Todd Comemorates Vimy Ridge

Brigadier-General Alexander Ross famously said that when he looked out across the battlefield at Vimy Ridge, he saw “Canada from the Atlantic to the Pacific on parade.” He felt that he was witnessing “the birth of a nation.”

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CAP AND TRADE WILL MAKE LIFE MORE EXPENSIVE

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday April 13th, 2015

 

(QUEEN’S PARK)  - Today, the Liberal government signed a ‘cap and trade’ accord with the province of Quebec. The move, which places a tax on carbon, will likely mean higher gas prices and electricity rates in the near future.  

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Insurance Bureau Donates to Local Disaster Relief Programs

For Immediate Release


April 7, 2015

 

Todd Smith, MPP for Prince Edward - Hastings, joined the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), in the presentation of cheques to support local flood relief efforts for flood victims in both Centre Hastings and the City of Belleville.

The Insurance Bureau of Canada presented the Centre Hastings Flood Relief Effort with a $2,500 donation and the Belleville Flood Relief Effort with a $5,000 donation.

Foxboro, Madoc and Tweed were the hardest hit jurisdictions, faced with impassable roads and breached basements, wells and septic systems. 

The Ontario government announced last July it was ready to dispense up to $300,000 to support flood recovery efforts for affected residents, through the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance Program (ODRAP).

For every dollar raised by local flood relief committees the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance Program will provide two dollars
in Provincial funding to make repairs and replace property such as basic furnishings, appliances and clothing.

“Thank you to the Insurance Bureau of Canada for helping to kick start these fundraising campaigns. I would also like to thank the volunteers, who are working so hard to ensure that these communities get the disaster relief they need.” - Todd Smith, MPP Prince Edward – Hastings

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Todd Slams Nursing Cuts at QHC Hospitals

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