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Ontario Building New Not-For-Profit Long-Term Care Beds in Toronto

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Building New Not-For-Profit Long-Term Care Beds in Toronto Ongoing investments in new projects will bring much-needed beds to the province TORONTO — The Ontario government is adding 1,328 new and 641 upgraded long-term care beds across nine not-for-profit long-term care homes in Toronto, including one municipal home. This is part of the … Continue reading

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Ontario Providing Support for Downtown Ottawa Businesses

 NEWS RELEASEOntario Providing Support for Downtown Ottawa Businesses *Funding available for small businesses affected by weeks-long demonstrations  OTTAWA — The Ontario government is providing up to $11.5 million to local businesses in Ottawa impacted by the nearly four-week long occupation near Parliament Hill in January and February 2022. This funding will also help Ottawa restore … Continue reading

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Ontario’s Safe Employers Receiving up to $1.5 Billion Rebate

NEWS RELEASE Ontario’s Safe Employers Receiving up to $1.5 Billion Rebate Rebate will support businesses, maintain jobs and help safe employers impacted by COVID-19 TORONTO — Ontario’s safe employers are receiving a rebate of up to $1.5 billion as Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) surplus funds are returned for the first time. This rebate will … Continue reading

Ontario Further Strengthening Response to Omicron; Additional measures to slow the spread as province accelerates booster dose rollout
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Ontario Further Strengthening Response to Omicron; Additional measures to slow the spread as province accelerates booster dose rollout

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Further Strengthening Response to Omicron Additional measures to slow the spread as province accelerates booster dose rollout TORONTO — In response to the rapidly-spreading and highly transmissible Omicron variant, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is applying additional public health and workplace safety measures, including capacity … Continue reading

All Ontarians 18+ Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Appointments at Three-Month Interval
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All Ontarians 18+ Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Appointments at Three-Month Interval

NEWS RELEASE All Ontarians 18+ Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Appointments at Three-Month Interval Free Rapid Testing Provided at Pop-Up Locations Across the Province and Select LCBOs for a Safer Holiday Season TORONTO — To protect Ontario’s progress in the fight against COVID-19 and safeguard the province’s hospitals and intensive care units (ICUs) in the face … Continue reading

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Ontario Helping More Immigrants Start and Grow Businesses

NEWS RELEASE Ontario Helping More Immigrants Start and Grow Businesses Entrepreneurship project expected to generate $20 million in business investment and create good local jobs WATERLOO — Ontario is recruiting 100 international entrepreneurs to start or grow businesses in regions outside of the Greater Toronto Area that have been hit hard by pandemic job losses through … Continue reading

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Ontario Expanding Choices for Prospective Nursing Students

NEWS RELEASEOntario Expanding Choices for Prospective Nursing Students*Georgian College Launches Independent Degree OWEN SOUND — The Ontario government is providing a new pathway for nursing education with the launch of Georgian College’s new stand-alone four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the Owen Sound and Barrie campuses. Details were shared today by Jill Dunlop, … Continue reading

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