Province Announces Ontario Place Redevelopment
July 30, 2021
The Ontario government has announced details of its plan to revitalize Ontario Place into a world-class destination.
Nearly 280,000 Ontario residents to benefit from historic agreement to improve access to high-speed internet
July 30, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how much we rely on our internet connections, making access to fast and reliable internet service even more critical.
Ontario Protecting Children at Risk of Sex Trafficking
July 29, 2021
The Ontario government is investing $11.5 million over three years in two specialized intervention teams in Durham Region and the City of Toronto to protect children and youth from sex trafficking.
Ontario Investing in New Resources for Construction Sector
July 29, 2021
The Ontario government is investing over $3 million to create a virtual training hub that will help construction supervisors learn the skills they need to mentor and train their team.
Ontario Ramping Up Efforts to Reduce Surgical Wait Times
July 28, 2021
The Ontario government is investing up to $324 million in new funding to enable Ontario’s hospitals and community health sector to perform more surgeries, MRI and CT scans and procedures, including on evenings and weekends, as part of a wider, comprehensive surgical recovery plan to provide patients with the care they need.
Province to Supply Additional Ontario-Made Masks
July 26, 2021
The Ontario government is continuing to take steps to create a reliable, high-quality supply of locally made surgical masks to help protect workers in the public sector from the risk of COVID-19 and other illnesses.
Ontario Introduces Hourly GO Train Service Between West Harbour GO Station and Union Station
July 26, 2021
Ontario is introducing hourly GO train service along the Lakeshore West line between West Harbour GO Station and Union Station each day of the week, giving customers direct service into the City of Hamilton using GO Transit services.
Ontario Helping Underprivileged Youth Start Careers in Construction
July 26, 2021
The Ontario government is investing over $600,000 to help 390 young people from underrepresented backgrounds train for and secure apprenticeships in the construction sector.
Ontario Boosting Funding to Long-Term Care Resident and Family Councils
July 22, 2021
The Ontario government is supporting resident-centred, quality care in long-term care homes by increasing funding to the Ontario Association of Residents’ Councils (OARC) and Family Councils Ontario (FCO) by nearly 53 per cent - $481,238 - this year.
Governments Supporting Economic Recovery of Ontario Farmers
July 22, 2021
The Governments of Canada and Ontario are investing $7.3 million through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership to help support farmers and agri-food businesses.
Ontario Making it Easier to Renew Documents
July 21, 2021
The Ontario government is making it easier to renew important documents by introducing the option for people to receive digital reminders – including email, text or voicemail – to renew their licence plate stickers, driver’s licences and health cards.
Ontario Releases 2021 Ontario Highways Program
July 21, 2021
The Ontario government has released the 2021 Ontario Highways Program, an online resource that provides information on highway investments and projects that are planned and underway.
Ontario Launches New Youth Environment Council
July 21, 2021
The Ontario government is creating a new youth environment council, to provide young Ontarians in grades 9 to 12 with more opportunities to share their insights and ideas on climate change and other key environmental issues impacting the province’s future.
Ontario Bolstering Supports for African Canadian and Black Children and Youth in Care
July 20, 2021
The Ontario government is investing $800,000 annually in One Vision, One Voice, a community-led initiative with a focus on anti-Black racism.
Ontario Helping 100,000 Workers Train for In-Demand Jobs
July 20, 2021
The Ontario government is investing $5.8 million in free online training to help 100,000 workers gain the skills they need to find good jobs and restart their careers.
Ontario Supporting the Wine Agri-Tourism Sector
July 19, 2021
The Ontario government is launching a new Winery Agri-Tourism COVID-19 Relief Initiative to support agri-tourism businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ontario Helping Small Businesses Establish Online Presence
July 19, 2021
The Ontario government is investing $10 million towards the Digital Main Street program for 2021-22 to help over 13,000 small businesses expand their digital presence and market their services online.
Ontario Invests Over $1.9 million to Protect and Restore the Great Lakes
July 19, 2021
The Ontario government has selected 44 community-based projects to receive $1.9 million in funding through the Great Lakes Local Action Fund, which supports local projects that protect and restore the Great Lakes.
Historic Investment Plan Ensures Access to High-Speed Internet for All
July 16, 2021
Ontario is moving forward with its ambitious plan to bring high-speed internet to all communities across the province.
Ontario Keeping Workers Safe As Province Reopens
July 15, 2021
The Ontario government is investing $10.5 million to provide up to 60,000 small businesses across the province with free health and safety training over the next three years.
Ontario Updates Testing Requirements at Long-Term Care Homes
July 14, 2021
Ontario will be removing the requirement that fully-immunized and asymptomatic staff, caregivers and visitors be tested before entering long-term care homes.
Ontario Investing in Green Infrastructure to Help Smaller Communities
July 13, 2021
Ontario is protecting people’s health by bringing infrastructure investments to small communities to help them improve the quality of their drinking water.
Ontario Investing in New Opportunities for Children and Youth
July 13, 2021
The Ontario government is investing more than $13 million through the Youth Opportunities Fund to support 36 youth and community-led grassroots projects across the province that help build stronger communities. These
Ontario Government Supporting Agricultural and Horticultural Societies
July 13, 2021
The Ontario government is providing $1.1 million in additional funding to offer continued support for the province’s agricultural and horticultural societies impacted by COVID-19.
Ontario Helping Workers Start New Careers
July 13, 2021
The Ontario government is increasing financial supports available and simplifying the application process for individuals applying to the Second Career program.
Ontario Moving to Step Three of Roadmap to Reopen on July 16
July 09, 2021
Ontario is moving the province into Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 16, 2021.
Ontario on Path to Economic Recovery as Restrictions Lift
July 09, 2021
"Our government will continue to do whatever it takes to defeat this virus and ensure workers can get back on the job safely." - Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade
Ontario Increases Enrollment in Nursing Education Programs at Georgian College
July 08, 2021
The Ontario government is providing up to $564,308 to help increase enrollment in nursing education programs at Georgian College. Funding will support up to 62 new practical nursing students.
Ontario Modernizing the Drainage Act
July 08, 2021
The Ontario government has amended the Drainage Act to reduce regulatory burden and streamline approvals for farmers, rural landowners and municipalities undertaking drainage projects.
Over Half of Ontario Adults Now Vaccinated with Second Dose
July 08, 2021
More than half of all adults in Ontario have now received a second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine rollout continues to reach all individuals aged 12 and over with first and second doses, while the province prepares for Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen.
Ontario Expanding Video Surveillance Coverage Across the Province
July 07, 2021
The Ontario government is investing $2 million to expand the coverage of closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems across the province, an essential tool in detecting criminal activity and keeping communities safe.
Ontario Helping Construction Workers Advance Their Careers
July 07, 2021
The Ontario government is investing over $1 million to help the Christian Labour Association of Canada (CLAC) offer 300 construction workers free, online and flexible training for leadership roles such as site supervisors, lead hands, forepersons and superintendents.
Ontario Expanding Support for Addictions Treatment Throughout the Province
July 07, 2021
The Ontario government is investing $32.7 million in new annualized funding for targeted addictions services and supports, including treatment for opioid addictions.
Ontario Creating a Safe, Legal and Competitive Online Gaming Market
July 06, 2021
The Ontario government is taking a key step toward creating a safe, regulated and competitive online gaming market to help protect consumers and provide more choice while ensuring a level playing field for new businesses.
Ontario Acts to Protect Students from Sex Trafficking
July 06, 2021
The Ontario government is releasing a new policy framework, the first of its kind in Canada, as part of its strategy for school boards to protect students from the heinous crime of sex-trafficking.
Ontario Helping People with Disabilities Find Jobs
July 06, 2021
The Ontario government is investing over $380,000 in a free, virtual program led by Career Services Brockville to prepare up to 160 people with disabilities for careers in food and hospitality.
Canada and Ontario Invest Over $29 Million in 19 Green Infrastructure Projects
July 05, 2021
The governments of Canada and Ontario are taking decisive action to support families, businesses and communities to ensure community infrastructure is safe and reliable, while looking ahead to see what more can be done in these unprecedented times.
Ontario Acting to Combat Antisemitism in Schools
July 05, 2021
The Ontario government is investing in a plan to counter rising antisemitism in Canadian schools and communities.
Province Launches Online Renewals for Ontario Photo Card Holders
July 02, 2021
The Ontario government is making life easier for Ontario Photo Card holders by providing the option for card renewals online, no longer requiring in-person renewals at a ServiceOntario centre.
Youth Aged 12-17 Across Ontario Eligible for Accelerated Second Dose
July 02, 2021
As the province moves to Step Two of its Roadmap to Reopen, Ontario is accelerating second dose eligibility to all children and youth aged 12 to 17 to provide them with a strong level of protection against COVID-19.
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