First elected in 2007, Sylvia has been working tirelessly to voice the issues that matter to Dufferin-Caledon residents. Sylvia has introduced many pieces of legislation that have been adopted into government legislation or have become law, including Social Assistance Statute Law Amendment Act, the Aggregate Recycling Promotion Act and the Respecting Private Property Act.
More recently Sylvia has introduced legislation seeking to end the government spending tax dollars on partisan government advertising; legislation to promote the craft cider industry; and legislation to raise awareness about the state of Ontario’s sewer and water treatment infrastructure.
In her role as PC Critic for Children and Youth Services, Sylvia was a leading voice against the Liberal government’s cuts to autism funding. Sylvia’s hard work helped ensure that the government reversed its decision to cut autism therapy funding for children older than five.
Committed to serving her community, Sylvia is a tireless advocate for Dufferin-Caledon. She has successfully advocated for safety improvements to Highway 10, as well as calling for hydro rate stability for Dufferin-Caledon residents. She continues to advocate for more transportation service across Dufferin-Caledon and increased access to health and community services.
Sylvia currently serves as the Deputy Leader of the PC Caucus and the Critic for Infrastructure.
She has lived in Orangeville for over 30 years with her husband David and their two children.