Provincial

Le premier ministre Ford évoque un héritage durable à l’occasion de la Journée Lincoln Alexander

Le premier ministre, Doug Ford, a émis la déclaration suivante pour commémorer l’héritage de l’honorable Lincoln M. Alexander. « Aujourd’hui, nous rendons hommage à un véritable pionnier et à une source d’inspiration pour la prochaine génération de dirigeants et tous les Ontariens et Ontariennes, Lincoln Alexander.   M. Alexander a ouvert de nouveaux horizons en tant que premier membre noir ...

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Premier Ford Reflects on a Lasting Legacy during Lincoln Alexander Day

Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to commemorate the legacy of The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: “Today, we pay tribute to a true trailblazer and inspiration to the next generation of leaders and all Ontarians, Lincoln Alexander. Lincoln broke new ground as Canada’s first Black Member of Parliament, first Black federal cabinet minister, and Ontario’s first Black Lieutenant Governor. ...

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Statement from Premier Doug Ford on the Anniversary of the Fatal Plane Crash in Iran

Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement on the anniversary of the fatal plane crash in Iran: “One year ago, Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was shot down minutes after takeoff from Tehran, Iran. 55 Canadian citizens and 30 permanent residents were among the 176 people killed. They came from all walks of life — families with children, professionals, newlyweds, ...

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L’Ontario ouvre un Centre de soins spécialisés dans la région du Grand Toronto

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario ouvre un nouveau Centre de soins spécialisés pour fournir des soins aux résidents de la région du Grand Toronto que l’on doit temporairement déménager en raison de la situation difficile dans leur foyer de soins de longue durée. Le nouveau Centre de soins spécialisés fonctionnera comme un agrandissement temporaire du Centre de santé Grace de l’Armée ...

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Ontario Opening Specialized Care Centre in Greater Toronto Area

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The Ontario government is opening a new Specialized Care Centre to provide care for long-term care residents in the Greater Toronto Area who must be temporarily relocated due to the challenging situation in their long-term care home. The new Specialized Care Centre will operate as a temporary extension of Toronto Grace Health Centre to offer surge capacity for long-term care ...

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Ontario Declares Santa Claus an Essential Service

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Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement on Santa Claus’ annual delivery of gifts: “As children across Ontario count down the days to Christmas with excitement, I want to reassure all the boys and girls out there that Santa is still coming this year despite the COVID-19 pandemic.   As Premier, I have requested that the Lieutenant Governor issue a ...

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L’Ontario dévoile un nouveau plan global de lutte contre la pauvreté

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a publié aujourd’hui sa nouvelle Stratégie de réduction de la pauvreté, qui aidera un plus grand nombre de personnes à retourner au travail et à participer à la reprise économique de la province suite à la COVID-19. La stratégie quinquennale décrit les initiatives clés qui aideront à rapprocher les personnes vivant dans la pauvreté des possibilités ...

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Ontario Unveils New Comprehensive Plan to Combat Poverty

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The Ontario government released its new Poverty Reduction Strategy today which will help more people get back to work and participate in the province’s economic recovery from COVID-19. The five-year strategy outlines key initiatives that will help connect people experiencing poverty with education, skills training, health and other supports, while helping people keep more of their hard-earned money. “While COVID-19 ...

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Made-In-Ontario Respirators and Masks – Production of PPE will create jobs and protect frontline workers

The Ontario government is investing more than $5 million through the Ontario Together Fund to help three companies: O2 Canada (Kitchener), RONCO (Concord), and Swenco Ltd. (Kitchener-Waterloo) create jobs by designing and producing respirators and surgical masks for frontline and healthcare workers. Ontario is investing more than $1.8 million in Kitchener-based O2 Canada to design double-filtered, soft-sealed, and reusable respirators ...

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Province Expanding Online Renewal Options for Drivers

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The Ontario government is temporarily waiving multiple driver’s licence renewal requirements so that all Class G and M drivers can now safely renew their licences online at ServiceOntario.ca. To ensure continued access to critical services, these changes will also help people travelling outside Ontario for essential travel to renew their licences. “The unfortunate reality is that the COVID-19 pandemic has made ...

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La province accroît les options de renouvellement en ligne pour les conducteurs

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario renonce temporairement aux multiples exigences de renouvellement des permis de conduire, afin que tous les conducteurs des catégories G et M puissent maintenant renouveler leur permis en ligne en toute sécurité sur ServiceOntario.ca. Afin d’assurer un accès continu aux services essentiels, ces changements aideront également les personnes qui se rendent à l’extérieur de l’Ontario pour des déplacements ...

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Ontario Protecting Workers and Employers during COVID-19

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The Ontario government introduced the Workplace Safety and Insurance Amendment Act, 2020 that would, if passed, protect employers from an unexpected increase in Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) premiums, while maintaining an increase to the maximum earnings cap for worker benefits. The loss of jobs among lower wage workers, including those in the retail, hospitality and service sector, during ...

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L’Ontario protège les travailleurs et les employeurs pendant la COVID-19

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a déposé la Loi de 2020 modifiant la Loi sur la sécurité professionnelle et l’assurance contre les accidents du travail qui, si elle est adoptée, protégera les employeurs contre toute hausse inattendue des primes de la Commission de la sécurité professionnelle et de l’assurance contre les accidents du travail (WSIB), tout en maintenant une augmentation du ...

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