February 11, 2017
Hon. Desmond McKenzie speaking in front of a podium

Gov’t Will Not Interfere With Church Property Tax Exemptions

Local Government and Community Development Minister, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, says no attempt will be made to interfere with the property tax exemptions churches currently enjoy. He […]
February 10, 2017
Foreign Affairs Senator Kamina Johnson Smith sitting in front of the Jamaican flag

Foreign Affairs Ministry to Work on Priority Projects

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade is to spearhead work on several of the Government’s priority projects during the 2017-18 fiscal year. These projects […]
February 10, 2017
Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking in the House of Representatives on Thursday (February 9) after tabling the 2017-18 Estimates of Expenditure.

Government Presents Budget of $710 Billion for 2017-18

The Government has presented a budget of $710 billion for the fiscal year 2017-18, with $485 billion allocated for recurrent (housekeeping) expenses and $225 billion for […]
February 10, 2017

Water Issues in Jamaica to be Addressed

The Government will, this year, ramp up efforts to address several issues affecting the delivery of water, particularly in the Corporate Area. The areas to be […]
February 1, 2017
Ontario highway QEW HOT lanes

HOT Lanes Permit Applications and Renewals Now Open

Ontario Providing More Travel Options for Commuters  Ontario has opened the third round of permit applications and renewals for Canada’s first High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes, […]
February 1, 2017
Statement saying February is Black History Month - Canadian Leaf with old photos of black people in it

Statement from Minister Coteau on Black History Month

Today, Michael Coteau, Minister Responsible for Anti-Racism, issued the following statement: “I take great pride asking you to join me in celebrating Black History Month this […]
February 1, 2017

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Black History Month

Ottawa, Ontario February 1, 2017 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to celebrate Black History Month: “Throughout our history, Black Canadians have […]
January 30, 2017
Headshot of the Minister of Infrastructure Bob Chiarelli

Expanding Natural Gas to More Communities Across Ontario

Province Launching New  Grant Ontario is expanding access to natural gas for communities that do not currently have service, including those in rural and Northern Ontario […]
January 29, 2017
Laura Albanese, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

Statement by Minister Laura Albanese

Earlier today I spoke to the federal Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, and reiterated Ontario’s open door stance with respect […]
January 27, 2017

Statement From Minister Hunter Regarding Tentative Labour Agreement With OECTA

Today, Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Education, issued the following statement about a tentative labour agreement with the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association: “We have entered into […]
January 26, 2017
Michael Benoit

Inquest into the Death of Michael Benoit Announced

Dr. James Edwards, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto East Office, today announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Michael Benoit. […]
January 26, 2017
Community Agencies

Helping Local Children’s Centres Stay Safe and Accessible

Province Supporting Repairs and Upgrades at Community Agencies Ontario is helping community agencies across the province provide better care for children, youth and their families by […]