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Ontario Appoints Special Advisors to Review Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 11:45am

The Ontario government is launching a review of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) to ensure workers and their families remain supported and protected in the workplace. The review will provide the government with new information regarding the board's operations and how it compares to industry best practices.

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Better Broadband Service Coming Soon to Wellington County

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 11:30am
PALMERSTON — Ontario's Government is funding expansion of broadband internet into the southwest, Infrastructure Minister Monte McNaughton announced today, as he unveiled a key piece of the province's budget commitment to improve people's connections, no matter where they live. 
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Investing In Cultural Tourism Across Ontario

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 11:15am

TORONTO — Ontario's government for the people is working to drive local tourism and create jobs by investing more than $1.7 million in cultural tourism events that will help drive tourism spending in communities across the province.

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Taking Action to Remove Barriers for People with Disabilities

Thu, 23/05/2019 - 11:00am

TORONTO — People with disabilities and seniors deserve to remain engaged in their communities and represent a huge potential employee and customer base. Many buildings in Ontario continue to be a challenge for people with disabilities and seniors. When buildings are not accessible, people are shut out from fully participating in everyday life, businesses fail to reach their full potential, and communities are not as welcoming as they should be.

Ontario is focusing on what matters most to people with disabilities and seniors by helping to remove barriers in buildings and making communities more accessible.  

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Ontario Investing in the Community of Dryden

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 3:00pm

Ontario's government is working for the people of Northern Ontario by supporting economic development in Dryden with an investment in Dryden's Community Improvement Plan.

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Parliamentary Assistants Consulting with Steel and Northern Stakeholders on Industrial Electricity Prices

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 2:30pm

SAULT STE. MARIE — Ontario's government is working for the people by holding consultations to hear from businesses firsthand on industrial electricity pricing and programs.

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Ontario Unveils Light Rail Vehicles for Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 1:15pm

ETOBICOKE - Kinga Surma, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Transportation unveiled six new light rail vehicles that will be used on the future Eglinton Crosstown LRT line.

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Ontario Investing in Tourism Infrastructure in Algoma and Manitoulin Regions

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 11:00am

Ontario's government is working for the people by supporting tourism infrastructure projects in the Algoma region and Manitoulin Island.

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Better Broadband Service Coming Soon to Norfolk County

Wed, 22/05/2019 - 10:00am
SIMCOE — Ontario's Government is funding expansion of broadband internet into the southwest, Infrastructure Minister Monte McNaughton announced today, as he unveiled a key piece of the province's budget commitment to improve people's connections, no matter where they live. 
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Ontario Supporting Freshwater Research and Education

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 4:00pm
Ontario's government is working for the people by investing in a unique, world-renowned northern research facility to help protect the province's freshwater ecosystems.
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Premier Ford Asks Partners to Find Four Per Cent Savings and Help Protect Front-Line Services

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 2:30pm
AJAX — The Ontario government is offering to help district school boards and large urban municipalities protect core public services for future generations by finding savings of four cents on every dollar spent.
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Ontario Launches First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies Curriculum

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 2:19pm
Thunder Bay, Ontario — Ontario's Government for the people is supporting Indigenous students and Indigenous education by releasing the new First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies, Grades 9 - 12, curriculum on the Ministry of Education website for school boards, educators, parents, and Indigenous communities and partners.
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Ontario Asparagus Spearheads Spring Season

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 11:30am

WOODSTOCK - Spring has sprung, and so has Ontario's fresh local asparagus. Ontario asparagus farmers are working hard harvesting this year's crop for Ontarians to enjoy at their dinner tables.

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Bringing the Future of Career Exploration to Ontario

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 11:15am
BROCKVILLE — Ontario's Government is committing more than $1.4 million to help create a cutting-edge career exploration tool for jobs in the steel and aluminum industries. The Brockville-based Employment and Education Centre will lead a project to develop virtual reality (VR) software and work closely with regional employers to create virtual career exploration modules. Through these modules, job seekers will be able to learn about career options in a dynamic and interactive digital environment. The VR modules can later be used by employment service providers all over the province.
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Creating Training and Job Opportunities in Eastern Ontario

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 11:00am

JOHNSTOWN — Ontario's Government is helping the manufacturing sector in Eastern Ontario attract workers. The Brockville-based Employment and Education Centre will lead an innovative skills training project in close cooperation with employers in the region.

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Ontario to Focus on Innovation Outcomes

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 5:00pm
TORONTO—Ontario's government is launching an expert panel and online consultation on intellectual property to help protect made-in-Ontario ideas and create jobs and economic growth. The government is working to strengthen the way the province generates and commercializes intellectual property. This includes maximizing commercialization opportunities in the postsecondary education sector, such as for incubators, accelerators and Regional Innovation Centres.
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Ontario Invests $850,000 in Invasive Species Centre

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 3:00pm

The Ontario government is protecting what matters most by investing $850,000 in the Invasive Species Centre to support ongoing research and management of invasive species across the province.

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Parliamentary Assistant Consulting with Stakeholders in Peterborough on Industrial Electricity Prices

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 2:30pm

PETERBOROUGH — Ontario's government is working for the people by holding consultations to hear from businesses firsthand on industrial electricity pricing and programs.

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Forty-Seven New Correctional Officers Graduate

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 2:00pm
HAMILTON - Ontario is making the province's adult correctional system safer by hiring 47 new correctional officer graduates.
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Ontario Government Investing in Brockville General Hospital Expansion

Fri, 17/05/2019 - 1:50pm

BROCKVILLE — In communities across Ontario, hallway health care continues to seriously challenge hospitals, leaving patients waiting too long to access the care they need. That's why Ontario's Government for the People is investing $27 billion over the next 10 years in hospital infrastructure projects to build additional capacity and help end hallway health care.

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