Support The North

We must prioritize the development and prosperity of Northern Ontario by ensuring safety and giving equal accesses to services.

Injuries and fatalities are twice more likely to occur on a Northern highway than on a highway in Southern Ontario. And gaps in 911 services have fatal results. Additional services, such as broadband accessibility, also play a role in the prosperity of northern communities.

    Add your name to support Northern Ontario by:

    Improving road safety: Classify Highways 11 and 17 as Class 1 highways to match the classification with 400 series highways in Southern Ontario. Require that the pavement in Class 1 highways be bare of snow within eight hours of the end of a snowfall.

    Ensuring 911 access: In many parts of the province when you call 911, Ontarians are met with ‘not-in-service' messages or have their calls bounced around to different call takers before speaking with a dispatcher close by. This can have fatal consequences. Support our bill to improve 911 services.

    Expanding broadband and other services: Begin by classifying high-speed internet as an essential service so that northern and rural communities be an equal part of the digital economy.

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