Applications Open for Ontario’s Connecting Links Program

$25-Million Part of Largest Infrastructure Investment in Province’s History Ontario is accepting applications for the next intake for the Connecting Links program for projects starting in spring 2017. Connecting links are municipal roads or bridges that connect two ends of a provincial highway through a community, or to a border crossing. The program was introduced […]

Ontario Investing $1.1 Billion To Improve School Buildings

Province Supporting Better Buildings for Better Learning Ontario is making a historic $1.1 billion investment to repair and renew schools across the province so that they continue to be safe and modern places for students to learn. The $1.1 billion investment builds on $1.6 billion in existing funding that has been allocated for repairs and […]

Central Fire Hall plan presented to Council

Central Fire Hall plan presented to Council

Welland City Council received the plan from Nora Reid of the Welland Heritage Subcommittee- Central Fire Hall at last Tuesday’s meeting of council. The Central Fire Hall was built in 1919 and is considered to be one of Welland’s most important civic landmarks. In Niagara Region it is the only intact historical fire station with […]

Pelham Issues Open Air Burning Ban

Pelham Issues Open Air Burning Ban

Effective immediately, the Town of Pelham has issued a ban on all open air burning until further notice due to prolonged hot and dry weather. Pelham Fire Chief Bob Lymburner called for the open air burning ban because recent hot and dry weather has increased the risk of a fire burning out of control by […]

Search is On for Ontario’s First Chief Digital Officer

Ontario Goes Global to Find Digital Trailblazer to Transform the Citizen Experience Ontario is kicking off a global search for its first Chief Digital Officer (CDO) to lead Ontario’s transformation to become the most open, transparent and digitally connected government in Canada. The CDO role was first announced in Ontario’s 2016 Budget, and is a […]

Ontario Moving Forward with Basic Income Pilot

Province Appoints Special Advisor Hugh Segal The province has appointed the Honourable Hugh Segal to provide advice on the design and implementation of a Basic Income Pilot in Ontario, as announced in the 2016 Budget. Basic income, or guaranteed annual income, is a payment to eligible families or individuals that ensures a minimum level of […]