Author Archives: Ontario Government

Ontario Legislature Adjourns for 2020

The Ontario government wrapped up a successful session of the legislature today after delivering on a commitment to protect the health and safety of the people of the province during the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the accomplishments this fall are initiatives to support families and communities, and the adoption of Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect, Support and Recover that will set the ...

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Ontario Moving Three Regions to New Levels in COVID-19 Response Framework

The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, local medical officers of health, and other health experts, is moving three public health regions to new levels with stronger public health measures as set out in the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework. These steps are being taken to stop the spread of COVID-19 in order to ...

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L’Ontario place trois régions dans de nouveaux paliers du cadre d’intervention pour la COVID-19

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, les médecins hygiénistes locaux et d’autres experts en santé, place trois régions sanitaires dans de nouveaux paliers avec des mesures de santé publique plus sévères, comme le prévoit le Cadre d’intervention pour garder l’Ontario en sécurité et ouvert. Ces décisions sont prises pour freiner la propagation de la COVID-19 ...

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Tenaris gets $9 Million through NOHFC

The Ontario government is providing $9 million to help the only steel pipe manufacturer based in Canada, Tenaris Algoma Tubes, upgrade its facility, purchase new equipment and expand operations in Northern Ontario. The investment will lead to the creation of 153 new high paying full-time jobs and enable the company to better support Canada’s energy sector. “From the moment I ...

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Tenaris reçoit 9 millions de dollars grâce à la SGFPNO

Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit neuf millions de dollars pour aider Tenaris Algoma Tubes, le seul fabricant de tuyaux en acier au Canada, à moderniser ses installations, à acheter de nouveaux équipements et à élargir son champ d’activités dans le Nord de l’Ontario. Cet investissement créera 153 nouveaux emplois à temps plein bien rémunérés et donnera à l’entreprise les moyens ...

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Immunization Program will be the Largest Logistical Undertaking in a Generation

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The Ontario government is collaborating with leaders and experts in a wide variety of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, health care, and logistics, to develop a plan for the safe and efficient distribution of COVID-19 vaccines when they become available. Partnerships across these sectors are critical as Ontario prepares to handle one of the largest vaccine rollouts in its history. Today, Christine ...

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Le programme provincial de vaccination représentera la plus vaste opération de logistique des dernières décennies

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario collabore avec des leaders et des experts de divers secteurs, dont ceux des produits pharmaceutiques, des soins de santé et de la logistique, afin d’élaborer un plan pour la distribution sécuritaire et efficace des vaccins contre la COVID-19 dès que les doses seront disponibles. Ces partenariats sont essentiels pour que l’Ontario puisse se préparer à mettre ...

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L’Ontario modernise le processus de demande d’aide sociale avec un processus de demande en ligne simplifié

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario lance une nouvelle application en ligne, facile à utiliser ainsi qu’un processus simplifié de demande d’aide sociale, de manière à offrir un soutien financier essentiel aux personnes touchées par la COVID-19. Ces améliorations font l’objet de prototypes dans Hamilton, la région de York, Chatham-Kent, district de Parry Sound, Durham, Grand Sudbury et le comté de Renfrew. ...

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Province Proposes Cap on Delivery Fees to Support Local Restaurants

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The Ontario government is helping local restaurants by introducing new legislation that would protect them from high delivery fees. The Supporting Local Restaurants Act, 2020, would cap fees charged by food delivery companies in areas where indoor dining is prohibited to help more small and independent restaurants stay in business. Currently, fees placed on restaurants by food delivery companies can ...

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Célébrer la saison des Fêtes en sécurité

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Cette année, la période des Fêtes prendra une allure quelque peu différente en raison de la pandémie de COVID-19. Afin d’aider les Ontariens et Ontariennes à commencer à se préparer de façon sécuritaire pour cette période, le gouvernement, sur l’avis du médecin hygiéniste en chef et les conseils du Groupe des mesures de santé publique, prodigue des conseils préliminaires sur ...

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Holiday Safety during COVID-19

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The holidays are going to look a little different this year due to COVID-19. To support Ontarians as they begin to safely plan for the season, the Ontario government, based on the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health and input from the Public Health Measures Table, is providing preliminary guidance on how to safely celebrate this year and ...

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Ontario Defends the Canadian Softwood Lumber Industry Against Unfair Duties

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Today, John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry and Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement opposing unfair duties on the Canadian softwood lumber industry: “As we take deliberate action to contain COVID-19 and prepare for our economic recovery, it has never been more important to vigorously defend our forestry industries, which ...

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General Rick Hillier (retired) to Lead Largest Vaccine Rollout in a Generation

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The Ontario government is announcing the creation of the Ministers’ COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force, building on the steps the government has been taking to prepare for the delivery of a vaccine. The task force will advise the province’s development and implementation of an immunization program, including the ethical, timely and effective distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in Ontario. Rick Hillier, ...

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Le général à la retraite Rick Hillier dirigera la plus vaste campagne de vaccination des dernières décennies

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S’appuyant sur les efforts déjà déployés en vue de la distribution d’un vaccin, le gouvernement de l’Ontario annonce la création du Groupe de travail ministériel pour la distribution des vaccins contre la COVID-19. Ses membres conseilleront la province sur l’élaboration et la mise en œuvre d’un programme de vaccination visant notamment à ce que les doses antivirales soient distribuées rapidement ...

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Motion Tabled to Reappoint Chief Medical Officer of Health

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Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, issued the following statement announcing that Dr. David Williams has agreed to remain Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, should the motion be passed: “I am very pleased to announce that in response to a request from government, Dr. David Williams has agreed to stay on as Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of ...

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