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  • Ontario Accelerates Essential Construction Projects During COVID-19

    Ontario Accelerates Essential Construction Projects During COVID-19

    Extending Construction Hours Will Help Keep Ontario Workers Safe

    TORONTO — In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, Ontario is extending construction hours for essential construction projects, like critical projects in the health care sector, to 24 hours a day. Work on new hospital builds, expansions, and COVID-19 assessment centres will be able to continue any time of the night or day in order to help accelerate the construction of these important projects and enable employers to take additional steps to protect the health and safety of workers on these job sites.

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  • Ontario Calls on all Health Care Workers to Help Fight COVID-19

    Ontario Calls on all Health Care Workers to Help Fight COVID-19

    Province Launches Online Portal to Match Available Health Care Workers with Employers

    TORONTO — The Ontario government is taking further action to stop the spread of COVID-19 by actively recruiting health care workers to increase the frontline capacity of hospitals, clinics, and assessment centres. Today, the province is launching a new online tool that will help match skilled frontline workers with employers.

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  • Changes to the Mandatory Blood Testing Act Will Put People First

    TORONTO - Ontario's Government is working for the people to protect emergency first responders, medical professionals, victims of crime, and good Samaritans with recent changes to the Mandatory Blood Testing Act (MBTA).  Accidental exposure to the bodily substances of others is a risk in many frontline jobs, and an unfortunate consequence for victims of crime and citizens coming to the aid of others in emergencies. 

    News Release | Solicitor General
  • Ontario Making the Automotive Sector Open for Business and Open for Jobs

    MARKHAM — Ontario's government is providing real relief to job creators and making Ontario open for business with the introduction of the 2019 Budget, Protecting What Matters Most. Today, Premier Doug Ford joined Todd Smith, Minister of Economic Growth, Job Creation and Trade, at Veoneer Canada Inc. to congratulate them on forecasting the creation of 300 new jobs and to reinforce the government's commitment to help businesses invest and grow in Ontario.  

    News Release | Office of the Premier
  • 'Open for Business' and 'A Place to Grow' New Licence Plate and Driver's Licence to Reflect Ontario's Optimistic Future

    Ontario's Government for the People is introducing updated personal and commercial licence plates along with a new driver's licence design that reflects a renewed government promise to put people first in everything it does. The licence plate and driver's licence renewal process enhance the quality, design and production of both important products while saving taxpayers millions of dollars each year. 

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