Police Association of Ontario and the Insurance Brokers of Ontario

Last week at Queen’s Park, I met with the Police Association of Ontario to discuss the current issues affecting the community, i.e., security, car theft, carjacking, and shootings. They expressed the need for more police and advanced policing tools. I acknowledged the importance of their work, thanked them for keeping communities safe, and promised to […]

Minister’s Lifetime Achievement Award + Premier’s Awards

Yesterday, the Ontario government announced the winners of the annual Minister’s Lifetime Achievement Award and the Premier’s Awards for College Graduates, which honour college leaders and graduates who have made enduring contributions to Ontario’s postsecondary system and helped build a stronger Ontario. Jill Dunlop, Minister of Colleges and Universities, presented the Minister’s Lifetime Achievement Award […]

Grow Ontario Strategy

Our government is building a strong, secure food supply chain and securing Ontario’s position as a food leader in Canada by releasing our Grow Ontario Strategy. The strategy outlines the province’s plan to strengthen the agri-food sector, ensure an efficient, reliable, and responsive food supply and address ongoing vulnerabilities through new innovations by focusing on […]

Less Red Tape, Stronger Ontario Act

When we formed government in 2018, we inherited the largest red tape burden in the country that was driving jobs and investment out of Ontario.   That’s why we’ve focused on reducing red tape to make life easier for people and businesses in the province.   Our package includes 28 initiatives to enhance Ontario’s competitiveness, […]

Dual Credits Program Expansion

Our government is dedicated to providing youth with the skills needed for the jobs of tomorrow. Since being elected in 2018, our government has continued to build opportunities for all students to increase their awareness of and exposure to the skilled trades. Nearly 75% of Ontario high school students are choosing to take at least […]

Critical Minerals Innovation Fund

We can’t go green without mining – and that’s why our government developed Ontario’s first-ever Critical Minerals Strategy to advance exploration and innovation in the sector.The $5 million Critical Minerals Innovation Fund is part of that strategy, and it encourages companies to explore and innovate right here in Ontario.The fund will support Ontario-based innovation to […]

Vet Act Consultations

Yesterday, the Ontario government launched consultations to explore opportunities to modernize the Veterinarians Act. The government’s first substantial review in 30 years will explore amendments to the legislative framework, opening the door to a new standard of veterinary medicine in Ontario that is modern and flexible. As part of the first phase of consultations, the […]

National Housing Day

November 22 is National Housing Day, a day to reflect on the actions we have taken to address homelessness and to build more affordable housing in Ontario. It is important that all Ontarians have a safe, stable, and secure place to call home and for the financial, social, and mental well-being of all residents in […]