Ontario recognizes Occupational Safety and Health Day
Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development,…
Governments invest in meat processors capacity in Ontario
The Governments of Canada and Ontario are investing over…
Ontario to introduce paid COVID-19 leave
Monte McNaughton, Minister, Labour, Training and Skills Development, will…
Workplace inspection campaign started in COVID-19 hotspots
The Ontario government launched a series of zero-tolerance workplace…
Ontario government invests in auto parts companies
The Ontario government is investing $10 million in auto…
Beckhoff Canada moves headquarters to Cambridge
Beckhoff recently moved its Canadian headquarters to Cambridge, Ontario,…
GM’s CAMI Assembly gets multiple ENERGY STAR certifications
General Motors’ CAMI Assembly recently received Natural Resources Canada’s…
GM to Build Commercial EV in Ontario
General Motors is bringing production of its BrightDrop…
Crombie leaves Ontario role over proposed environment laws
Contends Schedule 6 would expand ministerial authority on zoning and other potentially sensitive environmental issues.
Family employed by Ontario accused of $11M COVID benefit fraud
Unproven civil claim on behalf of the province, which also seeks $2 million in punitive damages.
Things to know about AG’s report on Ontario’s COVID-19 response
Said that Ontario’s measures were “slower and more reactive relative to most other provinces”
Ford government to present first pandemic budget, next steps for recovery
Will include a new standard for long-term care: nursing home residents receive an average of four hours of direct care daily.
Mixed messaging in Ontario on COVID-19 leading to distrust: experts
Social gatherings are limited to a maximum of 10 people indoors but capacity for businesses such as casinos, bars is 100 people.
Ontario supporting scientists develop next generation of antibiotics
Provincial investment to help develop library for antibiotic discovery at McMaster University.
Diagnostic tech shortage contributing to Ontario’s testing backlog: Ford
Province reported 615 new cases of COVID-19 on Oct. 5, and five new deaths due to the virus.
New Ontario COVID-19 modelling as Quebec braces for new restrictions
Projections predict daily new case counts in Ontario could reach 1,000 while Legault clams down on gatherings.
Ontario provides $2.5M to five North Bay manufacturers’ projects
Support provided through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund.
Ontario to recruit more health and safety inspectors
Their duties will include ensuring COVID-19 protections are in place.
Feds reluctantly OK Ontario, NB carbon prices for big emitters
Wilkinson calls their plans significantly weaker than the federal backstop, and will result in fewer emissions reductions.
Federal, provincial battle over carbon tax goes to the Supreme Court
Will hear three separate cases to determine if the federal carbon-tax legislation is constitutional.
Billions more for health care likely to top premiers’ throne speech wish list
This year’s transfer is almost $42 billion under an arrangement that sees it increase by at least 3% each year.
Ontario reports 365 new COVID-19 cases over 24 hours, one death
The daily tally is slightly lower than the more than 400 new cases documented Sept. 18 and 19
Ontario cracks down on social gatherings; $10K fines for violators
Ontario reported 293 new cases of COVID-19 on Sept. 17, and three new deaths related to the coronavirus
Legault, Ford call on Ottawa to increase health transfers to provinces
No dollar amount set for the support they’re seeking but they believe a significant increase in the Canada Health Transfer is needed.
Most Ontarians fear a second wave of COVID-19
CMHA poll says worry driven by the fear of people not following the proper distancing rules.
Ontario budget deficit projected to jump to $38.5B in 2020-2021
Province spent billions to support the health-care sector and help businesses and residents weather the storm.
Ontario manufacturer adopts thermal imaging to prevent spread of COVID-19
Ontario company manufactures real-time thermal solution to detect elevated body temperatures
Windsor-Essex moving into Stage 3 of Ontario’s reopening plan
The provincial government made the announcement on Aug. 10
Ont. govt. investing $2.35M in advanced animal research
Research investment will help farmers safely manage livestock
Ontario Ministry of Education cuts ties with WE, says will investigate contracts
On June 18, the ministry announced that it would give WE Charity $250,000 for a year-long education program
Ontario sets new rules for restaurants as Toronto, Peel Region enter Stage 3
Toronto city council has enacted a series of additional health measures beyond those set by the province in preparation for the change
Toronto, Peel to join Stage 3 of reopening on July 31; Windsor-Essex left behind
Windsor-Essex region will remain in Stage 2 due to continued outbreaks on farms