Provincial Press Release

Ontario Investing to Find Long-term Housing for Asylum Claimants

The Ontario government is investing another $42 million through the Canada Ontario Housing Benefit (COHB) program to support the City of Toronto and other impacted municipalities across the province in providing urgent assistance to a rapidly growing number of asylum claimants and other at-risk populations.

Ontario Investing in a Stronger Public Health Sector

increasing provincial funding for public health agencies to build a robust public health sector that has the support and resources needed to connect people to faster, more convenient care in their communities.

Ontario Providing New Tools to Municipalities to Build More Homes Sooner

The Ontario government has assigned housing targets to 21 additional municipalities as part of its plan to build at least 1.5 million homes by 2031. Once these municipalities, through their heads of council, have pledged to achieve their targets, they will have access to the new Building Faster Fund, which will reward municipalities that are on track to meet their housing targets.

Ontario Releases 2023-24 First Quarter Finances

Today, the Ontario government released the 2023-24 First Quarter Finances, the first update on the province’s economic and fiscal outlook since the 2023 Budget: Building a Strong Ontario.

Ontario Launching Credit and Debit Payment on TTC

The Ontario government is making it easier to take transit by giving riders more ways to pay on the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). Starting Tuesday, August 15, riders can use credit or debit cards to pay fares, including cards on a smartphone or smartwatch

Ontario Providing Free Training for Construction Workers

Three innovative projects to help over 2,200 women and young people across Ontario prepare for meaningful and well-paying careers in the construction trades.

Ontario Doing Even More to Grow its Health Care Workforce

As part of Your Health: A Plan for Connected and Convenient Care, the government is launching three new programs that will break down barriers for internationally educated physicians to work in Ontario, retain more health care workers with mentorship opportunities and explore innovative ways that health care workers can deliver convenient care to people in their own communities.

Ontario Reducing Wait Times in Emergency Departments

The Ontario government is investing an additional $44 million this year in 165 high volume and smaller emergency departments to reduce wait times and provide people with faster and easier access to timely care close to home.

Ontario Investing in Digital Justice Platform

The Ontario government is investing $166 million to deliver more legal services online, replacing outdated paper-based procedures with a digital platform that will support access to the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice.

Ontario Creating Opportunities for Youth in Niagara

The Ontario government is investing $2.9 million to help 250 young people in the Niagara region train for meaningful and well-paying careers in the technology sector.