Trust in Real Estate Services

Summary Today, the Honourable Lisa Thompson, Minister of Government and Consumer Services is introducing a bill proposing changes to theReal Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002, through the Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2019.This Act if passed, would increase consumer confidence, enhance standards for real estate professionals and brokerages and provide additional flexibility to keep […]

Aviation Fuel Tax Cut

Summary As part of the communications plan for the Fall Economic Statement, A Plan to Build Ontario Together, we are asking caucus to echo (where appropriate) the Aviation Fuel Tax Cut announcement made by Minister Phillips and Minister Romano in Sault Ste. Marie today. Key Messages People living in Northern Ontario can have a higher […]

Veterans Park Pass

Summary Today, Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, will announce the government is honouring past and present members of the Canadian Armed Forces by offering free weekday day-use entry at all Ontario Parks. Starting November 11, 2019, past and present Canadian Armed Forces members residing in Ontario will be able to visit Ontario […]

National Seniors Safety Week

Summary November 6-12 is the National Seniors Safety Week in Canada. Addressing the safety and security of seniors is a key priority for our government. We are committed to resources, programs and services that can help protect seniors who are vulnerable to abuse or harms so that they can continue to live safely & independently. Key […]

Skilled Trades and Technology Week

Summary This week is National Skilled Trades and Technology week. Please help us celebrate that by sharing the great news of what we are doing to help this industry and remove barriers to the Skilled Trades. Key Messages Ontario is facing a looming problem: a shortage of skilled workers. We need to let young people […]

Military Hotline

Summary Over the weekend the Honourable Lisa Thompson, Minister of Government and Consumer Services visited her local Legion in Goderich Ontario to launch the Ontario Military Families Relocation Hotline. Ontario’s government is supporting active members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and their families by helping them get information and services more easily when relocating […]


Summary Today, Premier Ford and Toronto Mayor John Tory celebrated a historic new partnership between the city and the province to build the most ambitious subway expansion in Canadian history.   Premier Ford was joined by Minister Mulroney, Minister Scott,  Associate Minister Surma and MPP Hogarth. The province is investing in the construction of four new and expanded […]

SunnyBrook Health Sciences

Summary Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, was joined by MichaelTibollo, Associate Minister of Mental Health, and Robin Martin, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Health, to announce that the province is investing up to $60 million to support the construction of the GarryHurvitz Brain Sciences Centre, a new, state-of-the-art facility dedicated to brain […]

Woman Abuse Prevention Month

Summary November marks Woman Abuse Prevention Month. This is a month to raise awareness on the different kinds of abuse faced by women. It is also to emphasize that abuse of any kind, especially gender-based violence, it not only unacceptable but absolutely not tolerated in our society and by this government.