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Ontario's Government for the People Welcomes Niagara University to Vaughan

10 hours 10 min ago

VAUGHAN - Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, and Stephen Lecce, MPP for King-Vaughan, welcome students and faculty to the new Niagara University site at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, recently approved by Minister Fullerton and the Government of Ontario on the recommendation of MPP Stephen Lecce.

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Ontario Gets Highest Grade Ever in Red Tape Reduction Efforts

10 hours 40 min ago
Today, Ontario received an A-, the province's highest grade ever, in an annual report card that evaluates governments across Canada based on their progress in cutting red tape for business.
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Ontario's Government for the People Investing in Urgent Hospital Upgrades, Repairs and Maintenance

11 hours 3 min ago

OTTAWA - Ontario's Government for the People is prioritizing the health and safety of patients by taking immediate action and providing 128 hospitals across the province with funding to upgrade, repair and maintain their facilities. 

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Ontario Celebrates Exceptional Researchers with Polanyi Prizes

11 hours 40 min ago
Ontario is recognizing the province's leading researchers for their contributions to the fields of chemistry, physiology or medicine, physics and economic science.
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Ontario Government Supports Innovation and Growth in Automated Vehicle Industry

11 hours 40 min ago
WATERLOO — Today, Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek was at the Sedra Student Design Centre at the University of Waterloo to support innovation and growth within Ontario's automated vehicle industry.
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Inquest into the Death of Michael Albert Lavigne Announced

Mon, 21/01/2019 - 2:38pm
Dr. Bonnie Burke, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto East Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Michael Albert Lavigne.
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Inquest into the Death of Kyle Knox Announced

Mon, 21/01/2019 - 2:37pm

Dr. Roger Skinner, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto West Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Kyle Knox.

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Three Young Leaders Receive Lincoln M. Alexander Award

Mon, 21/01/2019 - 2:30pm
TORONTO - Ontario is recognizing three young leaders with the 2018 Lincoln M. Alexander Award for their strong leadership to eliminate racial discrimination and promote inclusivity and social equality.
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Ontario Investing in Non-Profits Across the Province

Mon, 21/01/2019 - 2:00pm
Ontario's Government for the People is supporting 263 non-profit organizations to improve community spaces in the province, as well 141 organizations that are expanding or adapting projects that are already making a difference for the people of Ontario.
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Ontario's Government for the People Delivering on Promise to Restore Trust and Accountability

Mon, 21/01/2019 - 12:25pm
TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford addressed the Economic Club of Canada to reaffirm his Government for the People's commitment to respecting the taxpayer and making government even more efficient.
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Ontario Supporting Municipalities

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 5:00pm
TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford and Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, are pleased to announce the appointment of Hazel McCallion, former mayor of Mississauga, as special advisor to the Premier and Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing.
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Ontario Taking Steps to Improve the Endangered Species Act

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 1:10pm

Ontario's government is working for the people to reaffirm its commitment to protecting species at risk and their habitats.

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Ontario Accepting Proposals for Ontario Place Development

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 12:30pm

Today Michael Tibollo, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, announced a new vision for Ontario Place that will maximize investment to develop the site as a top destination to visit, while sending a strong signal around the world that Ontario is open for business. 

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Ontario is Making it Easier for People to Support Charities

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 11:30am

TORONTO - To make life easier for charities and their supporters, Ontario's Government for the People is providing more options to fundraise through online raffles.

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Government for the People to Lower Student Tuition Burden by 10 per cent

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 11:00am

For the first time in Ontario, students at every publicly-assisted college and university will see their tuition rates go down by 10 per cent thanks to a province-wide tuition rate reduction introduced by Ontario's Government for the People. The tuition rate reduction is the latest step in the Ford Government's plan to keep more money in the pockets of Ontario students and families.

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Ontario Sells Former London Psychiatric Hospital

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:00am

Today, Ontario's Government for the People announced the sale of the former London Psychiatric Hospital to Old Oak Properties for $17 million. This accelerated sale of a surplus property by the government reduces liability and maintenance expenses and puts more money in people's pockets. 

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Ontario Advocates for Auto Sector Jobs and Investment

Tue, 15/01/2019 - 3:10pm

DETROIT — Ontario's Government for the People is delivering the message that Ontario is open for business.

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Special Advisors Appointed to Begin Regional Government Review

Tue, 15/01/2019 - 1:00pm
TORONTO — The Ontario government is moving ahead with a review of regional government by appointing Michael Fenn and Ken Seiling as Special Advisors. The regional government model has been in place for almost 50 years in Ontario and we are taking steps to ensure that regional governments are working efficiently and effectively. These advisors will consult broadly over the coming months and provide recommendations to improve governance, decision-making and service delivery.
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Ontario to Help Increase Housing Supply, Attract Investment and Protect Jobs in the Greater Golden Horseshoe

Tue, 15/01/2019 - 9:30am

The Ontario government is helping to increase housing supply, attract investment and protect jobs in the Greater Golden Horseshoe by proposing changes to the region's Growth Plan.

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Ontario Government Discusses How to Help Auto Sector Workers

Mon, 14/01/2019 - 4:25pm
Today, Premier Doug Ford and Todd Smith, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, sat down with Unifor president Jerry Dias to discuss ways to help the thousands of workers affected by the recently announced GM plant closure in Oshawa.
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