Advocacy

Caledon Council advocates on behalf of our citizens to influence legislative, regulatory and policy changes at all levels of government.

Advocacy Update

2022 Provincial Election - Caledon Priorities

The next provincial election will be held on or before June 2, 2022. Legislative and funding actions taken by the Provincial Government can significantly affect municipal governments, as well as Caledon residents and businesses.

The Town is reaching out to local candidates and provincial parties to advance key priorities related to growth, modernization and resilience. For more information, refer to the 2022 Provincial Election: Town of Caledon Priorities document.

The Town expects the next provincial government to take action on the following issues:

Caledon-Vaughan GO Line
Continue to support the Caledon-Vaughan GO Line business case to completion and include the rail service in the next Metrolinx Regional Transportation Plan Update with an in-service date of before 2041.
Local Planning Equity
Provide local municipalities equity in control of local planning matters with respect to growth, settlement areas and boundary expansions, transit areas and employment lands.
Climate Change
Enact policies and legislation and deliver funding programs that support municipal action on climate change adaptation and mitigation and enable a low carbon transition.
Finance 

Commit to a provincial-municipal fiscal framework that is stable, sustainable and affordable for property taxpayers.

Infrastructure
Invest in public infrastructure such as roads, transit, active transportation and energy infrastructure that is low-carbon, climate adaptive, accommodates growth and supports healthy and safe communities.
Broadband
Accelerate the allocation of broadband funding and address broadband gaps ensuring affordable broadband rates of residents and businesses.
Affordable Housing

Work with municipalities to advance policies and programs that expedite a full range of affordable rental, independent living and multi-storey housing options.

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Local Government Contacts

Member of Parliament

Kyle Seeback
Federal Riding: Dufferin-Caledon
Constituency Address: 229 Broadway, Unit #2
Orangeville, ON L9W 1K4
Phone: 1-866-941-1832 (toll free) or 519-941-1832
Email: Kyle.Seeback@parl.gc.ca 

Member of Provincial Parliament

Sylvia Jones
Provincial Riding: Dufferin-Caledon
Constituency Address: 244 Broadway Avenue
Orangeville, ON L9W 1K5
Phone: 519-941-7751
Email: sylvia.jones@pc.ola.org