Ontario Continues to Support Business Owners, Job Creators and Workers during COVID-19
February 05, 2021
"We recently launched the new Ontario Small Business Support Grant, which provides a minimum of $10,000 and up to $20,000 to help eligible small business owners impacted by the Provincewide Shutdown." - Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development , Job Creation and Trade
Applications Open for Ontario's New Skills Development Fund
February 05, 2021
Applications are now open for the Ontario government's new two-year $115 million Skills Development Fund. The fund, which will support workers and apprentices, is specifically designed to address the challenges brought on by COVID-19 and help reduce obstacles to hiring, training and retaining while preparing workers for the province's economic recovery.
Ontario Enhances Security at Adult Correctional Facilities
February 04, 2021
The Ontario government is installing ion scanners at 10 adult correctional facilities across the province as part of an effort to combat contraband entering facilities, enhance security, and improve staff and inmate safety.
Ontario Supports Air Monitoring Technology to Better Protect People from COVID-19
February 04, 2021
The Ontario government is providing CEM Specialties Inc. (CEMSI) $2 million through the Ontario Together Fund to help commercialize and accelerate production of its airborne COVID-19 detector Kontrol BioCloud (BioCloud).
Enhanced Safety Measures in Place as In-Person Learning Resumes Across Ontario
February 03, 2021
The Education Minister, Stephen Lecce, has announced the dates for the return of in-person learning in all remaining Ontario public health units (PHUs).
Ontario Expanding Supports for Families of Children with Autism
February 03, 2021
The Ontario government is providing additional supports for families of children on the autism spectrum. Starting in March, the province will begin offering core clinical services based on a child's individual needs, a key element of the new Ontario Autism Program.
Ontario Strengthening Mental Health Services in the Justice System
February 02, 2021
The Ontario government is investing $6.48 million to strengthen mental health and addiction supports for victims, front-line workers, Indigenous families and youth involved in the justice system.
Ontario Continues Accelerated Vaccinations of Most Vulnerable Despite Vaccine Delays
February 02, 2021
Ongoing vaccine delays and reduced shipments have forced the Ontario government to update its goal of completing the administration of first doses of COVID-19 vaccines to residents in each long-term care, high-risk retirement and First Nations elder care home to February 10.
Ontario Expanding Firefighter Training Across the Province
February 02, 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 Seeks Public Input to Help Shape Digital ID Program
February 02, 2021
The Ontario government is launching an online consultation to seek input on the province's plan to introduce a digital ID by the end of 2021.
Ontario Strengthens Consumer Protection for New Home Buyers and Owners
February 01, 2021
The Ontario government is designating the Home Construction Regulatory Authority (HCRA) the regulator responsible for new home builders and vendors.
Ontario Community Support Program Extended until 2022
February 01, 2021
The Ontario government is extending the Ontario Community Support Program (OCSP) until 2022 to ensure that low-income seniors and people with disabilities have access to food, medicine and other essentials during COVID-19.
Ontario Taking Steps to Improve Mental Health Supports for First Responders and Public Safety Personnel
February 01, 2021
The Ontario government is establishing four new mental health collaborative tables to better support the mental health and well-being of policing, fire, corrections, and paramedic services personnel.
Ontario Making Additional Investments to Keep Students and Staff Safe
February 01, 2021
As more students return to class today, the Ontario government is providing an additional $381 million, provided through the federal Safe Return to Class Fund, to keep schools safe from COVID-19.
Infrastructure Ontario invests in community-based infrastructure projects
January 29, 2021
Ontario continues to support its municipalities and other eligible public-sector partners in their work to improve the quality of life in their communities by providing affordable, long-term financing for infrastructure development and renewal.
Ontario Takes Immediate Action to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 Variants
January 29, 2021
The Ontario government is taking immediate and decisive action to stop the spread of new COVID-19 variants throughout the province.
280,000 More Ontario Students to Return to Class
January 28, 2021
"On the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, with the support of the local Medical Officers of Health, and with the introduction of additional layers of protection, 280,000 students in four public health regions will return to class on Monday, February 1." - Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education
Burlington Resident Sue Murray Recognized with June Callwood Award
January 28, 2021
Last night the Ontario government presented the June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism to 16 volunteers and volunteer organizations for their contributions to their communities and to the province of Ontario.
Ontario Extends Off-Peak Electricity Rates to Provide Relief for Families, Small Businesses and Farms
January 27, 2021
The Ontario government is extending electricity rate relief for families, small businesses and farms to support those spending more time at home in response to the provincial Stay-at-Home Order.
Ontario Supporting Competitiveness in the Greenhouse Sector
January 27, 2021
The Ontario government is supporting greenhouse growers by investing over $3.6 million in 12 innovative projects to help develop new technologies, recover from the impacts of COVID-19 and enhance competitiveness and innovation.
Ontario Remains among the Best in the Country for Reducing Red Tape
January 27, 2021
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has awarded Ontario an A- grade, in its annual Red Tape Report Card — for efforts throughout 2020 to remove red tape and other barriers to small business.
Ontario Supports Economic Development within Francophone Community
January 27, 2021
The Ontario government announced today it is investing $250,000 to support the promotion of products and services offered by Ontario's Francophone business community.
Ontario Expands COVID-19 Inspections to Farming Operations
January 27, 2021
The Ontario government is taking additional measures to protect farmworkers during the pandemic by expanding provincewide inspections to farms, greenhouses and other agricultural operations to ensure health and safety measures are being followed.
Ontario Strengthens Sexual Violence and Harassment Policies at Postsecondary Institutions
January 27, 2021
The Ontario Government is proposing changes to sexual violence and harassment policies at postsecondary institutions to ensure that students alleging an instance of sexual  violence and harassment are not faced with irrelevant questions about their sexual history, and do not face repercussions for violating an institution's drug and alcohol policy.
Ontario Working with Multi-Sector Leaders to Improve Diversity in the Workplace
January 26, 2021
The Ontario government in partnership with CivicAction is bringing public, private and non-profit sector organizations together to identify concrete actions employers can take to enhance workplace opportunities for Indigenous, Black and racialized employees.
Page: 1 ... 4 5 6 7 8 ... 47