Ontario Releases 2021 Ontario Highways Program

Summary This morning Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, and Greg Rickford, Minister of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry, released the 2021 Ontario Highways Program, an online resource that provides information on highway investments and projects that are planned and underway. This further reassures that the Ontario government is delivering on its commitments by […]

Ontario Youth Environment Council

Summary Today, Minister Piccini announced our government is creating the new Youth Environment Council to provide youth in grades 9 to 12 more opportunities to share their insights and ideas on climate change and other key environmental issues impacting the province’s future. Eligible youth can apply to be members of the consultation group by completing an application form on ontario.ca by […]

Over Eight Million Ontarians are Fully Vaccinated

Summary Following this weekend’s exciting milestones, our government has reached yet another incredible milestone in our vaccine rollout – over eight million Ontarians are fully vaccinated! This comes only seven days after surpassing seven million. As Ontario continues to safely ease public health measures under Step Three of Roadmap to Reopen, it’s critical that Ontarians get vaccinated […]

One Vision One Voice

Summary Today, Jane McKenna, Minister of Children & Women’s Issues, and MPP Donna Skelly announced an investment of $800,000 annually in One Vision, One Voice, a community-led initiative with a focus on anti-Black racism. This investment will support the delivery of culturally appropriate services to address the disproportionate representation of African Canadian and Black children and […]

Ontario Helping 100,000 Workers Train for In-Demand Jobs

Summary Today, Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, joined Deepak Anand, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister, and Robin Martin, MPP for Eglinton-Lawrence, to announce that our government is investing $5.8 million in free online training from LinkedIn to help 100,000 workers gain the skills they need to find good jobs and restart their careers. Courses will focus on building skills most […]

Ontario announces $10M in Economic Recovery Relief Support to Wineries and Cideries

Summary Today, Minister Thompson announced that our government is launching a new Winery Agri-Tourism COVID-19 Relief Initiative to support agri-tourism businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Ontario wineries and cideries with on-site stores whose business were impacted by COVID-19 safety measures to stop the spread of the virus will be eligible for this one-time grant. Key Messages […]

Ontario Helping Small Businesses Establish Online Presence

Summary Today, Nina Tangri, Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction announced that our government is investing $10 million towards the Digital Main Street program for 2021-22 to help up to 13,000 small businesses expand their digital presence and market their services online. In addition to Digital Main Street, the Ontario government is […]

National Drowning Prevention Week

Summary July 18-24 is National Drowning Prevention Week. With summer in full swing and many families out on the water, this is an opportunity to remind your constituents to keep safe and avoid preventable fatalities on the water. According to the Lifesaving Society of Ontario, approximately 150 Ontarians tragically die each year due to water-related […]