Author Archives: Ontario Government

Ontario Extending Call to Arms to Businesses, Volunteers and Retired Health Professionals

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As the province continues to urgently scale up its capacity to administer vaccines, the Ontario government is extending its call to arms to businesses, volunteers and retired health professionals to help further boost capacity and get more boosters into arms sooner. “Our best defence against the highly transmissible Omicron variant is a lightning-fast offence,” said Premier Doug Ford. “In a ...

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L’Ontario augmente les soutiens spécialisés de la vaccination contre la COVID 19 pour les communautés autochtones

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Afin de s’assurer que les communautés autochtones des Premières Nations et en milieu urbain disposent des outils nécessaires pour continuer à protéger notre progrès dans la lutte contre la COVID-19 et le variant Omicron, le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit 30 millions de dollars dans des soutiens spécialisés pour la vaccination. Le financement appuiera l’administration de la troisième dose et de ...

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Ontario Expanding Specialized COVID-19 Vaccine Supports for Indigenous Communities

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To help ensure First Nation and urban Indigenous communities have the necessary tools to continue protecting our progress in the fight against COVID-19 and the Omicron variant, the Ontario government is investing $30 million in specialized vaccine supports. The funding will support the administration of third and booster doses and the vaccination of Indigenous children aged 5 to 11, in ...

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All Ontarians 18+ Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Appointments at Three-Month Interval

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To protect Ontario’s progress in the fight against COVID-19 and safeguard the province’s hospitals and intensive care units (ICUs) in the face of the rapidly-spreading Omicron variant, the Ontario government is rapidly accelerating its booster dose rollout by expanding eligibility to all individuals aged 18 and over, as well as shortening the interval to three months following an individual’s second ...

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Ontariennes âgés de 18 ans admissibles pourront recevoir leur dose de rappel à un intervalle de trois mois

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Afin de protéger les progrès de la province dans sa lutte contre la COVID-19 et de préserver la capacité des hôpitaux et des unités de soins intensifs de la province dans un contexte de propagation rapide du variant Omicron, le gouvernement de l’Ontario accélère le déploiement de la dose de rappel du vaccin en élargissant l’admissibilité à toutes les personnes ...

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Ontario Advances Critical Road Infrastructure in the North

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The Ontario government is taking steps to help improve road safety and traffic flow in Northern Ontario with a 2+1 highway pilot on Highway 11 north of North Bay. The three-lane highway – with a centre passing lane that changes direction approximately every two to five kilometres – is part of the government’s plan to build Ontario by getting shovels ...

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L’Ontario prend de nouvelles mesures pour protéger les foyers de soins de longue durée et les maisons de retraite

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, prend des mesures supplémentaires pour protéger la santé et la sécurité des résidents, du personnel et des soignants des foyers de soins de longue durée et des maisons de retraite contre la COVID-19 et le variant Omicron. Ces mesures temporaires contribueront à réduire le risque de transmission pendant ...

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Ontario Taking Further Action to Protect Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes

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The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is taking further action to protect the health and safety of residents, staff and caregivers in long-term care and retirement homes from COVID-19 and the Omicron variant. These temporary measures will help reduce the risk of transmission during the winter months and protect the progress the province has ...

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Ontario Expanding Eating Disorder Services for Children and Youth

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As part of the 2021 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review: Build Ontario plan, the Ontario government is investing $8.1 million this year to immediately address the increased demand for services to support specialized care for children and youth diagnosed with eating disorders. This new investment builds on an additional $11.1 million in annualized funding for eating disorder services through ...

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L’Ontario élargit les services relatifs aux troubles de l’alimentation pour les enfants et les jeunes

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Dans le cadre du plan Perspectives économiques et revue financière de l’Ontario 2021 : Bâtir l’Ontario, le gouvernement de l’Ontario investit 8,1 millions de dollars cette année pour répondre immédiatement à la demande accrue de services de soutien aux soins spécialisés pour les enfants et les jeunes ayant reçu un diagnostic de troubles de l’alimentation. Ce nouvel investissement s’ajoute à ...

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Ontario Supports Business Development in Timmins – Five Companies Receive NOHFC Funding

The Ontario government is providing more than $2.2 million to help five local companies purchase new equipment and expand operations in Timmins. This investment will help support job creation and economic growth and development in Northern Ontario. “Supporting local companies as they grow their operations helps to create jobs and keep the North competitive,” said Greg Rickford, Minister of Northern ...

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Ontario Accelerating Booster Eligibility to Adults Aged 50+

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The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is accelerating COVID-19 vaccine booster dose eligibility to Ontarians aged 50 and over and additional high-risk individuals, providing an extra layer of protection against COVID-19 and its variants. Starting on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., individuals aged 50 and over will be eligible to schedule their ...

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Ontario Increasing Funding for Kinship Service, Adoption and Customary Caregivers

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The Ontario government is taking additional steps to help provide vulnerable children and youth with stable, nurturing homes by investing more than $2.95 million to help support kinship service and customary caregivers, adoptive parents and legal custody guardians. These new funds will assist in better preparing caregivers to welcome children and youth in their homes and provide ongoing help with ...

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