The Ontario Liberal Party’s most significant task in the year’s first two months is to issue its annual income tax receipts. You will receive your income receipts for donations you made in 2016 during February of 2017.
It’s time to celebrate Christmas in western Mississauga, and to offer thanks for our friends and family, our blessings and health, and to look forward to Canada and Ontario’s celebration of 150 years in Confederation. As well, this post describes our annual free family skate, and invites you to come join us on Sunday January 15, 2017. Finally, you are looking at a brand-new web site.Read about the new site and what it can do. Just click the title above to read more detail.
A reminder to renew your membership The last half of the year is a good time to remember to renew your Ontario Liberal Party membership. You can renew on-line now. Click here. The Riding Association will organize another get-together after New Year. Be a part of it. Become a Mississauga-Streetsville Liberal. Read more.
Over lunch or at the water cooler, there is always a neo-con big-mouth who has bought the right-wing malarkey hook, line and sinker. I took some notes as I returned a few phone calls in recent weeks, and thought I would share the essence of the discussion on such topics as electricity rates; business; manufacturing; debt and pensions. Enjoy.
Ontario PCs still want to make living wages into minimum wages! If there was anything sillier than the Ontario PC comic-book platform in 2011, the Tea-Party Ontario Tories certainly found it in the last election, with a list of draconian cuts to programs and services that Ontarians want, like and need. Equating their signature policy with a ‘million jobs’ while providing no numbers and costing whatsoever, the Ontario PCs’ principal idea is to repeat a series of economic mistakes that have failed everywhere, and every time, they have been tried.
New Mississauga-Streetsville Riding Executive The Mississauga-Streetsville Provincial Liberal Association held its 2016 Annual General Meeting and redistribution Founding Meeting on May 25, 2016 at the Vic Johnston Arena, electing a Riding Executive to take the Ontario Liberals into the 2018 election. The new Riding President is , and the balance of the Mississauga-Streetsville Provincial Liberal team is a blend of new faces and election campaign veterans. Read more.
January 2014 Ontario job numbers up Since October 2003, Ontario employment has increased by 649,600 net jobs, 75.3 percent of which were full-time. Ontario’s net jobs (which means jobs gained minus jobs lost) in January 2014 was +6,000 jobs. Full-time employment is up by 23,100 jobs, and part-time employment down by 17,000, which means Ontarians are rejoining the work force, and the province’s economy is picking up steam. Ontario’s unemployment rate stands at 7.5 percent, down 0.4 percentage points from December. Net gain in Ontario since the recessionary low in June 2009 is +440,000 jobs. Year-over-year, from January 2013 to January 2014, Ontario has recorded a net job gain of 53,800 jobs. Full-time employment is up by 90,500 jobs, and part-time employment is down 36,800 in the January 2013 to January 2014 time frame. In that number, youth employment is up 7,800. Ontario’s youth unemployment rate: is 16.5 percent, down 0.2 percentage points. Ontario has recovered all of its recession lost jobs lost, and employment is now at 174,200 jobs above the 2007-08 pre-recession peak. For comparison’s sake, post-recession job recovery in the United States is at 90 percent, meaning the USA is still ten percent below its pre-recession levels. Ontario is at 166 percent of its pre-recession employment levels. Ontario’s economic plan is getting results. January’s job gains show that by investing in people, building modern infrastructure, and supporting a dynamic and innovative business climate, the Province helped create jobs, and grow the economy. In recent weeks, Natra, a Spanish chocolate company, established its first-ever North American facility in Ontario, creating 56 new jobs. Aerospace […]