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  • Ontario Helps Natural Products Manufacturer Expand Operations in Sault Ste. Marie

    SAULT STE. MARIE - The Ontario government is investing $185,425 to help a natural products manufacturer expand operations, meet growing demand for products that will help in the fight against COVID-19, and create six new jobs as the province gradually restarts the economy.

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  • Ontario Provides Stable Electricity Pricing for Industrial and Commercial Companies

    TORONTO - The Ontario government is helping large industrial and commercial companies return to full levels of operation without the fear of electricity costs spiking by providing more stable electricity pricing for two years. Effective immediately, companies that participate in the Industrial Conservation Initiative (ICI) will not be required to reduce their electricity usage during peak hours, as their proportion of Global Adjustment (GA) charges for these companies will be frozen.

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  • Ontario Investing in Reliable Internet for Northern Ontario

    KENORA - The Ontario government is investing more than $2.3 million in seven broadband projects that will support rural and Indigenous communities in Northern Ontario. This funding will connect northerners to reliable broadband infrastructure that will allow people to stay in touch with family and friends, access public services and work and run a business from anywhere.

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  • Ontario Providing Support for Industrial and Commercial Electricity Consumers During COVID-19

    TORONTO - Through an emergency order passed today, the Ontario government is taking steps to defer a portion of Global Adjustment (GA) charges for industrial and commercial electricity consumers that do not participate in the Regulated Price Plan for the period starting from April 2020. This initiative is intended to provide companies with temporary immediate relief on their monthly electricity bills in April, May and June 2020. The government intends to keep this emergency order in place until May 31, 2020, and subsequent regulatory amendments would, if approved, provide for the deferral of these charges for June 2020 as well.

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  • Ontario Expanding Natural Gas to More Communities

    PORT PERRY — Ontario is expanding access to natural gas throughout rural, northern Ontario and Indigenous communities with the launch of the next phase of the Natural Gas Expansion Program.

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  • Creating a More Competitive Film and Television Sector in Sudbury

    SUDBURY - Ontario's government is supporting the film, television, music and tourism industries in Sudbury by investing over $8.5 million in 12 projects that will create jobs and boost the local economy.

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  • Strengthening Ontario's Mining Industry

    TORONTO - Today, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, announced Ontario is investing more than $10.5 million in 28 companies that supply products and services to the mining industry. This funding will help create or retain over 180 jobs.

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  • Ontario Connecting Communities Across Northwestern Ontario

    THUNDER BAY - The Ontario government is providing more travel options for passengers in the northwest with the launch of a new bus route between White River and Thunder Bay, offering riders easier, more convenient connections and direct stops at hospitals, post-secondary schools and other community hubs.

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