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  • Ontario is Building Strong Partnerships with Municipalities

    Ontario is Building Strong Partnerships with Municipalities

    Premier Doug Ford Pledges to Work with Municipalities at Annual AMO Conference

    OTTAWA — Today, Premier Doug Ford addressed the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) annual conference, where he committed to building strong, local partnerships with municipalities. Highlighting Ontario's investments in local communities, Premier Ford committed to equipping local governments with what they need to build their communities from the ground up, deliver better value for taxpayers, and build for the future.

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  • Ontario Improving Access to Timely Care for Patients in Crisis

    Ontario Improving Access to Timely Care for Patients in Crisis

    Creating Better Police-Hospital Transitions to Mental Health and Addictions Services

    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.

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  • Ontario Protecting Security of the People by Opposing the Carbon Tax

    MISSISSAUGA — Ontario is protecting what matters most by fighting increased costs to community safety services caused by the imposition of a burdensome federal carbon tax. Rod Phillips, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, and Solicitor General Sylvia Jones were at the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Port Credit detachment today to talk about how the federal government's carbon tax will impact local correctional facilities and OPP detachments.

  • Investing and Improving Community Housing for Ontario's Most Vulnerable

    Newmarket ― The Ontario government is putting people first by providing more than $1 billion dollars in 2019-20 to help sustain, repair and grow community housing and help end homelessness announced Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing in Newmarket today. Minister Clark also revealed the province's new Community Housing Renewal Strategy, outlining the government's plan to transform a fragmented and inefficient system into one that is more streamlined, sustainable and ready to help people who need it most. Joining Minister Clark at the announcement were Christine Elliott, MPP Newmarket-Aurora; Christine Hogarth, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing; and John Taylor, Mayor of Newmarket.

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