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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...

Premier Ford Welcomes Governor General Mary Simon to Ontario

Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2022 03:15 PM

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Ceremony at Queen’s Park Marks Her Excellency’s First Official Visit to the Province

Premier Doug Ford is welcoming Their Excellencies the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada and Mr. Whit Fraser, on their first official visit to Ontario.

“On behalf of the Ontario government, I am honoured to welcome Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon on her first official visit to our province,” said Premier Doug Ford. “As Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General, she is a role...

Ontario Strengthening Supports for LGBT2SQ Children and Youth in Care

Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2022 03:13 PM

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Investment to develop affirming and inclusive services and supports

The Ontario government is investing more than $800,000 to develop new services and supports that respond to the distinct needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, Two Spirit and queer (LGBT2SQ) children, youth and families in the child welfare system. The funding is being provided to the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies (OACAS) to roll out initiatives such as trips to inclusive and gender affirming camps for youths...

Ontario Training 500 People for Healthcare Careers in the North

Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2022 03:11 PM

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The Ontario government is working for workers by investing more than $7 million to provide free training and paid job placements to over 500 people in Northern Ontario. Developed by Northern College, this program will train job seekers and unemployed workers for meaningful careers in healthcare and long-term care and provide participants with up to $3,000 to cover expenses as they complete the training and $1,000 to employers for each work placement they offer.

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Town-Talk - Treasurer Manuela Batovanja discusses the 2022 Budget (Part 2)

Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2022 11:17 AM

Town Talk

Treasurer Manuela Batovanja discusses the recently approved 2022 Municipal Budget, including the effect on services and planned capital projects.

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