Ontario Launches Online Renewal Tool for Accessible Parking Permits

Summary Today, Minister Romano announced the launch of a new online renewal tool for Accessible Parking Permits, providing a simpler, faster and more accessible service for permit holders. This new online application will allow Ontarians to renew a permanent Accessible Parking Permit, apply for a traveler’s permit or motorcycle decal, and request a change of address from the […]

Supports to Combat Islamophobia in Schools

Summary Today, Minister Lecce and Minister Rasheed announced that our government is taking action to combat Islamophobia and discrimination by providing $300,000 for initiatives to support Muslim students and families with an emphasis on enhancing resources and training of educators, targeted supports for students, and digital resources for parents. This funding is part of our […]

Regional Development Program Guelph Bundle

Summary Today, Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, announced our government is supporting innovation and helping to strengthen local economies by investing over $2.6 million in three businesses in Guelph through the Regional Development Program, supporting a total investment of $23 million in domestic manufacturing and chemical processing by the Ontario […]

Ontario Helping Immigrants Prepare for Good Jobs

Summary This morning Minister McNaughton, joined by MPP for Flamborough-Glanbook, Donna Skelly, announced our government is investing $7.7 million in language and skills training supports to help 2,700 newcomers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic start new jobs and be part of Ontario’s economic recovery. Through 19 programs across Ontario, newcomers will gain the skills they […]

Ontario Together Fund Announcement for Coreprint Patterns

Summary Today, our government announced that we are investing nearly $860,000 in Coreprint Patterns through the Ontario Together Fund. The investment will help the family-owned-and-operated business manufacture critical components for COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests for hospitals and labs across the province. Currently, there are no made-in-Ontario sources for these important components, which are difficult to acquire due to high demand […]

Over 4 million Ontarian are Fully Vaccinated

esterday, our government reached another incredible milestone in our vaccine rollout: over four million Ontarians are fully vaccinated! We’ve hit this milestone only five days after we reached three million Ontarians fully vaccinated. In addition, as of yesterday over 14 million vaccine doses have been administered provincewide – only four days since we reached 13 million! Our […]

Ontario Supporting Auto Manufacturing Workers

Summary Today, Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development was joined by Christine Hogarth MPP for Etobicoke-Lakeshore and Kinga Surma MPP for Etobicoke Centre to announce our government is investing $7 million to deliver training and paid job placements in the automotive manufacturing sector for up to 800 people from underrepresented groups. As part of Ontario’s $115 million Skills […]

Summer Learning Supports

Summary Yesterday, Minister Lecce, on behalf of the Ontario government announced that Summer learning will be virtual in July & with the support of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, we are permitting school boards to offer in-person summer school in August. We are also expanding summer learning to over $60 million, the largest the […]

All Ontarians Aged 18+ Becoming Eligible for Accelerated Second Doses

Summary With more than 76% of Ontarian adults having received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and over 30% fully immunized, Ontario is accelerating second dose eligibility to all individuals aged 18 and over across the province. Starting Monday, June 28, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., all Ontarians aged 18 and over who received their first […]