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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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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A message from the Government of Ontario on World Mental Health Day

[Title: Michael Tibollo, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions] Minister Tibollo>>My name is Michael Tibollo and I’m Ontario’s first Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions. Today marks World Mental Health Day, which also happens to coincide with Mental Illness Awareness Week. This year, the focus of World Mental Health Day is on Suicide […]

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General Government and Licensing Committee – October 7, 2019

. » GOOD MORNING, EVERYONE. I’M GOING TO CALL MEETING NUMBER 8 OF THE GENERAL GOVERNMENT LICENSING COMMITTEE TO ORDER. WELCOME TO COMMITTEE MEMBERS TO ANY MEMBERS OF COUNCIL IN ATTENDANCE TODAY, THE PUBLIC AND MEDIA. YOU CAN FOLLOW THE AGENDA ON YOUR COMPUTER, TABLET OR SMART PHONE. THE GENERAL GOVERNMENT LICENSING COMMITTEE WE GRATEFULLY […]

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The Election

Hello community! Alex Bulmer, who is a co-artistic director of Common Boots Theatre, and myself want to let you know there will be two Open Captioned performances of “The Election”. Presented by Theatre Passe Muraille. The Open Captioned performance will be on October 19th, at 2pm (Saturday). Also, on October 25th, at 7:30pm (Friday). Directed […]

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Humber Arts Administration Students Connect with Industry

Today we’re at the power plant contemporary art gallery. Humber’s students from the arts management program just participated in a speed networking program where they got to drill me with questions and seven other professionals working in the arts in some capacity. And it’s been an opportunity for me to learn who is out there […]

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