Province Launches New Modern Ontario Business Registry

Summary Today, Minister Romano announced that our government is launching a new Ontario Business Registry on October 19, making it easier, simpler, and more affordable for millions of businesses and not-for-profit corporations to interact with the government. The new online registry will replace outdated technology, providing the more than 2.5 million businesses and non-profits with […]

Rowan’s Law Day

Summary Today marks the fourth-annual Rowan’s Law Day in Ontario. Celebrated annually on the last Wednesday in September to raise awareness of concussions and concussion safety, Rowan’s Law and Rowan’s Law Day were established to honour Rowan Stringer, a high school rugby player from Nepean who died in the spring of 2013 from a condition […]

Ontario To Strengthen Mandatory Indigenous Learning in School Curriculum

Summary Today, in partnership with Indigenous partners, Elders, Knowledge Holders and education stakeholders, Minister Lecce and Minister Rickford announced a plan to strengthen First Nation, Métis and Inuit content and learning in the elementary curriculum, including enhancing learning on residential schools.    The Ministry of Education is advancing reconciliation by announcing: A plan to complete […]

Ontario Helping Protect Communities Against Racism and Hate

Summary Minister Gill has announced that our government is helping protect communities against racism and hate through the province’s new $1.6 million Anti-Racism Anti-Hate Grant Program. Developed collaboratively with community partners across Ontario, the Anti-Racism Anti-Hate Grant supports community-led initiatives that will help build capacity, connect communities and deepen understanding to address the impacts of […]

Stop Asian Hate

I strongly condemn rocketing hate crimes against Asians. There is no place for racism here in Ontario and Canada. Verbal attacks and physical assaults should not be tolerated. Let us hold the assailant accountable. @FordNation @C_Mulroney @LoganKanapathi @YRP #AntiAsianHate

Ontario Providing Additional Investment into Skills Development Fund

Summary Today, Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development and MPP Deepak Anand, his Parliamentary Assistant were joined by Michael Parsa, MPP for Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill and Daisy Wai, MPP for Richmond Hill to announced that an additional $83.3 million is being provided to support ground-breaking training projects that upskill workers and prepare […]

Ontario Adding New Resources To Protect Workers

Summary Today, Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development joined by MPP Deepak Anand, his Parliamentary Assistant, to announced that our government is graduating over 100 new health and safety inspectors and launching a new online tool to help businesses develop safety plans for their workplaces. These actions build on efforts across government to continuing […]

Ontario Tourism Recovery Program

Summary Ontario’s heritage, sport, tourism and culture industries were among the first and hardest hit, and are expected to take the longest to recover from the pandemic.  That’s why today, on World Tourism Day, Minister MacLeod announced that the Ontario government is investing $100 million through the new Ontario Tourism Recovery Program to help stabilize […]

80% of Ontarians 12+ have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine

Summary Our government has reached yet another incredible milestone in our vaccine rollout – 80 per cent of Ontarians aged 12 and over have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine! Unvaccinated individuals are 24 times more likely to be hospitalized and 43 times more likely to be in ICU than fully vaccinated Ontarians. Getting […]

Ontario Supports Launch of First Blind and Low Vision Program for Francophone Students

Summary Today, Minister Lecce announced that our government is investing more than $250,000 in the first blind and low vision program for Francophone students in the province. This ground-breaking initiative at the Centre Jules-Léger provincial school demonstrates the province’s commitment to ensuring all Ontario students succeed in the classroom and reach their full potential. Key […]