Category: In the Media

Article link: Sarnia gets $10M to prevent flooding

Blackburn News link: Sarnia gets $10M to prevent flooding The City of Sarnia is getting $10.4 million in federal funding to help alleviate basement flooding and overflows into the St. Clair River. Local dignitaries, city staff and union members gathered in Centennial Park near Sarnia Bay Thursday morning for the announcement by Parliamentary Secretary to… Read more »

Article link: Feds to provide $16.5M for flood mitigation in CK

Blackburn News link: Feds to provide $16.5M for flood mitigation in CK Marco Mendicino, the parliamentary secretary to the federal infrastructure minister, announced Thursday that the municipality will receive $16.5 million in funding for flood mitigation efforts. The money is to help put a 40 per cent dent in the overall $42 million that Chatham-Kent… Read more »

Article link: Canadian Jewish News (CJN) on the community safety and anti-Semitism town hall

Canadian Jewish News (CJN) article link: MPS, security experts hold town hall in Toronto Mendicino touched on the various forms that anti-Semitism can take – from harassment and graffiti, to BDS, violence and terrorism. He argued that combating anti-Semitism isn’t just about condemning negative acts, but celebrating positive ones through initiatives such as adopting May as Jewish… Read more »

Video & article link: MP Mendicino talks gun control with MP Glen Motz on TVO’s Political Blind Date

Watch the full episode by clicking the image above, or by clicking the following link: I enjoyed discussing gun control (and playing ball) with MP Glen Motz on TVO’s Political Blind Date that aired on Valentine’s Day. To read the debrief on Toronto Star, please click: Guns turned out to be not so scary — compared to… Read more »

Video: MP Mendicino Discusses the Environment and the Economy

Today I discussed with colleagues the importance of bringing our natural resources to market while ensuring that we protect the environment. Our government has created 157 conditions that must be met in order for Trans Mountain to be built which has been determined to be in the national interest.