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Welcome to the Markham-Stouffville
Weekly Update for September 21, 2019

St. Brendan School Visit to Queen's Park

I had the pleasure of welcoming students from Ms. Hulshof's Grade 5 Class from St. Brendan Catholic Elementary School in Stouffville to Queen's Park. Thank you so much for coming to visit and learn about Ontario's Parliament!
International Plowing Match in Verner, Ontario

This week I was pleased to join colleagues from both sides of the House at the International Plowing Match. We had a great time in support of Ontario's vital agricultural sector.
Federal Election 2019

The Federal Election is now underway. Voting is one of our most important responsibilities as Canadian Citizens, and I hope you will take the opportunity to participate in our democratic process and vote on October 21st. 

For polling station information, and other official election details, please visit Elections Canada at https://www.elections.ca/home.aspx

Elections Canada hires thousands of individuals across the country to work in the federal election. If you would like to work in the election, visit EC’s website for information on how to apply: https://elections.ca/jobs
Make A Plan to Vote - Elections Canada
Markham-Stouffville Provincial Youth Council
 
Applications for the Markham-Stouffville Provincial Youth Council are now closed.

Thank you to all those that applied for the Markham-Stouffville Youth Council! Please note that applications are now closed. Applicants will be notified of the result of their application soon. If you would like to learn more about the council please click here.
Keeping Seniors with Dementia Safe
 
Ontario is helping families and caregivers in Markham-Stouffville - and in communities across the province - recognize the risks of dementia, be prepared for incidents, and better ensure that seniors can live safely in their communities.

About 125,000 seniors in our province living with dementia are at risk of wandering and going missing each year. That is why, on September 18th, Ontario announced it is putting safety first by providing nearly $600,000 to the Alzheimer Society of Ontario to deliver the Finding Your Way program.


Finding Your Way is a multicultural wandering prevention program that provides practical tools and advice for individuals, caregivers and the community to recognize and reduce the risk of someone with dementia wandering and going missing, while supporting a quick, safe return should an incident occur.

This new funding will help to locate missing seniors living with dementia by working with police to promote Finding Your Way program resources in their communities, and by delivering seminars for individuals, caregivers and front-line officers that educate and promote awareness.
Markham Fair

From Thursday October 3rd to Sunday October 6, the Markham Fair offers hundreds of events and activities for you and your family:  

•    Fabulous food
•    Music
•    Contests
•    RCMP Musical Ride
•    Golden Helmets precision motorcycle team
•    Demolition Derby
•    Aerial Mystique Circus Show

Visit the website for complete information: 
https://www.markhamfair.ca
About the Riding

The provincial riding of Markham-Stouffville was created in 2018 and is made up of the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville and some parts of the City of Markham lying east of Highway 48, McCowan Road, and the Rouge River. In Markham we take in the communities of Dixon Hill, Markham Village, Raymerville, Cornell, Box Grove, Locust Hill, Legacy, and Greensborough, to name just a few. 

Have a look at this more detailed map:
Constituency Office Services
 
My constituency office is here to serve you. We offer assistance for various provincial government services such as the renewal of Driver's Licences, Health Cards, WSIB claims, ODSP/FRO cases, and any other service under provincial jurisdiction. Please call us at 905-642-2588 or email paul.calandra@pc.ola.org and my staff and I will be happy to assist you.
 
Best regards,

Paul Calandra, MPP
Markham-Stouffville
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