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  • Ontario Providing Municipalities with up to $1.6 Billion in First Round of Emergency Funding

    Ontario Providing Municipalities with up to $1.6 Billion in First Round of Emergency Funding

    Assistance Will Help Ensure the Delivery of Critical Public Services During COVID-19

    TORONTO — The Ontario government, in partnership with the federal government, is delivering on its commitment to provide up to $4 billion in urgently needed one-time assistance to Ontario's 444 municipalities. Municipalities will be provided with up to $1.6 billion as part of the first round of emergency funding under the Safe Restart Agreement. This funding will help municipalities protect the health and well-being of the people of Ontario, while continuing to deliver critical public services, such as public transit and shelters, as the province continues down the path of renewal, growth and economic recovery.

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  • Ontario Fast-Tracks Long-Term Care Home in Toronto

    Ontario Fast-Tracks Long-Term Care Home in Toronto

    Fourth Accelerated Build Pilot Project Will Make New Beds Available within Months

    TORONTO — The Ontario government announced that a new long-term care home will be built at Humber River Hospital's Finch site in months, not years. The project is part of the province's Accelerated Build Pilot Program. By working with Humber River Hospital and Infrastructure Ontario, the province intends to build up to 320 new long-term care beds at this site by the end of next year.

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  • Ontario Providing $2 Million in Urgent Financial Support to Help Those Affected by the Beirut Explosion

    Ontario Providing $2 Million in Urgent Financial Support to Help Those Affected by the Beirut Explosion

    TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford announced the Ontario government is providing $2 million to the Canadian Red Cross through the International Disaster Relief Program to help people and families affected by the tragic explosion that occurred in Beirut, Lebanon on August 4, 2020. This is one of the largest contributions the Ontario government has ever made towards an international humanitarian relief effort.

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