Government Relations

The Government Relations Committee is comprised of members throughout our areas to cover our vast jurisdiction. The Lakelands Association and our Government Relations committee have a strong relationship with our local, provincial, and federal representatives.  Part of the role of the Committee is to advocate and lobby on various issues regarding homeownership and other important items.

Upcoming Meetings with Government Officials

October 15-17, 2023: CREA PAC Days (Ottawa)
Since 1985, CREA’s annual PAC Days conference in Ottawa has brought REALTORS® from across Canada to our Nation’s Capital to meet with their local Members of Parliament (MPs) to discuss issues of importance to homeowners, aspiring homeowners and communities.

November: Ontario REALTOR® Party Conference (PAC)
The Ontario REALTOR® Party is a group of OREA’s most politically engaged members. Your Government Relations Committee will meet with local elected officials to get real results for REALTORS® at Queen’s Park.

Your Local MP’s

Terry Dowdall, MP – Simcoe-Grey
503 Hume Street, Suite 4, Collingwood, Ontario, L9Y 4H8, 705-445-5557

Alex Ruff, MP – Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound
1101 – 2nd Avenue East, Suite 208, Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K 2J1, 519-371-1059

Scott Aitchison, MP – Parry Sound-Muskoka
1-15 Northland Lane. Huntsville, Ontario, P1H 1M4, 705-789-4640

Jamie Schmale, MP – Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock
68 McLaughlin Road, Lindsay, Ontario, K9V 6B5, 705-324-2400

Adam Chambers, MP – Simcoe-North
3W-366 Midland Ave, Midland, Ontario, L4R 3K7, 705-527-7654

Your Local MPP’s

Brian Saunderson, MPP – Simcoe-Grey
7317 Hwy. 26, Stayner, ON L0M 1S0, 705-446-1090

Rick Byers – MPP – Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound
Suite 100, 920 1st Avenue West, Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K 4K5, 519-371-2421

Hon. Graydon Smith, MPP – Parry Sound-Muskoka
1230 Manitoba St., Bracebridge, ON P1L 2E1, 705-645-8538

Laurie Scott, MPP – Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock
14 Lindsay St. N, Lindsay, Ontario, K9V 1T4, 705-324-6654

Jill Dunlop, MPP – Simcoe North
295 King Street, Unit 6 TD Canada Trust Bank Plaza, Midland, Ontario, L4R3M5, 705-526-8671