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  • More Than 3,100 New Child Care Spaces for Families Across Ontario

    Ontario is continuing to make it easier for families to find high-quality licensed child care by creating another 3,100 new spaces that will help to accommodate families taking advantage of the government's free preschool child care for children aged 2.5 until they are eligible for kindergarten.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Premier Talks Record, Lays Out Vision at Canadian Club

    Premier Wynne was at the Canadian Club in Toronto today for a major speech about her government's record and the next steps in the government's plan for care and opportunity.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Better Health Care, More Support for Ontario Nurses

    Ontario is making major investments in the health care system to address capacity issues, reduce wait times and provide better care closer to home.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • 30,000 More Long-Term Care Beds for Seniors

    Premier Kathleen Wynne was at Kensington Gardens in Toronto today to announce that Ontario has allocated 5,000 new long-term care (LTC) beds in communities across the province.

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  • Helping Businesses Respond to Climate Change

    Premier Kathleen Wynne shared today her support for continuing to strengthen climate-related financial disclosures in Ontario. Increasing public access to this information will help investors make more informed decisions, and give businesses more incentive to innovate in an era of climate change.

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  • Lowering Wait Times in Ontario Hospitals

    Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre today to explain how the government's investment of nearly $19 billion in health care and an expanded innovative bundled care program will help reduce wait times at Ontario hospitals.

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  • Fair Wages to Protect Workers

    Ontario will introduce legislation today that would ensure that people working in construction, building cleaning or security jobs under contracts with the government will be paid the fair, prevailing wage in those sectors.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario and California Vow to Keep Fighting Pollution

    As people across Canada and the U.S. increasingly feel the impact of climate change, Premier Kathleen Wynne and California Governor Jerry Brown held a bilateral meeting in Toronto today to discuss the next steps in the fight for the future of the planet.

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  • More Special Needs Services and Supports for Children and Youth

    Premier Kathleen Wynne was in Oakville today to open a new facility at ErinoakKids, Ontario's largest children's treatment centre for children and youth with special needs. The new ErinoakKids facility, along with two additional new buildings in Mississauga and Brampton, will double the centre's space and provide more care to children and youth in Ontario with special needs.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Better Care for Babies and Families

    Ontario is funding Canada's first dedicated care centre for fetuses requiring high-risk medical care and in-utero surgeries. The new Ontario Fetal Centre will support expectant families with increased access to world-renowned specialists and ground-breaking surgeries.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • More Care for Seniors, More Options for Families

    Ontario is moving forward with significant new funding to ensure seniors have better access to high-quality, professional care, whether they are living at home or in long-term care.

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  • Free Preschool Child Care Will Help Close the Wage Gap for Women

    Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne marked Equal Pay Day today by highlighting the government's plan to create free preschool child care as part of a strategy to promote women's economic empowerment and close the gender wage gap.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario Commits Over $11 Billion to Build First Phase of High Speed Rail

    Premier Kathleen Wynne was at Info-Tech in London today to highlight Ontario's historic investment to build a high speed rail line along the Toronto-Windsor corridor that will connect communities and create jobs and economic growth across Southwestern Ontario.

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