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  • Amazon Creates 800 New High Tech Jobs in Ontario

    Ontario has secured a significant investment from global technology company Amazon thanks to the province's highly skilled workforce, culture of innovation and competitive business climate.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • New Park and Trail Launch the Next Era of Ontario Place

    For the first time in more than 40 years, Ontario residents and visitors can enjoy a spectacular part of Toronto's waterfront at Ontario Place's newly opened park and trail.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs in Hamilton

    Ontario is taking action to improve working conditions and job security for people in Hamilton with a plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs in Ottawa

    Today in Ottawa, Premier Kathleen Wynne visited the Art-Is-In Bakery to highlight how Ontario's plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs will improve the lives of workers and families across the province.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario Supporting Work to Improve Men's Health

    Ontario is partnering with the Canadian Men's Health Foundation (CMHF), providing funding to encourage men to make small changes in their lives that can make a big difference to their health.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Schools Receiving $1.4 Billion for Repairs and Renewal This Year

    Ontario's investment to repair school buildings and improve student experiences includes $200 million this year from the new Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF). As part of its Climate Change Action Plan, the province is allocating $200 million worth of cap and trade proceeds to launch the fund for schools across the province to install energy-efficient building elements such as new windows, lights and furnaces, which will help improve student health and fight climate change.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Premier Wynne Departs on Mission to Washington, D.C.

    Premier Kathleen Wynne departs today on a mission to Washington, D.C. As part of the Premier's first mission to the U.S. capital this year, she will meet with senior U.S. officials and economic leaders and participate in a joint mission of Canada's Premiers from June 6-8.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Premier's Statement at Opening of the 10th Annual Conference of the SEUS-CP Alliance

    Premier Kathleen Wynne gave the following speech today at the 10th Annual Southeastern United States - Canadian Provinces Alliance (SEUS-CP) Conference to discuss Ontario's work in enhancing trade partnerships, encouraging business alliances and staying at the forefront of technology and innovation. The conference is being hosted by Ontario between June 4 and 6:*

    Statement | Office of the Premier

  • Equal Pay for Part-time Workers

    Ontario has introduced legislation that will require employers to pay the same wage to part-time employees who do the same job as full-time employees, as part of the government's plan for fair workplaces and better jobs across the province.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Building a Fairer and Better Future for People Across Ontario

    Ontario is creating opportunity and security for the people of the province through a series of comprehensive measures introduced during the spring legislative sitting. These measures support good jobs, fair workplaces and better wages, prepare our workforce for the new innovation economy and make life more affordable for workers, students, seniors and families.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

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