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  • Ontario Passes Legislation That Puts Patients at the Centre of an Integrated Health Care System

    TORONTO — Across Ontario, care is too fragmented, with patients, families and caregivers left to navigate their own way through the health care system with limited information. Patients experience frequent gaps in care and are asked to reiterate their health concerns over and over. Digital tools lag and care options have not kept pace with the growing technological sophistication of Ontarians. Care providers are discouraged from working together in teams in support of better patient outcomes.

    News Release | Health
  • Ontario Supporting Child Care Professionals

    Ontario's government is protecting what matters most through support for child care professionals that will ensure our province provides the very best child care options for parents and families. 

    News Release | Education
  • Government Investing $27 Billion to Help End Hallway Health Care

    TORONTO — Hallway health care is a significant problem that continues to strain Ontario's hospitals and health care system. Across Ontario, too many patients are left waiting too long for the care they need. That's why Ontario's Government for the People is taking a major step forward in its plans to end hallway health care by investing $27 billion over the next 10 years in essential hospital infrastructure projects across the province. These investments will build critical frontline care capacity by creating more than 3,000 new hospital beds. 

    News Release | Health
  • Ontario Protecting Security of the People by Opposing the Carbon Tax

    MISSISSAUGA — Ontario is protecting what matters most by fighting increased costs to community safety services caused by the imposition of a burdensome federal carbon tax. Rod Phillips, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, and Solicitor General Sylvia Jones were at the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Port Credit detachment today to talk about how the federal government's carbon tax will impact local correctional facilities and OPP detachments.

  • Investing and Improving Community Housing for Ontario's Most Vulnerable

    Newmarket ― The Ontario government is putting people first by providing more than $1 billion dollars in 2019-20 to help sustain, repair and grow community housing and help end homelessness announced Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing in Newmarket today. Minister Clark also revealed the province's new Community Housing Renewal Strategy, outlining the government's plan to transform a fragmented and inefficient system into one that is more streamlined, sustainable and ready to help people who need it most. Joining Minister Clark at the announcement were Christine Elliott, MPP Newmarket-Aurora; Christine Hogarth, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing; and John Taylor, Mayor of Newmarket.

  • Changes to the Mandatory Blood Testing Act Will Put People First

    TORONTO - Ontario's Government is working for the people to protect emergency first responders, medical professionals, victims of crime, and good Samaritans with recent changes to the Mandatory Blood Testing Act (MBTA).  Accidental exposure to the bodily substances of others is a risk in many frontline jobs, and an unfortunate consequence for victims of crime and citizens coming to the aid of others in emergencies. 

    News Release | Solicitor General
  • Ontario Making the Automotive Sector Open for Business and Open for Jobs

    MARKHAM — Ontario's government is providing real relief to job creators and making Ontario open for business with the introduction of the 2019 Budget, Protecting What Matters Most. Today, Premier Doug Ford joined Todd Smith, Minister of Economic Growth, Job Creation and Trade, at Veoneer Canada Inc. to congratulate them on forecasting the creation of 300 new jobs and to reinforce the government's commitment to help businesses invest and grow in Ontario.  

    News Release | Office of the Premier
  • 'Open for Business' and 'A Place to Grow' New Licence Plate and Driver's Licence to Reflect Ontario's Optimistic Future

    Ontario's Government for the People is introducing updated personal and commercial licence plates along with a new driver's licence design that reflects a renewed government promise to put people first in everything it does. The licence plate and driver's licence renewal process enhance the quality, design and production of both important products while saving taxpayers millions of dollars each year.