Jennie Stevens MPP, St. Catharines

Government of Ontario

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May 13, 2021

St. Catharines MPP pushing government on housing costs, review of social assistance programs

MPP Jennie Stevens raises issues during question period St. Catharines MPP Jennie Stevens says a crisis is on its way if the provincial government doesn’t take steps to address housing affordabilit... More
April 14, 2021

Some small businesses in Niagara still waiting for government COVID-19 support grant

Gym owner Matt Reynolds has been exerting a lot of energy lately just trying to find answers about his small business support grant application. Three months after he applied for the funding to hel... More
March 19, 2021

Open letter requesting Niagara's immediate inclusion in the pharmacy vaccine rollout

MPP Jennie Stevens together with MPP Wayne Gates sent the following open letter calling on Dr. David Williams Chief Medical Officer of Health to support the efforts of Niagara Health in their ongoi... More
February 26, 2021

St. Catharines woman worries after dad, 82, missed out on COVID-19 vaccination after surgery

The daughter of an 82-year-old St. Catharines resident and veteran of the Royal Canadian Navy has some lingering concerns after her father, Johnson Mont, narrowly missed out on receiving a COVID-19... More
January 24, 2021

Early childhood educator shortage in Niagara and rest of province ‘a crisis for some time’

MPPs Jennie Stevens and Wayne Gates urging province for financial action A shortage of early childhood educators is a problem that has plagued the province for many years, says Niagara Region child... More
January 21, 2021

Voices of LTC Emergency Town Hall

On January 21st, 2021 Voices Of LTC and MPPs Jennie Stevens, Jeff Burch, and Wayne Gates gathered online to listen to the family members of residents in Long Term Care. Recording care of Voices of ... More
January 13, 2021

Open letter in support of Niagara Health Doctors and Front Line Health Care Workers

Jennie Stevens sent the following open letter calling on Premier Ford to support the efforts of Niagara Health in their ongoing fight against COVID-19 by immediately including Niagara in the urgent... More
February 21, 2020

‘Renoviction’ proceedings stopped against St. Catharines senior with terminal cancer

Ken Gogo wants only to spend the months he has left living in his home.  Instead, he has been living in fear he might soon be evicted. The 76-year-old St. Catharines man, diagnosed with Stage 4 lun... More
February 9, 2020

St. Catharines Transit now offers free rides to kids 12 and under and veterans

St. Catharines is opening its bus doors to veterans and children under 12 to ride free. The initiative was rolled out quietly last Monday. Some of the details of the program are being ironed out bu... More
January 30, 2020

Eviction notice issued over three cents: St. Catharines tenants feel ‘harassed’ by new landlord

Three cents. Karen Phelan couldn't believe what she was seeing when she read the notice threatening to evict her from her apartment at 2B Arlington Ave. "I just started to shake," she said. "This i... More