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Local Manufacturing Greenfield Global and Investment in the Community

Local Manufacturing Greenfield Global and Investment in the Community

Huge investment by Greenfield Global in Johnstown, for increasing production of medical-grade alcohol for sanitizer and other applications in the fight against Covid-19, is supported by provincial funding announced by MPP Steve Clark. Honoured to join Steve, Warden Pat Sayeau, Ken Fields (Founder & Chairman of Board) and Brendan Bland (plant manager) for this event which is another step to keeping things #canadianmade🇨🇦

October 16, 2020

Support Local: Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley

Support Local: Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley

We certainly have some amazing businesses in #LGTIRL! Thank you to Mayor Brant Burrow for taking me around Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley. It was great to visit so many amazing local businesses. Thanks, everyone, for showcasing what you offer to our local communities!

October 15, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving 2020

Happy Thanksgiving 2020

I’m thankful for the many blessings we have. The food we eat thanks to farmers and everyone who gets it to our table. The freedoms thousands fought for, died for, and stand on guard to protect. The health of my family and the medical community that prevents, treats, and cures illness. The kind words and gestures shared in our community. For God who makes all things possible. Happy Thanksgiving! 🍁

October 13, 2020

Community Spirit Runs High for Thanksgiving Food Drive

Community Spirit Runs High for Thanksgiving Food Drive

It was great to joining Bruce Wylie and 104.9 JRFM as the Food Bank Fill Up kicked off! The 2020 Thanksgiving Rotary Food Drive is in support of The Brockville and Area Food Bank and the South Grenville Food Bank.

October 09, 2020

Local Business Wills Transfer Ltd. hosts Ambassadors

Local Business Wills Transfer Ltd. hosts Ambassadors

Terry and Jordi Wills toured the Ambassadors from Vietnam, Latvia and Costa Rica through their Wills Transfer Limited. - Warehousing and Logistics facility. It was an honour to welcome H.E. Pham Cao Phong, H.E. Kārlis Eihenbaums and H.E. Mauricio Ortiz, and join them in discussions on the social and economic ties between our countries. Many thanks to Jerry Sherman from Embassy Connections Canada for coordinating the visit.

October 02, 2020

Funding Announcement for Digital Main Street Program

Funding Announcement for Digital Main Street Program

As local businesses continue overcoming challenges brought on by Covid-19, it’s my hope that tools such as the Digital Main Street program will provide support. It was great to gather with MPP Steve Clark, Warden Patrick Sayeau, and Kay Matthews, Executive Director of OBIAA (Ontario BIA Association), and announce this latest investment in local business. Many thanks to Shelbi McFarlane, from the United Counties of Leeds-Grenville, for hosting.

September 26, 2020

Affordable Housing Announcement - Kemptville

Affordable Housing Announcement - Kemptville

Affordable housing investment is being made in Kemptville through joint federal-provincial programs! I was pleased to join MPP Steve Clark, Warden Patrick Sayeau, Mayor Nancy Peckford, and Sandra McNamara, Executive Director of Community Living North Grenville, in celebrating this important step to providing affordable homes in our community.

September 25, 2020

Congratulating Creekside Diner on 10 Years

Congratulating Creekside Diner on 10 Years

Pleased to present a congratulatory scroll to owners Bill and Dar as they celebrate Creekside Diner’s 10th Anniversary!

September 19, 2020

Local Manufacturing: Douglas Barwick Inc. Plant Tour

Local Manufacturing: Douglas Barwick Inc. Plant Tour

Did you know we have a leading manufacturer of stainless steel pipe and related products right here in Leeds-Grenville? Douglas Barwick Inc. (a DB Piping Group Company) is located in Brockville. Many thanks to Lorne Phillips, Branch Manager, and John Jonkman, Plant Manager of DB Piping Group, for the tour of your outstanding plant. We need more of this in Canada! #localmanufacturing #canadianmade🇨🇦

September 18, 2020

New Horizons for Seniors Program - 2020-2021

New Horizons for Seniors Program - 2020-2021

The New Horizons for Seniors Program is accepting applications for 2020-2021. The deadline to submit is October 20, 2020 at 3:00 pm Eastern time.

This funding program has assisted many organizations throughout the years to provide assistance to seniors and help them remain engaged in their communities. Particularly with the hardships brought on by Covid-19, this program is even more important. I encourage organizations to submit their applications as soon as possible.

Funding is available through two streams:

Grants for Community based Projects up to $25,000. Click HERE for more information.

Small Grants for Community based Projects up to $5,000. Click HERE for more information.

If you have questions about the program and cannot find answers on the government website, reach out to my office by email at [email protected] or by phone at 1-866-498-3096.

September 17, 2020