Author Archives: Ontario Government

Ontario government invests in free online health and safety training

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As the province safely and gradually reopens, the Ontario government is investing $3 million to provide free online health and safety training for the first time. These virtual courses will make it easier for job seekers and workers to get essential qualifications, while practising physical distancing and preventing the spread of COVID-19. The announcement was made today by Premier Doug ...

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Ontario Provides Additional Funding to Municipalities and Urban Indigenous Community Partners to Develop Long-Term, Innovative Housing Solutions

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The Ontario government is providing municipalities and urban Indigenous community partners with an additional $150 million to continue to protect vulnerable people from COVID-19 by improving homeless shelters and creating opportunities for longer-term housing. This investment more than doubles the funding currently flowing to local municipal service managers and urban Indigenous program administrators through the Social Services Relief Fund. Details ...

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L’Ontario accorde un financement supplémentaire aux municipalités et aux partenaires

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario fournit aux municipalités et à ses partenaires communautaires autochtones des régions urbaines un financement supplémentaire de 150 millions de dollars pour mieux protéger les personnes vulnérables de la COVID-19. Cet investissement permettra d’améliorer les refuges pour sans-abri et de créer des possibilités de logement à long terme. Il vient plus que doubler l’aide financière distribuée par ...

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New and Amended Emergency Orders Will Help Establishments Expand Patios Faster

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The Ontario government is helping restaurant and bar owners reopen and safely serve more customers by issuing a new emergency order and amending another under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, which will allow municipalities to quickly pass temporary bylaws for the creation and extension of patios and allow covered outdoor dining areas to serve customers. ...

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L’Ontario marque l’historique entrée en vigueur du nouvel accord commercial nord-américain

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Le ministre du Développement économique, de la Création d’emplois et du Commerce, M. Vic Fedeli, a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration ci-après au sujet de l’Accord Canada-États-Unis-Mexique (ACEUM). « Le gouvernement de l’Ontario se réjouit de la mise en œuvre de cet important accord commercial et espère que l’accord apportera une certitude accrue pour aider les entreprises à croître et aider ...

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Ontario Marks Historic Implementation of New North American Trade Agreement

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Today, Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade issued the following statement on the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA): “The Ontario government welcomes the implementation of this important trade agreement and looks forward to the greater certainty it provides to help businesses grow and protect jobs across the continent. Nearly one in five Ontario jobs depend on trade, ...

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Ontario Updates and Modernizes Regulations and Statutes

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The following legislation and regulation changes will come into effect on July 1, 2020. They are listed by responsible ministry: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs To ensure the continued protection of animal health, a regulatory amendment to the Livestock Medicines Act will extend outlet licences for an additional year so they can continue to supply medicines to the farm community. ...

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L’Ontario encourage le soutien aux petites entreprises locales

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario célèbre la Semaine internationale de la petite entreprise avec le lancement de la campagne « Achetez local, en sécurité et avec confiance », qui encourage les résidents de l’Ontario à soutenir les petites entreprises de leur région et par le fait même à effecteur leurs achats en toute sécurité. « Les innombrables histoires de réussite émanant de notre milieu ...

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Province Promotes Shop Local, Shop Safe and Shop with Confidence Campaign

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The Ontario Government is celebrating International Small Business Week with the launch of the “Shop Local! Shop Safe! Shop with Confidence!” campaign, encouraging Ontarians to support their local small businesses and to shop safely while doing so. “The countless stories of success from our diverse small business community is living proof that Ontario is a place to grow and achieve ...

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Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to July 10

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The Ontario government has extended all emergency orders currently in force that were made under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until July 10, 2020, while removing restrictions that were limiting access to certain sport training facilities. This decision was made in consultation with Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health to ensure the safe and gradual ...

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L’Ontario prolonge les décrets d’urgence jusqu’au 10 juillet 2020

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario prolonge jusqu’au 10 juillet 2020 tous les décrets d’urgence en vigueur pris en vertu de l’article 7.0.2 (4) de la Loi sur la protection civile et la gestion des situations d’urgence, tout en levant certaines restrictions qui limitaient l’accès à diverses installations sportives. Cette décision a été prise en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef de l’Ontario ...

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L’Ontario investit pour aider les communautés franco-ontariennes à se développer et à soutenir la reprise

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Alors que la province entame sa reprise économique, le gouvernement lance l’édition 2020-21 du Programme d’appui à la francophonie ontarienne afin de soutenir les entreprises et les organismes francophones de l’Ontario ainsi que ceux qui servent la francophonie ontarienne. « Notre gouvernement est déterminé à soutenir la communauté francophone de l’Ontario face à la pandémie COVID-19 et au-delà, » a ...

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Ontario Investing to Help Franco-Ontarian Communities Grow and Support Recovery

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As the province begins its economic recovery, the government is launching the 2020-21 edition of the Francophone Community Grants Program to support Ontario’s francophone businesses and community organizations, as well as those that serve French-speaking Ontarians. “Our government is committed to supporting Ontario’s Francophone community through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond,” said Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Francophone Affairs. “This year’s ...

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Ontario Extends Declaration of Emergency to July 15

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In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario government has extended the provincial Declaration of Emergency under s.7.0.7 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act to July 15, 2020. This extension, approved by the Ontario Legislature earlier today, provides Ontario with the additional time, flexibility, and the necessary tools to safely and gradually allow more places to reopen, ...

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L’Ontario prolonge la situation d’urgence jusqu’au 15 juillet 2020

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En consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, le gouvernement de l’Ontario a prolongé la situation d’urgence à l’échelle provinciale jusqu’au 15 juillet 2020 en vertu de l’article 7.0.7 de la Loi sur la protection civile et la gestion des situations d’urgence. La prolongation, approuvée ce matin par les membres de l’Assemblée législative de l’Ontario, alloue à la province le temps, la flexibilité ...

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