Ontario is celebrating the 10th
anniversary of the largest permanently protected greenbelt in the world and
looking to the future by reviewing the land use plans of southern Ontario. The
Greenbelt protects farmland, green space and clean water.
Ottawa, Ontario - The governments of Canada and Ontario celebrated the official opening
of 140 Den Haag Drive in Ottawa today. The construction of this new rental
housing property has supported economic growth and helped create 185 jobs in
Ontario while helping meet the housing needs of low-income individuals and
families, and people with disabilities in Ottawa.
Toronto, ON, August 11, 2014 - Together,
the Governments of Canada and Ontario announced an additional combined
investment of more than $801 million over five years, to help more individuals
and families in housing need. The funding will be delivered through an
extension to the Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) agreement.
Ontario has approved the
creation of Seaton, a new livable and sustainable community that will provide
homes for up to 70,000 people and include plans for employment lands that will create
tens of thousands of jobs in the area.
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.
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.