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Ontario Creating Jobs in Northwestern Ontario Forestry Industry

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 4:00pm
Ontario's Government for the People is supporting local industry and creating 10 jobs for the people of Emo with a $1.375 million investment in two businesses through the province's Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC).
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Ontario Expanding Hospice Care in North Bay

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 12:00pm
Ontario's Government for the People is investing $1.5 million to help build a new palliative care facility that will provide quality end-of-life care to patients across the Nipissing region.
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Ontario Investing In Community Safety Infrastructure

Fri, 17/08/2018 - 10:49am
TORONTO - Ontario's Government for the People is investing over $182 million to replace aging police facilities' infrastructure with nine new Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments so communities can continue to receive modern, cost-efficient and high-quality police services essential to public safety.
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Promises Made, Promises Kept: Ontario's Government for the People Concludes Summer of Unprecedented Activity

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 11:00am

TORONTO — Ontario's Government for the People delivered on its promise to Ontarians and took decisive action to address urgent issues during its summer session.

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Ontario Acts to Improve Accountability and Transparency at Hydro One

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 5:00pm
TORONTO — Ontario is taking action to ensure greater transparency and accountability at Hydro One by proclaiming into force the substantive requirements under the Hydro One Accountability Act, 2018.
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Inquest into the Death of Derek Johne Announced

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 3:00pm

Dr. David Eden, Regional Supervising Coroner for Inquests, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Derek Johne.

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Ontario Makes Local Government More Efficient

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 5:30pm
TORONTO — Ontario has passed the Better Local Government Act, reducing Toronto City Council to 25 councillors and returning to the 2014 method of selecting chairs in the regions of York, Peel, Niagara and the District of Muskoka.
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Inquest into the Deaths of Floyd Deleary, Justin Thompson and Murray James Davis Announced

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 3:00pm
Dr. Rick Mann, Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, London Office, today announced that a joint inquest will be held into the deaths of Floyd Deleary, Justin Thompson and Murray James Davis.
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Ontario Government Announces Successful Bidder to Spearhead Unprecedented Line-By-Line Audit of Ontario's Finances

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 12:10pm

TORONTO - Ontario's Government for the People is taking more steps towards restoring trust and accountability in the province's public finances. Today Treasury Board President Peter Bethlenfalvy announced that EY Canada was the successful bidder to conduct a comprehensive line-by-line audit of all government programs and services.

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Ontario Announces Cannabis Retail Model

Mon, 13/08/2018 - 5:10pm
TORONTO — Following the federal legalization of cannabis on October 17, Ontario will immediately introduce an online retail channel for cannabis, to be followed by a private retail model by April 1, 2019.
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Ontario Asks Federal Government to Pay Full Cost of Illegal Border Crossers — $200 Million and Counting

Mon, 13/08/2018 - 4:00pm

The people of Ontario expect their government to stand up for provincial interests, grow our economy and respect the taxpayer.

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Ford Government Takes Real Action on Guns and Gangs

Thu, 09/08/2018 - 11:10am
TORONTO — Ontario's men and women in uniform will receive new tools and resources to protect innocent families from the menace of drug, gun and gang-related violence. Premier Doug Ford today joined Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services Michael Tibollo and Attorney General Caroline Mulroney to announce that Ontario's Government for the People is investing $25 million in new funding to fight gangs and guns.
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Ontario Contributes $100 Million More to Battling Forest Fires

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 6:25pm

Today, the Ford Government has committed an additional $100 million to fight forest fires across the province.

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Premier Doug Ford Announces Return of 'Buck-a-Beer' to Ontario

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:50am
PICTON — Beer fans across Ontario can officially start counting down the days until the return of 'Buck-a-Beer', the popular $1-per-beer price floor that delighted people across Ontario until it was cancelled when the previous government abruptly introduced new beer price regulations.
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Ontario Taking Action To Fight Wildfires

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 12:10pm

Ontario is prioritizing the safety of the public and emergency responders, and the protection of communities and private property during this year's busy fire season.

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Ontario Announces Constitutional Challenge to Federal Government's Punishing Carbon Tax Scheme

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 11:15am
TORONTO - The Government of Ontario today announced the next step in its fight to defend the people of Ontario from the federal government's plan to impose a punishing new carbon tax on Ontario families and businesses. 
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Ontario's Government for the People to Reform Social Assistance to Help More People Get Back on Track

Tue, 31/07/2018 - 4:00pm

TORONTO - Ontario is working on a plan to reform Social Assistance so that it helps more people break the cycle of poverty, re-enter the workforce and get back on track.

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Ontario Marks World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 11:00am
Today, Ontario joins the international community to raise awareness of human trafficking and make it clear that this heinous crime will not be tolerated in our communities.
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Premier Ford Visits Wildfire-Stricken Communities

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 6:38pm
PARRY SOUND — Premier Doug Ford visited people in communities near Parry Sound where hundreds of firefighters from across North America are battling major wildfires.
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Inquest into the Death of John Roberts Announced

Fri, 27/07/2018 - 3:00pm

Dr. David Cameron, Regional Supervising Coroner for North Region, Sudbury Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of John Roberts.

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