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  • Ford Government Takes Real Action on Guns and Gangs

    TORONTO — Ontario's men and women in uniform will receive new tools and resources to protect innocent families from the menace of drug, gun and gang-related violence. Premier Doug Ford today joined Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services Michael Tibollo and Attorney General Caroline Mulroney to announce that Ontario's Government for the People is investing $25 million in new funding to fight gangs and guns.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Premier Doug Ford Announces Return of 'Buck-a-Beer' to Ontario

    PICTON — Beer fans across Ontario can officially start counting down the days until the return of 'Buck-a-Beer', the popular $1-per-beer price floor that delighted people across Ontario until it was cancelled when the previous government abruptly introduced new beer price regulations.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Premier Ford Visits Wildfire-Stricken Communities

    PARRY SOUND — Premier Doug Ford visited people in communities near Parry Sound where hundreds of firefighters from across North America are battling major wildfires.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario's Government for the People Announces Reforms to Deliver Better Local Government

    TORONTO — Ontario voters can be more confident in their municipal governments, should the Ontario legislature pass the Better Local Government Act, a series of local government reforms proposed by Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark today.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Premier Doug Ford Reinforces Michigan Trade Ties

    TORONTO - Premier Doug Ford spoke on the phone yesterday with Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan. The call was an opportunity for the Premier to connect directly with Governor Snyder, and build on the mutually beneficial trade relationship between the two jurisdictions.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario Government Restoring Trust in Public Finances Through Commission of Inquiry and Line-by-Line Audit of Spending

    TORONTO — Ontario's Government for the People is taking action to restore the people's trust in the public finances. Today Premier Doug Ford joined with Vic Fedeli, Minister of Finance, and Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board, to announce unprecedented action to restore the public's confidence in Ontario's books.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • A Government for the People

    Mr. Speaker, Honourable members, ladies and gentlemen, people of Ontario:

    As the representative of Her Majesty the Queen, it is my honour to open the first session of the 42nd Parliament by delivering the Speech from the Throne.

    Speech | Office of the Premier

  • Premier Doug Ford Announces the End of the Cap-and-Trade Carbon Tax Era in Ontario

    TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford today confirmed that, as the first order of business of Ontario's Government for the People, his cabinet revoked the regulation that punishes Ontario residents at the gas pump through a wasteful cap-and-trade carbon tax regime; this measure comes into effect July 3, 2018. In order to fulfill this election commitment, the Government of Ontario will immediately begin an orderly wind-down of all programs funded out of cap-and-trade carbon tax revenues.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

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