Provincial

Ontario Takes Immediate Action to Stop COVID-19 Outbreaks in Windsor-Essex

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In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and local public health officials, the Ontario government is implementing a three-point plan to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 on farms and throughout the community. Recent outbreaks, especially those in the agriculture and agri-food sectors, pose unique challenges that require a targeted response. By taking immediate action, health officials ...

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L’Ontario investit pour aider les communautés franco-ontariennes à se développer et à soutenir la reprise

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Alors que la province entame sa reprise économique, le gouvernement lance l’édition 2020-21 du Programme d’appui à la francophonie ontarienne afin de soutenir les entreprises et les organismes francophones de l’Ontario ainsi que ceux qui servent la francophonie ontarienne. « Notre gouvernement est déterminé à soutenir la communauté francophone de l’Ontario face à la pandémie COVID-19 et au-delà, » a ...

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Ontario Investing to Help Franco-Ontarian Communities Grow and Support Recovery

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As the province begins its economic recovery, the government is launching the 2020-21 edition of the Francophone Community Grants Program to support Ontario’s francophone businesses and community organizations, as well as those that serve French-speaking Ontarians. “Our government is committed to supporting Ontario’s Francophone community through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond,” said Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Francophone Affairs. “This year’s ...

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End Police Violence. Invest in Black, Indigenous and Racialized People’s Lives: An Ontario NDP Commitment to Action

The Ontario NDP has laid out its commitments for overhauling policing and police oversight, tackling systemic racism, and making mental health crisis response safer, especially for Black, Indigenous and racialized people. “Regis Korchinski-Paquet, Rodney Levi, Chantel Moore, Stewart Kevin Andrews, Jason Collins, Eishia Hudson, Caleb Tubila Njoko, D’Andre Campbell and Ejaz Choudry. These people were loved, and should be here ...

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L’Ontario adopte un nouveau programme-cadre de mathématiques pour les élèves des écoles élémentaires

Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a publié le nouveau programme-cadre de mathématiques des écoles élémentaires de la province, conçu pour mieux préparer les élèves à une carrière dans un monde en rapide évolution, renforcer leurs compétences en mathématiques et améliorer leurs résultats. Le programme-cadre a été élaboré sur une période de deux ans, en consultation avec des parents, des éducateurs en ...

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Ontario Introduces New Math Curriculum for Elementary Students

The Ontario government released the province’s new elementary math curriculum to better prepare students for work in a rapidly changing world, strengthen math competence and improve grades. The curriculum was developed over two years in consultation with parents, math educators, academics and math education experts, and is designed to reverse a decade of declining math scores. It will be available ...

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Ontario Moving Toronto and Peel Region into Stage 2

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The Ontario government is allowing more businesses and services to open and getting more people back to work by moving the City of Toronto and Peel Region into Stage 2 on Wednesday. This decision was made in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and the local medical officers of health. It is based on positive local trends of ...

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Célébration de la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones en Ontario

Le ministre des Affaires autochtones, Greg Rickford, a fait la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones : « Aujourd’hui est la Journée nationale des peuples autochtones, une journée qui célèbre le patrimoine unique, la diversité culturelle et les riches traditions des Premières Nations, des Inuits et des Métis de l’Ontario. C’est aussi une journée pour ...

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Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day in Ontario

Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs, issued the following statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day: “Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day to celebrate the unique heritage, cultural diversity and rich traditions of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in Ontario. It is also a day to recognize the contributions of Indigenous Peoples to our province, and the ...

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Ontario Supporting Indigenous-Owned Businesses During COVID-19 with Loan Program

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The government of Ontario is providing up to $10 million to Indigenous-owned small and medium sized businesses to help them with much needed capital as the province begins to safely and gradually reopen the economy.   Loans of up to $50,000 will be available to businesses that are either ineligible for, or unable to access, existing federal and provincial COVID-19 ...

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L’Ontario soutient les entreprises autochtones pendant la COVID-19 – programme de prêt

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario fournira jusqu’à 10 millions de dollars aux petites et moyennes entreprises autochtones pour les aider à obtenir les capitaux dont elles grandement besoin, alors que la province amorce la réouverture graduelle et sécuritaire de l’économie. Les entreprises autochtones qui ne sont pas admissibles aux mesures d’aide fédérales et provinciales mises en place pour aider les petites entreprises ...

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L’Ontario fait des investissements sans précédent dans l’éducation publique

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Aujourd’hui, le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé une hausse des investissements de 736 millions de dollars pour l’année scolaire 2020-2021, consacrant ainsi plus de 25,5 milliards de dollars au secteur de l’éducation publique. Ce financement, au titre des Subventions pour les besoins des élèves (SBE), représente l’investissement le plus important de l’histoire de l’Ontario dans le système d’éducation financé par les fonds publics. ...

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Ontario Makes Historic Investment in Public Education

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Today, the Ontario government announced that it is investing $736 million more in public education for the 2020-21 school year, increasing the total to more than $25.5 billion. This funding, through the Grants for Student Needs (GSN) program, represents the largest investment in public education in Ontario’s history. As a result, Ontario’s average per-pupil funding amount has reached $12,525, which ...

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Ontario Proposes to Further Protect Water Resources – Enhancements to its Water Quantity Management Program

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The Ontario government is seeking public input on its water quantity management proposal. The proposal aims to protect the long-term sustainability of surface water and groundwater and ensure these important resources are responsibly managed and safeguarded now and into the future, as committed in the province’s Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan. The proposal would also give municipalities a greater say in allowing ...

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