congratulations to David Beatty, Jim Cooper, and the entire team of hardworking employees at Canarm!

August 01, 2019

Grand Opening of the 155th Lansdowne Fair

Grand Opening of the 155th Lansdowne Fair

Pleased to attend the Grand Opening of the 155th Lansdowne Fair tonight with MPP Steve Clark & Mayor Corinna Smith-Gatcke. If you are in the area this weekend, come and check it out. I’m sure you’ll enjoy it!

August 01, 2019

County Road 43 Expansion

County Road 43 Expansion

It was great to attend the announcement of the County Road 43 Expansion with MPP Steve ClarkMayor Nancy Peckford, Warden Patrick Sayeau, and members of County Council. It’s fantastic that the Ontario Government committed their share of funding for this critical investment. I’ve again called on the Federal Government to commit their share of this $9.9-million project.

August 01, 2019

Opening of the Private Room at the Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands

Opening of the Private Room at the Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands

It was a great night for the opening of the Private Room at the Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands with MPP Steve Clark and Mayor Smith-Gatcke and Mayor Lojko, This casino is a fantastic community partner, and a first class tourist destination in the region. Congratulations to the staff and management.

August 01, 2019

Culinary Creation by Mark Beacock Grand Opening

 Culinary Creation by Mark Beacock Grand Opening

It was a pleasure for Luke and I to stop by Culinary Creation by Mark Beacock for the Grand Opening. It was interesting to see the process of how the delicious chocolate sweets and treats are made! 🍫🍩🍪 Best wishes for many years of success!

August 01, 2019

Discussion with the Agricultural Community

Discussion with the Agricultural Community

Thanks to our MPP Steve Clark for inviting Minister Ernie Hardeman to our community for this important discussion with the agricultural community. Also, thanks to the Wynands for hosting the meeting on their impressive farm.

August 01, 2019

Thousand Islands Community Futures Development Corporation AGM

Thousand Islands Community Futures Development Corporation AGM

It was great to be in the 1000 Islands this morning for the Thousand Islands Community Futures Development Corporation AGM. Executive Director Tom Russell, Board Chair Ron Merkley, the board, and staff had a tremendous year of serving the needs of businesses, individuals, and community groups.

August 01, 2019

7th Annual Canada Korea Economic Forum

7th Annual Canada Korea Economic Forum

Was pleased to attend the 7th Annual Canada Korea Economic Forum and to discuss the impacts small businesses have on our communities, as well as the challenges and opportunities that the federal government can help to address in partnership with business owners.

August 01, 2019