Author Archives: Ontario Government

Ontario Launches New COVID-19 Screening Tool to Help Protect Students and Staff

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The Ontario government launched a new voluntary interactive screening tool to assist parents, students and staff with the daily assessment of COVID-19 symptoms and risk factors that is required before attending school. The results will let parents, students, and education staff know whether they should attend school each day or guide at-risk individuals to proper resources. This tool is another ...

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Cérémonie d’inauguration de la nouvelle mine d’or Côté d’IAMGOLD, Gogama

  Le gouvernement de l’Ontario appuie la construction de la nouvelle mine Côté Gold d’IAMGOLD, un projet qui stimulera la croissance économique à long terme et favorisera une solide reprise dans le Nord de l’Ontario. Une fois pleinement opérationnelle, la mine devrait employer 450 personnes, générer plus de 5 milliards de dollars en salaires et contribuer à hauteur de 10 ...

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Ground-Breaking Ceremony for IAMGOLD’s new Côté Gold Mine, Gogama

  The Ontario government is supporting the construction of IAMGOLD’s new Côté Gold Mine, a project that will drive long-term economic growth and support a strong recovery in Northern Ontario. When fully operational, the mine is expected to employ 450 people, generate more than $5 billion in wages, and contribute $10 billion to Ontario’s gross domestic product over its 18-year ...

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L’Ontario agrandit l’hôpital de Moosonee

Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit une somme supplémentaire de 19,4 millions de dollars pour élargir les services de santé offerts par la Weeneebayko Area Health Authority et améliorer l’accès aux soins de santé dans le Nord de l’Ontario. L’aide financière servira à soutenir la planification et le réaménagement d’un complexe de santé culturellement adapté qui comprendra un nouvel hôpital et ...

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Ontario Expanding Hospital in Moosonee

The Ontario government is investing an additional $19.4 million to expand health care services provided by Weeneebayko Area Health Authority and improve access to health care in Northern Ontario. The funding will be used to support planning and redevelopment of a culturally appropriate health campus that will include a new hospital and a lodge in Moosonee, as well as a ...

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L’Ontario reconnaît la persévérance, l’engagement et le courage des travailleuses et travailleurs de l’Ontario à la fête du Travail

Monte McNaughton, ministre du Travail, de la Formation et du Développement des compétences, a émis la déclaration suivante pour souligner la fête du Travail. « Chaque année, à la fête du Travail, nous célébrons les réalisations et les sacrifices des travailleuses et travailleurs de tous les secteurs de notre économie. Cette année est comme nulle autre pour nos travailleuses et ...

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Province Recognizes the Dedication, Commitment and Courage of Ontario Workers on Labour Day

Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, issued the following statement to mark Labour Day: “Every year, on Labour Day, we celebrate the achievements and sacrifice of workers from every sector of our economy. This year is like no other as workers face the many challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. From the doctors, nurses, paramedics, personal support ...

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Fall Re-Opening Plan Prioritizes Health and Safety of Students, Faculty and Staff

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The Ontario government, in consultation with the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has been working with the postsecondary sector to help ensure the health and safety of students, faculty and staff as institutions re-open for the fall term. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak the government has partnered with postsecondary institutions to help establish best practices ...

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Annual Mock Emergency Exercises Cancelled for 2020

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The Ontario government announced today that municipalities will not be required to conduct their annual mock emergency exercise this year. Recognizing that municipalities and provincial ministries continue to actively engage their emergency management procedures and programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Solicitor General has suspended the requirement for exercises in 2020. This temporary suspension will allow municipalities to ...

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Road tests for class G driver’s licences will resume September 8

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The Ontario government is expanding driver testing services across the province with strict protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Beginning Tuesday, September 8, Ontarians will be able to book class G road tests and access all classes of driver testing services at DriveTest centres across Ontario. “Our government has taken great care to ensure the health and safety of ...

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Ontario Expanding Seniors Dental Care Program

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The Ontario government is providing $25 million to expand access to the Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program. The funding will be used to support 78 infrastructure projects across the province, including building new dental clinics and renovating existing facilities. The province is also adding eight new mobile dental clinics that will bring services directly to clients, making it easier for ...

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Ontario Recognizing International Overdose Awareness Day

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Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Michael Tibollo, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, issued the following statement on International Overdose Awareness Day: “The COVID-19 outbreak has been difficult for many Ontarians, and especially trying for those living with mental health and addictions challenges. Today, we are joining people around the world in recognizing International ...

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Les résidents des foyers de soins de longue durée peuvent désormais sortir en toute sécurité

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L’Ontario se réjouit d’annoncer que les résidents des foyers de soins de longue durée peuvent à nouveau quitter leur résidence pour des séjours de courte durée et des absences temporaires. Selon l’avis du médecin hygiéniste en chef, à partir de maintenant, les résidents peuvent s’absenter de leur foyer de soins de longue durée pour des sorties d’une journée ou des ...

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Safe Outings Now Possible for Long-Term Care Home Residents

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Ontario is pleased to announce that long-term care residents can once again leave their residences for short-stay and temporary absences. Following the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, effective immediately, residents can spend time away from their long-term care homes for day trips or overnight absences. For ‘short-stay’ absences — those that do not include an overnight stay ...

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