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Ontario raising minimum wage to $15 per hour

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Ontario raising minimum wage to $15 per hour

This post was originally published on this siteIncrease will help more than a quarter of Ontario’s employees to get ahead Ontario is proposing the largest increase to the minimum wage in the province’s history, raising it to $15 per hour, as part of a plan to create better jobs and fair workplaces. This will give […]

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Building a stronger, healthier Ontario

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Building a stronger, healthier Ontario

This post was originally published on this site2017 Budget highlights major health care investments Ontario is continuing to put patients first by making significant investments in the 2017 Budget to support vital health care services that families depend on. Monday May 29, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, spoke in Toronto to […]

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Ontario making it safer and easier to commute by bike

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Ontario making it safer and easier to commute by bike

This post was originally published on this siteBuilding more bike lanes and other cycling infrastructure across the province Ontario is making it easier for commuters and families to get around by bike, with new funding to build a better and safer commuter cycling network across the province. Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca and Minister […]

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Ontario reducing fees for small business

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Ontario reducing fees for small business

This post was originally published on this siteProvince cutting alcohol licensing fees for independent grocers Ontario is supporting small, independent grocers by reducing the regulatory fee required to sell beer, cider and wine by $2,000 per year, representing a 66 per cent savings for qualified businesses. Jeff Leal, Minister Responsible for Small Business, and Brad […]

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Ontario helping new businesses succeed

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Ontario helping new businesses succeed

This post was originally published on this siteProvince launches new program to support entrepreneurs Ontario is helping aspiring entrepreneurs succeed by launching a program that offers training, mentoring and grant opportunities to start, expand or buy a small business. Starter Company Plus provides Ontario’s entrepreneurs aged 18 and older with comprehensive and targeted services to […]

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Protecting a woman’s right to choose

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Protecting a woman’s right to choose

This post was originally published on this siteProvince to introduce bill to help ensure safe access to Women’s Health Clinics Ontario is taking steps to help protect women who are seeking reproductive health care. In fall 2017, the province plans to introduce a bill that would, if passed, create “safe access zones” at specified health […]

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