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Ontario Expanding Access to Student Mental Health Supports

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


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

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

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

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

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...