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  • Ontario Concludes Consultation to Help Create More Housing

    The Ontario government has concluded an online consultation to get ideas to make more affordable, and good-quality places to live by convening a forum that brought more than 200 people together.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Working to Support Rural Communities

    TORONTO - The Ontario government reinforced its commitment to create jobs across the province at the Rural Ontario Municipal Association Conference (ROMA).

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  • Ontario Supporting Municipalities

    TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford and Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, are pleased to announce the appointment of Hazel McCallion, former mayor of Mississauga, as special advisor to the Premier and Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Special Advisors Appointed to Begin Regional Government Review

    TORONTO — The Ontario government is moving ahead with a review of regional government by appointing Michael Fenn and Ken Seiling as Special Advisors. The regional government model has been in place for almost 50 years in Ontario and we are taking steps to ensure that regional governments are working efficiently and effectively. These advisors will consult broadly over the coming months and provide recommendations to improve governance, decision-making and service delivery.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Introduces the Efficient Local Government Act

    TORONTO — Today, Ontario's Government for the People brought back Ontario's Legislature and tabled the Efficient Local Government Act. If passed, the Act would invoke Section 33 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and ensure the City of Toronto's wards and number of councillors are aligned to 25 prior to the municipal election on October 22.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Strengthening Relationship with Municipalities

    OTTAWA - Ontario's Government for the People reinforced its partnership with municipalities today by signing a joint memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO).

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Cuts Red Tape to Unlock Development and Create New Jobs

    TORONTO - Ontario is cutting red tape to support new office and retail space in Toronto's Lower Don area and helping to create more than 50,000 new jobs, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark announced today.

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