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MPP recognizes area women for International Women’s Day

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MPP recognizes area women for International Women’s Day

Local MPP Laurie Scott hosted an awards presentation ceremony to recognize the contributions of leading women in the local community, in honour of International Women’s Day.

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MPP Laurie Scott hosts public forum on human sex trafficking in Toronto

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MPP Laurie Scott hosts public forum on human sex trafficking in Toronto

Local MPP Laurie Scott hosted almost 200 members of the public yesterday at an open forum to mark the inaugural Human Trafficking Awareness Day in Ontario on Thursday, February 22.

“Human Sex Trafficking is one of the fastest-growing crimes in Canada and raising public awareness is an urgent priority,” says Scott.

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If Ontario Works, boutique tax credits go, Schmale on board with basic income

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MP reminds residents to be vigilant this tax season

Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock Conservative MP Jamie Schmale has clarified his position on basic income, saying he’s all for the pilot if Ontario Works is eliminated and the boutique tax credits go.

Schmale, who was not as specific in his first interview with The Lindsay Advocate, clarified his remarks on The Advocate’s active social media presence on Facebook.

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Laurie Scott ‘certain’ health will improve under basic income pilot

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Member of Provincial Parliament Laurie Scott says she is certain that as incomes increase under a basic income, or through finding a better job, this will lead to improved health for Lindsay-area residents.

The Progressive Conservative MPP for Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock says she is “glad Lindsay was chosen” and that she welcomes the basic income pilot.

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