Ford’s ‘Government for the People’ Vows to Work with Ontario Muncipalities to “Deliver Better, More Efficient Services”

Ontario Premier Doug Ford Delivers His First Keynote to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) 2018 Annual Conference

Helping Ontarians begins with municipal and provincial partnerships

News from the Office of Ontario Premier Doug Ford

Posted August 20th, 2018 on Niagara At Large 

Premier Doug Ford addresses Ontario’s municipal leaders

OTTAWA, Ontario  — Premier Doug Ford delivered his first keynote address to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s 2018 Annual Conference, where he committed that the Government for the People will work with municipalities to deliver better and more efficient services for people across the province.

“Municipalities are the closest link to the day-to-day lives of Ontarians, and we share a common goal: our commitment to working for the people, and respecting the taxpayer,” said Premier Ford. “Through open and collaborative efforts with our municipal partners, we can help more people in more communities across Ontario.”

The AMO Annual Conference gives delegates from municipalities across the province the opportunity to network, share ideas and work together to address emerging issues faced by their communities. Premier Ford and his ministers spent time at the conference speaking directly with delegates and listening to their concerns.

“As a former Mayor of Brockville, I know the challenges municipalities are facing today,” said Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing.

“This conference gives us an excellent opportunity to not only listen, but work together to develop solutions. Municipalities make decisions on service delivery and infrastructure investments that have a real impact on people’s daily lives. By working together, we can empower them to deliver better services, and make better use of hard-earned tax dollars.”

Quick Facts

  • AMO is a non-profit organization representing almost all of Ontario’s 444 municipal governments.
  • About 1,900 participants from hundreds of municipalities and organizations from across Ontario are expected to participate in the conference.

Additional Resources

Premier Doug Ford’s remarks at the AMO 2018 Annual Conference

NIAGARA AT LARGE encourages you to join the conversation by sharing your views on this post in the space following the Bernie Sanders quote below.

A reminder that we only post comments by individuals who also share their first and last names.

For more news and commentary from Niagara At Large – an independent, alternative voice for our greater bi-national Niagara region – become a regular visitor and subscriber to NAL at www.niagaraatlarge.com .

“A politician thinks of the next election. A leader thinks of the next generation.” – Bernie Sanders

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s