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Due to increasing congestion on roadways and expenses of owning a car making public transit a more viable option for commuters, I always take it as welcome news when the government announces its plans for expansion and improvements that will further connect me to outlying regions with greater ...
The Ontario government's 2018 budget includes provisions aimed at improving broadband connectivity in the province's rural and remote communities. The Government of Ontario plans on investing over $500 million CAD over the next three years, including up to $71 million towards improving cellular ...

Provincial Finance Minister Charles Sousa takes questions from journalists during a pre-budget lock-up as the Ontario Provincial Government prepares to deliver its 2018 Budget at the Queens Park Legislature in Toronto on Wednesday March 28, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young. Chris Young ...
The Ontario government has released its annual Sunshine List of public sector employees who earned more than $100,000 last year. (Mike Crawley/CBC). The Ontario government has published its annual Sunshine List of public sector employees who earned more than $100,000 last year. Ontario Power ...
The Ontario government pledged $105 million a year for 19 years to Ontario's harness racing tracks like Kawartha Downs in Fraserville. - CLIFFORD SKARSTEDT , EXAMINER. The Ontario government has pledged $105 million annually for 19 years for the province's horse racing sector. The province made the ...
TORONTO -- Canada's largest children's hospital will receive $2.4 billion from Ontario's Liberal government over the next decade as part of a multibillion-dollar plan to improve health care in the province. The money will be used to replace the SickKids Hospital's aging facility in downtown Toronto with a ...

Damen is pleased to announce that the Government of Ontario has accepted its proposal to build two ferries with full electric propulsion. Damen is building a Road Ferry 6819 and a Road Ferry 9819 (68 metres and 98 metres respectively) to operate in the Canadian waters of the Great Lakes. The vessels ...
Ontario's Liberal government says it will boost hospital funding by $822 million in 2018-2019. Premier Kathleen Wynne says the 4.6 per cent increase is aimed at cutting wait times and addressing capacity issues that have plagued many of the province's hospitals. Wynne says the funding is on top of a 3.2 ...
In 2015, the Ontario government and the Chiefs of Ontario signed a Political Accord, which guides their relationship. The Ontario Hydro First Nations Delivery Credit took effect in August 2017, which eliminated delivery charges to consumers living on-reserve. Both Premier Wynne and her Minister of ...
The Ontario government announced an unprecedented investment in mental health and addictions services this morning, including funding for 15 youth wellness hubs. Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne's announcement is the largest provincial investment in mental health in Canada's history.
TORONTO -- Ontario's Liberal government says it will boost hospital funding by $822 million in 2018-2019. Premier Kathleen Wynne says the 4.6 per cent increase is aimed at cutting wait times and addressing capacity issues that have plagued many of the province's hospitals. Wynne says the funding is on ...
TORONTO — Ontario's Liberal government says it will expand its pharmacare program, offering free prescription drugs to people 65 and older. Premier Kathleen Wynne says that starting Aug. 1, 2019, seniors will no longer have to pay a deductible or copayment for more than 4,400 prescription drugs.
Damen is pleased to announce that the Government of Ontario has accepted its proposal to build two ferries with full electric propulsion. Damen is building a Road Ferry 6819 and a Road Ferry 9819 (68 metres and 98 metres respectively) to operate in the Canadian waters of the Great Lakes. The vessels ...
Ontario's Liberal government promised Wednesday to spend $2.1 billion over the next four years to rebuild the province's mental health system, but the opposition Tories say the commitment is only being made to help bolster the party's re-election bid. Premier Kathleen Wynne, whose party is facing an ...
Ontario Government Bloat Keeps Killing Alternatives To A Carbon Tax. Bureaucratic impediments and regulations make simple, common-sense solutions to fight climate change a no-go in Ontario. 03/20/2018 11:38 EDT | Updated 9 hours ago. Let's get one important fact out of the way, first. Man-made (or, if you are Justin ...
TORONTO - Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says today's throne speech is the only way her Liberal government can spell out its priorities ahead of the upcoming provincial election. Wynne prorogued the legislature last week to set the table for today's speech and has denied it's an attempt to wipe the slate ...
Last October, Constellation Brands Inc.—an international producer and marketer of beer, wine and spirits, and a behemoth in the alcohol industry—signed a $191 million deal for a 9.9% stake in Canopy Growth Corp., Canada's first publicly traded cannabis company. The unprecedented deal broke new ...

Updated numbers show a spike in opioid-related deaths in Ontario for much of last year compared to 2016, prompting the province to make Narcan nasal spray available — free of charge — in pharmacies by the end of the month. The province said there were 1,053 opioid-related deaths from January to ...
The Government of Ontario has tabled Bill 194 – the Fairness in Procurement Act, 2018. ... If a State is designated an offending American jurisdiction, then the participation of suppliers from the offending American jurisdiction in procurement processes initiated by an Ontario “Government entity”2 or “broader ...
Sudbury, Ontario (FSCwire) - Northern Superior Resources Inc. (“Northern Superior” or the “Company”) (TSXV: SUP) (OTCQB: NSUPF) reports that it has concluded its lawsuit concerning its Thorne Lake, Metson Lake and Rapson Bay properties (the “Claims”) with the Ontario Government, avoiding any further court ...
Ontario universities are currently working with the provincial government to create and fulfill Strategic Mandate Agreements, the goals of which are to “[build] on current strengths and to help drive system-wide objectives and government priorities.” Part of this process is evaluating a university's research ...
A sign is taped to a door of an elevator in a downtown Toronto office building on July 13, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young. X. - A A +. Listen. TORONTO — Ontario aims to reduce elevator outages under legislation introduced Thursday that would make the province one of the first jurisdictions in ...
“Felicia McCan” is just one of three books the Ontario government has published to encourage inclusion among kids. Each book features characters who feels they are “different,” and Felicia's character is inspired by the author's experiences, as she is legally blind, too. “I want [children] to take away the ...
Highly paid Ontario government lawyers are “fearful” of their bosses. The situation is a “festering sore” that many in the highest echelons of government have ignored for years. Staff frequently felt threatened that some form of “retribution” would befall them if they spoke up. The lengthy investigative document ...
Ontario's provincial government has published a series of children's books aimed at encouraging inclusion and acceptance of people with disabilities. Books with titles such as I'm Smart in My Own Way are meant to teach children the benefits of understanding diverse and varied experiences. New Toronto ...
Visitors to thousands of websites—including UK and US government sites—were forced to unknowingly mine cryptocurrency over the weekend after hackers compromised a popular browser plugin called Browsealoud, and rejigged it to hijack site visitors' computer power. Among the affected sites, which ...
Only weeks after the new amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) and their focus on precarious employment came into effect, the Ontario government introduced a new bill aimed at increasing pay transparency. Bill 203, the Pay Transparency Act, 2018 was introduced as part of the ...
Ontario Transportation Minister Kathryn McGarry, at the podium, says the provincial government has formally begun the process to expand GO Transit in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area. (Twitter). Ontario's transportation minister says the provincial government has formally begun the process to ...
Only weeks after the new amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 ("ESA") and their focus on precarious employment came into effect, the Ontario government introduced a new bill aimed at increasing pay transparency. Bill 203, the Pay Transparency Act, 2018 was introduced as part of the ...
Ransomware attacks at two children's aid societies have spurred the Ontario government to tighten cybersecurity around a new, $123-million provincial database for children in care. One of the agencies — the Children's Aid Society of Oxford County — paid a $5,000 ransom to regain access to their sensitive data after the ...
Ransomware attacks at two children's aid societies have spurred the Ontario government to tighten cybersecurity around a new, $123-million provincial database for children in care. One of the agencies — the Children's Aid Society of Oxford County — paid a $5,000 ransom to regain access to their ...


 

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