Author Archives: Ontario Government

COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act Will Help Create Jobs and Opportunities, Build Stronger Communities

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The Ontario government is taking the first step in a made-in-Ontario plan for growth, renewal and economic recovery. Today, the province introduced the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, proposed legislation that lays the foundation to restart jobs and development, strengthen communities, and create opportunity for people in every region of the province. Details of the legislation were provided by Premier Doug Ford, ...

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Proposed Bill Would Provide Flexibility to Address the Ongoing Threat of COVID-19

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The Ontario government introduced proposed legislation that, if passed, would give the province the necessary flexibility to address the ongoing risks and effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. The proposed legislation is part of the government’s plan for the continued safe and gradual reopening of the province once the declaration of emergency ends. Details about the proposed legislation were provided today ...

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Government Proposes Measures to Deliver Critical Infrastructure Projects Faster

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The Government of Ontario has developed a made-in-Ontario plan for growth, renewal and economic recovery. This plan includes measures that would make it easier and faster to build provincial highways, major transit infrastructure projects and quality, affordable housing, while ensuring there are meaningful opportunities for community consultation and input. Details were provided today by Premier Doug Ford, Caroline Mulroney, Minister ...

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Le gouvernement propose des mesures pour exécuter plus rapidement les projets d’infrastructures essentielles

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a élaboré et déposera un plan pour la croissance, le renouveau et la reprise économique. Les mesures qu’il prévoit visent à favoriser et accélérer la construction d’autoroutes provinciales, de grands projets d’infrastructure de transport en commun et de logements abordables et de qualité, tout en veillant à ce que les collectivités ontariennes aient la possibilité de ...

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Les Forces armées canadiennes quittent les foyers de soins de longue durée de l’Ontario

Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a exprimé sa gratitude envers les membres des Forces armées canadiennes qui ont fait plus que leur devoir pour soutenir temporairement les foyers de soins de longue durée hautement prioritaires, au plus fort de l’éclosion de COVID-19. La dernière équipe termine son travail aujourd’hui. Dans le cadre de l’opération LASER, les Forces armées canadiennes ont déployé ...

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Canadian Armed Forces Depart Ontario Long-Term Care Homes

The Ontario government expressed its gratitude to members of the Canadian Armed Forces who went above and beyond the call of duty to temporarily support high-priority long-term care homes during the height of the COVID-19 outbreak. The final team concludes its work today. Under Operation LASER, the Canadian Armed Forces deployed teams consisting of nurses, medical technicians and additional personnel. ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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