Today, the Ontario government passed the Making Healthier Choices Act, which will help families make healthier food choices by giving them caloric information when eating out or purchasing take-away meals. The act will also protect youth from the dangers of tobacco and the potential harms of electronic cigarettes, known as e-cigarettes.
Ontario is moving forward with its plan to strengthen retirement income security for all, supporting a strong, prosperous economy.
Ontario will provide up to $1 billion to build a new light rail transit (LRT) line in Hamilton as part of the largest infrastructure investment in Ontario's history.
Today, Ontario introduced legislation to protect the school year for 72,000 public secondary students in Durham, Rainbow and Peel district school boards following an advisement from the Education Relations Commission that students are in jeopardy of not being able to complete their school year as a result of ongoing strikes.
Premier Kathleen Wynne welcomed His Highness the Aga Khan to Queen's Park today for the signing of a historic Agreement of Cooperation between the province and the Ismaili Imamat. The agreement outlines areas of cooperation and joint initiatives, including leveraging diversity and culture as an economic driver and supporting a pluralistic approach to education.
Ontario is making it easier for businesses that have a positive social or environmental impact, while producing a sustainable financial return, grow and succeed.
Ontario is investing in a new Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation at Baycrest Health Sciences. This investment will support projects that enable healthier brain aging, allow seniors to live at home longer and reduce health care costs by providing better care solutions.
Residents of Welland and St. Catharines will experience the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games up close and in person when the Pan Am Torch and the Parapan Am Torch visit their communities this summer.
Ontario has established an advisory group to assist the government in the development and implementation of a Construction Health and Safety Action Plan.
Ontario is launching consultations to inform the design of new infrastructure programs and a framework to prioritize needs for communities and regions outside the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).
New changes to Ontario's Employment Standards Act, 2000 come into effect today that will help workers across the province better understand their rights in the workplace.
Ontario is helping high school students in the Simcoe region, and thousands more from across the province, learn about entrepreneurship and develop important business and work skills.