Province Announces Ontario Place Redevelopment

Summary When Ontario Place opened in 1971 under the leadership of Premier Bill Davis, it was designed to reflect all that we, as Ontarians, embodied: our heritage, our diversity, our creativity and our future potential. Ontario Place holds a special place in our hearts and minds thanks to the countless family-friendly events and activities that […]

Ontario announces joint funding to support 280,000 underserved households

Summary Yesterday, Minister Surma announced that Ontario along with the federal government are investing over $1.2 billion in 58 new projects through the province’s Improving Connectivity for Ontario (ICON) program and the federal Universal Broadband Fund to connect an additional 280,000 rural Ontario households to high-speed internet. Under this agreement, the Government of Canada and […]

80% of Ontarians 12+ Have Received First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Ontario has reached a very exciting milestone in our vaccine rollout: 80% of Ontarians aged 12 and over have now received their first dose of the vaccine! This brings us one step closer to exiting Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen and easing the majority of public health measures. Our vaccine rollout is making excellent progress, but the job is […]

Ontario Investing in New Resources for Construction Sector

Summary Today, Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, joined by Deepak Anand, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister and MPP for Mississauga-Malton, announced that our government is investing over $3 million to create a virtual training hub that will help construction supervisors learn the skills they need to mentor and train their team. The funding will also go towards […]

Summary Our government is investing up to $324 million in new funding to enable Ontario’s hospitals and community health sector to perform more surgeries, MRI and CT scans and procedures, including on evenings and weekends, as part of a wider, comprehensive surgical recovery plan to provide patients with the care they need. This plan will […]

Over 19 Million Doses of the COVID-19 Vaccines Have Been Administered

Summary Our government has reached another exciting new milestone in our vaccine rollout: over 19 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been administered provincewide! Our vaccine rollout is making excellent progress, but the job is not over yet. With all Ontarians aged 12 and over eligible to receive their first and second dose of the […]

Ontario Launches “The Things We’ve Missed” Vaccine Campaign

Summary As Ontario safely enjoys more activities under Step Three of Roadmap to Reopen, it’s critical that Ontarians continue to get vaccinated to provide maximum protection against COVID-19 and its variants and get back to the things we’ve missed. Right now, two in ten eligible Ontarians have not received a single dose and vaccination rates are slowing.   That is […]

Ontario Helping Underprivileged Youth Start Careers in Construction

Summary Today, Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, joined by Deepak Anand, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister, Vijay Thanigasalam, MPP for Scarborough-Rouge Park, Christina Maria Mitas, MPP for Scarborough Centre, and Aris Babikian, MPP for Scarborough-Agincourt announced that our government is investing over $600,000 to help 390 young people from underrepresented backgrounds […]

Governments Supporting Economic Recovery of Ontario Farmers

Summary Today, Minister Thompson announced that the Governments of Ontario and Canada are providing more than $7.3 million in over 600 projects to support farmers and agri-food businesses that will increase food safety, accelerate sector innovation and help farmers bring new products to market to grow their businesses. Funding is provided through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, and […]

Ontario Making it Easier to Renew Documents

Summary Today, Minister Romano announced our government is making it easier for Ontarians to renew their important documents, including licence plate stickers, driver’s licences and health cards, by introducing the option for people to receive digital reminders. Ontarians can now choose to receive emails, texts or voicemails  up to 60 days in advance of their […]