Government Housing Bill Fails to Build Livable Communities
October 31, 2022
The Ontario Liberal Caucus is urging the government to fix their new housing bill by adopting amendments that would build livable communities, not just houses.
“We are encouraged to see the government set ambitious and much-needed housing goals for cities across Ontario, but we must be in the community-building business not simply the house-building business,” said MPP Stephen Blais, Ontario Liberal Critic for Municipal Affairs and Housing. “Communities cannot thrive without the infrastructure that makes them livable places, such as parks, recreation centres, protective services, roads and sewer systems.”
Stephen Congratulates Recipients of the Ontario Arts Council Grant
September 1, 2022
Stephen congratulated 18 individuals and 10 organizations in Orléans for receiving over $242,000 in grant funding to further pursue the Arts in the community.
Arts, music, theatre and drama play an important role in shaping the livelihood of our communities, and it is welcoming to hear that Orléans has so many dedicated members pursuing and excelling in the Arts.