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  • Governments of Canada and Ontario Celebrate New Affordable Housing in Mississauga

    Mississauga, ON - The governments of Canada and Ontario, and the Region of Peel, celebrated the official opening of 116 affordable housing rental units at Creditvale Mills today. The project is supported by close to $5.9 million in funding through the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program. The construction of this project created up to 290 jobs in Mississauga and is providing more affordable housing options for local seniors, families and persons with special needs.

  • Governments of Canada and Ontario Celebrate New Affordable Housing in Ottawa

    The official opening of new affordable rental housing units for seniors living on low-income was held today in Ottawa. Bruyère Village received $5.4 million in funding from the federal and provincial governments. The construction of these new units has helped stimulate the economy and create approximately 112 jobs in Ottawa.

  • Province to Cover Ice Storm Recovery Costs

    Ontario is helping municipalities affected by the December 2013 ice storm by working with the federal government to fund 100 per cent of their eligible recovery costs through a one-time Ice Storm Assistance Program.

  • New Land Use Planning Policies Released

    Today, Ontario released the Provincial Policy Statement 2014. This is the government's consolidated policies for growth and development in Ontario's communities -- providing for consistency and better, smarter planning across the province, while giving municipalities flexibility to ensure their plans meet their unique needs.

  • Governments of Canada and Ontario Celebrate New Affordable Rental Housing in Kitchener

    Kitchener, Ontario - The governments of Canada and Ontario celebrated the official opening of 35 David Street in Kitchener today. The construction of this new rental housing property has helped stimulate the economy and create approximately 95 jobs in Ontario and will help meet the housing needs of low-income individuals and persons with disabilities in Kitchener.

  • Governments of Canada and Ontario Celebrate New Affordable Housing in Toronto

    Toronto, Ontario -The official opening of 210 new affordable housing units for low-income seniors and people with disabilities was held today in Toronto. The project received $25.2 million in funding from the federal and provincial governments. The construction of this project created up to 525 jobs in the Toronto area.

  • Province Reviewing Municipal Planning

    Ontario is reviewing the way municipalities plan and pay for development to ensure growth is smart and sustainable across the province.

  • Co-op Housing Amendments Pass

    Today, Bill 14, the Non-profit Housing Co-operatives Statute Law Amendment Act, 2013, passed third reading after debate in the Ontario legislature. When it comes into force, the bill will amend the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006, and the Co-operative Corporations Act to enable co-ops to apply to the Landlord and Tenant Board to resolve tenure disputes.

  • Governments of Canada and Ontario Celebrate New Affordable Housing in Almonte

    Almonte, Ontario - The Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and the Municipality of Mississippi Mills celebrated the official opening of 20 new affordable housing units at Country Street Residences - Phase 2 for low-income seniors and people with disabilities. The project received $2.38 million in funding from the federal and provincial governments. The construction of this project created up to 50 jobs in the Almonte area.

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