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Ontario investing in almost 1,000 new long-term care beds

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Ontario investing in almost 1,000 new long-term care beds

Government of Ontario press release – Across the province, there are more than 34,000 Ontarians waiting to get into a long-term care home, putting a strain on the health care system and leaving residents waiting too long for the care they desperately need. The government is taking swift action and delivering on its commitment to […]

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Ontario announces supports for students with special needs

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Ontario announces supports for students with special needs

Government of Ontario press release – Ontario’s government is supporting students and their families when making requests to bring their service animals into schools and classrooms. On Monday, Sept. 9/2019, the Honourable Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education; Sam Oosterhoff, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Education; and Amy Fee, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of […]

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Ontario partners with auto industry to protect jobs

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Ontario partners with auto industry to protect jobs

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is partnering with auto parts companies to invest in technology and training to strengthen the auto industry and protect jobs. On Monday, Sept. 9/2019, Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, launched the new $10 million Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (O-AMP) at the annual […]

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Ontario supporting film and TV

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Ontario supporting film and TV

Ontario’s government is supporting the Canadian Film Centre (CFC) with a $350,000 grant for film and television training activities. Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, was at CFC on Sunday, Sept. 8/2019, to announce funding for the nationally recognized film school and training centre for creators and entrepreneurs working in the film, television […]

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Federal government announces $29 million for 2021 Canada Summer Games

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Federal government announces $29 million for 2021 Canada Summer Games

City of Welland press release – Niagara’s municipalities will undergo significant infrastructure improvements for a commitment to host the 2021 Canada Summer Games. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, made the announcement Thursday, Sept. 6/2019, at the Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC). Other officials in attendance were Niagara Region Councillors, Niagara Mayors, […]

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Ontario introducing free wi-fi on GO Transit in 2020

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Ontario introducing free wi-fi on GO Transit in 2020

Government of Ontario press release – On Wednesday, Sept. 4/2019, Kinga Surma, Associate Minister of Transportation (GTA), joined Parm Gill, MPP for Milton, and Mark Childs, Chief Marketing Officer for Metrolinx, at Milton GO Station to announce that the Ontario government is bringing free Wi-Fi to GO buses and trains next year. Metrolinx has signed […]

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