Government of Ontario News - All News: News

Government of Ontario News - All News: News
  1. Minister of Education Releases Final Report on Near North District School Board

    Toronto — Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, released the final report from Special Advisors on the Near North District School Board (NNDSB).

  2. Province Moving Forward to Widen and Improve Safety on Highway 401 Between Tilbury and London

    Today, the province took the next step to deliver on its commitment to improve safety on Highway 401 between Tilbury and London. Ontario is proceeding with an Expression of Interest to procure a contractor to widen and install concrete median barriers on the first 11 km of the project between Tilbury and Merlin Road in Chatham-Kent. This is part of the government's plan to build safer and better highways to get people and goods moving to support Ontario's economy and quality of life.

  3. Stratford Residents to Benefit from New Public Transit Infrastructure and Accessible Buses
    STRATFORD—Strategic investments in public transit infrastructure support efficient, affordable and sustainable transportation services that help Stratford residents get to work, school and essential services on time and safely back home at the end of the day.
  4. Ontario Combatting Bullying in Schools through Student Survey

     TORONTO — Today, on Pink Shirt Day, Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced the launch of an online survey to hear from students, parents and guardians and school staff about their experiences with bullying in Ontario schools. 

  5. Ontario Confirms Positive Case of COVID-19
    TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, confirmed a new positive case of COVID-19 in Toronto. 
  6. Inquest into the Death of Richard Pigeau Announced

    Dr. Emily Groot, Regional Supervising Coroner for North Region, Sudbury Office, announced today that an inquest will be held into the death of Richard Pigeau.

  7. Ontario Modernizing Delivery of Home and Community Care

    TORONTO — As part of the province's comprehensive plan to build healthier communities and end hallway health care, Ontario is modernizing the delivery of home and community care services by bringing an outdated system into the 21st century. 

  8. Ontario Improving Moose Management Approach
    Today, John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, announced Ontario is taking action to improve the system for moose harvest management and ensure a sustainable moose population.
  9. Helping Small and Rural Municipalities Better Deliver Services for People
    TORONTO — Today, Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, announced up to $3.9 million to help 42 small and rural municipalities modernize service delivery including ways to speed up the process for approving new housing and commercial developments.
  10. Ontario Confirms Presumptive Case of COVID-19
    TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health, confirmed a new  presumptive positive case of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Toronto. Ontario's first three cases are all resolved, with each of those patients having two consecutive negative tests at least 24 hours apart.