Ontario Launching GO Train Service to London, extending Kitchener line with new stops in Southwestern Ontario
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Ontario Launching GO Train Service to London, extending Kitchener line with new stops in Southwestern Ontario

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Launching GO Train Service to London Province extending Kitchener line with new stops in Southwestern Ontario  LONDON — The Ontario government is expanding GO train service to Southwestern Ontario with weekday trips between London and Toronto. The new service will also connect customers to Stratford and St. Marys using GO Transit services.“The … Continue reading

Ontario Together Fund supports homegrown manufacturing to build-up domestic supply of safe and effective PPE
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Ontario Together Fund supports homegrown manufacturing to build-up domestic supply of safe and effective PPE

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Invests in Made in Hamilton Surgical MasksOntario Together Fund supports homegrown manufacturing to build-up domestic supply of safe and effective PPE HAMILTON — Niko Apparel Systems is investing more than $250,000 to help automate the production of surgical masks with the support of $125,000 from the Ontario Together Fund. With this investment, … Continue reading

Ontario Deploying Last Mile Strategy to Further Increase Vaccination Rates;  75 per cent of Ontarians aged 12 and over are fully vaccinated
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Ontario Deploying Last Mile Strategy to Further Increase Vaccination Rates; 75 per cent of Ontarians aged 12 and over are fully vaccinated

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Deploying Last Mile Strategy to Further Increase Vaccination Rates 75 per cent of Ontarians aged 12 and over are fully vaccinated  TORONTO — With over 82 per cent of eligible Ontarians aged 12 and over having received one dose of the vaccine and 75 per cent having received both doses, the government … Continue reading

Ontario Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Policies Mandatory for High-Risk Settings
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Ontario Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Policies Mandatory for High-Risk Settings

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Makes COVID-19 Vaccination Policies Mandatory for High-Risk Settings Province to Begin Offering Third Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines to Most Vulnerable Ontarians  TORONTO — In response to evolving data around the transmissibility of the Delta variant and based on the recent experiences of other jurisdictions, the government, in consultation with the Chief Medical … Continue reading

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Fire Crews from Mexico to Help Fight Fires in the Northwest; Ontario Receiving International Assistance to Help Fight Wildfires

NEWS RELEASE Fire Crews from Mexico to Help Fight Fires in the Northwest Ontario Receiving International Assistance to Help Fight Wildfires TORONTO – More than 100 firefighters and support staff from Mexico will arrive in Toronto on July 17 to help Ontario in its fight against several large forest fires in the Northwest.The Mexican fire … Continue reading

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Province Launches Online Renewals for Ontario Photo Card Holders

NEWS RELEASE Province Launches Online Renewals for Ontario Photo Card Holders New Service Provides Fast, Simple and Accessible Digital Solution  TORONTO – The Ontario government is making life easier for Ontario Photo Card holders by providing the option for card renewals online, no longer requiring in-person renewals at a ServiceOntario centre.The Ontario Photo Card provides Ontarians … Continue reading

Ontario Helping Immigrants Prepare for Good Jobs
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Ontario Helping Immigrants Prepare for Good Jobs

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Helping Immigrants Prepare for Good Jobs Free skills training for newcomers will help advance province’s economic recovery  HAMILTON — The Ontario government is investing $7.7 million in language and skills training supports to help 2,700 newcomers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic start new jobs. Through 19 programs across Ontario, newcomers will gain the … Continue reading

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Ontario Extending Temporary Wage Increase for Personal Support Workers

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Extending Temporary Wage Increase for Personal Support Workers Province Continuing to Support Frontline Health Care Heroes in Fight Against COVID-19  TORONTO ― The Ontario government is investing $141 million to extend the temporary wage increase for personal support workers and direct support workers in publicly funded home and community care, long-term care, … Continue reading

Ontario Dramatically Ramping Up Delivery of Rapid Test Kits
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Ontario Dramatically Ramping Up Delivery of Rapid Test Kits

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Dramatically Ramping Up Delivery of Rapid Test Kits Over 12 Million Rapid Antigen Screening Tests Now Shipped Across the Province TORONTO – Ontario has now delivered 12.3 million rapid antigen test kits for COVID-19 to over 2,600 work sites across the province. The effort is helping businesses and other organizations keep employees … Continue reading

Ontario Preparing Students for Skilled Trades and Technology Careers
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Ontario Preparing Students for Skilled Trades and Technology Careers

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Preparing Students for Skilled Trades and Technology Careers Free program will give young people skills to pursue in-demand jobs  TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing almost $440,000 to help more than 2,000 high school students learn more about available skilled trades and technology careers. The project, led by not-for-profit Junior Achievement (JA), … Continue reading