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Making a good Blue Box program better

Waster producers will pay more, writes MPP Triantafilopoulos OPINION Sep 05, 2019 Oakville Beaver Ontario’s Blue Box program has worked well over many years, in diverting waste from our landfills and helping to keep our environment clean. It is a great example of...

Provincial programs keep children learning all summer

Kids can also stay active with Ontario Fun Pass OPINION Aug 1, 2019 Oakville Beaver As communities across Ontario continue to grow we must maintain and build new high-quality schools for our future generations.  That is why part of our government's $700 million...

Happy Canada Day

Enjoy Your Summer OPINION July 4, 2019 Oakville Beaver Happy Canada Day! This weekend we celebrated Canada Day marking the beginning of our country's identity as a sovereign nation.  For the people of Oakville North-Burlington it was a day of celebration of our...

Think global and act local

A carbon tax is not the only way to fight climate change, writes Triantafilopoulos OPINION May 30, 2019 Burlington Post Standing up for our environment and fighting climate change are things we should all do together. There is no reason to punish individuals and...

Plenty of ways to fight climate change

Letter to the editor: OPINION May 23, 2019 Burlington Post This following is a joint statement by Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Rod Phillips and MPP for Oakville North-Burlington Effie Triantafilopoulos). Last month, the federal government’s...

Helping Ontarians make ends meet

Government increases spending for health care and education, writes Effie Triantafilopoulos OPINION Apr 25, 2019 by Effie Triantafilopoulos Burlington Post People who live in Oakville North-Burlington witness firsthand the tremendous growth in our thriving community,...

Modernizing our health-care system

'Hallway health care' is not acceptable, writes Effie Triantafilopoulos OPINION Apr 04, 2019 by Effie Triantafilopoulos Oakville Beaver When our PC government stood for office last year, one of the promises we made to the people of Ontario was to end the practice of...

Setting the record straight on regional governance review

Ontario government aims to create better access to municipal services, writes Effie Triantafilopoulos OPINION Mar 07, 2019 by Effie Triantafilopoulos Burlington Post Recently there’s been some discussion about the province’s review of regional government. A few people...

Good news for education

Government OK's new school, lower tuition, writes MPP Triantafilopoulos OPINION Feb 07, 2019 by Effie Triantafilopoulos Oakville Beaver As your MPP, I've written before about how our government is working to make our province stronger — by improving our economy,...