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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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  • Ontario Cancelling Outdated, Ineffective Drive Clean Program

    TORONTO — Today, Ontario's Government for the People announced the cancellation of the outdated Drive Clean program, saving money for Ontario taxpayers and reducing the regulatory burden on Ontario families while enhancing regulations for the biggest polluters on Ontario's roads. Effective April 1, 2019, drivers will no longer be required to get Drive Clean emissions tests for their passenger vehicles.

    News Release | Office of the Premier
  • Enhancing Security Measures and Improving Safety at Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre

    LONDON - Today, Michael Tibollo, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, announced Ontario's new plan to enhance security and improve safety at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC). Tibollo was joined by Minister Jeff Yurek, MPP for Elgin—Middlesex—London, and Rick Nicholls, MPP for Chatham-Kent—Leamington.

    News Release | Solicitor General
  • Concussion Awareness Campaign to Reduce Injuries

    QUEEN'S PARK - Ontario's Government for the People is demonstrating its commitment to making sports safer for kids and marking Rowan's Concussion Law Day by developing a multimedia campaign that will raise awareness about concussion safety. The campaign will get concussion safety information in front of the Ontarians who need it most.

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