Provincial

Ontario Modernizing Justice Sector to be more Accessible, Responsive and Affordable

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The Ontario government is making it easier, faster and more affordable to access the justice system by investing in technology and providing more services online. This will enable the province to provide more remote proceedings and reduce the number of courthouse visits, making the justice system safer to access during the COVID-19 outbreak and recovery period. “Throughout the COVID-19 emergency ...

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ONWA to become RNAO Best Practice Spotlight Organization

The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) and the Registered Nurses of Ontario (RNAO) have entered into a collaborative partnership in order for ONWA to attain the designation of Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO). ONWA is part of the first cohort of Indigenous BPSO’s which will support ONWA in promoting the health, well-being and safety of Indigenous women across the province. ...

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Province Welcomes Federal Government’s Decision to Accept Made-in-Ontario Emissions Performance Standards

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Today, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Jeff Yurek made the following statement regarding the future of Ontario’s Emissions Performance Standards (EPS) program: “After over a year of discussions, we are very pleased that the federal government has accepted our made-in-Ontario Emissions Performance Standards (EPS) program as an alternative to the federal output-based pricing system. Our program regulates greenhouse ...

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Le gouvernement salue la décision d’Ottawa d’accepter des normes de rendement à l’égard des émissions élaborées par l’Ontario

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Aujourd’hui, le ministre de l’Environnement, de la Protection de la nature et des Parcs, Jeff Yurek, a fait la déclaration suivante au sujet de l’avenir du programme des normes de rendement à l’égard des émissions de l’Ontario (programme NRE) : « Après plus d’une année de discussions, nous sommes ravis que le gouvernement fédéral ait accepté notre programme ontarien des ...

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Ontario Limits the Size of Unmonitored and Private Social Gatherings across Entire Province

The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and the Public Health Measures Table, is reducing limits on the number of people permitted to attend unmonitored and private social gatherings across the entire province. Earlier this week, the government imposed these restrictions in Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa.   The details were provided today by Premier ...

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L’Ontario limite la taille des rassemblements sociaux privés et non surveillés pour toute la province

En consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef et le Groupe des mesures de santé publique, le gouvernement de l’Ontario impose de nouvelles limites au nombre de personnes autorisées à participer à des rassemblements sociaux privés et non surveillés dans toutes les régions de la province. Plus tôt cette semaine, le gouvernement avait imposé ces restrictions à Toronto, à la ...

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L’Ontario envoie des spécialistes de la lutte contre les incendies pour soutenir l’Oregon

Le premier ministre Doug Ford et le ministre des Richesses naturelles et des Forêts, John Yakabuski, ont fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante sur les incendies de forêt qui sévissent en Oregon : « Nos pensées se tournent vers les gens de la Californie, de l’Oregon et de l’État de Washington, qui luttent actuellement contre des incendies dévastateurs et sans précédent au ...

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Ontario Sends Firefighting Specialists to Support Oregon

Today, Premier Doug Ford and John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, issued the following statement on the wildfires in Oregon: “Our hearts go out to the people of California, Oregon, and Washington as they battle devastating and unprecedented wildfires, in addition to the challenges they face with the COVID-19 pandemic. Ontario is an internationally recognized leader in wildland ...

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Report des Jeux d’été du Canada de 2021 dans la région de Niagara

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Aujourd’hui, l’honorable Lisa MacLeod, ministre des Industries du patrimoine, du sport, du tourisme et de la culture, a fait la déclaration suivante au sujet du report des Jeux d’été du Canada de 2021 dans la région de Niagara. « La santé et le bien-être de tous les Ontariens, y compris nos athlètes, nos entraîneurs, nos parents et nos partisans, restent ...

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2021 Canada Summer Games in Niagara Region Postponed

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Today, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries issued the following statement on the postponement of the 2021 Canada Summer Games in Niagara region. “The health and well-being of all Ontarians, including our athletes, coaches, parents and fans, remains our top priority. The Canada Games Council and the 2021 Canada Games Host Society have made ...

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FONOM Supports Starlink for Northern Ontario

FONOM’s Board of directors supports satellite internet access to bring improved services to Northern Ontario.   The Board adopted a resolution during a recent meeting in Hearst, held both electronically and in-person, supporting Starlink, a satellite internet service that’s being developed by Space Exploration Technologies Corporation’s (SpaceX).   The Resolution also calls on the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ...

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Ontario Launches New COVID-19 Screening Tool to Help Protect Students and Staff

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The Ontario government launched a new voluntary interactive screening tool to assist parents, students and staff with the daily assessment of COVID-19 symptoms and risk factors that is required before attending school. The results will let parents, students, and education staff know whether they should attend school each day or guide at-risk individuals to proper resources. This tool is another ...

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L’Ontario lance un nouvel outil de dépistage de la COVID-19 qui contribuera à protéger les élèves et le personnel scolaire

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a lancé un nouvel outil interactif de dépistage à utilisation volontaire pour aider les parents, les élèves et le personnel scolaire à évaluer au jour le jour les symptômes et les facteurs de risque de la COVID-19 avant de se rendre à l’école, comme l’exigent les consignes de santé publique. Cet outil permettra aux parents, aux ...

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Ontario Expanding Hospital in Moosonee

The Ontario government is investing an additional $19.4 million to expand health care services provided by Weeneebayko Area Health Authority and improve access to health care in Northern Ontario. The funding will be used to support planning and redevelopment of a culturally appropriate health campus that will include a new hospital and a lodge in Moosonee, as well as a ...

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