Ontario Expands Workplace Enforcement Campaigns
January 20, 2021
The Ontario government is expanding the current workplace inspection campaign to further protect workers and customers at essential businesses.
Ontario Invests in Short-Term Flexible Training Program
January 19, 2021
The Ontario government is providing $35,000 to help adult learners and displaced workers develop the skills they need to work in the textile computing industry.
Ontario Achieves Key Milestone with Vaccinations in Long-Term Care
January 19, 2021
Ontario has reached a key milestone in the fight against COVID-19, completing the first round of vaccinations ahead of schedule in all long-term care homes in Toronto, Peel, York and Windsor-Essex, the four regions with the highest COVID-19 transmission rates.
Ontario Building a More Connected Justice Sector
January 19, 2021
The Ontario government is investing in new technology that will enhance the ability for police services to securely capture, store, manage and share digital evidence.
Ontario Adding Over 500 Hospital Beds to Expand Critical Care Capacity
January 18, 2021
The Ontario government is providing up to $125 million to immediately add over 500 critical care and high intensity medicine beds to hospitals in areas with high rates of COVID-19 transmission.
Ontario Investing in Peterborough-Based Producer of Hand Sanitizer and Disinfectant Bottles
January 18, 2021
The Ontario government is investing $1 million from the Ontario Together Fund to help Peterborough's Merit Precision manufacture bottles for hand sanitizers and disinfectants.
Ontario Extends Reopening Ontario Act Orders
January 16, 2021
The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is extending most orders currently in force under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020 (ROA) for another 30 days.
Ontario Launches 2021 Budget Consultations
January 15, 2021
The Ontario government is asking the people of Ontario for their ideas on how to continue to support families, workers and business during COVID-19, while positioning the province for a strong economic recovery with the launch of the 2021 Budget consultation. 
Ontario Expands Case and Contact Management Workforce
January 15, 2021
The Ontario government has hired more case managers and contact tracers, building the provincial workforce to 1,600 by February 15, 2021. These people are vital in helping to isolate new cases of COVID-19 and stopping the spread of the virus in communities across Ontario.
Applications Now Open for Ontario's Small Business Support Grant
January 15, 2021
The Ontario government has opened  applications for the new Ontario Small Business Support Grant. The grant, first announced in December, provides a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of $20,000 to eligible small businesses who have had to restrict their operations due to the Provincewide Shutdown.
Ontario Supporting Increased Access to French-Language Early Years and Child Care Programs
January 14, 2021
Ontario is investing in the recruitment, retention and professional development of French-language early childhood educator staff, while also supporting the provision of high-quality French-language services in child care and early years programs.
Ontario Increasing Workplace Inspections during COVID-19
January 14, 2021
The Ontario government is taking additional measures to protect workers in response to rising COVID-19 cases. Workplace health and safety inspectors will have the authority to ticket supervisors, employees and patrons who do not comply with COVID-19 safety requirements, temporarily close a premise and disperse groups of more than five people.
Ontario Supporting Horse Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
January 14, 2021
The Government of Ontario is investing up to $3 million through the Equine Hardship Program to help horse experience businesses cover animal maintenance costs incurred from COVID-19 disruptions.
Ontario Temporarily Pauses Residential Evictions
January 14, 2021
The Ontario government has issued an emergency order to temporarily pause the enforcement of residential evictions and ensure people are not forced to leave their homes during the provincial declaration of emergency and while the stay-at-home-order is in force.
Ontario Flows Gas Tax Funding to Municipalities
January 14, 2021
The Government of Ontario is providing $375 million through the Gas Tax program to help 109 municipalities across the province operate and expand public transit.
Ontario Expanding Firefighter Training Across the Province
January 13, 2021
The Ontario government is strengthening fire safety training across the province by increasing access to on-site and online courses in communities where firefighters serve.
Ontario to Vaccinate up to 8.5 Million People in Phase Two
January 13, 2021
The Ontario government is preparing to immunize up to 8.5 million people before the end of Phase Two of the government's vaccine implementation plan.
Ontario Issues 'Stay-at-Home' Order
January 12, 2021
Effective Thursday, January 14, 2021at 12:01 a.m., the Ontario government is issuing a stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes.
Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency to Address COVID-19 Crisis and Save Lives
January 12, 2021
In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is immediately declaring a second provincial emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMPCA).
Expanding Eligibility for Emergency Child Care in Southern Ontario
January 10, 2021
The government will be expanding eligibility for the targeted emergency child care program to more frontline workers.
Ontario Provides Funding for Autism Training
January 10, 2021
The Ontario government is providing $7.5 million to help educators better support children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Ontario Continues To Support Businesses, Workers and Families
January 08, 2021
Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement regarding today's monthly employment release by Statistics Canada:
Ontario Extends Teacher-Led Online Learning Until January 25
January 07, 2021
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise at an alarming rate throughout the province, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is extending certain measures to keep students, education staff, and residents of Northern Ontario safe.
Ontario Expanding Truck Rest Areas Across the Province
January 07, 2021
The Ontario government is improving 14 existing truck rest areas, building 10 new rest areas and adding 178 additional truck parking spaces at four existing ONroute travel plazas.
Ontario Launches Innovative Testing Program at Pearson Airport
January 06, 2021
The Ontario government is launching a new innovative, voluntary and free border testing pilot program at Toronto Pearson International Airport for eligible international travellers returning to Ontario to help quickly identify and stop the spread of COVID-19 in the province.
Ontario Enhancing Protection for Species at Risk
January 05, 2021
The Ontario government is investing up to $4.5 million to help protect and recover plants and animals that are in danger of disappearing in the province.
Ontario Accelerates COVID-19 Vaccinations
January 05, 2021
The Ontario government is continuing the rollout of Phase One of its vaccine implementation plan by ensuring that all residents, health care workers and essential caregivers at long-term care homes in the priority regions of Toronto, Peel, York and Windsor-Essex receive a COVID-19 vaccination by January 21, 2021.
Ontario Launches Guide for Residential Condo Purchasers
January 05, 2021
The Ontario government has launched a new Residential Condominium Buyers' Guide to help condo buyers make informed purchasing decisions.
Province Honouring the Exceptional Achievements of 47 Ontarians
January 01, 2021
The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Chancellor of the Order of Ontario, announced 47 new appointments to the Order of Ontario, the province's highest honour, for 2019 and 2020.
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