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Province increases paramedic funding across Eastern Ontario, except L&A County

The Ontario Government is launching new 9-1-1 models of care to now cover 33 municipalities across the province. This model mirrors a program already in place with Frontenac Paramedic Services. The Regional Paramedic Program of Eastern Ontario, which includes Hastings-Quinte Paramedic Services, Lennox and Addington Paramedic Service, and Frontenac Paramedic

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Long-term care homes in Napanee, Bancroft to receive over $1 million

The John M. Parrott Centre in Greater Napanee will receive nearly $50,000 in funding through the government to upgrade the long-term care home. The funding was announced by Daryl Kramp, MPP for Hastings – Lennox and Addington, on Friday, Apr. 16, 2021, and was part of a larger investment in

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Retirement homes in Hastings, L&A receive over $200K from province

The Ontario Government is investing $30 million to help the retirement home sector cover COVID-19 related costs such as hiring, training and testing additional staff, and sanitizing residences and purchasing supplies to prevent and contain the spread of infection. Retirement homes in Hastings-Lennox & Addington will receive a portion totaling

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L&A Seniors Outreach Services receives $50,000 from province

Lennox & Addington Seniors Outreach Services (SOS) 55 Plus Activity Centre, located in Greater Napanee, is receiving an influx of funding to support the health and well-being of local seniors during COVID-19. The organization helps seniors remain independent, in their homes, and active within their community by providing quality, integrated

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Ontario government details additional pandemic funding for schools

The Ontario Government has announced an additional $381 million for Ontario schools through the federal Safe Return to Class Fund. According to a statement from the office of Daryl Kramp, MPP for Hastings, Lennox & Addington, the funding will be used to continue to improve air quality and ventilation in

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Kingston Health Sciences Centre adding two mental health beds

The Ontario Government is adding two mental health beds in the Kingston Health Sciences Centre. The beds are part of a $12 million investment to add new mental health beds in hospitals and expand programs that support the mental health and well-being of seniors across the province, according to a

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Ontario supports critical programs and services in rural areas

The Ontario Government is investing over $40 million during COVID-19 through the Municipal Modernization Program, to help small and rural municipalities improve the delivery of critical programs and services. This program is part of Ontario’s $125 million investment through 2022-23 to help small and rural municipalities become more efficient and

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Province supports area infrastructure projects with $6.9 million

MPP Daryl Kramp made an announcement on Monday, Jan, 25, 2021, saying Hastings – Lennox and Addington (H-L&A) municipalities will receive more than $6.9 million across 21 municipalities to build local community infrastructure. One-third of Belleville is in H-L&A; south of Hwy 401 is in Bay of Quinte riding of

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Ontario invests in larger Simcoe Island ferry

On Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, Daryl Kramp, MPP for Hastings–Lennox and Addington, announced Ontario is investing in a new Simcoe Island Ferry to ensure residents and visitors continue to have reliable access to the island for decades to come. “Ferries not only connect all the islands in this community, but

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Bill aims to make food literacy part of Ontario school curriculum

Students across Ontario will soon benefit from required food literacy courses, thanks to a Private Members Bill written and proposed by Food Policy Council (FPC) for Kingston, Lennox, Frontenac and Addington. Bill 216, the “Food Literacy For Students Act”, will be a major step towards supporting students’ long-term health and

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Provincial government announces new Ontario Health Team for Kingston region

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, the Ontario government announced the approval of 13 new Ontario Health Teams across the province, one of which will be serving the Kingston region. The Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Health Team will serve Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, including Kingston, Greater Napanee, and the surrounding rural

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MPP Kramp announces COVID-19 funding for H-L&A communities

The Ontario government is investing over $2.5 million in Hastings and Lennox and Addington County infrastructure projects to assist in local COVID-19 recovery. Through the COVID Stream, Ontario will support municipalities as they build and repair roads, bridges, water and wastewater infrastructure, according to a release from MPP Daryl Kramp,

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