The Ontario Government told us today that it wants to make Ontario ‘A Place to Grow,’ which is a theme that is inherent in the work Ontario REALTORS® do every day. By connecting young families with homes, and helping first-time buyers find an affordable place to live, Ontario REALTORS® know what it takes to build … Continued

That’s a RAP: New government relations initiative

A new initiative has been launched that aims to enhance the advocacy efforts of the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) so that the REALTOR® voice is heard loud and clear in government circles. The REALTOR® Advocacy Project, also known as RAP, will focus on government relations and is a strategy to implement and lead lobbying … Continued

Meet the New Minister of Energy, the Honourable Glenn Thibeault

This week, we will continue profiling ministers in Premier Wynne’s cabinet with the new Minister of Energy, the Honourable Glenn Thibeault. Minister Thibeault was elected to the Ontario Legislature in 2015 representing the riding of Sudbury.  He previously served as the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC), the Honourable Glen … Continued

Ontario PC Party elects Patrick Brown as Leader

  On May 3rd and 7th, Ontario PC Party members from across Ontario cast ballots to select the new Leader of the Ontario PCs. On Saturday, the ballots were counted and Barrie MP Patrick Brown was announced as Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario. Patrick was first elected to Barrie City Council in … Continued