Ontario Made Phase 2 Announcement

Summary Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), with the support of the Ontario government, is launching a new Ontario Made Consumer Directory. This guide will make it easier for shoppers to find made-in-Ontario products, while supporting local businesses and manufacturers. By promoting Ontario-made products, this initiative will support good-paying jobs and set the province down the […]

World Stroke Day

Summary Today is World Stroke Day, a day to raise awareness around stroke prevention and treatment. 1 in 4 adults will have a stroke in their lifetime but being active helps to reduce that risk. World Stroke Day 2020 focuses specifically on how being active helps to decrease the risk of having a stroke. We […]

Celebrating Halloween Safely

Summary With Halloween just around the corner this weekend, it is important that we remind everyone to take extra precautions and celebrate differently this year to keep themselves, their families, and their community safe. Key Messages To have a safe and happy Halloween, Ontarians should follow some simple steps: Avoid gatherings with people outside of […]

DriveTest Hiring More Examiners

Summary Today, our government announced that the Ministry of Transportation is working with its service provider, DriveTest, to hire more than 130 additional temporary driver examiners to help address the backlog of passenger road tests. The additional temporary driver examiners are anticipated to begin conducting tests in December. Key Messages The unprecedented shutdown of DriveTest […]

Francophone Community Grants Program

Summary Today, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Francophone Affairs, announced that our government is providing $1 million to 30 organizations as part of the 2020-2021 Francophone Community Grants Program (FCGP). This program helps support the vitality of the Franco-Ontarian community, with a focus on promoting the French language, as well as the community’s socio-economic development in […]