Provincial Press Release

Ontario Helping Low-Income Seniors

Government investing in the proposed expansion of the GAINS program THORNHILL — MPP Laura Smith […]

Building a Strong Ontario

Lean more about the 2023 Ontario Budget

Ontario Introducing New Investment Tax Credit for Manufacturers

To attract additional investment in the province’s economy, the Ontario government is announcing plans for a new Ontario Made Manufacturing Investment Tax Credit to help local manufacturers grow, innovate, become more competitive and create jobs.

Ontario Building Training Centres

To help tackle the province’s labour shortage and get more people into rewarding careers in the skilled trades, the Ontario government is investing $224 million more to build and upgrade training centres.

Ontario Introducing Highest Fines in Canada for Withholding Worker Passports

oday, the Ontario government is introducing the Working for Workers Act, 2023, which would, if passed, continue to lead the country in providing ground-breaking protections for workers.

Canada and Ontario welcome historic investment from Volkswagen

Volkswagen, Europe’s largest automaker, announced that its subsidiary PowerCo will establish an electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing facility in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada.

Ontario Helping More Students Enter the Skilled Trades Faster

The Ontario government is preparing young people for in-demand and well-paying careers by allowing students in grade 11 to transition to a full-time, skilled trades apprenticeship program.

Ontario Approves First Nations-led Plan for the Road to the Ring of Fire

The Ontario government has approved the Terms of Reference designed and submitted by Webequie First Nation and Marten Falls First Nation for an all-season, multi-use road connecting to the proposed Ring of Fire mining development area.

Ontario Expanding Cancer Coverage for Firefighters

The Ontario government is working for workers by expanding cancer coverage for firefighters. These changes will make it faster and easier for these heroes and their families to access the compensation and supports they deserve for thyroid and pancreatic cancers from the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB).

Ontario Building a Stronger Mining Sector

The Ontario government has introduced legislation to amend the Mining Act, that will, if passed, attract more investment in the province’s mining sector while strengthening the made-in-Ontario critical minerals supply chains for batteries, electric vehicles, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and other advanced manufacturing technologies.