Province to Introduce Legislation to Help Make Ontario the Best Place to Work, Live and Raise a Family TORONTO — The Ontario government is introducing legislation today that, if passed, would better protect, support, and attract workers to the province. These proposed new measures position Ontario as a first mover in charting the path forward […]

Ontario Making it Easier and More Convenient to Show Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination TORONTO — In advance of October 22, the Ontario government is making the enhanced vaccine certificate with official QR code and the free, made-in Ontario verification app, Verify Ontario, available for download. Together, these tools will make it easier, more secure and […]

Three-Year Partnership Will Remove Barriers & Support the Empowerment of Women and Girls TORONTO — Following months of collaboration and negotiation, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, announced that the Ontario Government will distribute six million free menstrual products per year to school boards under a new and innovative partnership with Shoppers Drug Mart designed to […]

Cross-border testing environment will spur technology innovations and transportation solutions, enhancing crossings by land, air and water TORONTO– Ontario and Michigan are expanding their longstanding collaboration through a new partnership to advance automotive, transportation and mobility technologies to help people and goods move safely and efficiently across the border by land, air and water. The […]

Financial incentives will flow directly to eligible health care professionals TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing more than $2M over two years to provide new and recently hired personal support workers (PSWs) and nurses with financial incentives to encourage them to work in retirement homes. The new Recruitment and Retention Incentive Program will be delivered by […]

WAUZHUSHK ONIGUM NATION, TREATY 3 TERRITORY, ONTARIO — The location and confirmation of burials and unmarked graves of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis children at former residential school sites across Canada are tragic reminders of the mistreatment of Indigenous children. As part of efforts to address historical wrongs and their continuing present-day harms, the governments of […]