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MPP Crack happy with provincial budget


reconstruction of High Street in Vankleek Hill, from its intersection with Highway 34 andMain Street to the southern limit of the township. TheMPP also noted that the village of Li- moges, which straddles the border between The NationMunicipality and Russell Town- ship, should be in line for some assistance from the province for a future community Health HUB project. The provincial budget also includes plans for an increase in annual gas tax allocation provided tomunicipalities that have public transit systems. The money is for road and bridge infrastructure improvements in all benefiting municipalities. The increase in the annual gas tax funding will result from increasing the municipal share of the pro- vincial gasoline tax from two cents now to four cents starting this year.

Glengarry-Prescott-Russell MPP Grant Crack is pleased with the provincial gov- ernment’s new budget. He is very happy to see some specific funding promises for communities in his own riding, along with the overall budget plan for support of Ontario infrastructure and health care systems, future economic development, and reduction of the provincial debt. “A very progressive budget,” Grant said during an interview, April 29, while he was in Embrun to attend the Dylan’s Journey mo- torcycle rally in support of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) research. “I am very happy to see Glengarry-Prescott-Russell mentioned.” Champlain Township will receive $2.9 million in the 2017 provincial budget for

Le député provincial Grant Crack s’est dit heureux du budget qui a été déposé récemment par le gouvernement. Celui-ci prévoit, entre autres, une augmentation des sommes allouées aux municipalités pour l’entretien des routes. —photo d’archives

Désormais, les menus indiquent les calories. Voilà une bonne occasion de parler de choix alimentaires. En moyenne, on recommande 1500 calories par jour pour les enfants et 2000 pour les adultes, selon l’âge et l’intensité d’activité.

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