Progress to Build a Smarter Government | Progrès pour bâtir un gouvernement plus efficace

[Title: Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board of Ontario] Hi, I’m Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board of Ontario. Our government has a plan: A plan to build a smarter government that works for you. and I am happy to say – we’re making real progress through our smart initiatives. [Title: Improving services […]

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How does a minority government in Canada work?

[Trudeau – Points out 80% of Canadians based on…] After a particularly trying election campaign for Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister is now leading a minority Liberal government. While it’s considered a strong minority, Trudeau will have to cooperate with the other leaders to further his agenda. So what exactly is a minority government? Canada’s […]

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The National for Wednesday, Dec. 11 — High stakes in U.K. election; switched at birth

(*) (*)>>Adrienne: TONIGHT, WE’RE IN LONDON, JUST HOURS BEFORE PEOPLE HERE MAKE A CRUCIAL CHOICE.>>LET’S GET BREXIT DONE.>>Adrienne: BRITONS HEAD TO THE POLLS DIVIDED AND UNDECIDED.>>JEREMY CORBYN OR BORIS JOHNSON, WHO WOULD YOU PICK?>>Adrienne: SO MUCH RIDING ON THE ELECTION THAT PEOPLE HERE DIDN’T ASK FOR AND DON’T WANT.>>Rosemary: ALSO TONIGHT A TRAGIC DISCOVERY IN […]

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Government of Canada’s Open by Default pilot

The Government of Canada is changing how it interacts with the public. With several levels of approvals, sharing information with the public has been a challenging process, creating barriers when developing new policies, programs, and services. How then, can the Government of Canada deliver on its commitment to be open and transparent? Right now we’re […]

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Government Taking Action to Protect Ontario’s Air Quality

Minister Yurek>>Our government made a commitment in our Made-In-Ontario Environment Plan to strengthen on-road enforcement of emission standards and reduce emissions from heavy diesel commercial motor vehicles. We’re making good on that commitment with a new emissions inspection program for heavy diesel commercial motor trucks such as commercial trucks and buses. Minister Surma>>Integrating the new […]

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Building Smarter Government Through Transfer Payment Consolidation

Minister Bethlenfalvy>>We are building a government that our children and our grandchildren can be proud of. So today’s announcement highlights the great work underway to modernize how government funds transfer payments 90% of our government program spending is in the form of transfer payments. This funding provides support for non-profits, healthcare, education and Human Services. […]

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Citizens of the Czech Republic Do Not Need Canadian Tourist Visas

Hi, my name is Michael Niren. I’m the founder of visaplace.com, an immigration lawyer. The Canadian government’s Citizenship and Immigration Canada just announced that it will be lifting the visa requirements for Czech citizens, for citizens of the Czech Republic. This is really good news. So, they do not have to, now, if they want […]

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