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Ontario Cutting Gas and Fuel Taxes For Six Months To Provide Relief For Businesses and Families

Posted on Monday, April 04, 2022 08:46 AM

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Government to introduce legislation to cut gas tax by 5.7 cents per litre and fuel tax by 5.3 cents per litre

As part of its plan to keep costs down for Ontario families and businesses, the Ontario government is introducing legislation that would, if passed, cut the gas tax by 5.7 cents per litre and the fuel tax by 5.3 cents per litre for six months beginning July 1, 2022.

Vehicle owners in Ontario would see significant direct savings from this proposed gas tax cut and the recently announced elimination...

Ontario Training More Doctors in Northern Ontario as it Builds a More Resilient Health Care System

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2022 02:11 PM

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Province Launching Largest Expansion of Medical School Education in Over 10 Years

The Ontario government is increasing the number of both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education positions at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) University as part of its plan to train and retain more doctors across Ontario and to build a stronger, more resilient health care system. This will ensure there are enough doctors to meet future health care needs in the North.

Details were announced today...

Ontario Expanding Access to Student Mental Health Supports

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2022 02:09 PM

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Investments Will Help Set Up Students for Success

The Ontario government is continuing to support students with expanded access to targeted mental health and well-being programs and services within local communities. Over the past two school years, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on children and students across the world, including right here in Ontario. These investments reinforce the government’s commitment to ensuring every student in the province can reach their full...

Ontario Invests $19M to Help Tackle Housing Crisis

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2022 02:08 PM

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Funding for tribunals will reduce case backlogs and speed up decisions

The Ontario government is investing more than $19 million over three years to help reduce the longstanding backlogs and accelerate decisions at the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) and Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB).

Funding will help appoint more impartial adjudicators at the OLT and LTB and support additional technology at the land tribunal to resolve cases faster.

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Ontario Bringing Manufacturing Jobs to Kapuskasing

Posted on Friday, April 01, 2022 02:06 PM

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Investment will bring bigger paycheques to over 100 people and drive economic growth in the North

The Ontario government is working for workers by investing over $1.2 million to help over 100 people in Northern Ontario train for apprenticeships and well-paying careers in pulp and paper manufacturing. In partnership with GreenFirst Forest Products, this project is training 66 jobseekers for new and existing roles, as well as upskilling 40 current employees to work on the production of EnviroSmart...