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Ways to Protect Yourself from Harmful Rays

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 14:00
<p>With summer underway, Dr. Robin Williams, Ontario's Interim Chief Medical Officer of Health, is reminding people to protect themselves and their families from the sun while enjoying time outdoors.</p>

Improving Sault Ste. Marie's Downtown

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 17:00
<p>Ontario is helping Sault Ste. Marie revitalize its downtown core, attract new businesses and residents and create jobs.</p>

Exploring Community Solutions for Kemptville and Alfred

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 14:46
<p>The provincial government has asked two former Members of Parliament from Eastern Ontario to work with local communities and stakeholders to explore opportunities for a sustainable path forward for the University of Guelph's Kemptville and Alfred campuses.</p>

Statement by Minister Meilleur on the French Language Services Commissioner's 2013-2014 Annual Report

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 16:05
<p>Today, Madeleine Meilleur, Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs, issued the following statement in response to the first-ever tabling of the French Language Services Commissioner's Annual Report before the Legislative Assembly:</p>

Improving the Safety and Accessibility of Child Care

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 14:15
Today, the Ontario government continues its support for families and children by re-introducing the Child Care Modernization Act, 2014.

Child Care Modernization Act

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 14:15
The Day Nurseries Act is the legislation that currently governs child care in Ontario. This act originally came into force in 1946 and has not been comprehensively reviewed since 1983. It no longer reflects the child care needs of today's families or the realities of the child care sector.

Minister to Deliver Remarks

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 22:20
<p>Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, will speak to the Empire Club of Canada.</p>

Minister of Education to Make Child Care Announcement

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 20:00
Liz Sandals, Minister of Education, will make an announcement regarding the province's support for the child care sector.

Taking Steps to Fight Climate Change, Protect Health

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:25
Ontario is continuing to lead North America in fighting climate change and protecting the air that we breathe. Premier Kathleen Wynne announced today that the government is reintroducing legislation that would, if passed, permanently prohibit burning coal solely to generate electricity in the province.

Saskatchewan and New Brunswick Agree to Join the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:00
<p>The Honourable Gordon Wyant, Saskatchewan's Minister of Justice and Attorney General, and the Honourable Troy Lifford, New Brunswick's Minister of Justice, today signed an agreement to join the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System. &nbsp;The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada's Minister of Finance, the Honourable Michael de Jong, British Columbia's Minister of Finance, and the Honourable Charles Sousa, Ontario's Minister of Finance, welcomed their participation in the Cooperative...

Key Changes as agreed to in the Amended Agreement in Principle to Move Towards a Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:00
<p>The provincial Ministers responsible for securities regulation in Saskatchewan, and New Brunswick have agreed to join the Ministers of Finance in British Columbia, Ontario and Canada to establish a Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System. Together, they invite Ministers responsible for securities regulation in all other provinces and territories to participate in the Cooperative System.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>