Author Archives: Ontario Government

Ontario Launches Northern Transportation Task Force

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The Ontario government has created a locally-based task force in Northern Ontario that will focus on transportation needs and opportunities in the region. The Northern Task Force, made up of community-based leaders, will examine ways to make it easier for people and goods to travel, while boosting economic growth in the North. “Our government understands that Northern Ontario has unique ...

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Les entreprises ontariennes verront pleinement l’impact des réductions des tarifs d’électricité en 2021

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À compter du 1er janvier 2022, la clientèle industrielle et commerciale d’électricité bénéficiera de toutes les économies introduites par le biais du Plan exhaustif relatif à l’électricité du gouvernement de l’Ontario, annoncé dans le budget de 2020 et mis en œuvre pour la première fois en janvier 2021. Cette année, les clients pourraient réaliser des économies supplémentaires de 4 % ...

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Ontario Businesses To See Full Impact of 2021 Electricity Rate Reductions

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As of January 1, 2022, industrial and commercial electricity customers will benefit from the full savings introduced through the Ontario government’s Comprehensive Electricity Plan, announced in Budget 2020, and first implemented in January 2021. This year customers could see an additional four percent savings compared to their bills last year, bringing the full savings from the Comprehensive Electricity Plan to ...

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Ontario Gives Boost to Municipal Public Transit

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The Ontario government is providing $375.6 million to help 107 municipalities across the province operate and improve local transit. The funding is being delivered through the Gas Tax program and can be used to extend service hours, buy transit vehicles, add routes, improve accessibility or upgrade infrastructure. “Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen how critical public transit is for ...

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Province Asking Ontario Power Generation to Investigate New Hydroelectric Opportunities

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As part of its plan to build out Ontario’s affordable, reliable and sustainable electricity system, the Ontario government has asked Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to examine opportunities for new hydroelectric development in northern Ontario. New hydroelectric generation could address the growing long-term electricity needs forecast for the province, with the potential for economic benefits for local and Indigenous communities in ...

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Ontario Outlines Steps to Cautiously and Gradually Ease Public Health Measures

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With key public health and health care indicators starting to show signs of improvement, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, today released details of steps to cautiously and gradually ease public health measures, starting on January 31, 2022. “The evidence tells us that the measures we put in place to blunt transmission of Omicron ...

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Applications Now Open for Ontario Business Costs Rebate Program

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Eligible businesses required to close or reduce capacity due to the current public health measures put in place to blunt the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 can apply for the new Ontario Business Costs Rebate Program. Through the new program, the government will provide eligible businesses with a rebate payment of up to 100 per cent for property ...

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Le portail pour les demandes dans le cadre du Programme ontarien de remise pour les coûts à l’intention des entreprises est ouvert

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Les entreprises admissibles qui sont forcées de fermer leurs portes ou de réduire leur capacité en raison des mesures de santé publique mises en place pour contrer la propagation du variant Omicron de la COVID-19 peuvent présenter une demande dans le cadre du nouveau Programme ontarien de remise pour les coûts à l’intention des entreprises dès aujourd’hui. Par l’entremise de ...

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Début des consultations sur le budget 2022

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le ministre des Finances, Peter Bethlenfalvy, et annoncé le lancement des consultations sur le budget de 2022, encourageant les Ontariennes et Ontariens à faire part de leurs idées pour faire de l’Ontario le meilleur endroit où faire carrière, fonder une famille et bâtir son avenir. Tout au long de la pandémie de COVID-19, le gouvernement a sollicité la participation de ...

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2022 Budget Consultations Begin

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Minister of Finance Peter Bethlenfalvy has announced the launch of 2022 Budget consultations and encouraged Ontarians to share their ideas for making Ontario the best place to build a career, a family and a future. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the government engaged people and businesses in a series of consultations to help inform the Province’s ongoing response to fight this ...

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L’Ontario fournit des soutiens avec une subvention de 10 000 $ pour les petites entreprises admissibles et un allégement supplémentaire des tarifs d’électricité

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario fournit de l’aide ciblée aux entreprises et aux personnes touchées par les mesures de santé publique actuelles qui visent à freiner la propagation du variant Omicron. Dans le cadre de ce plan, le gouvernement met sur pied une subvention de 10 000 $ pour les entreprises admissibles visées par les fermetures requises en vertu de l’étape ...

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Province Helping People Start Healthcare Careers in Northern Ontario with free training

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The Ontario government is investing more than $10.6 million to train 500 workers for well-paying and in-demand jobs at hospitals, long-term care homes, and with home care providers in Northern Ontario. This investment will help job seekers get the skills they need to find rewarding careers as medical laboratory assistants, personal support workers, and home support workers. Details were provided ...

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La province aide les gens à démarrer une carrière en soins de santé dans le Nord de l’Ontario grâce à une formation gratuite

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit plus de 10,6 millions de dollars pour former environ 500 travailleurs en vue d’emplois bien rémunérés et à forte demande dans les hôpitaux, les foyers de soins de longue durée et les fournisseurs de soins à domicile du Nord de l’Ontario. Cet investissement vise à aider les chercheurs d’emploi à acquérir les compétences dont ils ...

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Ontario Temporarily Moving to Modified Step Two

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In response to recent trends that show an alarming increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is temporarily moving the province into Step Two of its Roadmap to Reopen with modifications that take into account the province’s successful vaccination efforts. These time-limited measures will help blunt transmission and prevent hospitals from ...

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