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  • Ontario Starts Planning for Economic Recovery

    Ontario Starts Planning for Economic Recovery

    Premier Ford Appoints Team to Develop Plan for Post-Pandemic Growth and Prosperity

    TORONTO — The Ontario government has launched a new Ontario Jobs and Recovery Committee which will focus on getting businesses up and running and people back to work after the COVID-19 pandemic is over. While the government's primary focus is on combatting the virus, supporting frontline health care workers and providing immediate relief to people and businesses, this new committee will be developing a plan to stimulate economic growth and job-creation in the weeks and months ahead.

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  • Ontario Accelerates Essential Construction Projects During COVID-19

    Ontario Accelerates Essential Construction Projects During COVID-19

    Extending Construction Hours Will Help Keep Ontario Workers Safe

    TORONTO — In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, Ontario is extending construction hours for essential construction projects, like critical projects in the health care sector, to 24 hours a day. Work on new hospital builds, expansions, and COVID-19 assessment centres will be able to continue any time of the night or day in order to help accelerate the construction of these important projects and enable employers to take additional steps to protect the health and safety of workers on these job sites.

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  • Ontario Calls on all Health Care Workers to Help Fight COVID-19

    Ontario Calls on all Health Care Workers to Help Fight COVID-19

    Province Launches Online Portal to Match Available Health Care Workers with Employers

    TORONTO — The Ontario government is taking further action to stop the spread of COVID-19 by actively recruiting health care workers to increase the frontline capacity of hospitals, clinics, and assessment centres. Today, the province is launching a new online tool that will help match skilled frontline workers with employers.

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