MPP Ke PMB, Bill 34, An Act to proclaim May as Anti-Asian Racism Education Month

People of Asian heritage have experienced a heightened rate of race-related incidents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Asian Canadians have long been viewed as foreigners and outsiders and are easy targets for people to direct their frustration and anger. By proclaiming May as Anti-Asian Racism Education Month, Province of Ontario honours the proud contributions, storied history, […]

New Measures to Prioritize Public Safety and Address Court Backlog

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the justice sector and caused an unprecedented backlog of criminal cases. That is why our government is investing an additional $72 million over two years to prioritize public safety and ensure offenders are held accountable while standing up for victims of crime as they seek justice. As part of […]

Meeting with North York General Hospital

Thank you to @NYGH_News for the virtual meeting this morning and sharing all the amazing work NYGH has done over the past year. Looking forward to the growth and expansion as part of the Strategic Plan to better serve our community. NYGH #1 community academic hospital in Canada.

Government Takes Further Action to Protect Schools

Our government is committed to keeping schools safe and open.  That is why we are following the updated advice from the Chief Medical Officer of Health to put in place a layered approach that aligns with the best advice of the Ontario Science Table — including a major emphasis on air ventilation improvement, indoor-masking, strict […]

Ontario Introducing New Legislation to Fix Long-Term Care

After decades of inaction, our government is fixing long-term care to ensure Ontario’s seniors get the quality of care they need and deserve both now and in the future. As part of our plan to fix the sector, on October 28, we introduced the Providing More Care, Protecting Seniors, and Building More Beds Act, 2021 […]

Ontario Enshrining the Right to Wear Poppies in the Workplace

Our government has introduced legislation that demonstrates our support for members of the Canadian Armed Forces by ensuring that every worker has the right to wear a poppy at work during Remembrance Week, unless this may pose a danger or hazard to a person’s health, safety or welfare. We honour Canada’s fallen soldiers, veterans and […]

Further Extending Temporary Wage Increase for Personal Support Workers

Personal support workers and direct support workers are essential in our fight against COVID-19, and we are extending these temporary wage enhancements in recognition of their dedication to protecting the health and well-being of Ontarians during the pandemic  Our government is investing an additional $373 million to extend the temporary wage enhancement for personal support […]

North York General Hospital’s New Mandatory Vaccination Policy

North York General Hospital’s New Mandatory Vaccination Policy: Six Things You Should Know: At North York General Hospital, we know how important and integral families, loved ones and caregivers can be to the social, emotional and physical well-being of our patients. At the same time, we must balance this need with our commitment to create […]

Ontario Launching New and Improved Inspections Program for Long-Term Care

We have a plan to fix long-term care and to ensure Ontario’s seniors get the quality of care they need and deserve both now and in the future. Our plan is built on three pillars: staffing and care; accountability, enforcement, and transparency; and building modern, safe, comfortable homes for our seniors. People need to trust […]

Working for Workers Act

The pandemic has changed the way that we work. In September, almost a third of Ontario workers spent at least half of their time working from home, the highest percentage of any province in Canada. Workers are also facing a blurring between their work time and family time, negatively impacting their mental health, and increasing […]