What are the responsibilities of the three levels of government?
Municipal – Road maintenance, garbage collection, local bylaws, animal control, police, ambulance and fire services, libraries, parks and recreation, municipal property taxes.
Find your City of Markham Ward Councillor here
Find your Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville Councillor here
Provincial – Birth/marriage/death certificates, driver’s licence, health cards, Ontario Works (social assistance), Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), Employment Standards (lost wages, severance), student loans (provincial), GO Transit, Family Responsibility Office (FRO).
Additional information is available on the Service Ontario website: www.serviceontario.ca.
Federal – Passports, social insurance numbers and card, citizenship, immigration, visitor's visa applications, Child Tax Benefit, EI (Employment Insurance), national defence, Canada Revenue Agency (Income tax), CPP (Canada Pension Plan), OAS (Old Age Security), student loans (federal), Canada Post.
Additional information is available on the Service Canada website: www.servicecanada.gc.ca.
What are petitions, and how can I have my issue addressed in the Ontario Legislature?
A petition is a document that is addressed to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario and signed by at least one person. It asks the Legislature to act on or change its position on an issue. A petition can be submitted by an individual or a group.
Visit the Ontario Legislature website here to learn more about petitions and to download a template. Petitions can be mailed or brought in person to our constituency office at:
37 Sandiford Drive, Suite 400
Commonly Requested Forms and Applications
Our office can provide assistance in completing and submitting forms and processing renewal requests.