Author Archives: Ontario Government

Ontario Consumers Will be Able to Buy Beer, Cider, Wine and Low-Alcohol Ready-to-Drink Beverages at Convenience, Grocery and Big Box Stores

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The Ontario government has announced that beginning no later than January 1, 2026, consumers will be able to buy beer, wine, cider, coolers, seltzers, and other low-alcohol ready-to-drink beverages at all participating convenience, grocery and big box stores across the province. This new, more open marketplace will introduce up to 8,500 new stores where these products can be purchased, the ...

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Le nouveau Centre d’action Espanola aidera plus de 480 travailleurs de Domtar à retourner rapidement au travail

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit 426 000 $ dans un nouveau centre d’action pour aider les 484 travailleurs du secteur des pâtes et papiers touchés par les mises à pied de Domtar à Espanola à retourner rapidement au travail. Il leur sera proposé un large éventail de mesures de soutien et de services personnalisés pour faciliter leur transition, notamment des ...

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Ontario Invests in Mineral Exploration Projects to Strengthen EV Supply Chain

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The Ontario government is investing close to $9 million to help junior mining companies finance early exploration projects to find critical minerals used in electric vehicles, smart phones, laptops, medical equipment and renewable energy. The funding is being delivered through the Ontario Junior Exploration Program(OJEP), which helps boost growth and job creation in the province, particularly in northern and Indigenous ...

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L’Ontario investit dans des projets d’exploration minière pour renforcer la chaîne d’approvisionnement des véhicules électriques

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit près de 9 millions de dollars afin d’aider des petites sociétés d’exploration minière à financer des projets d’exploration préliminaire dont le but est de détecter des minéraux critiques utilisés dans les véhicules électriques, les téléphones intelligents, les ordinateurs portables, l’équipement médical et les énergies renouvelables. Le financement provient du Programme ontarien d’aide aux petites sociétés ...

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit dans des initiatives de recherche, d’innovation et de modernisation sur la biomasse

Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit plus de 1,5 million de dollars dans 15 initiatives de recherche, d’innovation et de modernisation qui libéreront le potentiel économique non exploité et les avantages environnementaux d’utilisations nouvelles et émergentes de bois et de sous-produits de scieries sous utilisés, connus sous le nom de biomasse forestière. Les projets suivants recevront des fonds du Programme ontarien ...

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Ontario Government investing in Biomass Research, Innovation & Modernization Initiatives

The Ontario government is investing more than $1.5 million in 15 research, innovation and modernization initiatives that will develop the untapped economic potential and environmental benefit of new and emerging uses of underutilized wood and mill by-products, collectively known as forest biomass. The following projects will receive funding from the $19.6 million Forest Biomass Program which supports initiatives that harvest ...

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Ontario Responds to U.S. International Trade Commission’s Decision on Canadian Softwood Lumber

Today, Graydon Smith, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, and Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement regarding the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) vote in its five-year “sunset review” of duty orders imposed on Canadian exports of softwood lumber to the United States: “The Ontario government is extremely disappointed by the ITC’s ...

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L’Ontario prend des mesures pour lutter contre le vol d’automobiles

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit 18 millions de dollars sur trois ans pour aider les services de police à prévenir les vols de voitures et à enquêter sur ces crimes, mais aussi pour protéger les collectivités et assurer la sécurité des gens et de leurs biens. La subvention pour la prévention des vols automobiles (PVA) financera 21 initiatives qui soutiennent ...

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Ontario Taking Action to Combat Auto Theft

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The Ontario government is investing $18 million over three years to help police services combat and prevent auto theft, while protecting communities and keeping people and their property safe. The Preventing Auto Thefts (PAT) grant will provide funding for 21 projects that feature new and enhanced crime-fighting measures focused on prevention, detection, analysis and enforcement. “This investment will help our ...

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Ontario Expanding Rapid Training Programs

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The Ontario government is investing $5 million through the Micro-credentials Challenge Fund, to help more Ontarians quickly upgrade their skills for good-paying jobs in health care, auto, advanced manufacturing and other in-demand sectors. “Our government is bridging the gap between postsecondary education and the labour market to equip learners with the specific skills employers are looking for,” said Jill Dunlop, ...

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Ontario Boosting Its Electricity Grid with Hydrogen

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The Ontario government is investing $5.9 million in nine new projects that will integrate hydrogen into the province’s electricity grid. This funding is through the Hydrogen Innovation Fund which supports projects that pave the way for the production of reliable, affordable and clean electricity from hydrogen to help power the province’s growth. “Our government is building new electricity generation and ...

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Ontario Responds to 2023 Federal Fall Economic Statement

Peter Bethlenfalvy, Minister of Finance, issued the following statement in response to the federal government’s 2023 Fall Economic Statement: “Ontario stands ready to work with our federal partners on shared priorities such as building homes and critical infrastructure while making life easier and more affordable for Ontario families. While several of the measures contained in today’s federal Fall Economic Statement ...

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Le ministre Calandra dépose la Loi de 2023 modifiant des lois en ce qui concerne l’aménagement du territoire

Paul Calandra, ministre des Affaires municipales et du Logement, a publié la déclaration suivante : « Le mois dernier, j’ai annoncé que nous allions annuler certaines décisions concernant des plans officiels et des modifications de plans officiels parce que je n’étais pas convaincu qu’elles avaient été prises de façon à appuyer la réalisation de notre but de bâtir au moins ...

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Minister Calandra Introduces Planning Statute Law Amendment Act, 2023

Paul Calandra, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, released the following statement: “Last month, I announced that we would reverse certain decisions related to official plans and official plan amendments because I did not have confidence that decisions were made in a way that supported our goal of building at least 1.5 million homes in a way that maintains and ...

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