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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 is Putting People First by Widening Highway 3

    LEAMINGTON — Today, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, was joined by Rick Nicholls, MPP for Chatham-Kent-Leamington, to announce the Ontario government is widening Highway 3 from two to four lanes between the town of Essex and Leamington. 

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  • Winning Berry Display Freshly Picked

    WOODSTOCK - Ontarians have cast their votes for the best grocery store berry display in this year's Consumers' Choice Contest. The award goes to Longo's #30 in Mount Pleasant - Brampton for building the most creative display of Ontario berries.

  • Ontario Improving Access to Timely Care for Patients in Crisis

    SARNIA - In emergency departments across the province, people in crisis are placed under police supervision, often for up to eight hours, until they are admitted under the guidelines set out by the Mental Health Act. Not only can police presence in a hospital be distressing for some patients, police officers are frontline resources that can be better used in their communities, serving the public and not waiting in hospitals. That's why Ontario is encouraging police services and hospitals to work together to improve transitions for patients.

    News Release | Health
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