Government of Ontario News - All News: News

Government of Ontario News - All News: News
  1. Ontario Supporting Non-Profits as Province Recovers from COVID-19

    TORONTO ― The Ontario government is investing $83 million through the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) to provide grants to help eligible non-profit organizations, including food banks, child and youth programs and Royal Canadian Legion branches, recover from COVID-19 and continue the delivery of vital programming in their communities.

  2. Ontario Reaches Next Milestone On Priority Subway Projects

    TORONTO - Ontario has shortlisted three teams each to advance tunnelling work on the Scarborough Subway Extension and the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension projects, part of the largest subway expansion in the province's history.

  3. Canada and Ontario invest in public transit and active transportation infrastructure for Southwestern Ontario residents

    ST. THOMAS—The safety and well-being of Canadians are top priorities of the governments of Canada and Ontario. But the COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than Canadians' personal health, it is also having a profound impact on the economy.

  4. Ontario Preparing Brantford Job Seekers for Careers in Skilled Trades

    BRANTFORD — The Ontario Government is helping people prepare for good jobs in the construction sector with a $767,669 investment. The SkillsAdvance Ontario project "Construct Your Career" will help 60 unemployed job seekers gain the skills and work experience sought by construction employers in the Brantford region.

  5. Ontario Provides More Supports for Families of Children on the Autism Spectrum

    TORONTO — Ontario is providing families in the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) with services to support their child's ongoing learning and development. Foundational family services such as family and peer mentoring, caregiver workshops and coaching will be tailored to the unique regional and cultural needs in different communities. These services will build on existing virtual and remote options introduced during the COVID-19 outbreak. The first phase of foundational family services is part of the ongoing implementation of the new needs-based, sustainable and family-centred OAP.

  6. Province Supporting Innovative Made-in-Ontario Technology to Sanitize PPE

    BEAMSVILLE ― The Ontario government is providing Clean Works Medical and Pure Life Machinery with $2 million from the Ontario Together Fund to help manufacture a one-of-a-kind, sanitizing device called the Clean Flow Healthcare Mini. This Ontario-made device can decontaminate up to 800 N95 masks per hour along with other personal protective equipment.

  7. Ontario Improving Farm Animal Health and Agricultural Productivity

    The Ontario Government is investing $2.35 million in advanced animal research related to livestock health and well-being while also focusing on increasing productivity and competitiveness in the livestock sector. The findings will provide farmers with the latest knowledge and on-farm solutions for safely managing livestock so they can continue to be world leaders in the agriculture sector.

  8. Windsor-Essex Remains in Stage 2

    TORONTO — In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the local medical officer of health, other health experts, and local authorities, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit will remain in Stage 2 as the province continues to monitor local transmission of COVID-19 and support efforts to contain its spread.

  9. COVID Alert Available for Download Beginning Today

    TORONTO — As Ontarians continue to do their part to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario government is encouraging everyone to download the new COVID Alert app on their smart phone from the Apple and Google Play app stores. This app, which is available beginning today, lets users know if they may have been exposed to the virus. It is free, easy and safe to use. The more people who download the app, the more effective it will be in stopping the spread of COVID-19.

  10. Ontario Taking Steps to Protect Fish and Wildlife Habitat
    FENELON FALLS - The Ontario government is taking steps to protect fish stocks and natural habitat from the harmful impacts of double-crested cormorants by introducing a fall harvest for the species. The harvest will help address concerns about impacts to local ecosystems by cormorants, a bird that preys on fish, eating a pound a day, and that can damage trees in which they nest and roost.