Ontario Helping More Students Become Nurse Practitioners

Ontario Helping More Students Become Nurse Practitioners

TORONTO — The Ontario government is making it faster and easier for people to connect to primary care, especially in northern and rural areas, by continuing to boost the number of spots available to...

Ontario Investing in Free Training for Racialized and Indigenous Entrepreneurs

Ontario Investing in Free Training for Racialized and Indigenous Entrepreneurs

TORONTO — Ontario is investing an additional $15 million over three years in the Racialized and Indigenous Supports for Entrepreneurs (RAISE) program to provide free access to business coaching,...

Ontario Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Boost Child Care Workforce and Protect Children

Ontario Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Boost Child Care Workforce and Protect Children

BRAMPTON — The Ontario government is launching the most significant and comprehensive Child Care Workforce Strategy in the province’s history. Supported by funding through the Canada-Ontario...

Ontario Strengthening Wage Protections for Restaurant Workers

Ontario Strengthening Wage Protections for Restaurant Workers

TORONTO—The Ontario government is introducing legislation that, if passed, would put in place ground-breaking protections for more than 400,000 people in the restaurant and hospitality industry. The

Ontario Strengthens Electric Vehicle Supply Chain With New Manufacturing Investment

Ontario Strengthens Electric Vehicle Supply Chain With New Manufacturing Investment

CAMBRIDGE — The Ontario government is welcoming a significant investment by Dana Canada Corporation, a leading manufacturer in drivetrain and electric propulsion motor systems. The investment will...

Ontario Investing in Critical Infrastructure

MISSISSAUGA — The Ontario government is investing $200 million over three years to help municipalities repair, rehabilitate and expand critical drinking water, wastewater and stormwater...

Ontario Taking Action to Support Injured Workers and Firefighters

WELLAND— The Ontario government will soon introduce legislation that would, if passed, support injured workers by enabling “super indexing” increases to Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)...

Ontario Connecting Northern and Rural Communities to Critical Care

SUDBURY — The Ontario government is investing over $108 million to expand Ornge Air Ambulance’s fixed wing fleet with four additional state-of-the-art planes and replace their existing eight fixed...

Ontario Connecting More Women to Breast Cancer Screening Earlier

TORONTO — The Ontario government is connecting significantly more people to breast cancer screening by lowering the eligibility age of self-referral for publicly funded mammograms through the...

Free Flu Shot and New COVID-19 Vaccines Available for All Ontarians Six Months of Age and Older

TORONTO — Starting tomorrow, October 30, Ontarians will be able to receive their free flu shot and the new, most recent COVID-19 vaccine atlocal pharmacies, public health units and primary health...

Ontario Training Indigenous People for In-Demand Jobs

Ontario Training Indigenous People for In-Demand Jobs

The Ontario government is investing $7.3 million ineight innovative training projects to support Indigenous people across Northern Ontario. The programs will prepare 1,700 workers for rewarding...

Ontario Breaks Ground on Long-Term Care Home in Burlington

Ontario Breaks Ground on Long-Term Care Home in Burlington

BURLINGTON — Construction is underway on a new, 256-bed building for Maple Villa Long Term Care Centre, a long-term care home in Burlington. This home is one of 67 long-term care home projects...

Ontario Celebrates Indigenous Leadership in Clean Energy Storage

Ontario Celebrates Indigenous Leadership in Clean Energy Storage

TORONTO –TheOntario government and the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) have released the detailed results of the province’s first competitive procurement for new reliable,...

Getting Back to Basics Leading to Better Student Outcomes

Getting Back to Basics Leading to Better Student Outcomes

Getting Back to Basics Leading to Better Student Outcomes

Ontario Investing to Find Long-term Housing for Asylum Claimants

Ontario Investing to Find Long-term Housing for Asylum Claimants

TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing another $42 million through the Canada Ontario Housing Benefit (COHB) program to support the City of Toronto and other impacted municipalities across...

Ontario Investing in Fire Safety in the North

Ontario Investing in Fire Safety in the North

THUNDER BAY — The Ontario government is investing close to $35 million in 17 new fire trucks, lifesaving firefighting equipment, and two new Mobile Live Fire Training Units to better protect...

Ontario Driving Economic Growth in Rural Communities

Ontario Driving Economic Growth in Rural Communities

PETERBOROUGH— The Ontario government is investing over $4.3 million in up to 80 projects across the province through the latest intake of the Rural Economic Development (RED) Program. The RED...

Ontario Doubling Career Fairs to Help More Young People Enter Skilled Trades

Ontario Doubling Career Fairs to Help More Young People Enter Skilled Trades

TORONTO— The Ontario government is expanding its successful skilled trades career fairs, now in its second year, to even more cities with more exhibitors and twice as many participating students....

Ontario Preparing Students for Success

Ontario Preparing Students for Success

TORONTO — The Ontario government is providing new student supports and updating curriculum for the 2023-24 school year. These actions will refocus school boards on the development of foundational...

Ontario Building More Supportive Housing in Mississauga

Ontario Building More Supportive Housing in Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA, ON — The Ontario government is providing $270,000 in operational funding for rent supplements and mental health and addictions support services for 40 new supportive housing units in...

Ontario Providing Free Training for Construction Workers

Ontario Providing Free Training for Construction Workers

ETOBICOKE— The Ontario government is investing $3.6 million to support three innovative projects to help over 2,200 women and young people across Ontario prepare for meaningful and well-paying...

Governments Bolstering Food Supply System

Governments Bolstering Food Supply System

AYLMER – The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $7.5 million through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) to help eligible agri-food businesses and...

Ontario Launching New Indian Residential School Community Engagement Fund

Ontario Launching New Indian Residential School Community Engagement Fund

TORONTO –The Ontario government is continuing to take action to support Indigenous communities in the province by launching the $7.1 million Indian Residential School Community Engagement Fund...