Province commits $5,946,200 to expand Hastings-Quinte community paramedicine programming

This morning, Hastings-Lennox and Addington MPP Daryl Kramp and I announced $5,946,200 over four years for Hastings-Quinte Paramedic Services to provide community paramedicine to those in our community awaiting long-term care beds.  We also had the opportunity to thank our local paramedics for the great work they've been doing with testing and vaccinations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

From left are Quinte West Mayor Jim Harrison, Prince Edward County councillor Janice Maynard, Belleville Mayor Mitch Panciuk, Hastings County Warden Rick Phillips, myself, MPP Kramp, and Chief Doug Socha. 

 

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Province provides $200,000 for CCTV system in Quinte West

Quinte West will be receiving a $200,000 Ontario CCTV grant to upgrade video surveillance systems.  The funding will allow the local OPP detachment to expand its network beyond the downtown core to help promote a safe community.  Joining me are Inspector Christina Reive and Mayor Jim Harrison.  For more, please see my news releases page.

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MPP Smith presents QDAR Small Businesses, Big Hearts Award

 

 

I was pleased to visit the Quinte & District Association of Realtors today to present a Small Businesses, Big Hearts Award on behalf of the province. The award honours small businesses who have stepped forward to show generosity and community spirit during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Joining me, from left, are executive director Lisa Comerford, president Don McColl, and past-president Heather Plane.  For more information, see my news releases page.

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