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  • Ontario Making the Automotive Sector Open for Business and Open for Jobs

    MARKHAM — Ontario's government is providing real relief to job creators and making Ontario open for business with the introduction of the 2019 Budget, Protecting What Matters Most. Today, Premier Doug Ford joined Todd Smith, Minister of Economic Growth, Job Creation and Trade, at Veoneer Canada Inc. to congratulate them on forecasting the creation of 300 new jobs and to reinforce the government's commitment to help businesses invest and grow in Ontario.  

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Premier Ford Unveils Transportation Vision

    TORONTO — Transit users and commuters across Ontario can look forward to transportation improvements as part of the Government of Ontario's historic new transportation vision, Premier Doug Ford announced today. Joined by Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation, and Monte McNaughton, Minister of Infrastructure, Ford announced a $28.5 billion expansion to Ontario's transit network. This is the most money ever invested to get shovels in the ground and get new subways built.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario Fighting to Make Life More Affordable for Drivers

    TORONTO — The Ontario government is putting people first by making life more convenient and affordable for drivers while continuing the fight against the disguised, unconstitutional federal carbon tax. Today marks the end of the outdated, ineffective Drive Clean program as well as the first day that the federal government's carbon tax comes into effect.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario Welcomes Toyota's Next-Generation Production Launch in Cambridge

    CAMBRIDGE — Today, Premier Doug Ford, Todd Smith, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, Belinda Karahalios, MPP for Cambridge, Amy Fee, MPP for Kitchener South—Hespeler, and Mike Harris Jr., MPP for Kitchener—Conestoga, joined workers at Toyota's Cambridge assembly plant to celebrate and announce the production launch of the RAV4 compact utility vehicle.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Premier Doug Ford Meets with Mayor of Toronto John Tory

    TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford and John Tory, Mayor of Toronto, had a regular meeting where several important items were discussed. Premier Ford issued the following statement about the meeting:

    Statement | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario Government Announces Investment in Ottawa LRT

    OTTAWA — Ontario's government is working for the people to make commutes shorter, relieve congestion and build better transit faster. Today, Premier Doug Ford and Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation, announced that the Ontario government will provide the City of Ottawa with a maximum of $1.208 billion to build the Ottawa Stage 2 Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. 

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario to Fight Carbon Tax with Every Tool at its Disposal

    CAMBRIDGE — Ontario's government will stand up for the people of Ontario by fighting the carbon tax with every tool and power at its disposal, Premier Doug Ford and Rod Phillips, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, announced today.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario Cutting Red Tape in the Mining Sector

    TORONTO — Ontario's Government for the People is creating a special Mining Working Group focused on reducing red tape and attracting major new investments.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

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