Congratulations to Thurlow Housing Corporation on their 30th Anniversary! Todd with Gerry Masterson
Barber's Flowers Celebrates 125 Years in Business This weekend, Barber's Flowers in downtown Belleville is celebrating its 125 Anniversary! Congratulations to Anne Barber MacKinnon and all the staff at Barber's! Presenting a scroll to Owner Anne Barber MacKinnon Learning about the history of Barber's Flowers
On Thursday, Todd attended the Ontario Trillium Foundation's Community Grant presentation to the Paths of Courage Healing Program in Demorestville. Colleen O'Rielly -Ontario Trillium Foundation Kim Charlebois -Executive Director - Sexual Assault Centre Todd Smith, MPP Prince Edward - Hastings Nancy Brough - Site Coordinator at Paths of Courage Continue reading
I think I have to start by explaining why we’re doing this in late May this year instead of February or March like we have in years past. Continue reading
For Immediate Release May 1st 2015 May 1st is “First Responders Day” in Ontario. Prince Edward-Hastings MPP Todd Smith celebrated the day honouring Police, Firefighters and Paramedics. Prizes were awarded to local school children who participated in a coloring and essay contest coordinated by his office and sponsored by the Insurance Bureau of Canada. Smith was joined by Doug DeRabbie of IBC and local police officers, Acting Inspector Chris Barry of Belleville Police Service and Constable Yvonne Steele of Quinte West OPP, as he visited three local schools to announce the winners. The winners of the colouring contest were Daniel Power (Grade-2) and Miah Hubble (Grade-3) of Sir John A MacDonald Public School in Belleville, who each won $50 gift cards, donated by IBC. The winners of the essay contests were Matthew Beal (Grade-6) of George Vanier School in Belleville and Julianne Wade (Grade-7) of St. Paul’s Secondary School in Trenton, who won iPad minis, which were also donated by IBC.
Today, the Ontario budget came down with little fanfare. Let's face it, if you read the news at any point over the last three weeks, you knew what was going to be in it. You knew that there was going to be news about Hydro One and beer sales. You knew that the deficit was going up to 10.9 billion this year from 10.5 billion last year. Debt and deficit numbers are sometimes a little abstract. But if you want to know why they matter, this year's budget finally unmasked the ugly truth. If you want to know why nurses are being fired across Ontario, this budget paints a pretty good picture as to why.... Continue reading