Ontario News

The Ontario News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. Marc G. Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Official Languages, will make an important announcement in support of increasing tourism in the Killarney region.
  2. Irek Kusmierczyk, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $100,000 investment in the Corporation of the City of Windsor to install 20 Level 2 EV chargers at several of the city’s facilities.
  3. Increased opportunities for young people who are interested in developing entrepreneurial skills or gaining on-the-job work experience are critical to keeping youth in the region while building a strong, diverse, inclusive and innovative economy in Northern Ontario.
  4. Providing opportunities for young graduates and connecting organizations and businesses with a skilled and enthusiastic workforce is precisely what the Government of Canada’s internship initiative is helping to accomplish in Northern Ontario.
  5. Members of the media are invited to attend an infrastructure announcement regarding broadband infrastructure with Valerie Bradford, Member of Parliament for Kitchener South—Hespeler, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Matthew Rae, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Education and Member of Provincial Parliament for Perth—Wellington.
  6. FedDev Ontario investment supports September return of one of the world’s largest film festivals
  7. FedDev Ontario invests over $740,000 in the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority to support increased accessibility and infrastructure upgrades at Bruce’s Mill Conservation Park in Whitchurch-Stouffville.
  8. Earlier this summer on July 23, Neskantaga First Nation welcomed the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario (FedNor), to the community.
  9. The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement in support of community infrastructure in Whitchurch-Stouffville.
  10. On July 31, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, multiple packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Collins Bay Institution, a federal multi-level security institution.
  11. Kingston, Ontario, August 4, 2022—Today, Mark Gerretsen, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and His Worship Bryan Paterson, Mayor of the City of Kingston, announced $464,184 in federal funding for green energy retrofits to the Kingston East Community Centre.
  12. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of a lane reduction on the Des Joachims Bridge for maintenance work.
  13. Kingston, Ontario, August 3, 2022—Members of the media are invited to attend a green infrastructure announcement with Mark Gerretsen, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and His Worship Bryan Paterson, Mayor of the City of Kingston.
  14. FedDev Ontario supports return of Tennis Canada’s National Bank Open tournament and Boots and Hearts Music Festival
  15. On July 29, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized on the property of Warkworth Institution, a medium-security federal institution.
  16. The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement in support of major festivals and sporting events in southern Ontario.
  17. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, received the report of the Joint Review Panel that conducted the environmental assessment of the proposed Marathon Palladium Project, located near Marathon, Ontario.
  18. Thursday, August 4: Lane reduction on Des Joachims Bridge
  19. The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing $4 million to continue building a strong and competitive agri-food workforce. The second round of the Ontario Agri-Careers Support Initiative, which opens today and closes on September 8, 2022, provides funding for innovative pilot projects that are tailor-made to address employee needs at a local level.
  20. Today, Peter Fragiskatos, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for London North Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Josh Morgan, Deputy Mayor of the City of London, announced over $2.1 million in federal funding for green infrastructure improvements to the Kinsmen Recreation Centre in London.
  21. On July 22, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, multiple packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Collins Bay Institution, a federal multi-level security institution.
  22. FedDev Ontario investment to support over 65 SMEs, 80 technologies or processes and over 110 jobs
  23. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists that the Des Joachims Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic for inspection work
  24. Peter Fragiskatos, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for London North Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement supporting community infrastructure and tourism across the Sarnia-Lambton.
  25. Peter Fragiskatos, Member of Parliament for London North Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement to support for inclusive green recovery in the bio-cleantech sector.
  26. FedDev Ontario investment to assist over 30 SMEs commercialize products, scale-up and support 650 jobs
  27. Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, on behalf of the Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will make an important announcement in support of southern Ontario’s cleantech sector.
  28. From July 8 to 16, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, multiple packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized at Collins Bay Institution, a federal multi-level security institution.
  29. Today, Sonia Sidhu, Member of Parliament for Brampton South, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and His Worship Patrick Brown, Mayor of the City of Brampton, announced over $15.7 million in funding for retrofits to the Susan Fennell Sportsplex in Brampton.
  30. Media Advisory - Brampton, Ontario
  31. On July 14, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, multiple packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized on the property of Warkworth Institution, a medium security federal institution.
  32. Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources and Joanne Vanderheyden, Past President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, today announced a $2.2 million investment through FCM’s Green Municipal Fund (GMF) to help improve water quality and reduce potable water usage in two communities in Ontario.
  33. TEESWATER — Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph, Ontario, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources; Joanne Vanderheyden, past President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities; and Robert Buckle, Mayor of the Municipality of South Bruce, will make a water system investment announcement in Teeswater, Ontario.
  34. As part of #EVWeek in Canada, Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $765,000 investment in Peak Power Inc. to install 117 EV chargers across Ontario.
  35. Indigenous Peoples living in, or transitioning to, urban centres are one of the fastest growing populations in Canada. Toronto alone is home to nearly 80,000 Indigenous Peoples. Ontario ranks 1st most populous in terms of Indigenous Peoples per province or territory across the country and 85.5% of Indigenous Peoples live in urban areas like Toronto.
  36. FedDev Ontario investment to support over 145 SMEs and create and maintain 500 jobs in southern Ontario
  37. Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services; and Frances Sanderson, President of the Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council, will announce new investments for the Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council.
  38. On July 9, 2022, Andrew Watson, an inmate from Millhaven Institution’s Regional Treatment Centre, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.
  39. FedDev Ontario invests $10 million to support 180 companies, create and maintain 480 jobs, and 270 job opportunities for women
  40. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of a lane closure on the LaSalle Causeway for repair work
  41. The Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Labour, will be in Hamilton to tour a housing construction project. They will discuss the need to train more skilled workers and how government and unions can work together to address labour shortages in the construction sector.
  42. Accessing quality health services can be a stressful experience. Anti-Indigenous racism in Canada's health systems, such as discriminatory language in interactions with patients and negative stereotyping that influences care decisions, can have a negative impact on health outcomes.
  43. FedDev Ontario supports five arts and culture projects to expand offerings and continue positioning the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) as arts and culture destination in Canada.
  44. On July 7, 2022, Robert Ramm, an inmate from Millhaven Institution’s Regional Treatment Centre, died while in our custody of apparent natural causes.
  45. On July 3, 2022, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband and unauthorized items was seized at Collins Bay Institution, a federal multi-level security institution.
  46. Government of Canada to announce support for advancement of women and commercialization in southern Ontario’s health sciences sector
  47. FedDev Ontario investment supports return and expansion of largest Caribbean festival in North America
  48. Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, announced a contract worth over $21 million (including taxes) to EllisDon Civil Ltd. and Chant Limited, in joint venture, located in Mississauga, Ontario, to manage the construction of the bridge deck replacement of the Burlington Canal Lift Bridge in Burlington, Ontario.
  49. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise motorists of a lane reduction on the Des Joachims Bridge for maintenance work.
  50. The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, and the Honorable Karina Gould, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, as well as Member of Parliament for Burlington, will announce an important contract award for rehabilitation work on the Burlington Canal Lift Bridge.