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The Province Wants Your Ideas for a Made-in-Ontario Plan

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 5:30pm

Toronto - Ontario's Government for the People is inviting the public and businesses to have their say on how Ontario can deal with environmental challenges such as climate change.

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Inquest into the Deaths of Fayzullo Fazilov, Alexsandrs Bondarevs, Vladimir Korostin and Aleksey Blumberg Announced

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 3:00pm

Dr. Roger Skinner, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto West Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the deaths of Fayzullo Fazilov, Alexsandrs Bondarevs, Vladimir Korostin, and Aleksey Blumberg.

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Inquest into the Death of Kieran Kay Announced

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 3:00pm

Dr. Karen Schiff, Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, Hamilton Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Kieran Kay.

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Ontario's Government for the People Supporting Trades, Labourers and Workers

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 11:20am

Toronto — Today, Premier Doug Ford spoke to assembled members of the Laborers' International Union of North America (LiUNA) in front of the provincial legislature at Queen's Park. 

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New Chapter in Ontario's Relationship with the United States

Thu, 18/10/2018 - 11:10am
QUEEN'S PARK — Today, Premier Doug Ford announced that Ontario's Government for the People is marking a new chapter in the province's relationship with the United States.
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2018 Minister's Medal Awards Honouring Excellence in Health Quality and Safety

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 4:30pm

Toronto — Robin Martin, Parliamentary Assistant to Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, presented the 2018 Minister's Medals at the Health Quality Transformation conference. 

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Ontario's Government for the People Promoting Public Health, Community Safety and Protecting Youth

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 10:30am

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS — Today, Premier Doug Ford delivered remarks at the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) Annual General Meeting, focusing on law enforcement's role in the protection of public health and safety within the province's tightly regulated private cannabis retail marketplace.

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Ford Government Keeps Commitment to Support Horse Racing

Fri, 12/10/2018 - 6:00pm

TORONTO — The Government for the People has kept a commitment to bolster support for Ontario's horse racing industry.

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Premier Ford Announces Halt to Beer Tax Hike

Fri, 12/10/2018 - 11:00am
TORONTO — Ontario's Government for the People is taking action to prevent an immediate increase in beer prices by stepping in to halt a scheduled tax hike put in place by the previous government. By taking this step, Premier Doug Ford, along with Vic Fedeli, Minister of Finance, will leave more money in the pockets of Ontario beer fans.
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UPDATED: Ontario's Government for the People Taking Immediate Action to Replace the Province's Crumbling Public Safety Radio Network

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 6:00pm
ALLISTON — Ontario's Government for the People is taking immediate action to keep Ontarians safe and protect communities by replacing the province's crumbling Public Safety Radio Network, which frontline and emergency responders rely on during emergencies.
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Ontario Will Exempt Sikh Motorcyclists from Wearing a Helmet

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 12:00pm
BRAMPTON — Premier Doug Ford and Prabmeet Sarkaria, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, announced today that Ontario's Government for the People is taking steps to grant the Sikh community an exemption from the requirement to wear a helmet while riding a motorcycle.
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Promises Made, Promises Kept: Ontario's Government for the People Marks 100 Days of Unprecedented Action

Tue, 09/10/2018 - 6:00pm
TORONTO — In the first 100 days since being sworn into office, Ontario's Government for the People has taken decisive action to deliver on its commitments to the people of Ontario.
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Premier Doug Ford and Premier Scott Moe Pledge to Continue the Fight Against the Federal Carbon Tax

Thu, 04/10/2018 - 5:15pm
SASKATCHEWAN - Today Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe and Ontario Premier Doug Ford met to discuss how their two governments can continue to work together to fight the federal government's plans to impose a carbon tax on Canadian families and businesses.
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Ontario's Government for the People Taking Immediate Action to End Hallway Health Care

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 1:30pm

TORONTO — Ontario's Government for the People is delivering on its promise to end hallway health care by taking urgent action to expand access to long-term care, reduce the strain on the health care system in advance of the upcoming flu season and work with front line health care professionals and other experts to transform the province's health care system.

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Ontario Supports Economic Development in Kenora

Sat, 29/09/2018 - 3:00pm

Ontario's Government for the People is supporting economic development, job creation, and tourism in the Northwest by investing in necessary improvements to the Kenora Airport terminal.

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Ontario Helping Recovery Efforts in Ottawa

Sat, 29/09/2018 - 2:00pm
OTTAWA - As recovery efforts continue in the Ottawa region, the Government for the People is using every program and tool available to assist those in tornado affected areas. Today, Premier Doug Ford announced additional funding of $1.568 million to help in the recovery effort has been sent to the Ottawa region.
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Ontario Increasing Mercury Disability Benefits

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 6:10pm

Ontario is taking immediate action to ensure people who receive mercury disability payments are properly compensated by retroactively indexing payments to the rate of inflation. More than 200 people in the communities of Grassy Narrows and Wabaseemoong receive these payments that were frozen since 1985. 

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Ontario Cancelling Outdated, Ineffective Drive Clean Program

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 11:45am
TORONTO — Today, Ontario's Government for the People announced the cancellation of the outdated Drive Clean program, saving money for Ontario taxpayers and reducing the regulatory burden on Ontario families while enhancing regulations for the biggest polluters on Ontario's roads. Effective April 1, 2019, drivers will no longer be required to get Drive Clean emissions tests for their passenger vehicles.
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Enhancing Security Measures and Improving Safety at Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre

Fri, 28/09/2018 - 11:22am
LONDON - Today, Michael Tibollo, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, announced Ontario's new plan to enhance security and improve safety at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC). Tibollo was joined by Minister Jeff Yurek, MPP for Elgin—Middlesex—London, and Rick Nicholls, MPP for Chatham-Kent—Leamington.
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Ontario Takes First Step Towards Provincial Forestry Strategy

Thu, 27/09/2018 - 11:00am

Starting in November, Ontario's Government for the People will hold roundtables and gather online feedback to help the province lay out a strategy for promoting economic growth within the forestry sector.                                                        

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