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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