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  • 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.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Invites Public Presentations on Regional Government Review

    The Ontario government is putting people first by providing another opportunity for local input on how to improve governance, decision-making and service delivery for regional governments and regional municipalities. Our government wants to make sure that the experience of real people is front of mind in every decision we make.

    Bulletin | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Government Invites Feedback on Regional Government Review

    TORONTO — The Ontario government is putting people first by seeking local input on how to improve governance, decision-making and service delivery for regional governments and member municipalities.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Taking Steps to Create New Housing in Kenora

    Ontario's Government is putting Ontarians first by supporting Kenora's Indigenous community with new housing and support services. Today, Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing was joined by Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs and Member of Provincial Parliament for Kenora-Rainy River to announce a $4.5 million provincial investment to help build a new housing facility for Indigenous people.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • 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).

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • 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

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