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  • Ontario Supports Trucking Sector for Keeping Goods Moving

    TORONTO - Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation issued the following statement on supporting truck drivers during the COVID-19 outbreak:

    Statement | Transportation

  • Closure of Drive Test Centres In Response to COVID-19

    TORONTO - Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation issued the following statement today regarding the status of Drive Test Centres and Travel Point locations:

    Statement | Transportation

  • More Municipalities will Benefit from Transit Funding

    Today, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, announced Ontario is investing $365.3 million to expand and improve local transportation across the province.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Province Moving Forward to Widen and Improve Safety on Highway 401 Between Tilbury and London

    Today, the province took the next step to deliver on its commitment to improve safety on Highway 401 between Tilbury and London. Ontario is proceeding with an Expression of Interest to procure a contractor to widen and install concrete median barriers on the first 11 km of the project between Tilbury and Merlin Road in Chatham-Kent. This is part of the government's plan to build safer and better highways to get people and goods moving to support Ontario's economy and quality of life.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Moving Forward to Deliver Subways Faster

    TORONTO - Today, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation introduced legislation that will help deliver Ontario's four priority subway projects on-time and on-budget. The proposed legislation demonstrates Ontario's real commitment to delivering transit faster for the people in the Greater Toronto Area, reducing congestion, and connecting people to places and jobs.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Moving Forward with Plans to Widen Highway 17 in Kenora

    KENORA — Today, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, and Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines and Indigenous Affairs took further steps to deliver on the government's commitment to widen and twin Highway 17 between Kenora and the Manitoba border by signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Niiwin Wendaanimok, a partnership of four First Nations with interests in the project area. Widening Highway 17 will reduce travel times through highway corridors, critical trade links and international gateways, while promoting economic development and safety.

    News Release | Transportation

  • Connecting People and Places in Northern Ontario

    The Province is developing a transportation plan that will get people moving, connect communities and bring more economic opportunities to the people of Northern Ontario. Last week, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Transportation, Vijay Thanigasalam was in Northern Ontario to meet with officials from municipalities, Indigenous communities, transportation agencies, non-profit organizations and businesses to listen to the transportation challenges and opportunities that are unique to the region. 

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Appoints Hamilton Transportation Task Force

    HAMILTON — Today, Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulroney announced the membership of the Hamilton Transportation Task Force, which will work with the Ontario government to help shape the future of transportation in Hamilton. 

    News Release | Transportation

  • Ontario Releases First Regional Transportation Plan

    LONDON - Ontario's government is delivering on its commitment to develop regional transportation plans that will connect people and places across the province. Today, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, announced that the government is releasing its first draft plan to build a better transportation system that will connect individuals, families and businesses in southwestern Ontario.

    News Release | Transportation

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