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  • Ontario Ending Hallway Health Care in Etobicoke with Hospital Expansion

    TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford visited Etobicoke General Hospital to celebrate the completion and grand opening of a new patient tower that will put patients first. The newly expanded facility delivers on the government's core commitment to end hallway health care and cut hospital wait times.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario Takes Action to Build a Skilled Workforce

    DURHAM — Ontario is putting people first by helping tradespeople and employers better meet the needs of a rapidly changing economy through faster and easier access to the skills needed to find jobs in the skilled trades. Today, Premier Doug Ford was at the Ontario Power Generation's Darlington Energy Complex, along with Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, and local MPPs David Piccini and Lindsey Park, to discuss how changes to Ontario's apprenticeship and skilled trades system will get local employers the workers they need and get workers the training required for good quality, available jobs.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Statement by Premier Ford and Minister Smith

    TORONTO — This afternoon, Premier Doug Ford and Todd Smith, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement regarding the lifting of U.S. Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs:

    Statement | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario Hosts the 2019 Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games

    TORONTO — Ontario's government is making strategic investments to ensure Ontario is the best place to play sports, be an athlete and compete. Today, Premier Doug Ford, joined by Michael Tibollo, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, opened the first Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games, which will take place from May 14 to 17.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Premier Ford Congratulates Noront Resources

    TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Noront Resources has named Sault Ste. Marie the home of its new ferrochrome plant:

    Statement | Office of the Premier

  • Remembering Ontario Police Officers Who Lost Their Lives

    TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford delivered the following statement to police officers and their families at the 20th annual Ontario Police Memorial Ceremony of Remembrance:

    Statement | Office of the Premier

  • Premier Ford Welcomes Alberta Premier Jason Kenney to Ontario

    TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford welcomed newly sworn-in Alberta Premier Jason Kenney to Queen's Park for a working meeting to discuss issues of high priority for people in both provinces. 

    News Release | Office of the Premier

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