New Ontario Clean Energy Registry Will Make Province Even More Attractive for Investment
January 26, 2022
The Ontario government is taking action and leveraging the province’s world-class clean electricity grid by developing a voluntary clean energy credit (CEC) registry to boost Ontario’s international competitiveness and attract jobs.
Join the Conversation on Mental Health on Bell Let's Talk Day
January 26, 2022
"Today on Bell Let's Talk Day, our government is encouraging everyone to join the conversation about mental health issues and those who live with them." - Christine Elliot, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health & Michael Tibollo Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions
Ontario Building Strong Rural Communities
January 25, 2022
The Ontario government is building strong rural communities with investments that will help to accelerate the creation of new housing, support modern and efficient public infrastructure and boost economic development.
Ontario Investing in Inclusive and Accessible Communities
January 25, 2022
Ontario is investing $750,000 to help communities across the province become more inclusive and accessible for people of all ages and abilities.
Ontario Building Safer Communities Through Additional CCTV Camera Investments
January 25, 2022
The Ontario government is providing an additional $1 million in the fight against gun and gang violence across the province.
Ontario Launching New Agency to Better Serve Tradespeople
January 25, 2022
The Ontario government has launched Skilled Trades Ontario, a new Crown agency, to improve trades training and simplify services.
Province Appoints Members to U.S. Trade and Industry Competitiveness Council
January 24, 2022
Today, the Ontario government announced the ten members of the Premier’s Council on U.S. Trade and Industry Competitiveness.
Ontario Expanding Access to COVID-19 Vaccines for Students and Education Staff
January 21, 2022
"We anticipate another 184 clinics will have been held at schools to support safe and convenient access to vaccines for children and youth." - Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education
Ontario Businesses To See Full Impact of 2021 Electricity Rate Reductions
January 21, 2022
As of January 1, 2022, industrial and commercial electricity customers will benefit from the full savings introduced through the Ontario government’s Comprehensive Electricity Plan, announced in Budget 2020, and first implemented in January 2021.
Ontario Helping Communities Address Cybercrime
January 20, 2022
The Ontario government is investing approximately $1.7 million over two years in the Safer and Vital Communities (SVC) Grant Program to strengthen community safety and well-being across the province by encouraging community collaboration to help fight the rapid increase in cybercrime.
Ontario Outlines Steps to Cautiously and Gradually Ease Public Health Measures
January 20, 2022
The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, today released details of steps to cautiously and gradually ease public health measures, starting on January 31, 2022.
Province Asking Ontario Power Generation to Investigate New Hydroelectric Opportunities
January 20, 2022
The Ontario government has asked Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to examine opportunities for new hydroelectric development in northern Ontario. These new hydroelectric generation opportunities could address the growing long-term electricity needs forecast for the province.
Ontario-Municipal Summit Seeks Solutions to Build More Homes
January 19, 2022
Today, Premier Doug Ford and Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, met with big city mayors and regional chairs to discuss the housing crisis and coordinate efforts to increase the supply of homes across the province.
Ontario Cuts Electricity Rates to Help Workers, Families and Small Businesses
January 18, 2022
The Ontario government is providing 21 days of electricity-rate relief to support families and workers spending more time at home, as well as small businesses, consistent with the length of time the province is in modified Step Two public health measures.
Ontario Launches Program to Support Advanced Manufacturers Across Province
January 17, 2022
Today, the Ontario government launched the Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Competitiveness (AMIC) program to help companies get the tools, technology and talent they need to grow, compete and innovate in an increasingly competitive global market.
Ontario Strengthening Province’s Research and Innovation Sector
January 14, 2022
The Ontario government is investing more than $240 million over three years to help advance research at five leading research institutes across the province.
Ontario Invests in COVID-19 Test Kits Made in Thorold
January 13, 2022
The Ontario government is supporting a more than $13 million investment by Norgen Biotek to scale up production of its COVID-19 saliva-based test kit, with $1 million in support through the Ontario Together Fund.
Ontario Investing in Indigenous Supportive Housing
January 13, 2022
The Ontario government is investing $10 million in new annual funding to provide Indigenous-led, culturally appropriate long-term housing solutions and support services to Indigenous people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
Ontario’s Most Popular Baby Names for 2020
January 13, 2022
The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services has released what the top 10 names for girls and boys, respectively, in 2020 were.
Ontario Launching School-based Vaccine Clinics as Students Return to In-person Learning
January 12, 2022
With students returning to in-person learning on January 17, the government of Ontario has announced the launch of school-based vaccine clinics for youth and staff, along with a significant deployment of rapid antigen tests.
Ontario Continues to Add Hospital Beds and Build Up Health Workforce
January 11, 2022
The Ontario government is continuing to accelerate its efforts to add hospital beds and build up the province’s health care workforce to ensure patients can continue to access the health care they need when they need it.
Ontario Adding More Vaccine Clinics for Education and Child Care Staff
January 08, 2022
Today, the Government of Ontario announced additional vaccine clinics in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) that will provide accelerated access to COVID-19 booster shots for education and child care staff.
Ontario Providing Supports for Small Businesses, Workers and Families
January 07, 2022
The Ontario government is providing targeted relief for businesses and people impacted by the current public health measures aimed at blunting the spread of the Omicron variant.
Ontario Continues to Support Families and Businesses during COVID-19 Pandemic
January 07, 2022
“Employment in Ontario increased by 46,900 in December, almost all of which are full-time jobs. Although today’s numbers are good news, they are tempered by the reality of a new COVID-19 variant." - Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade
Ontario Accelerating Boosters for Education and Child Care Staff
January 06, 2022
“As part of our government’s response to the Omicron variant, we are providing greater access to COVID-19 booster shots for education and child care staff." - Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education
Ontario Temporarily Moving to Modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen
January 03, 2022
The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is temporarily moving the province into Step Two of its Roadmap to Reopen with modifications that take into account the province’s successful vaccination efforts.
Ontario Working for Workers by Increasing Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour
January 01, 2022
As part of its plan to grow an economy that works for everyone, the Ontario government has raised the general minimum wage to $15.00 per hour starting today.
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