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News Government General Health & Safety
May 5, 2021  

Ontario recognizes Occupational Safety and Health Day

Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development,

News Food & Beverage Government Economy General
May 5, 2021  

Governments invest in meat processors capacity in Ontario

The Governments of Canada and Ontario are investing over

News Government General Health & Safety
April 29, 2021  

Ontario to introduce paid COVID-19 leave

Monte McNaughton, Minister, Labour, Training and Skills Development, will

News Government Manufacturing General Health & Safety
April 12, 2021  

Workplace inspection campaign started in COVID-19 hotspots

The Ontario government launched a series of zero-tolerance workplace

News Automotive Government Business Operations Economy General
March 31, 2021  

Ontario government invests in auto parts companies

The Ontario government is investing $10 million in auto

News Manufacturing General
March 11, 2021  

Beckhoff Canada moves headquarters to Cambridge

Beckhoff recently moved its Canadian headquarters to Cambridge, Ontario,

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Production
March 3, 2021  

GM’s CAMI Assembly gets multiple ENERGY STAR certifications

General Motors’ CAMI Assembly recently received Natural Resources Canada’s

News Automotive Manufacturing Operations Production
January 18, 2021  

GM to Build Commercial EV in Ontario

  General Motors is bringing production of its BrightDrop

News Government General Sustainability
December 8, 2020  

Crombie leaves Ontario role over proposed environment laws

Contends Schedule 6 would expand ministerial authority on zoning and other potentially sensitive environmental issues.

News Government General
November 26, 2020  

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.

News Government General
November 26, 2020  

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”

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 5, 2020  

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.

News Government General
October 8, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General
October 7, 2020  

Ontario supporting scientists develop next generation of antibiotics

Provincial investment to help develop library for antibiotic discovery at McMaster University.

News Government General
October 7, 2020  

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.

News Government Economy General
September 30, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General
September 29, 2020  

Ontario provides $2.5M to five North Bay manufacturers’ projects

Support provided through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund.

News General
September 24, 2020  

Ontario to recruit more health and safety inspectors

Their duties will include ensuring COVID-19 protections are in place.

News Manufacturing General
September 21, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 21, 2020  

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.

News Government General
September 20, 2020  

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.

News Government General
September 19, 2020  

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

News Government General
September 17, 2020  

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

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 9, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General
August 31, 2020  

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.

News Government Economy General
August 12, 2020  

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.

News General
August 11, 2020  

Ontario manufacturer adopts thermal imaging to prevent spread of COVID-19

Ontario company manufactures real-time thermal solution to detect elevated body temperatures

News Government General
August 10, 2020  

Windsor-Essex moving into Stage 3 of Ontario’s reopening plan

The provincial government made the announcement on Aug. 10

News Food & Beverage General
August 4, 2020  

Ont. govt. investing $2.35M in advanced animal research

Research investment will help farmers safely manage livestock

News Government General
August 4, 2020  

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

News Government General
August 3, 2020  

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

News Government General
July 30, 2020  

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