Ford announces new hotline for military families
Nov. 14, 2018
Global Korean Post
Taking Remembrance week, Ontario government announced to show Ontario’s appreciation for veterans, Canadian Armed Forces and their families.
Dogu Ford, the Premier on Nov. 7 visited Trenton to deliver his remarks.
The announcement was made at the National Air Force Museum Canada at 11:00 a.m.
Premier Doug Ford, accompanied by Bill Walker, Minister of Government and Consumer Services, and Todd Smith, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade and MPP for Bay of Quinte, was in Trenton to announce the launch of consultations with military families to establish a one-stop-shop hotline that will make it easier to get information about schooling, job opportunities, child care, licensing for drivers and vehicles, and other programs and services.
Details on in-person consultation session will be available at a later date.
The government has also announced plans to build a memorial that honours heroes of the war in Afghanistan, on the grounds of the Ontario Legislature.
The next day, John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry announced free recreational fishing by early 2019 for all veterans and active Canadian Armed Forces members who reside in Ontario.
The province recently announced they will ensure Royal Canadian Legion branches in the province are exempt from paying property tax.