Category Archives: 2020 Letters and Briefs

Conservation Authorities Act

On November 30th, Ontario Council sent a letter to MPP Amarjot Sandhu, who is the Chair of the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs. The letter was researched and prepared by the CFUW OC Environment Policy Advisor, Dr. Shelley Ball (CFUW Perth) and expresses deep concern regarding the Government’s proposed changes to both the […]

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Long Term Care

A letter was sent to the Honourable Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, urging the government to reinstate unannounced annual inspections of all LTC facilities in Ontario.

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Ontario Council Comments re the 2020 CCEYA Review

It has been five years since the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 (CCEYA) came into effect on August 31, 2015. It was designed to strengthen compliance, health and safety in child care settings across the province. As part of the Act, the Ministry of Education is required to conduct a review of the legislation within five years […]

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Human Trafficking, November 5 2020

A letter was sent to the Hon. Doug Downey, Attorney General, thanking the Ministry for reinvesting $2.5 million in cash and proceeds seized from criminals to help fight human trafficking across the province.  Information about Ontario’s anti-human trafficking strategy for 2020 – 2025 is displayed on the Ontario Government website.

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Payday Loans, October 1 2020

A letter was sent to the Hon. Lisa Thompson, Minister of Government and Consumer Services, requesting more information on the Government’s plan to educate the public about the practices of payday loan companies, while also acknowledging the new legislation that specifies a maximum interest rate of 2.5% per month. Information about payday loans is displayed […]

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