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Statement from Premier Wynne and Minister Del Duca on Amazon’s HQ2 Shortlist

Statement from Premier Wynne and Minister Del Duca on Amazon’s HQ2 Shortlist
Premier Kathleen Wynne and Minister of Economic Development and Growth Steven Del Duca today released the following statement recognizing Ontario’s position on the shortlist of locations for Amazon’s second headquarters (HQ2): “The Government of Ontario welcomes the news that Amazon has placed the Toronto Region on its shortlist as a potential site for HQ2, with the promise of as many... Read More

Ontario Nominates Ed Clark as New LCBO Board Chair

Ontario Nominates Ed Clark as New LCBO Board Chair
Respected Business Leader to Help Strengthen Retail Focus and Launch New Subsidiary Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, has nominated Ed Clark as the new Chair of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), subject to review by the Standing Committee on Government Agencies and confirmation by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.Mr. Clark is ideally positioned to help lead the LCBO... Read More

Ontario Parks Celebrate 125 Years

Ontario Parks Celebrate 125 Years
125 Years of Conservation, Education and Recreation From camping under the stars to hiking through back country trails, Ontario parks have been offering people across Ontario a great way to stay healthy and experience our province for 125 years. In 1893, Algonquin Provincial Park became the very first provincial park in Ontario. This year, Ontario Parks is celebrating the 125th... Read More

Supporting New Discoveries to Help People in Their Everyday Lives

Supporting New Discoveries to Help People in Their Everyday Lives
Ontario Investing in 53 Research Projects Ontario is supporting researchers in fields such as health care, advanced manufacturing, clean tech and computer technology to make new discoveries that will benefit people across the province. Reza Moridi, Minister of Research, Innovation and Science, made the announcement at Brock University today, where research at the Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute is helping Ontario’s... Read More

Ontario’s Minimum Wage is Now $14 an Hour

Ontario’s Minimum Wage is Now $14 an Hour
Increased Paid Vacations and New Personal Emergency Days Also in Effect Starting today, people across Ontario will see their wages rise $14 an hour as the new general minimum wage takes effect. This change will help workers and their families who are struggling to get ahead in a changing economy. As part of Ontario’s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017,... Read More

SIU Investigating Fatal Police-Involved Shooting at OPP Detachment in Morrisburg

SIU Investigating Fatal Police-Involved Shooting at OPP Detachment in Morrisburg
Mississauga – The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man today in Morrisburg. Preliminary information suggests the following: Around noon on Saturday, December 23, 2017, a man entered the OPP detachment located at 6 Fifth Street West. There was an interaction between the man and officers and one of the officers discharged a... Read More