Province invests over $3.6M for skill development programs

The province is investing over $3.6 million locally to help recruit, train and develop employees for both the manufacturing and healthcare sectors. Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker made the funding announcement Tuesday. The Owen Sound headquartered Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium of Canada (EMC) is receiving $2,851,171 to help manufacturing companies throughout the province recruit, hire […]

Province announces $7M in funding to increase staffing at local long-term care homes

The provincial government announced an investment of over $7 million in 2022 for long-term care homes in Grey-Bruce to hire more staff. Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker made the announcement in a media release Tuesday. The $7,238,772 is part of the province’s commitment to ensure long-term care residents receive an average of four hours of […]

Walker’s isotope resolution gets full support at Queen’s Park

Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker’s private member’s resolution recognizing Ontario’s medical isotope industry received all-party support, he announced last week. His private member’s resolution was introduced and passed Nov. 3. The resolution says the Ontario government should “recognize the supply of medical isotopes used to diagnose and treat cancer and sterilize medical equipment as a […]