NDP Votes Against Occupational Safety & Health Day
November 29, 2019
In a bizarre twist the NDP vote against legislation that would help workers
Ontario Saves over $25 Million on Travel, Meals and Hospitality
November 29, 2019
The Ontario government continues to deliver on its commitment to create a culture that respects taxpayer dollars and spends smarter by saving over $25 million on travel, meals and hospitality.
Ontario Appoints Advisory Panel on Climate Change
November 28, 2019
Today, the government announced another step forward in their environmental plan with the establishment of a new advisory panel on climate change.
Statement from Education Minister on OSSTF Strike
November 28, 2019
"Our aim, as was the case with CUPE, is to get a deal that provides continuity for parents, and educational stability for students."-Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education
Ontario Takes New Actions to Combat Bullying in Schools
November 27, 2019
Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, announced five new measures to prevent and combat bullying in Ontario schools to improve student safety and well-being.
McKenna Introduces Bill to Create Occupational Safety and Health Day in Ontario
November 27, 2019
Today, Jane McKenna, MPP for Burlington and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minster of Labour, Training and Skills Development introduced Bill 143...
Minister of Education Statement on First Day of Work-to-Rule
November 26, 2019
"The government has remained a consistent and reasonable force at the negotiating table, trying to reach a deal that provides certainty and predictability to parents, students, and educators."-Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education
Ontario To Reward Safe Employers
November 22, 2019
Ontario's newest business incentive program, Supporting Ontario's Safe Employers, will reward businesses that successfully implement health and safety programs in their workplaces.
Government of Ontario to Expand Use of Off-Road Vehicles
November 22, 2019
The Ontario government is putting people first by reducing regulatory burdens and removing barriers that will make life easier for off-road vehicle riders. 
Fresh from the Farm Raises Extracurricular School Funds and Local Food Awareness
November 22, 2019
The 'Fresh From The Farm' program provides a unique and healthy fundraising opportunity that benefits local schools, supports our farmers and promotes healthy eating to Ontario families.
Ontario Investing in Indigenous Economic Development Across the Province
November 21, 2019
Ontario's government is supporting Indigenous communities by investing in Indigenous entrepreneurs, businesses, communities and organizations.
Ontario Brings Learning Into The Digital Age
November 21, 2019
The Ontario government is taking important steps to increase student access to high quality public education and turn Ontario into a global leader of modern and digital education. 
Ontario investing in Francophone Communities
November 21, 2019
Funding from the program will help strengthen the capacity of 48 Francophone organizations and businesses to serve Ontario's French-speaking community.
Ontario Building Smarter Government Through Transfer Payment Consolidation
November 21, 2019
The Government of Ontario is helping non-profits, municipalities and other service providers focus more time on delivering programs and services that matter to the people of Ontario by simplifying how they receive government funding.
Ontario Launches Free Routine Dental Care for Low-Income Seniors
November 20, 2019
Today, Ontario's government announced details of a new $90 million annual investment for the new Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program, which will provide free routine dental care for eligible low-income seniors.
Ontario Government Strengthens Trust in Real Estate Services
November 19, 2019
Today, the Ontario government introduced a bill proposing changes to the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 that would modernize rules for registered real estate brokerages, brokers and salespersons.
Ontario Extends Moratorium on Water Takings
November 18, 2019
Our lakes, waterways and groundwater are a vital resource, that is why Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, is proposing to extend the moratorium on new or increased water takings from groundwater sources until October 1, 2020.  
Minister of Education calls for Mediation
November 18, 2019
Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education offered all education sector unions the option to enter into mediation.
Ontario Leads Business Mission to India
November 15, 2019
Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, Vic Fedeli, is leading a business mission to India focused on enhancing business ties to drive job creation, trade and investment in Ontario. 
Ontario Concludes Successful Los Angeles Industry Meetings
November 14, 2019
The government wrapped up four days of successful meetings with film, television and music industry leaders and executives in Los Angeles to promote and champion Ontario and its creative industries.
Minister of Education Statement on ETFO Job Action
November 14, 2019
"I stand with parents who know that labour action by unions hurts our students, and we will work to ensure students remain in the classroom. My negotiating team stands ready for meaningful, good faith bargaining 24/7."- Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education
Ontario Expanding Digital and Virtual Health Care
November 13, 2019
Ontario's new Digital First for Health strategy will improve patient experience and help end hallway health care by offering more choices and making health care simpler, easier and more convenient for patients.
Ontario Taking Next Steps to Integrate Health Care System
November 13, 2019
Ontario is taking the next steps in its plan to better integrate the province's health care system to help end hallway health care. On December 2, 2019, five provincial agencies will begin transferring into Ontario Health.
Government of Ontario Helping Small Business Owners Succeed
November 12, 2019
The Ontario government is lowering costs and eliminating outdated regulations for small business owners and entrepreneurs so they can invest in their businesses, attract new customers and clients.
Ontario Supports Innovative College Partnerships
November 12, 2019
The government is cutting red tape so Ontario's publicly assisted colleges can create innovative partnerships to provide all students with high-quality education and training better preparing them for Ontario's workforce.
Statement from Premier Ford on Remembrance Day
November 11, 2019
"Today, we pause for a moment of silence to pay tribute to the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our democracy, rights and freedoms." - Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario
Ontario Helping Veterans and their Families Start New Careers
November 10, 2019
Ontario's Government is piloting an innovative project, Elevate Plus- Military, to help members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) transition to civilian life.
Ontario Providing Veterans and Active Members of the Canadian Armed Forces Free Access to Ontario Parks
November 08, 2019
Ontario is honouring past and present members of the Canadian Armed Forces by making it easier for them to spend more time in nature and green spaces at Ontario Parks.
Ontario's Open for Jobs Plan Working
November 08, 2019
The government has a plan to create an environment that attracts investment and encourages entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and create high-paying, good quality jobs in Ontario.
Ontario Increasing Investments in Skilled Trades
November 08, 2019
Ontario's Government is tackling shortages in the skilled trades by announcing $20.8 million in spending to attract more people to the trades and boost Ontario's skilled workforce.
Ontario Unveils Design for Afghanistan War Memorial
November 08, 2019
The Ontario government unveiled the design for the Memorial to Honour Canadian Heroes of the War in Afghanistan.
Ontario Passes Legislation to Protect a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations
November 07, 2019
The Ontario government reinforced its commitment to making sure Ontario can invest in vital services while prudently restoring the province's fiscal health by passing the Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019.
Ontario Taking Action to Help Communities Fight the Effects of Climate Change
November 07, 2019
Ontario will access the best science and information to determine where and how climate change is likely to affect communities, critical infrastructure, economies and the natural environment.
Ontario Beats Fiscal Targets While Investing in Priority Programs
November 06, 2019
Finance Minister Rod Phillips today released the 2019 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review.
Ontario Launches Regional Program to Help Create Jobs
November 04, 2019
The Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, Vic Fedeli, introduced the Regional Development Program, which will invest more than $100 million over four years, supporting business growth in eastern and southwestern Ontario communities.
Ontario Supporting Military Heroes and Their Families
November 04, 2019
Ontario's government is making it easier for Canadian military heroes and their families to get the information and services they need when relocating to the province.
Celebrating National Skilled Trades and Technology Week
November 04, 2019
Ontario's Government is continuing to promote rewarding and vibrant career opportunities in the skilled trades as part of National Skilled Trades and Technology Week.
Ontario Investing in New Centre for Brain and Mental Health Care
November 04, 2019
Ontario is investing up to $60 million to support the construction of the Garry Hurvitz Brain Sciences Centre, a new, state-of-the-art facility dedicated to brain and mental health at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.
Cell Phone Restriction in Classrooms to Take Effect
November 03, 2019
"Our government heard clearly from parents and educators about the growing challenge related to distracted students in the classroom." - Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education
Ontario Making Patios Dog Friendly
November 02, 2019
Ontario is giving consumers more choice and helping businesses stay competitive by reducing unnecessary regulatory burdens, while maintaining public health and safety.  
Minister of Education Statement on ETFO Strike Vote Results
November 01, 2019
"While our Government has been a reasonable and constructive force at the bargaining table - focused on keeping kids in class - today, ETFO has taken another escalating step towards a strike which will disproportionately hurt our kids." - Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education
Install and Test Carbon Monoxide Alarms
November 01, 2019
Ontario's Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management is encouraging families to install and test their carbon monoxide (CO) alarms as part of Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2019.
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