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  • More Funding for Toronto Police in Response to Gun Violence

    More Funding for Toronto Police in Response to Gun Violence

    Province invests $3 million in Closed Circuit Cameras for Police

    TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford joined Mayor John Tory to announce funding for new closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras to help police respond to Toronto's recent episodes of gun violence. This investment by the Ontario government will more than double the number of cameras currently operated by the Toronto Police Service.

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  • Appropriateness Working Group Submits First 11 Recommendations

    Appropriateness Working Group Submits First 11 Recommendations

    Toronto — Following months of collaboration and productive discussions, the Appropriateness Working Group (AWG) has submitted its first 11 recommended updates to tests and procedures that can be replaced with more modern and effective approaches. Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, has accepted these recommendations on behalf of the government. These recommendations were also accepted by the Ontario Medical Association (OMA).

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  • Standing up for Ontario's Agri-food sector

    TORONTO - Ontario and the federal government announced today that beginning in March farmers and other businesses can again apply for support under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership) for projects to boost innovation, economic development, environmental stewardship and food safety.

  • Ontario Taking Action to Strengthen Protection for New Home Buyers

    Ontario's Government is working for the people by protecting hard-working Ontarians when making one of the biggest purchases in their lives — a new home. The province is transforming Tarion Warranty Corporation and implementing initiatives to better protect purchasers of cancelled pre-construction condominium projects.

  • Ontario to Restore Respect for Police Officers

    TORONTO - Ontario police officers and the families who depend on them will finally be able to count on a fair and transparent police oversight process that will always put public safety first.  Today, Ontario's Government for the People will introduce new legislation, the Comprehensive Ontario Police Services Act, 2019. If passed, this legislation will finally fix the previous government's Bill 175, which treated police with suspicion while making it increasingly difficult for them to do their jobs.

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