Author Archives: Ontario Government

Training will prepare workers for construction and mining jobs in Greenstone

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The Ontario government is investing $3.6 million to help 150 Indigenous people receive training to start careers building and running the new Greenstone Gold Mine in Geraldton. They will learn the skills they need to become construction craft workers, heavy equipment operators, truck drivers, crane operators, welders and millwrights. Details were provided today by Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training ...

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Ontario Adding Mental Health Beds for Northern York Region and Southern Simcoe County (6.5 Million Investment)

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As part of its comprehensive plan to build a connected mental health and addictions system centred around the needs of patients, the Ontario government is investing over $6.5 million to support the expansion of Southlake Regional Health Centre’s Adult Inpatient Mental Health Unit. The expansion will add 12 new mental health beds and support spaces, increasing the total inpatient mental ...

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Ontario Supporting the Identification and Commemoration of Indian Residential School Burial Sites

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The Ontario government is providing $10 million to help support the identification, investigation, protection and commemoration of Indian Residential School burial sites across the province. The funding will also ensure that culturally appropriate, trauma-informed mental health supports are available for Indian Residential School survivors, their families and Indigenous communities. “Like all Ontarians, I was heartbroken by the news of a ...

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L’Ontario soutient l’identification et la commémoration des lieux de sépulture des pensionnats autochtones

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario accorde 10 millions de dollars pour contribuer à l’identification, à l’enquête, à la protection et à la commémoration des lieux de sépulture des pensionnats autochtones dans la province. Ce financement permettra également de veiller à ce que les survivants des pensionnats autochtones, leurs familles et les communautés autochtones aient accès à des services de santé mentale ...

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Ontario Awards Contract for Highway 17B Improvements

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Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, and Chief Andy Rickard, Garden River First Nation, announced that a contract has been awarded to KSMM 2020 for work on Highway 17B through the province’s Aboriginal Procurement Program. KSMM 2020 is a partnership between Garden River First Nation, Shwe Miikaan Corporation and Miller Paving Limited. This work builds on the Ontario government’s efforts to ...

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L’Ontario attribue un contrat pour l’amélioration de la route 17B

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Caroline Mulroney, ministre des Transports, et le chef Andy Rickard, de la Première Nation de Garden River, ont annoncé qu’un contrat avait été accordé à KSMM 2020 pour des travaux sur la route 17B dans le cadre du Programme d’approvisionnement auprès des entreprises autochtones de la province. KSMM 2020 est un partenariat entre la Première Nation de Garden River, la ...

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L’Ontario accélère l’administration des secondes doses du vaccin contre la COVID-19 d’AstraZeneca

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef et d’autres experts de la santé, y compris la Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table, accélère davantage l’intervalle entre les deux doses pour les personnes qui ont reçu leur première dose d’un vaccin contre la COVID-19 d’AstraZeneca, le faisant passer de 12 à huit semaines, avec un consentement éclairé. ...

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Ontario Accelerates Second Doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

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The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, including the Ontario Science Advisory Table, is further accelerating the second dose interval for individuals who received their first dose of an AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to eight weeks, with informed consent, from 12 weeks. With informed consent, individuals can choose between a second dose ...

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L’Ontario adopte des mesures de soutien à l’emploi simplifiées

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario permet aux gens de redémarrer plus facilement leur carrière et de soutenir leur famille grâce à la création d’un système de services d’emploi intégré et homogène. Le nouveau système regroupera les programmes d’emploi de l’aide sociale, comme l’aide à l’emploi du Programme Ontario au travail et le volet Soutien de l’emploi du Programme ontarien de soutien ...

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Ontario Introduces Streamlined Employment Supports

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The Ontario government is making it easier for people to restart their careers and support their families through the creation of an integrated and seamless employment services system. The new system will combine employment programs from social assistance, such as Ontario Works Employment Assistance and Ontario Disability Support Program Employment Supports, into Employment Ontario. This modernized approach will ensure clients ...

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Canada and Ontario Invest $15 million in Municipal Infrastructure to Respond to the Impacts of COVID-19 in Northern Ontario

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The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing more than $15 million to protect the health, and well-being of residents in 99 municipalities across Northern Ontario. Details were provided by the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Stephen Crawford, ...

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investissent 15 millions de dollars dans des infrastructures municipales pour faire face aux répercussions de la COVID-19 dans le nord de l’Ontario

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Les gouvernements du Canada et de l’Ontario investissent plus de 15 millions de dollars pour protéger la santé et le bien-être des résidents de 99 municipalités du nord de l’Ontario. L’honorable Patty Hajdu, ministre de la Santé et députée de Thunder Bay—Supérieur-Nord, au nom de l’honorable Catherine McKenna, ministre fédérale de l’Infrastructure et des Collectivités, Stephen Crawford, adjoint parlementaire de ...

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Ontario Easing Restrictions on Long-Term Care

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Thanks to high levels of vaccination in long-term care homes and improvements in key public health care indicators, Ontario is allowing long-term care residents to enjoy more social connections with their loved ones. The changes take effect Wednesday, June 9. “Our government puts the safety and well-being of long-term care residents at the heart of everything we do,” said Dr. ...

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Programme ontarien d’amélioration et d’expansion de la boîte bleue

Après une vaste consultation, le gouvernement de l’Ontario améliore le programme des boîtes bleues en l’élargissant à plus de collectivités, en normalisant les types de déchets qui peuvent être recyclés dans toute la province et en rendant les fabricants de produits et d’emballages entièrement responsables des coûts et de la gestion du programme pour aider les municipalités à réduire leurs ...

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