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Ontario Launches Review of Police Oversight Agencies

Ontario News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 15:30

Ontario has appointed the Honourable Michael H. Tulloch, a judge of the Ontario Court of Appeal, to lead an independent review of the three agencies that oversee police conduct in the province: the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), the Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) and the Ontario Civilian Police Commission.

Rock Garden at Royal Botanical Gardens Re-Opens

Ontario News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:00

Ontario is supporting tourism and culture in Burlington and Hamilton as the cities mark the re-opening of a historic attraction.

Ontario Adding Twelve Weekday GO Bus Trips Between Cambridge and Milton

Ontario News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:30

Ontario is expanding GO bus service between Cambridge and the Milton GO Station to increase access to transit and manage congestion. 

Ontario Recovers Thousands of Dollars Owed to Interns

Ontario News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:00
Recently Ontario recovered nearly $140,000 in wages owed to interns at workplaces across the province.

Ontario Investing $3 Million in Confederation College

Ontario News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:00

Ontario is expanding postsecondary education opportunities in Northwestern Ontario by making investments totalling $3 million in Confederation College's campuses in Thunder Bay and Sioux Lookout.

Inquest into the Death of Mark Norman Announced

Ontario News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:00

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

Ontario Building More Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Ontario News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:30

The province is investing $20 million from Ontario's Green Investment Fund to build nearly 500 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at over 250 locations in Ontario in 2017. 

Ontario Acting on Expert Report for Scarborough and Durham Health Care

Ontario News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:00

Today, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, supported the implementation of recommendations from the final report of the Scarborough/West Durham Panel related to hospital governance, service delivery and planning to give patients better access to care in the community.

Ontario Secures New Agreements in Beijing

Ontario News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 15:35
Today in Beijing, Deputy Premier Matthews and Minister Chan participated in the signing of several new collaboration agreements between Ontario and Chinese companies that will bring substantial opportunities for jobs and growth to the province. 

Settlement Reached in Developmental Facilities Class Action

Ontario News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:30

The Superior Court of Justice has approved a $36 million settlement agreement that will provide compensation to individuals who suffered harm while living at 12 former developmental services facilities between the 1960s and 1990s.

Ontario Expanding GO Bus Service to Brantford

Ontario News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:45

Ontario is expanding GO Transit bus service to Brantford to connect the city to the GO Transit network, giving commuters more transit options and reducing congestion.

Keep Your Vaccinations Up-To-Date

Ontario News - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:00

Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health is reminding Ontarians to protect themselves and their families against vaccine-preventable diseases this National Immunization Awareness Week.

Ontario Expands Free Dental Care for Eligible Children and Youth

Ontario News - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 12:00

More than 323,000 children from low-income families are getting free dental care through the new Healthy Smiles Ontario program. Under the expanded program, Ontario is providing free dental care to help families raise healthier kids. Children from low-income families can access free preventive, routine, emergency and essential care from licensed dental providers. 

Ontario Honouring Ottawa-Region Employers for Providing Work Experience for Students

Ontario News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 12:00

Four Ontario employers were recognized at the annual Ontario Cooperative Education Association conference for providing high school students with quality hands-on learning opportunities in the community.

Ontario Begins Follow-Up Mission to China

Ontario News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:50
Today, Deputy Premier Deb Matthews and Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade Michael Chan are beginning a trade mission to China to strengthen economic, political and cultural ties with Ontario's second-largest trading partner and the world's largest economy. 

Ontario Investing in Advanced Transportation Technologies

Ontario News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:00

Premier Kathleen Wynne announced today that the province will provide $10 million over four years to the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC).

Bill C-263 (Private member's)

Latest Bills - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 19:07
An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (hearing impairment)

Ontario Updating Soil Map to Support Farmers' Environmental Stewardship Efforts

Ontario News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 15:00

In celebrating Earth Day, Ontario is partnering with the Government of Canada on a new soil mapping initiative that will contribute to the growing understanding of how land use patterns have changed by using new and up to date technologies.

Premier to Highlight Economic Plan

Ontario News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 14:30

From April 25 to 29, Premier Kathleen Wynne will visit Ontario businesses, postsecondary schools and other groups across the province to speak about the government's economic plan and how it is delivering on her number-one priority -- creating jobs and growing the economy.

Ontario Helping Local Groups Protect and Restore Great Lakes

Ontario News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 12:00
Ontario is investing $1.5 million this year in local efforts to help protect, restore and enhance the Great Lakes.


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