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  • Premier Wynne, Mayor Tory, The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios Announce Production of Two TV Series Set to Film in Toronto

    TORONTO, ONTARIO - July 18, 2016 - Premier Kathleen Wynne, Mayor John Tory, The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company) today announced that two one-hour television series, Designated Survivor and Conviction, will start production in Toronto this month. This is the first time Toronto has been selected as the location for the production of two of ABC's highly anticipated primetime television series.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario Economy a Growth Leader in First Quarter of 2016

    Ontario's economy continues to post strong growth despite a challenging global landscape, according to the province's Economic Accounts for the first quarter of 2016.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario Breaks Ground on Laird Station on Eglinton Crosstown LRT

    Today in Toronto, Premier Kathleen Wynne was at the groundbreaking for the latest milestone in the construction of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit line, the largest transit project under construction in Canada.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Cider Now Available in Grocery Stores

    Ontario has further expanded consumers' options for buying alcohol by permitting cider sales, starting today, at 60 grocery stores already selling beer across the province.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Joint Statement on National Aboriginal Day

    Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, and David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, released the following statement today:

    Statement | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario Expanding GO Rail Service in Durham Region

    Ontario is extending GO Transit's Lakeshore East rail corridor to offer new GO train service from Oshawa to Bowmanville. Extending the GO train network by nearly 20 kilometres and building four new stations will give people in Durham more transit options and help drive economic growth and job creation.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Premier Wynne Strengthens Political and Economic Ties with the U.S.

    Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne concluded a successful three-day tour of the U.S., where she met with political and economic leaders in Detroit, Washington, D.C. and Boston to strengthen trade and economic partnerships, and open up new opportunities for collaboration.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers Release First-Ever Regional Maritime Strategy

    Detroit, Michigan -- Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met today to discuss their ongoing partnership to grow the economy and create jobs. On behalf of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers, they released the first-ever regional strategy to jumpstart the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence maritime transportation system. The strategy's objectives are to double maritime trade, shrink the environmental footprint of the region's transportation network, and support the region's industrial core. Once fully implemented, the strategy will help grow the region's maritime sector, which already contributes more than US$30 billion to the U.S. and Canadian economies and accounts for more than 220,000 jobs. 

    News Release | Office of the Premier

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