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  • Ontario Adds New Express GO Trains on the Lakeshore East Line

    TORONTO—Today, Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek announced new express GO Train service on the Lakeshore East line that will offer more choice for transit users and commuters travelling from Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax and Pickering starting tomorrow.

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  • New Pelee Island Ferry Now in Service

    LEAMINGTON - Ontario's government is putting people first by launching the new Pelee Islander II ferry to make it easier to get people moving and make sure that Essex County is open for business, open for jobs. 

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  • Ontario Invests $1.3 Billion in Highway Infrastructure

    The Ontario government is putting people first by investing $1.3 billion to rebuild and restore highways across the province. Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation announced funding for projects that will help create jobs for Ontario's construction industry and keep our highways safe and reliable so that Ontario has a transportation network that encourages job creation, investment and trade in every region across the province.

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  • Ontario Announces GO Train Service Expansion

    TORONTO - The Ontario government is putting people first by expanding GO Train service to better serve transit users and commuters in Toronto and the GTHA. Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation announced an expansion of GO Train service that will offer more choices to transit users and commuters as well as Markham, Brampton and Etobicoke residents, effective April 8.

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  • Ontario Cuts Red Tape for Boat, Snowmobile and Off-Road Vehicles Industries

    Mississauga — Ontario's government is putting people first by expanding the use of service plates for boat, snow-mobiles and off-road vehicles. Today, Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation announced changes that will make it easier and more efficient to transport boats, snowmobiles and off-road vehicles (ATV) to customers and recreational shows.

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  • Ontario Announces New GO Station at Woodbine

    TORONTO —Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation, along with Kinga Surma, MPP for Etobicoke Centre and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Transportation, and Phil Verster, President and CEO of Metrolinx, announced our government's plan to build a new GO station at Woodbine at no cost to taxpayers.

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  • Kids 12 and Under Ride Free on GO Transit

    TORONTO—Today, Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek, and Metrolinx President and CEO Phil Verster announced that Ontario is making it easier for families to get moving in the GTHA. Together at Ripley's Aquarium in Toronto, Minister Yurek announced that kids 12 and under can travel for free on all GO Transit trains and buses starting March 9, 2019 - just in time for March Break.

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  • Ontario's Government Supporting Municipalities

    TORONTO - Today Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation, addressed the Ontario Good Roads Association's annual conference to reaffirm that the government is working for the people of Ontario to cut red tape, grow the economy, and plan strategic investments in transportation.

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  • Ontario Adds New Rest Area on Highway 401

    The Ontario Government is improving road safety along Highway 401 with the opening of a new rest area for commercial vehicles, which will provide a safe area for truck drivers to stop.

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  • Ontario's Government Drives Road Builders to Succeed

    TORONTO - Today Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation, addressed the Ontario Road Builders' Association's annual convention to reaffirm that Ontario's Government is working for the people of Ontario to cut red tape, grow the economy, and plan strategic investments to drive road building and maintenance forward.

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