The Ontario government will introduce a comprehensive piece of legislation that, if passed, would strengthen political accountability, enhance oversight, and increase transparency across government and the Broader Public Sector (BPS).
PEI is teaming up with Ontario to help develop a viable, responsible plan to improve retirement income security so people can retire more comfortably.
Ontario is taking the next step in its plan to help reduce auto insurance rates for consumers by introducing legislation today that would protect the province's nine million drivers and reduce costs and uncertainty in the auto insurance system.
Ontario is taking the next step to ensure the province's minimum wage keeps pace with the cost of living, and that increases are fair for families and predictable for businesses.
Ontario will introduce legislation today to make it easier for families to make informed and healthy food choices.
After one year in office, the Ontario government has moved forward on every part of its economic plan focused on people and partnerships to create jobs and grow the economy across the province.
(Burlington) -- The Ontario Liberal Party is pleased to announce that Eleanor McMahon was nominated tonight as our Partys candidate for the riding of Burlington.
Ontario is increasing the minimum wage from $10.25 to $11 per hour on June 1, 2014.
Ontario is helping up to 500,000 people who are either at-risk of, or currently living with both physical and mental illnesses, get the care and treatment they need.
Premier Kathleen Wynne, along with Deb Matthews, Ontario's Minister of Health and Long-Term Care visited the Wellesley Community Centre in Toronto today to kick off the Healthy Kids Community Challenge.
Ontario is helping more people with disabilities live independently in their homes.
Ontario is helping about 5,000 more students with the cost of postsecondary education by expanding eligibility for the30% Off Ontario Tuition Grant.
Ontario is helping high school students eat more nutritious meals to improve their health and help them learn more effectively.
Loralea Carruthers, a three-term trusteefor the York Region District School Boardand past vice-president of theOntario Public School Boards Association,has been officially nominated as the Ontario Liberal candidate for York Simcoe in the next provincia
TORONTO - Ontario Liberals have nominated two experienced community leaders in Thornhill and Niagara Falls to work alongside Premier Kathleen Wynne to help create jobs, grow the economy, and invest in people.
Ontario is making it easier for about 4,500 college and university students who receive support through the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) to volunteer for the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games.
Ontario is creating a Centre of Excellence for Online Learning to give students across the province one window of access to high-quality, transferable online courses, while reducing course duplication.
(Niagara Falls) Joyce Morocco was nominated tonight as the Niagara Falls Liberal candidate, pledging to be a strong voice at the table with Premier Kathleen Wynne to fight for jobs, a new hospital, and wage and retirement security for local families.&a
Please join us in Toronto as we come together for our first AGM with Kathleen Wynne as Liberal Leader!
Following a contested nomination between two strong candidates, the Ontario Liberal Party is pleased to announce that Marie-France Lalonde has been elected as the Liberal candidate in the provincial riding of Ottawa-Orlans.
Ontario is partnering with Cisco Canada to launch the largest job-creating investment in the history of the province's tech sector.
Ontario is introducing new rules that will make it easier for students to pay their tuition and help ensure postsecondary education continues to be affordable.
Ontario is introducing legislation to provide more protection to the province's vulnerable workforce while increasing fairness for both employees and businesses.
Ontario is taking steps to strengthen oversight of the province's unlicensed child care sector while increasing access to licensed child care options for families.
Ontario's updated Long-Term Energy Plan,Achieving Balance, encourages conservation and lays out a plan for clean, reliable and affordable energy for Ontarians, where and when they need it.
Ontario is proposing legislation that, if passed, would support long-term strategic infrastructure planning to build a stronger economy that supports more jobs and apprenticeship opportunities.
Ontario is one step closer to being the first place in North America to eliminate coal as a source of electricity generation.
Ontario introduced new legislation and proposed new regulations today that would strengthen theSmoke-Free Ontario Actby increasing penalties for selling cigarettes to kids and broaden restrictions on smoking in public areas.
Ontario will offer more support for seniors across the province through a new Seniors Community Grant Program.
For almost a year, Kathleen Wynne has been showing us her strength, her vision and her determination.
Ontario is taking a significant step forward toward the development of the Ring of Fire.
The Ontario government is introducing a new three-part plan to help create jobs and economic growth.
Ontario is putting forward a new way to fund transit projects across the province.
Ontario is launching the Ontario Music Fund to help support and create jobs, and position the province as a leading destination to record and perform.
Ontario is strengthening protection for animals through regular inspections of zoos and aquariums, by boosting enforcement of animal welfare laws, cracking down on puppy and kitten mills, and enhancing standards of care for marine mammals.
Ontario is one step closer to being the first jurisdiction in North America to eliminate coal as a source of electricity.
Ontario intends to introduce the School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, that if passed, would establish a clear process for addressing key issues and define the roles and responsibilities of all parties for future labour negotiations in the province'
Premier Kathleen Wynne announced Ontario's new Open Government initiative today, which will give the people of Ontario a more transparent and accessible government, and more opportunities to access information and engage with the government on things t
The Ontario government's new Youth Jobs Strategy will help create 30,000 job opportunities for young people across the province.
Ontario has released a five-year plan for a sustainable horse racing industry in the province based on the final Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel report.
Ontario is introducing theEnhancing Patient Care and Pharmacy Safety Actthat, if passed, would strengthen the safety of the province's hospital drug supply system and further enhance patient care.
Ontario will help parents and their children make healthier choices by putting calories on menus, following consultations with the food industry and health care sector.
Premier Kathleen Wynne recognized excellence in agri-food innovation today and challenged the sector to double its growth rate and create 120,000 new jobs in Ontario by 2020.
Premier Kathleen Wynne was in Simcoe today as part of the government's ongoing investments in infrastructure across Ontario.
Premier Kathleen Wynne announced today that Ontario is expanding its world-class trails system as a key legacy initiative of the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games.
Ontario is helping more children and youth eat nutritious meals at school so they can be healthier, concentrate better and learn more effectively.
In the last decade we have achieved incredible progress for all Ontarians by continuously finding the common ground that unites us as a province.
Ontario has launched a new plan that will help social enterprises start and grow their businesses while supporting the creation of 1,600 new jobs in the sector.
This week Premier Kathleen Wynne was honoured with Equal Voice's 2013 EVE Award at the 8th Annual Women in Public Life Luncheon.
Ontario is helping expand the province's presence in global markets, grow the economy and create jobs through a new trade strategy.
Premier Kathleen Wynne announced today that the government has appointed a new advisory panel to review Metrolinx's Investment Strategy.
At a visit to Foodshare Toronto today, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that applications are now open for a new Local Food Fund.
Ontario is moving to strengthen protections for payday loan customers by reviewing the Payday Loans Act.
Ontario's 2012-13 deficit is $9.2 billion, $5.6billion lower than projected in the 2012 Budget, including a further reduction of $0.
The Ontario government will introduce legislation to establish a Financial Accountability Officer, an independent officer of the Legislative Assembly.
Ontario is expanding its after school programs to help more kids stay healthy and active.
Ontario is proposing to extend the Bloor-Danforth subway line from Kennedy Station to Scarborough City Centre to help ease congestion, create jobs and generate economic development.
Ontario's full-day kindergarten (FDK) program is giving children a better start in school and preparing them for success in Grade 1.
Ontario is allowing local police services to decide which officers will be permitted to carry conducted energy weapons (CEWs).
Ontario is taking action to protect consumers and help them save money on auto insurance through its Auto Insurance Cost and Rate Reduction Strategy.
Ontario is helping rural communities, organizations and businesses create jobs and attract investment with renewed support from theRural Economic Development (RED) program.
Wait times for surgeries and diagnostic procedures are getting shorter across Ontario, resulting in patients spending less time waiting and accessing treatment sooner.
Ontario is celebrating the two-year countdown to the 2015 Parapan American Games.
Ontario is investing in frontline legal aid services to enhance fairness and improve access to justice for low-income families and vulnerable Ontarians.
Ontario is renewing its commitment to reduce poverty with the launch of province-wide consultations to hear how government and communities can continue to work together to break the cycle of poverty.
Ontario is expanding its support for summer learning programs to help 1,000 more elementary students across the province improve their reading, writing and math skills this summer.
Ontario is appointing a task force that will help expand and build transit in Scarborough to create jobs and economic opportunities for the community.
Ontario has appointed a Minimum Wage Advisory Panel, chaired by Anil Verma, Professor of Human Resource Management at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, to help ensure a process that is fair for workers, predictable for business a
Since becoming Premier, Kathleen Wynne has worked hard to create jobs jobs for youth just entering the workforce, career-building jobs for families trying to make ends meet, and job opportunities for those looking for new careers after the recession.
Ontario is providing $324 million in gas tax funding to 96 municipal transit systems this year.
(TORONTO) Scarborough native and CivicAction CEO Mitzie Hunter was nominated Tuesday evening as the candidate for the Scarborough-Guildwood Provincial Liberals.
Following a contested nomination between two strong candidates, the Ontario Liberal Party is pleased to announce that Jeewen Gill has been elected as the Liberal candidate in the provincial riding of Windsor-Tecumseh.
The spring session of the Ontario Legislature wrapped up today with the passing of the 2013 Budget.
Ontario is increasing local control over future renewable energy projects to support municipalities and secure the province's clean energy future.
After 100 days in office, the Ontario government has introduced real, positive change across the province.
Following a contested nomination between three strong candidates, the Ontario Liberal Party is pleased to announce that Han Dong has been elected as the Liberal candidate in the provincial riding of Trinity-Spadina.
Premier Kathleen Wynne visited Conair/Cuisinart Consumer Products in Vaughan today, where she announced the government's commitment to extend Highway 427 to Major Mackenzie Drive, connecting communities and supporting thousands of jobs throughout York
Premier Kathleen Wynne was in Brampton today, where she highlighted the government's strategy to help peoplelower their household expenses by reducing auto insurance premiums by an average of 15 per cent.
Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne visited the Early Years Centre at the Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office where she highlighted the 2013 Budget's proposed increases to the Ontario Child Benefit, which helps about one million low- to moderate-income children
Ontario's 2013 Budget A Prosperous and Fair Ontario makes smart investments that will strengthen the economy, helps create jobs for youth and takes action to eliminate the deficit by 2017-18.
The new Ontario government plans to create an Ontario Music Fund that would help support and create jobs and position the province as a leading place to record and perform music.
The new Ontario government launched its comprehensive Youth Jobs Strategy, which would help more young people find jobs and make sure employers can hire the skilled workers they need to thrive in today's economy.
The new Ontario government plans to create a fund of $100 million for 2013 - 2014, to help small, rural and Northern municipalities build roads, bridges and other critical infrastructure.
Ontario is taking steps to ensure that consumers are provided with clear information and fewer surprises when they enter into cell phone and wireless services contracts.
Ontario is making it easier to take public transit by adding more GO Train trips along the Lakeshore line.
Ontario is taking steps to provide vulnerable consumers with protection against unfair business practices of some companies that offer debt settlement services.
Ontario is taking steps to provide consumers with more protection against aggressive, high pressure, door-to-door sales tactics, especially for the sale of water heaters.
Ontario's high school graduation rate has increased for the eighth year in a row, resulting in more students gaining the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.
Toronto’s congestion is a major issue affecting its reputation and its productivity. There is a pressing need for change, for new investment.
The new Ontario government is re-introducing legislation today that, if passed, would help make more local food available in markets, schools, cafeterias, grocery stores and restaurants throughout the province.
Watch footage from the 2013 Heritage Dinner and see Premier Wynne share her vision for Ontario a strong economy, a fair society, and thriving communities.
Today, Premier Wynne announced a new venture capital fund to support innovation, help build a stronger economy and create more jobs across the province.
Today, Kathleen Wynne, the Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, released the following statement:
The new Ontario government is taking action to help municipalities collect unpaid traffic fines from drivers who do not follow the rules of the road.
Since being sworn in on Feb. 11, Premier Wynne and our Ontario Liberal team have hit the ground running, working to make a difference in people's lives by strengthening our economy, creating more jobs and building a fair society.
Ontario's Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Robin Williams, is advising Ontarians to be sure that their and their family's vaccinations are up to date. This is even more important when families are travelling.
Employment in Ontario rose by 35,300 jobs, including an increase in youth employment of almost 21,000. In February, Ontario created nearly 70 per cent of all new jobs in Canada.
The new Ontario government is taking action to help prevent skin cancer among young people by proposing legislation to ban those under 18 from using tanning beds.
Premier Wynne visited the Hospital for Sick Children and announced that we're investing $100 million over five years in the Ontario Brain Institute to improve health care for our loved ones, support research and innovation and ensure Ontario's cutting-
The new Ontario government is investing in world-leading brain research to improve health care and create new jobs for the people of Ontario.
The new Ontario government is taking action to give young people a healthier start in life.
Film and television production results for 2012 are reinforcing Ontario's position as a world-class production centre.
The new Ontario government is re-introducing legislation today that, if passed, would make it easier to resolve co-op housing disputes.
Ontario is re-introducing legislation today that, if passed, would ensure cleaner and healthier Great Lakes that are protected for future generations.
Students across Ontario get so much out of their extracurricular activities and programs. That's why yesterday was such an exciting day.
Premier Kathleen Wynne released the following statement:
"I'm happy to hear the results of today's vote by OSSTF members, and I'm so glad that teachers, support staff and students across the province will once again enjoy the extracurricular ac
Premier Wynne and our Ontario Liberal team hit the ground running to strengthen our economy and create more jobs across the province.
Ontario is working with First Nations communities to increase access to care and community supports for those addicted to prescription narcotics.
Mr. Speaker, members of the legislative assembly, men and women, young and old, across this great province of Ontario.
By overcoming our differences and finding common ground, we will build an Ontario that benefits us all;
Today, as we began the second session of the 40th Parliament of Ontario, our new Ontario government laid out our priorities building a strong job-creation economy, making the minority parliament work, and making life a little easier here in Ontario, fo
Premier Wynne joined Finance Minister Charles Sousa, Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Employment, Eric Hoskins, and business leaders to discuss the need to create jobs, strengthen Ontario's economy and build a fair society, for the benefit o
The new Ontario government is getting to work to secure a better future for young people in the province.
Ontario is ensuring that supportive housing and mental health services continue to be provided to those who need them.
Premier Kathleen Wynne and her new cabinet team were sworn-in today at Queens Park.
After one year, our Action Plan for Health Care is benefiting patients and their families across Ontario by delivering better care for people and better value for money.
Ontario families will breathe a little easier: were closing coal plants in southern Ontario a year sooner, saving $95 million and ensuring cleaner air, and we're protecting more green space.
The hard work of Ontario families and businesses created 32,900 jobs in December over 82 per cent of all the jobs created in Canada showing that our plan to balance the budget so we can grow the economy and create jobs is making progress.
To keep our schools among the best in the English-speaking world while protecting the jobs of teachers and support staff and tackling the provincial deficit, we're moving forward to put students first and end uncertainty in our schools with new contrac
I want to begin by thanking you, our teachers and education support staff, for the work you do every day educating and inspiring our students and making our schools great places to learn.
When parents send their kids off to school they are putting their trust in us, and we have to get it right.
Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development and Innovation, accepted the final report from the Jobs and Prosperity Council this week.
Ontario Liberals released the fourth annual report highlighting the progress we've made together to help 40,000 children and their families lift themselves out of poverty including:
Today, we're celebrating the ratification of our new agreement with Ontario's doctors, which will deliver better care for patients now and keep our health care system sustainable for Ontario families in the future.
According to Statistics Canada, Ontario created 32,000 jobs in November more than half of all the jobs created in Canada showing that our Strong Action plan to protect health care and education, eliminate the deficit and build a more competitive busine
For the eighth year in a row, Ontario is leading all provinces and territories in reducing wait times for patients:
This year, were investing $128 million in home care and other community health services across the province to make it easier for our seniors to live independently at home.
Working together with the private sector, our government is building schools, roads and hospitals across Ontario on time and on budget.
Ontario is now accepting applications for road, bridge, water and wastewater projects under its Municipal Infrastructure Strategy.
We're guaranteeing GO Train riders that their train will arrive on time and if it's 15 minutes late or more, it's free.
Our government has reached a tentative agreement with Ontario's doctors that will protect and make further gains in health care while helping to balance the budget.
The McGuinty government and the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) have tentatively agreed on a new Physician Services Agreement that runs to March 2014.
Ontario's revised Building Code will help ensure public safety, increase energy efficiency and contribute to the competitiveness of the building sector.
Our Ontario Liberal government is launching a bold new direction for immigration in Ontario in order to attract the highly skilled immigrants and investors we need to fuel economic growth and build stronger communities.
Ontario is permanently shutting down its ServiceOntario kiosk system after a thorough investigation into safety and security issues.
Canada and Ontario are helping transport hay from Western Canada to Ontario farmers in need.
Ontario is supporting 600 new mental health workers across the province who are helping children, young people and their families get quicker and easier access to the right mental health services and supports in schools, communities and courts.
Ontario took a leadership role in improving the justice system across Canada this week when justice and public safety ministers met in Regina.
Patients are spending less time in ERs, which means they’re receiving treatment faster, returning home sooner and freeing hospital time to treat other patients
Ontario patients are spending less time in emergency rooms (ERs), allowing them to receive treatment faster, return home sooner and freeing up hospital time to treat other patients.
Today the Ontario Liberal Party's Executive Council met to determine the location, the rules, and further details regarding the 2013 Ontario Liberal Party Leadership Convention.
Today, over two million more Ontarians have a family doctor, thousands more nurses are on the job and 23 new hospitals have been built or are underway.
Today, Premier McGuinty attended the Drinking Water Leadership Summit and accepted an award from the Ontario Municipal Water Association for improving the safety of our drinking water by:
Ontario is integrating screening reminders for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer into one co-ordinated system, improving cancer screening outreach for Ontarians.
Ontario has reached agreements with three public sector pension plans that freeze contribution rates for five years, except in exceptional circumstances.
Ontario is making it easier than ever to get your free flu shot close to home - through your family doctor, nurse-led flu immunization clinics and now at participating pharmacies.
Ontario is moving toward amending the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA) to promote the long-term stability of the workers' compensation system.
Today the Ontario Liberal Party's Executive Council met to determine the timing, membership, and candidate requirements to elect the new Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party.
Ontario Liberals launched the new Southwestern Ontario Development Fund (SODF) and the renewed Eastern Ontario Development Fund (EODF) to receive applications and support companies that drive innovation and grow Ontario's economy.
The Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario (AMAPCEO) has ratified a new collective agreement that includes a two-year salary freeze.
Ontario is increasing access to treatment for people addicted to opioids, including pregnant women and mothers.
Sixteen years ago, when I was elected leader of our Party, the Ontario Liberals had won exactly one election in fifty years.
The deficit projection for the current fiscal year has improved by more than $400 million from the 2012 Budget forecast to $14.4 billion. The province remains on track to meet the 2012 Budget deficit targets in 2013-14 and 2014-15 and for the defi
Today, the Hudak PCs and the NDP each came out with economic plans based on old ideas that dont add up.
Ontario is proposing legislative amendments to improve care for marine mammals at aquariums and zoos and strengthen animal welfare enforcement.
Today, Premier McGuinty announced that you can now get your flu shot and renew prescriptions with your neighbourhood pharmacist instead of having to go see a doctor.
This weekend marks one year since we earned a mandate to deliver on our plan to protect health care and education while growing the economy and creating jobs.
Today at the annual Premier's Summit on Agri-Food Innovation, Premier McGuinty launched the $10 local food challenge to promote locally grown Ontario food and beverages and create jobs for our families.
Many of our parents and grandparents want to remain in their own homes as they get older.
The passage of the Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit Act will allow Ontario's seniors to renovate their homes so they can live in them safely and independently longer.
We're protecting home buyers by increasing standards for home inspections so families will have the peace of mind and confidence in knowing they're making a sound purchase when buying a new home.
Ontario is planning to introduce and consult on draft legislation that, if passed, would restrain compensation for employees of the Broader Public Sector (BPS), as well as all executives and managers across the BPS and Ontario Public Service (OPS
Protecting Public Services Act would see all broader public service employees take a two year wage freeze, so we can protect what matters most to Ontarians: education and health care
The province is helping communities protect local watersheds and the Great Lakes through the Ontario Community Environment Fund<s
Today Premier Dalton McGuinty released the following statement on Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee:
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty issued the following statement on tonight's shootings at Toronto's Eaton Centre:
Ontario Liberals are taking strong action to protect more kids by announcing important amendments to theAccepting Schools Act(Bill 13) - our proposed law to stop young people from being bullied at school.
Premier McGuinty visited Bombardier in Thunder Bay today to tour the facility and announce the purchase of 60 new GO Train passenger cars. These new cars are the next step in the Ontario Liberal plan to improve public transit with two-way, all-day GO T
Ontario Liberals are taking strong action to invest more in patient care.
Today, Premier McGuinty visited St. Matthews Bracondale House residents to talk about what personal support workers (PSW) mean to them.
Ontario is making the right choice to direct precious health dollars towards frontline patient care by creating over 900 new nursing positions this year.
Cliffs Natural Resources has announced a $3.3-billion investment to build a chromite mine, transportation corridor and processing facility in Northern Ontario's Ring of Fire that would lead to a new generation of prosperity in the north, with thousands
Ontario Liberals are taking strong action on pay for doctors and investing the savings in care for seniors and families
The Ontario economy grew faster in 2011 than projected according to Statistics Canada.
Queens Park Ontarians agree PC leader Tim Hudak is AWOL, absent without leadership, proving once again he still isn't up to the job.
The 2012 Ontario Budget motion has passed because Ontario Liberals showed the leadership needed to make a minority Legislature work for Ontarians.
After pledging to vote against the budget before reading it and refusing to offer a single suggestion, the Hudak PCs' only new budget idea is to hike MPP salaries they call "demeaning" - yet another sign the PCs are out of touch, said Liberal MPP Dwigh
The McGuinty Liberals are taking strong action to protect consumers from the cell shock many get from opening their cell phone and wireless services bills.
Ontario created 46,100 full-time jobs in March, more than the rest of Canada combined
Ontario Liberals are protecting health care by asking seniors with the highest incomes to pay more for their prescription drug costs - so Ontario can invest in supports for all seniors.
Queens Park More experts agree that the Ontario Liberal budget makes the right choices to grow the economy and support good schools and public health care:
More experts agree the Ontario Liberals are making the right choices to balance the budget, grow the economy, and ensure strong job growth into the future.<
More experts agree that today’s Ontario Liberal budget makes the right choices to grow the economy and support good schools and public health care
Experts agree that today's Ontario Liberal budget makes the right choices to grow the economy and support good schools and public health care.
Ontario Liberals are creating two birthing centres to give women more choice on where they can deliver their healthy babies.