Author Archives: Ontario Government

Ontario Releases COVID-19 Management Plan for Schools

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As part of Ontario’s plan for students to safely return to the classroom in September, the government has released the Operational Guidance: COVID-19 Management in Schools document. This guide was developed in consultation with public health experts, including Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, and aims to help schools identify and isolate COVID-19 cases, reduce the spread of COVID-19 in schools, and prevent ...

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L’Ontario renforce son soutien aux victimes, survivants et survivantes de la traite des personnes

Dans le cadre de sa stratégie globale de lutte contre la traite des personnes, le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé un financement de 7,65 millions de dollars sur cinq ans pour appuyer les organismes qui offrent des services spécialisés aux victimes, survivants et survivantes de la traite des personnes. Les bénéficiaires de ce financement comprennent les services aux victimes de ...

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Ontario Strengthens Supports for Human Trafficking Victims and Survivors

The Ontario government announced frontline victims services organizations will receive $7.65 million over five years in funding for specialized services to support human trafficking victims and survivors as part of the government’s comprehensive anti-human trafficking strategy. A portion of this funding will be directed to Victim Services Toronto, Victim Services of York Region and the province’s other Victim Crisis Assistance ...

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Ontario Expands Indoor Capacity for Meeting and Event Facilities

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The Ontario government is safely reopening more of the economy by easing restrictions for facilities that rent out professional meeting and event spaces. Beginning August 21, 2020, facilities can have up to 50 guests for each indoor meeting room or event space within the facility. The facility would have to adhere to a plan approved by the Office of the ...

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Ontario Makes Investments to Improve Fort William Historical Park

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The Ontario government is investing nearly $13 million to make capital improvements at Fort William Historical Park, one of Northern Ontario’s leading tourist attractions and one of the largest living history attractions in North America. Fort William Historical Park is devoted to re-creating the days of the North West Company and the Canadian fur trade. The announcement was made today ...

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Investir dans l’industrie touristique du Nord de l’Ontario

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit 1,2 million de dollars par le biais de Destination Ontario et de Destination Northern Ontario pour une nouvelle campagne de marketing multi-saisonnière, encourageant le tourisme intérieur dans le Nord de l’Ontario. Sur le marché cet été, cet automne et cet hiver, la campagne encouragera le tourisme dans le Nord de l’Ontario, ce qui donnera un ...

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Investing in Northern Ontario’s Tourism Industry

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The Ontario government is investing $1.2 million through Destination Ontario and Destination Northern Ontario for a new multi-seasonal marketing campaign encouraging domestic tourism within Northern Ontario. In market this summer, fall and winter, the campaign will encourage Northern Ontario tourism – providing a much-needed boost to local tourism industries. Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, was ...

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Ontario Adding 200 New Provincial Police Officers

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The Ontario government announced the hiring of an additional 200 Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers. These new recruits will provide OPP frontline officers with the additional resources they need to better protect communities, while safeguarding their mental health and well-being. Details were provided today by Premier Doug Ford, Solicitor General Sylvia Jones, and OPP Commissioner Thomas Carrique at OPP General ...

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L’Ontario renforce les rangs de la Police provinciale avec 200 nouveaux agents et agentes

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé l’embauche de 200 nouveaux agents et agentes de la Police provinciale de l’Ontario. Ces nouvelles recrues fourniront aux membres de la Police provinciale qui travaillent en première ligne les ressources supplémentaires dont ils ont besoin pour mieux protéger les collectivités, tout en contribuant à améliorer leur santé mentale et leur bien-être. Le premier ministre ...

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L’Ontario proroge des décrets pris en vertu de la Loi de 2020 sur la réouverture de l’Ontario

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, proroge des décrets en vigueur en vertu de la Loi de 2020 sur la réouverture de l’Ontario (mesures adaptables en réponse à la COVID-19). Ces prorogations apportent au gouvernement la souplesse nécessaire pour faire face aux risques et aux effets persistants de la COVID-19, et garantir que des mesures ...

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Ontario Extends Orders Under the Reopening Ontario Act, 2020

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The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is extending orders currently in force under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020 (ROA). The extensions provide the government with the necessary flexibility to address the ongoing risks and effects of the COVID-19 outbreak and ensure important measures remain in place to protect vulnerable populations, such ...

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Ontario Taking Steps to Improve Service Delivery at Provincial Agencies

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The Ontario government is reviewing how provincial agencies deliver services with a focus on improving the customer experience, adopting service innovation, offering more services virtually and online, and eliminating redundancies. The evaluation will build on the advancements in digital service delivery made during the pandemic. Details of the Enhanced Agency Evaluation were announced today by Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the ...

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La conférence AMO démontre un partenariat essentiel entre la province et les municipalités

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario s’est joint à des centaines de représentants municipaux à l’occasion de la conférence virtuelle 2020 tenue par l’Association des municipalités de l’Ontario (AMO) cette semaine. Le succès remporté par cette conférence témoigne de l’importance du partenariat formé par la province et les municipalités et de leur volonté de travailler à une reprise économique sûre et vigoureuse. ...

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AMO conference demonstrates critical partnership between Province & Municipalities

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The Ontario government joined hundreds of municipal officials for a successful virtual 2020 Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference this week. It demonstrated the critical partnership between the province and municipalities and the willingness to work towards a safe and strong economic recovery. Premier Doug Ford, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark and Ministers, Associate Ministers and ...

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Minister Steve Clark’s Speech at the 2020 Association of Municipalities of Ontario Conference

Today, Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, delivered the following remarks to delegates during the virtual Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference: Good morning – I hope you’re enjoying the first-ever virtual AMO conference. Things are a little different than the last time we met… but my cabinet colleagues and I are so glad the conference is happening. ...

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