Author Archives: Ontario Government

Ontario’s Critical Minerals Strategy Positions Ontario as Global Leader

As innovation and technology drive dramatic changes to the world’s economy, Ontario is positioning itself to be a global leader in supplying the critical minerals that will fuel that change with the release of its first-ever Critical Minerals Strategy. “The Critical Minerals Strategy is our government’s blueprint to connect industries, resources and workers in our province’s north to the future ...

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$5.5 million from NOHFCwill expand tourism opportunities in Northern Ontario

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The Ontario government is providing more than $5.5 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to 23 projects throughout Northern Ontario. The funding will expand and improve tourist attractions in the region by improving facilities, purchasing new equipment and creating more recreational and scenic spaces for locals and tourists to enjoy. This investment will build a stronger Ontario ...

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Ontario Expanding Addictions Services in Thunder Bay

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The Ontario government is investing over $3.8 million through the new Addictions Recovery Fund to immediately enhance access to addictions treatment supports in Thunder Bay. This funding will be provided to St. Joseph’s Care Group and Dilico Anishinabek Family Care to expand access to a total of 34 new addictions treatment beds and help hundreds of Ontarians in Thunder Bay ...

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Husky the Muskie to Make a Bigger Splash in Kenora

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The Ontario government is providing $493,077 through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to the City of Kenora to restore Husky the Muskie and refurbish McLeod Park, which include repairs, accessibility upgrades and new attractions. This investment will build a stronger Ontario by revitalizing the harbourfront area, helping attract tourists and boosting economic growth in the Northwest. “Kenora has ...

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Ontario Expanding Mobile Crisis Response Teams

The Ontario government is improving public safety and supports for people in crisis by investing more than $4 million over two years to expand Mobile Crisis Response Teams. Police services in 28 communities will receive grant funding to increase their capacity to respond to calls from individuals experiencing a mental health or addictions crisis. The investment will enable police services ...

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Ontario Enhancing Access to Customary Care for Indigenous Children and Youth

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The Ontario government is taking action to address the overrepresentation of Indigenous children and youth in the care of children’s aid societies. Amendments to Ontario’s Child, Youth and Family Services Act will enhance access to customary care arrangements so children and youth can remain closer to home, helping ensure they remain connected to their culture and traditions. “Our government is ...

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L’Ontario améliore l’accès aux soins conformes aux traditions pour les enfants et les jeunes autochtones

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario prend des mesures pour aider à remédier à la surreprésentation des enfants et des jeunes autochtones pris en charge par les sociétés d’aide à l’enfance. Les modifications apportées à la Loi sur les services à l’enfance, à la jeunesse et à la famille de l’Ontario amélioreront l’accès aux accords de soins conformes aux traditions pour que ...

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Le personnel infirmier à l’échelle de tout le système de santé recevra jusqu’à 5 000 $ en prime pour le maintien en poste

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit 763 millions de dollars pour offrir au personnel infirmier ontarien un incitatif forfaitaire pour le maintien en poste d’une somme maximale de 5 000 $ par personne. Ce paiement aidera à maintenir en poste du personnel infirmier à l’échelle du secteur de santé et stabilisera la main-d’œuvre infirmière actuelle durant cette période critique afin de ...

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Nurses Across Health Care System Will Receive up to $5,000 Retention Payment

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The Ontario government is investing $763 million to provide Ontario’s nurses with a lump sum retention incentive of up to $5,000 per person. This payment will help to retain nurses across the health sector and stabilize the current nursing workforce during this critical time to ensure patients continue to access the health care they need and deserve. “Throughout the COVID-19 ...

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Ontario Government providing coverage for real-time continuous glucose monitors

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The Ontario government is making it more affordable for Ontarians living with type 1 diabetes to monitor their blood glucose levels by providing coverage for real-time continuous glucose monitors, the latest technology in diabetes care, through the province’s Assistive Devices Program. “This year marks 100 years since insulin was first successfully used to treat diabetes right here in Ontario. This ...

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L’Ontario tient un sommet sur la sécurité alimentaire

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Aujourd’hui, Lisa Thompson, ministre de l’Agriculture, de l’Alimentation et des Affaires rurales, a rencontré plus de 125 chefs de file de la chaîne d’approvisionnement alimentaire afin de discuter de la sécurité alimentaire et de collaborer à des stratégies qui aideront la chaîne d’approvisionnement alimentaire de l’Ontario à demeurer l’une des plus solide, sécuritaire et stable au monde. Le Sommet ontarien ...

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Ontario Hosts Summit on Food Security

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Today, Lisa Thompson, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, met with over 125 leaders in the food supply chain to discuss food security and to collaborate on strategies that will help Ontario’s food supply chain remain one of the strongest, safest and stable in the world. The Ontario Food Summit builds on the province’s continued actions to support the ...

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Ontario Paying Tribute to Former Premier William G. Davis

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The Ontario government is committing up to $150,000 to the City of Brampton to support a memorial honouring the legacy of the late William G. Davis, Ontario’s 18th Premier. The announcement was made in Brampton by Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, where she was joined by His Worship Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton, and ...

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L’Ontario rend hommage à l’ancien premier ministre William G. Davis

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario s’engage à verser jusqu’à 150 000 $ à la Ville de Brampton pour soutenir un monument commémoratif honorant l’héritage de feu William G. Davis, le 18e premier ministre de l’Ontario. L’annonce a été faite à Brampton par Lisa MacLeod, ministre des Industries du patrimoine, du sport, du tourisme et de la culture, en présence de Son ...

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