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Vecchio Seeks Input On Cannabis Legislation

June 21, 2017

Jun 21, 2017 08:00 by Melissa Schneider  St. Thomas-Elgin Weekly News Public opinion was sought on the proposed new bill to legalize and regulate marijuana for recreational users during a marijuana/cannabis legislation town hall meeting held by Elgin-Middlesex-London MP Karen Vecchio on June 15. The bill is set to potentially go into effect July 1, ...


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Celebrating Canada Day and Canada 150 Events in Elgin-Middlesex-London

June 21, 2017

As the House of Commons winds down for the Summer, the communities wind-up! All communities in Elgin-Middlesex-London are preparing for Canada’s 150th Celebration. Please visit the following community links for information on events taking place to celebrate Canada Day and Canada’s 150th Birthday. Town of Aylmer Municipality of Bayham Municipality of Central Elgin Municipality of Dutton Dunwich City ...


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Gay Lea Dairy Museum Honours the Late Mauril Bélanger

June 19, 2017

Building named for respected co-operative champion at second annual Co-opalooza event June 19, 2017 11:38 ET Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited AYLMER, ON–(Marketwired – June 19, 2017) – The Gay Lea Dairy Museum celebrated co-operatives and honoured late Liberal Member of Parliament Mauril Bélanger this weekend with an eponymous building at the site of a ...


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Next Passport Clinic – West Lorne July 18

June 16, 2017

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Ottawa Signs Child-Care Deal Targeting Families In Need

June 12, 2017

Michelle Zilio OTTAWA — The Globe and Mail Published Monday, Jun. 12, 2017 2:49PM EDT Last updated Monday, Jun. 12, 2017 11:04PM EDT The Liberal government has a signed a national child-care agreement with the provinces and territories aimed at helping families who need it most. Families Minister Jean-Yves Duclos was joined by his provincial and territorial ...


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Ottawa And Provinces Sign deal To Create ‘Fully Inclusive’ Child-Care System

June 12, 2017

Plan could create up to 40,000 new child-care spaces across the country By Marc-Andre Cossette, CBC News Posted: Jun 12, 2017 12:14 PM ET Last Updated: Jun 12, 2017 6:52 PM ET In partnership with most provinces and territories, the federal government has announced a new framework to foster “fully inclusive” early education and child care services across ...


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Revamped Keystone New Southwold Library Home

June 12, 2017

  Jun 12, 2017 02:57 St. Thomas-Elgin Weekly News   On June 9, the new Southwold Township Library welcomed members of the public to its ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of the new facility, located in the Keystone Complex. Elgin-Middlesex-London MPP Jeff Yurek, Southwold Mayor and Elgin County Warden Grant Jones, and other ...


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Karen Vecchio: “Integra Trabaja Con Los Mismos Estándares De Calidad Que Países Desarrollados”

June 7, 2017

07 Junio 2017 Natalia Cabrera Oriele Rossel, directora ejecutiva de Integra, recibió a Karen Vecchio, parlamentaria experta en temas de infancia y familia de Canadá, en una reunión para conocer el trabajo de ambos países en materia de educación parvularia. En la cita, en la que además participó la directora nacional de Educación, Marcela Fontecilla, ...


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Infrastructure Boost For Elgin-Middlesex-London

June 5, 2017

Jun 05, 2017 by Sean Meyer St. Thomas-Elgin Weekly News Back in September 2016, the federal and provincial governments announced a bilateral agreement making more than $1.1 billion in funding available under the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF). On May 29, Elgin-Middlesex-London MP Karen Vecchio unveiled her riding will be receiving $6,617,643 of those ...


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Forcing Closure of Debate on Cannabis Legislation

June 2, 2017

June 2, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London, and Official Opposition Critic for Families, Children and Social Development, is disappointed that the government has tabled a closure motion in the House of Commons effectively ending further discussion and debate on Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the ...


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