Municipal Modernization Program

Summary Today, our government announced that we are investing over $40 million during COVID-19 to help small and rural municipalities improve the delivery of critical programs and services. The funding, under the Municipal Modernization Program, is part of the government’s $125 million investment through 2022-23 to help small and rural municipalities become more efficient and […]

Ontario Delivering Support to Agricultural and Horticultural Societies

Summary Today, Minister Hardeman announced at the 2021 Rural Ontario Municipal Conference that, through the Agricultural and Horticultural Support and Recovery Funding Initiative, our government is providing $5 million to support the province’s Agricultural and Horticultural Societies which were impacted due to the pandemic.These societies play a vital role in communities across rural Ontario, and […]

Progress Testing Travellers at Pearson Airport

Summary Today, our government provided an update on Ontario’s voluntary and free border testing pilot program, which was implemented to help quickly identify and stop the spread of COVID-19 in our communities. To date over 6,800 international travellers have been tested for COVID-19, with 2.26 per cent of these tests detecting positive cases. Despite this […]