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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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  • Government Acts to Improve OPP's Workplace Culture

    TORONTO — Ontario's Government for the People will create an external Independent Review Panel that will examine the workplace culture of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). The proposed review was prompted by recent suicide deaths of OPP members, as well as complaints about the workplace culture by current and former OPP staff.

    News Release | Solicitor General
  • Premier Ford to Meet Investors and Business Leaders in New York City

    TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford and Vic Fedeli, Minister of Finance, are taking Ontario's open for business message to the Big Apple. On April 29 and 30, Ford and Fedeli will meet with key leaders to promote Ontario as an investment destination and strengthen job-creating partnerships. Minister Fedeli has delivered the government's first budget, which puts people first, sets a plan to balance the budget responsibly, and protects what matters most.

    News Release | Office of the Premier
  • National Day of Mourning

    TORONTO — The Honourable Laurie Scott, Minister of Labour, issued the following statement regarding the National Day of Mourning:

    Statement | Labour
  • Ontario Puts Patients at the Centre of an Integrated Health Care System in Durham Region

    AJAX — Across Ontario, in communities like Durham, care is too fragmented, with patients, families and caregivers left to navigate their own way through the health care system with limited information. Digital tools lag and care options have not kept pace with the growing technological sophistication of Ontarians. Care providers are discouraged from working together as a team in support of better patient outcomes.

    News Release | Health
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