Provincial

Ontario Investing in new Anti-Racism and Anti-Hate Grant program

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The Ontario government is investing $1.6 million over two years to create a new Anti-Racism and Anti-Hate Grant program. This funding will support community-based anti-racism initiatives focusing on anti-Black racism, anti-Indigenous racism, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia. “Racism and hate will not be tolerated and our government is doing everything it can to protect people from being victimized because of their race ...

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Historic Agreement Delivers up to $4 Billion to Support Municipalities and Transit

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The Ontario government, in partnership with the federal government, is providing up to $4 billion in urgently needed one-time assistance to Ontario’s 444 municipalities. This funding will help local governments maintain the critical services people rely on every day, including public transit, over the next six to eight months. Details on specific allocations will be provided in the coming weeks. ...

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Un accord historique prévoit jusqu’à 4 milliards de dollars pour soutenir les municipalités et le transport en commun

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en partenariat avec le gouvernement fédéral, apportera aux 444 municipalités de la province jusqu’à 4 milliards de dollars en aide d’urgence ponctuelle, un soutien dont elles ont besoin d’urgence. Ce financement, qui s’inscrit dans le cadre du plan de l’Ontario pour la croissance, le renouveau et la reprise économique, aidera les administrations locales à assurer la ...

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Ontario Announces Five New Ontario Health Teams

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In support of the ongoing fight against COVID-19 and as part of the province’s plan to end hallway health care, the Ontario government is announcing five new Ontario Health Teams and is providing additional funding to better connect care. “Over the past several months, Ontario Health Teams have demonstrated remarkable responsiveness to the COVID-19 outbreak by simplifying the purchase of ...

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L’Ontario annonce cinq nouvelles équipes Santé Ontario

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Au soutien de la lutte constante contre la COVID-19 et dans le cadre du plan de la province pour éliminer les soins de santé de couloir, le gouvernement de l’Ontario annonce la création de cinq nouvelles équipes Santé Ontario et offre du financement supplémentaire afin de mieux coordonner les soins. « Au cours des derniers mois, les équipes Santé Ontario ont fait ...

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Les nouveaux changements législatifs de l’Ontario encouragent les règlements négociés entre les locataires et les propriétaires

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario assure la stabilité du marché locatif de l’Ontario en augmentant les amendes relatives aux expulsions illégales et en renforçant la nécessité pour les locateurs d’explorer les ententes de remboursement possibles avant de songer à l’expulsion. Ces mesures sont incluses à la Loi de 2020 visant la protection des locataires et le renforcement du logement communautaire, qui a ...

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New Ontario Legislative changes encourage negotiated settlements between tenants and landlords

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The Ontario government is providing stability to Ontario’s rental market by increasing fines for unlawful evictions and reinforcing the necessity for landlords to explore repayment agreements before considering evictions. These measures are included in the Protecting Tenants and Strengthening Community Housing Act which received Royal Assent today. “We know tenants and landlords have struggled during COVID-19, and some households may ...

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Ontario Legislature Adjourns after Significant Sitting in Response to COVID-19

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The Ontario Legislature adjourned after an unprecedented session that saw cross-partisan collaboration in the fight against COVID-19. Since reconvening in February, the legislature passed 18 pieces of legislation, including emergency measures needed to protect public health and prepare for economic recovery. The legislature has now risen until September 14, 2020. Premier Doug Ford and Paul Calandra, Government House Leader, thanked ...

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L’Assemblée législative de l’Ontario ajourne ses travaux à la suite d’une importante séance en réponse à la pandémie de COVID-19

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L’Assemblée législative de l’Ontario a ajourné ses travaux à la suite d’une session sans précédent au cours de laquelle tous les partis ont collaboré pour lutter contre la COVID-19. Depuis la reprise des travaux parlementaires en février, l’Assemblée législative a adopté 18 projets de loi, y compris des mesures d’urgence nécessaires pour protéger la santé publique et se préparer à ...

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Ontario Takes Steps to Better Protect Lakes, Rivers and Fisheries

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The Ontario government released its final bait management strategy to protect the province’s lakes and rivers from the threat of invasive species and fish diseases. As part of this new strategy, the government will be establishing four bait management zones to limit the movement of live bait across the province. “It is critically important to protect and preserve our lakes ...

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Ontario Unveils New Innovative Approach to Building Long-Term Care Homes Faster

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The Ontario government announced a new innovative Accelerated Build Pilot Program that will enable the construction of two new long-term care homes in Mississauga in a matter of months, not years. By working with Trillium Health Partners and Infrastructure Ontario, the province intends to add up to 640 new long-term care beds by 2021. The pilot program is part of ...

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L’Ontario dévoile une nouvelle approche novatrice pour accélérer la construction de foyers de soins de longue durée

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé le nouveau Programme pilote d’accélération de la construction, une initiative novatrice visant à mettre rapidement en chantier deux nouveaux foyers de soins de longue durée à Mississauga, en quelques mois seulement, plutôt qu’en plusieurs années. En collaboration avec l’organisme Trillium Health Partners et Infrastructure Ontario, la province entend ainsi aménager jusqu’à 640 nouveaux lits ...

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NDP MPP Gretzky tables motion, urges Ford to create COVID-19 Essential Caregiver Strategy

  NDP MPP Lisa Gretzky (Windsor West) will table a motion in the Legislature on Monday, urging the Ford government to immediately implement a COVID-19 Essential Caregiver Strategy that recognizes essential caregivers as more than just visitors, and gives residents in long-term care, groups homes and all congregate care settings the right to fully access their essential caregivers and support ...

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Ontario Moving More Regions into Stage 3

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The Ontario government is allowing seven more regions to enter Stage 3 on Friday, increasing the number of businesses and public spaces that will reopen across the province. This decision was made in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and is based on positive local trends of key public health indicators, including lower or low transmission of COVID-19, ...

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