Oakville North-Burlington Newsletter March 15, 2024


I am pleased to have joined the debate during the third reading of Bill 157, the Enhancing Access to Justice Act, 2024. This pivotal legislation represents a significant step forward in our collective mission to improve access to justice, enhance community safety, and modernize Ontario’s justice system. Together, through meaningful dialogue, consultations and action, we are forging a path towards a more just and equitable society for all. – MPP Effie Triantafilopoulos
WATCH: MPP Triantafilopoulos Joins Debate on Bill 157

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Teaming up with Oakville Meals on Wheels Volunteers

As part of this year’s Champions Week for Oakville Meals on Wheels, I was delighted to join Lynn in delivering nutritious meals to individuals in our Oakville community who continue to live independently. Thank you to Mo of Mo’s Family Restaurant for preparing the hot meals and to all the volunteers in our community. You can do your part by volunteering or donating the equivalent of your lunch cost here: http://bit.ly/3F3fZYD.

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Making a Difference in the Lives of Young People

I was thrilled to reconnect with Jeff Mamer, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Grand Erie, Halton and Hamilton. Big Brothers Big Sisters is doing incredible work matching youth with mentors, and fostering resilience and empowerment.

Excited to explore how we can collaborate to uplift the youth in Oakville North-Burlington, ensuring they have the support, guidance and tools needed to thrive. Together, let’s build a brighter future for Ontario youth!

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Ensuring Seniors Receive the Care they Deserve

I was delighted to welcome Father Luke, Sameh and Farid from St. Peter and St. Paul Coptic Orthodox Church to our community office this week. We had a very productive discussion about the culturally sensitive care needs of seniors in our community. Grateful for their insights and advice as we work together to ensure every senior receives the care they deserve.

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Enhancing Child Care in our Community

I was pleased to meet with Helen from Western Heights Montessori Academy at our community office. Our discussion focused on exploring collaborative avenues to enhance childcare services for kids and their hard-working families in Oakville North-Burlington and Halton region. Looking forward to the progress ahead as we work together for our community’s well-being.

A Green Thumbs up to King’s Collegiate!

A very informative meeting this week with John DeBoer, Executive Director of King’s Christian Collegiate. King’s began with 60 committed students and families and has now grown to a school of 670 students. Their new property on Fourth Line in north Oakville will serve as a space for students to partake in outdoor learning, holistic health, and land stewardship. I look forward to working with King’s Christian Collegiate to see their vision become a reality.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Let’s remember to celebrate safely and responsibly. Wear green, enjoy some traditional Irish cuisine, and connect with loved ones. Irish you health and happiness this holiday.

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Budget Date Drop 2024

Our government has a plan to support Ontario families and workers with lower costs, more jobs and better services and infrastructure.
Join me as he outlines how we’re rebuilding Ontario’s economy without raising taxes and fees or putting more burden on businesses and municipalities here: https://fb.watch/qH9MMtTL_6/


Ontario Continuing to Create Jobs

Ontario added 6,700 jobs last month.
We’re going to keep working hard to create opportunities for workers and businesses and to position Ontario as one of the best jurisdictions in the world for investment, growth, and job creation.

Learn More: https://news.ontario.ca/en/statement/1004288/ontario-creating-conditions-for-job-creation-and-investment-attraction


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Oakville North-Burlington Spirit Awards

It’s truly an honour to shine a light on the dedicated volunteers who have contributed to making our community better. Thank you for your community spirit. If you would like to nominate a member of our community who has gone above and beyond to contribute to our community, please contact my office and let me know at Effie.triantafilopoulos@pc.ola.org