Author Archives: Ontario Government

Ontario Rewards SSM with $600,000 for Exceeding 2023 Housing Target

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Rob Flack, Associate Minister of Housing, announced Ontario will be providing Sault Ste. Marie with $600,000 in funding through the Building Faster Fund as the city exceeded its 2023 housing target, breaking ground on a total of 213 new housing units last year. “Our government is making historic investments in infrastructure to give municipalities the tools they need to ensure ...

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L’Ontario commencera la conception et la planification d’une nouvelle école de médecine à Vaughan

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario prévoit une enveloppe initiale de 9 millions de dollars dans le cadre du budget de 2024, Bâtir un Ontario meilleur, pour entamer les travaux de conception et de planification de la nouvelle faculté de médecine de l’Université York, à Vaughan. Celle-ci sera la première au Canada à se consacrer à l’enseignement des soins primaires et contribuera ...

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Ontario to begin design and Planning for new medical school in Vaughan

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The Ontario government is providing an initial investment of $9 million through the 2024 budget, Building a Better Ontario, to begin the design and planning for York University’s new medical school in Vaughan. The new medical school will be the first in Canada that is focused on training primary care doctors and is helping fulfill Ontario’s commitment to ensure that ...

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L’Ontario se prépare à la saison des incendies de végétation qui s’en vient

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La saison 2024 des incendies de végétation en Ontario a officiellement commencé le 1er avril et, cette année, le gouvernement de l’Ontario crée de nouveaux postes de sapeur(se)s-pompier(ère)s pour veiller à ce que nous disposions des personnes et des ressources pour protéger les collectivités. Cette saison, la province accorde aussi une prime incitative aux garde-feu et au personnel de soutien ...

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Ontario Prepares for Upcoming Wildland Fire Season

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Ontario’s wildland fire season officially began April 1 and this year the Ontario government is adding new firefighting positions to ensure the people and resources are in place to protect communities. The province is also offering a payment incentive for fire rangers and critical support staff this season and has purchased new equipment to help manage forest fires. “Throughout the ...

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Ontario Raising Minimum Wage to Support Workers

The Ontario government is increasing the minimum wage from $16.55 per hour to $17.20, effective October 1, 2024. This 3.9 per cent annualized wage increase is based on the Ontario Consumer Price Index (CPI) and brings Ontario’s minimum wage to the second highest in Canada. “Under the leadership of Premier Ford, our government is helping nearly one million workers earn ...

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Building a Better Ontario

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Read the 2024 Budget: Building a Better Ontario Read highlights of the 2024 Budget Read the Backgrounder: Economic and Fiscal Overview Read the 2023 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review: Building a Strong Ontario Together Today, Minister of Finance Peter Bethlenfalvy released the 2024 Budget: Building a Better Ontario. Like the rest of the world, Ontario continues to face economic ...

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Bâtir un Ontario meilleur

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Lire le budget de 2024 : Bâtir un Ontario meilleur Lire les points saillants du budget de 2024 Lire le document d’information : Aperçu économique et financier Lire Perspectives économiques et revue financière de l’Ontario 2023 – Bâtir un Ontario fort ensemble Aujourd’hui, le ministre des Finances, Peter Bethlenfalvy, a rendu public le budget de 2024, Bâtir un Ontario meilleur. ...

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Ontario Extending Gas Tax Cuts to Keep Costs Down for Families

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To continue keeping costs down for families and businesses, the Ontario government is introducing proposed legislation through its spring 2024 Budget that would, if passed, extend the existing gasoline and fuel tax rate cuts until December 31, 2024. “With the federal government about to increase its costly carbon tax, it’s never been more important to provide relief at the pumps ...

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Ontario Passes Fourth Working for Workers Act

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David Piccini, Minister of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development, issued the following statement after the Working for Workers Four Act, 2023 received Royal Assent. “By putting workers first, we are filling the labour shortage, incentivizing employers to create more local jobs, and helping more workers land a better job with a bigger paycheque. With our fourth Working for Workers ...

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Governments Helping Boost Production of Ontario Maple Syrup

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The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing more than $1 million through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) to support the productivity and growth of businesses in the province’s maple syrup sector. The Maple Production Improvement Initiative is supporting 77 maple syrup producers with cost-shared funding to support a range of activities to enhance their operations. The initiative ...

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Les gouvernements aident à stimuler la production de sirop d’érable de l’Ontario

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Les gouvernements du Canada et de l’Ontario investissent plus de 1 million de dollars dans le cadre du Partenariat canadien pour une agriculture durable (PCA durable) afin de soutenir la productivité et la croissance des entreprises du secteur acéricole de la province. L’Initiative d’amélioration pour le secteur de l’acériculture soutient 77 acériculteurs grâce à une aide financière à frais partagés ...

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Des Premières Nations et l’Ontario ont franchi une étape les rapprochant de la construction d’une route toutes saisons dans le Cercle de feu

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario et les Premières Nations Marten Falls et Webequie ont signé une entente en vue d’aménager des infratructures communautaires pouvant soutenir des possibilités de développement de la région, y compris la construction de routes toutes saisons dans la région riche en minéraux du Cercle de feu. « Je veux féliciter le chef de la Première Nation Marten ...

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First Nations and Ontario One Step Closer to Building All-Season Roads in the Ring of Fire

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The Ontario government, Marten Falls First Nation and Webequie First Nation have signed an agreement to develop community infrastructure projects that could support future development opportunities in the area, including building all-seasons roads to the mineral-rich Ring of Fire region. “I want to commend Marten Falls First Nation Chief Bruce Achneepineskum and Webequie First Nation Chief Cornelius Wabasse for their ...

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