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Ontario Helping Indigenous People Start Careers in the Skilled Trades

Posted on Thursday, June 17, 2021 01:26 PM

Training will prepare workers for construction and mining jobs in Northern Ontario

June 17, 2021

The Ontario government is investing $3.6 million to help 150 Indigenous people receive training to start careers building and running the new Greenstone Gold Mine in Geraldton. They will learn the skills they need to become construction craft workers, heavy equipment operators, truck drivers, crane operators, welders and millwrights.

Details were provided today by Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour,...

Celebrate Waterpower Day! - June 20th, 2021

Posted on Thursday, June 17, 2021 01:21 PM


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Ontario Celebrates Waterpower Day on June 20th
Renewed investment could support 5,000 jobs


June 17, 2020 – Wawa - Did you know, we are a Waterpower Champion! Waterpower has historically been, and continues to be, an important part of our community. Join us on June 20th as we support and celebrate Waterpower Day in Ontario. Find out more here.

There are 224 waterpower facilities across the province responsible for one quarter of Ontario’s electricity...

Free Fishing and Ontario Parks Day-use this Father’s Day Weekend

Posted on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 01:21 PM

Ontario Offers Licence-Free Fishing and Free Day-use at Ontario Parks

The Ontario government is making it possible for families to fish for free this Father’s Day weekend. On June 19 and 20, 2021, Ontario families can enjoy fishing province-wide without having to purchase a licence or carry an Outdoors Card.

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Ontario Launches Applications for 2021-22 Seniors Community Grant

Posted on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 01:18 PM

Province’s program will help improve the lives of older adults

June 10, 2021

The Ontario government is investing $5 million in the 2021-22 Seniors Community Grant program to help enable municipalities and local organizations to deliver programs for older adults to stay active in their communities.

This funding is an increase of $1 million from last year’s grants, allowing the province to help more grass-roots organizations positively impact the lives of older adults.

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Ontario Investing in Significant Wetland Restoration Projects

Posted on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 01:09 PM

Partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada helping conserve provincial wetlands

The Ontario government is partnering with Ducks Unlimited Canada to enhance and restore approximately 60 local wetlands across the province over the next year, as part of a five-year, $30 million Wetlands Conservation Partner Program. Ducks Unlimited Canada is receiving $6 million for projects that will help improve water quality, preserve and increase habitats for endangered species, help prevent flooding and build climate...