Virtual Meeting With Officer Lesley Henry
Break-Ins are a costly source of loss for many businesses and can have a significant impact on the owners. Consider the following protection measures designed to help prevent business burglary and protect your investment!
Summary Today, Minister Lecce and Donna Skelly, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, announced regulatory amendments that support working families, improve the child care and early years sector, and advance the province’s dual priorities of affordability and accessibility for parents. The regulatory amendments, which take effect on March 8, 2021, will: […]
Ontario Activates Emergency Brake in Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit
Summary Our government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is moving nine public health regions to new levels in the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework. This includes activating an “emergency brake” in Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit to move the regions to Grey-Lockdown to immediately interrupt transmission and contain community […]
Meeting with Alzheimer Society of Toronto
It was a pleasure to join @AlzToronto to learn how a quarter of a million Ontarians are living with dementia. Our government remains committed to protecting what matters most and our aim is to deliver high-quality care and build a connected and comprehensive system of support.
Protecting Ontario Elections Act
Summary To protect Ontario elections, 19 legislative amendments have been proposed, including changes to: Make it more convenient and safer for people to vote in a COVID-19 environment by increasing advance polling days from five to 10, changes first proposed by Ontario’s Chief Electoral Officer. Double the amount individuals can donate to a candidate, constituency […]
Ontario Invests in Accelerated Training for Personal Support Workers
Summary Today, Premier Ford, Minister Fullerton and Minister Romano announced that we are investing over $115 million into a historic training campaign that will qualify up to 8,200 new personal support workers (PSWs) for high-demand jobs in Ontario’s health and long-term care sectors, starting in October 2021. In collaboration with Colleges Ontario, all 24 publicly assisted colleges […]
Greenbelt Foundation Funding
Summary Today, Minister Yurek announced the government is investing $12 million over the next three years to support the Greenbelt Foundation’s ongoing work to protect, promote and improve the Greenbelt in the Golden Horseshoe region. The projects delivered through this funding will focus on planting trees to increase natural cover, enhancing recreational opportunities for people […]
Virtual meeting with Addictions and Mental Health Ontario Boards of Directors
Thank you @AMHOnt for your support of my Private Members Bill 250 – Recovery Month Act 2021. Let us shine a spotlight on the issues of Opioid abuse, addiction and overdoses that affect the lives of many people, and too often result in death. There is hope through recovery!
Virtual meeting with Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations.
Great meeting with members of the @OCUFA to discuss ways we can enhance the quality of university education in Ontario and advance the professional and economic needs of faculty. Thank you for sharing policy solutions that build the accessibility and quality of our universities.
Ontario Supports Training of Hundreds of Personal Support Workers
Summary Today, Minister Monte McNaughton was joined by Minister Merrilee Fullerton to announce our government’s investment of more than $4.1 million to help train 373 Personal Support Workers (PSWs) and provide working PSWs with additional health and safety resources during and following the COVID-19 pandemic. Our investment will help ensure Ontario has more PSWs to […]