To further strengthen its response to Omicron, effective December 18, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. Ontario intends to introduce a 50% capacity limit in high-risk indoor settings with a usual capacity of 1,000 or more.
To protect Ontario’s progress in the fight against COVID-19 and safeguard the province’s hospitals and intensive care units (ICUs) in the face of the rapidly-spreading Omicron variant, our government is rapidly accelerating its booster dose rollout by expanding eligibility to all individuals aged 18 and over, as well as shortening the interval to three months […]
On Monday December 13, the province launched the first phase of the Tow Zone Pilot in the Greater Toronto Area. The pilot includes restricted towing zones on the following sections of provincial highway
Our government is taking decisive action to reform the towing industry and ensure our roads and highways are cleared faster when a breakdown or collision occurs. If you need assistance in a restricted tow zone, call 911 if it is an emergency or if you are in a traffic lane, or call 511 if you […]
Through this two-year project, international entrepreneurs will be able to purchase or start new companies, hire local workers and drive economic growth in their new communities.
Communities across Ontario are looking for immigrants to help start and grow businesses – we want the world to bring their entrepreneurial spirit to this province to build businesses, create new jobs, grow communities and strengthen our economy. Unfortunately, international entrepreneurs are often unaware of what our small communities have to offer. That is why our […]
Starting today, individuals aged 50+ can book their #COVID19 vaccine booster dose, if at least six months have passed since their last dose.
To book, visit Ontario.ca/bookvaccine or call the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900.
Regardless of what we learn about the Omicron variant, Ontario is prepared to continue to take swift action to ensure the continued health and safety of all Ontarians.
Our government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is taking action to further encourage vaccination and help limit the spread of COVID-19 and the Omicron variant. In line with Ontario’s cautious approach throughout the pandemic and in light of evolving global evidence around the Omicron variant, the province is adjusting its COVID-19 […]
The Ontario government has been given Royal Assent on the 2021 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review: Build Ontario. This is the government’s plan to build the foundation for Ontario’s recovery and prosperity by getting shovels in the ground on critical infrastructure, attracting increased investment, and restoring leadership in auto manufacturing and other industries. The […]
Ontario is extending COVID-19 paid sick days until July 31, 2022 to ensure workers do not lose pay if they need to miss work.
Nothing is more important than keeping Ontario’s workers safe. That’s why we are extending our Worker Income Protection Benefit, which provides paid sick days, until July 31, 2022. Employees can continue to access this paid leave if they need miss work to get tested, vaccinated, self-isolate, or care for a family member. This extension will […]
Young families, seniors and all hardworking Ontarians are desperate for housing that meets their needs and budget. Our government’s policies under the Housing Supply Action Plan are working to address affordability, but more needs to be done at all levels of government. That is why our government announced the formation of a new Housing Affordability […]
Second Reading of my proposed PMB 34 gives us the opportunity to raise public awareness about the reality of Anti-Asian Racism and how it impacts each of us and our communities. It will help to foster a deeper sense of belonging in Canada among Asian youth, families and elders.
Our government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is accelerating COVID-19 vaccine booster dose eligibility to Ontarians aged 50 and over and additional high-risk individuals, providing an extra layer of protection against COVID-19 and its variants. Beginning in January, Ontario will further expand eligibility for booster doses based on age and risk, […]