Council on Provincial-Federal Relations

Summary

Today, Premier Doug Ford announced the creation of a new Council on Provincial-Federal Relations. Chaired by the premier and led by ministers in key portfolios, this Council will be responsible for developing an engagement strategy with the new Federal Cabinet to deliver results on the people of Ontario’s priorities – including infrastructure, health care and jobs and competitiveness.

Key Messages

  • The Ontario government is taking positive steps to ensure that the interests of the province remain a priority in Ottawa with the creation of a new Council on Provincial-Federal Relations.
  • Chaired by Premier Doug Ford, this new council will collaborate with Ontario’s federal counterparts to deliver on priorities including infrastructure, health care and economic growth.
  • The top priorities will include:
  • Building critical infrastructure, from transit to broadband, faster
  • Increasing funding through the Canada Health Transfer to end hallway health care
  • Attracting international investment to all parts of Ontario, including under-capitalized regions and creating the environment for workers, businesses and entrepreneurs to succeed.

News Links

English: https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/54679/premier-ford-to-lead-council-on-provincial-federal-relations

French: https://news.ontario.ca/fr/release/54679/le-premier-ministre-ford-dirigera-le-conseil-des-relations-federales-provinciales