Provincial

Humber College Launches Its First Independent Nursing Degree

Humber College has launched its independent nursing degree, one of the first in the Ontario college sector. Premier Doug Ford and Ross Romano, Minister of Colleges and Universities, along with Minister Kinga Surma and MPPs Christine Hogarth and Natalia Kusendova, visited Humber’s North Campus today to tour the College’s simulated patient care suites and make the announcement of Humber’s nursing ...

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Police Hope Video leads to resolution for Quebec Family

  Members of the North Bay Police Service, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and a Québec family are marking a grim anniversary but remain committed to resolving the suspicious disappearance of a young resident. On March 4, 2011, 20-year-old Luke JOLY-DUROCHER of Témiscaming was in North Bay to visit with friends and was staying on Sherbrooke Street. They consumed alcohol ...

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Les circonscriptions sanitaires de Toronto, de Peel et de North Bay-Parry Sound réintègrent le Cadre d’intervention renforcé pour la COVID-19

Le gouvernement de l’Ontario, en consultation avec le médecin hygiéniste en chef, réintègre la Circonscription sanitaire de la région de Toronto, la Circonscription sanitaire de la région de Peel et la Circonscription sanitaire du district de North Bay-Parry Sound dans le Cadre d’intervention révisé et renforcé pour la COVID-19 : Garder l’Ontario ouvert (le « Cadre d’intervention »), et met un terme au décret ...

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Toronto, Peel and North Bay-Parry Sound Returning to Strengthened COVID-19 Response Framework

The Ontario Government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is transitioning Toronto, Peel, and North Bay Parry Sound District public health regions out of the shutdown and into the revised and strengthened COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open (the “Framework”), with the Stay-at-Home order no longer in effect. In addition, seven other public health regions are being moved to ...

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Colleges to offer fully funded PSW program starting in April 2021

The Ontario government is investing over $115 million to train up to 8,200 new personal support workers (PSWs) for high-demand jobs in Ontario’s health and long-term care sectors. In collaboration with Colleges Ontario, all 24 publicly assisted colleges will offer this innovative, fully funded program starting in April 2021. This is part of the government’s Long-Term Care Staffing Plan, one ...

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Premier Ford Marks Lunar New Year with Hope for the Future

Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to usher in the Lunar New Year: “Starting today, the Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean communities in Ontario and around the world will celebrate the Lunar New Year and welcome the Year of the Ox. Like the ox, may we all find the strength, resilience and determination to embrace life’s blessings this new ...

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L’Ontario élargit les soutiens aux familles ayant des enfants atteints d’autisme

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Le gouvernement de l’Ontario offre des mesures de soutien additionnelles aux familles d’enfants atteints de troubles du spectre de l’autisme. Dès le mois de mars, le gouvernement commencera à offrir des services cliniques de base en fonction des besoins particuliers des enfants, un élément clé du nouveau Programme ontarien des services en matière d’autisme. Ces services comprennent l’analyse comportementale appliquée, ...

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Ontario Expanding Supports for Families of Children with Autism

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The Ontario government is providing additional supports for families of children on the autism spectrum. Starting in March, the province will begin offering core clinical services based on a child’s individual needs, a key element of the new Ontario Autism Program. These services include applied behaviour analysis, speech language pathology, occupational therapy and mental health supports. Recognizing the challenges and ...

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L’Ontario s’oppose au nouveau décret des États-Unis favorisant l’achat de produits américains

Aujourd’hui, Vic Fedeli, ministre du Développement économique, de la Création d’emplois et du Commerce, a émis la déclaration suivante concernant le décret des États-Unis favorisant l’achat de produits américains : « Le gouvernement de l’Ontario est déçu que l’administration américaine ait décidé d’aller de l’avant avec un nouveau décret favorisant l’achat de produits américains qui restreindra l’accès aux appels d’offres ...

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Ontario Opposes New U.S. Executive Order on Buy American

Today, Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade issued the following statement on the U.S. Executive Order on Buy American: “The Ontario government is disappointed that the U.S. Administration has chosen to move ahead with a new Executive Order on Buy American which would restrict access to the U.S. government procurement. We are concerned with what these ...

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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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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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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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