Counties comments on home subsidy cap L’Orignal

Jan. 1, 2012 all new requests for subsidized housing aid from the UCPR will go on a waiting list for review and approval in order as either openings become available in existing low-cost housing units or new funding becomes available. The cap does not affect existing recipients of the UCPR's existing housing subsidies. UCPR Warden Jean-Yves Lalonde promised that the counties council will continue to press the provincial government to increase the subsidized housing allowance. “The council members of the UCPR, in partnership with the owners of the domiciliary hostels,” stated Warden Lalonde, “will create a joint working group in order to claim an increase of the provin- cial allocation.” The counties council will also review the housing subsidy cap policy every year to make changes when possible.

Families and seniors on fixed incomes who already receive housing subsidy help from the counties need not fear seeing their funding support cut. Last month the United Counties of Presoctt-Russell council (UCPR) voted to set a limit of 500 on the number of people it would be able to help with its subsidized housing aid program. The decision is a result of the provincial government’s refusal to increase the allowance it provides for local subsidized housing projects and programs. “The intention (of thecap) isnot toabolish the program, since it addresses a critical needfor thecounties,”statedAnneComtois- Lalonde, UCPR social services director in a press release, “but to follow the budgets while continuing to meet the needs of beneficiaries.” The cap takes effect next year and as of

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Alfred-Plantagenet Township to reduce the speed limit on County Road 2. The reduction applies to the section of the county road west of the village of Curran. The new speed limit is 60 kilometres an hour from the old limit of 70 kph.

Everyone driving along County Road 2 through Curran village bounds will have to slow down a bit more. The United Counties of Prescott-Russell council (UCPR) approved a request from

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