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Ontario Supports Ontario's Beverage Alcohol Sector During COVID-19

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 17:00

TORONTO — The Ontario government is encouraging consumers to mark Ontario Craft Beer Week and Ontario Wine Week by supporting local beverage alcohol producers as the province takes additional steps to help the sector recover from the impacts of COVID-19.

Support for Small Business Tenants and Landlords Now Available

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 10:30

TORONTO — All commercial landlords in Ontario can now apply for rental assistance to help their small business tenants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This initiative will keep more small businesses in operation and more people employed as the province gradually and safely restarts the economy.

Ontario Enables Auto Insurance Companies to Provide Driver Rebates During COVID-19

Thu, 04/16/2020 - 16:00
TORONTO — The Ontario government is enabling auto insurance companies to provide temporary insurance premium rebates to drivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The province has amended a regulation under the Insurance Act to help ease the financial pressure on working people and families during this public health crisis.

Ontario Providing Relief for Remote Northern Property Taxpayers During COVID-19

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 15:00

TORONTO — During the COVID-19 outbreak, the Ontario government is deferring $15 million in property taxes for people and businesses in parts of Northern Ontario located outside of municipal boundaries. This tax deferral builds on the $10 billion in cash flow supports made available to people and businesses as part of Ontario's Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19.

Ontario's Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 17:00
TORONTO — Today, Finance Minister Rod Phillips released Ontario's Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19 (March 2020 Economic and Fiscal Update).

Statement from the Minister of Finance on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Ontario's Economy

Mon, 03/16/2020 - 16:28

TORONTO — Today, Rod Phillips, Minister of Finance issued the following statement in response to the impact of COVID-19 on Ontario's finances and economy:

Ontario to Release 2020 Budget on March 25

Wed, 03/04/2020 - 08:50
TORONTO — Today, Rod Phillips, Minister of Finance, announced that the government will release its 2020 Ontario Budget on March 25. The Minister will share the next steps in the government's plan to ensure every person in Ontario has the opportunity to grow and prosper.

Ontario Wraps Up 2020 Budget Consultations

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 12:00

TORONTO — Minister of Finance Rod Phillips and Parliamentary Assistant Stan Cho have wrapped up formal consultations for the 2020 Budget. These ideas will support the government's work as they implement their Plan to Build Ontario Together.

Ontario Appoints Members of Taskforce to Review Capital Markets

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:00
TORONTO — Today, the Ontario government announced the Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce members who will review and modernize the province's capital markets regulations.

Ontario Government Holds Budget Consultation in Kitchener-Waterloo

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 09:00
ELMIRA — The Ontario Government is asking people in Kitchener-Waterloo for their best advice on how to make life more affordable, invest in critical public services and balance the budget by 2023 through public consultations for the 2020 Budget.

Ontario Government Holds Budget Consultation in Peel Region

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 13:00
MISSISSAUGA — The Ontario Government is asking people in Peel Region for their best advice on how to make life more affordable, invest in critical public services and balance the budget by 2023 through public consultations for the 2020 Budget.

Ontario Government Holds Budget Consultations in Kenora

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 09:15

KENORA — The Ontario Government is asking people in the Kenora area for their best advice on how to make life more affordable, invest in critical public services and balance the budget by 2023 through public consultations for the 2020 Budget.  

Ontario Government Holds Budget Consultation in Scarborough

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 18:00

SCARBOROUGH — The Ontario Government is asking people in Scarborough for their best advice on how to make life more affordable, invest in critical public services and balance the budget by 2023 through public consultations for the 2020 Budget. 

Ontario Receives Recommendations to Help Credit Unions Better Serve Members

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 10:30

GUELPH — The Ontario government is reviewing recommendations to help credit unions and caisses populaires better serve their communities. 

Ontario Government Holds Budget Consultation in Durham Region

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 09:15

WHITBY — The Ontario Government is asking people in Durham Region for their best advice on how to make life more affordable, invest in critical public services and balance the budget by 2023 through public consultations for the 2020 Budget.  

Ontario Maintains Commitment to Balanced Budget

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 13:00

Today, the Government of Ontario reported that the province is still on track to a balanced budget while making life more affordable for individuals and families and helping businesses create good jobs with the release of the 2019-20 Third Quarter Finances.

Ontario Government Holds Budget Consultation in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound

Tue, 01/28/2020 - 09:30

OWEN SOUND — The Ontario Government is asking people in the Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound area for their best advice on how to make life more affordable, invest in critical public services and balance the budget by 2023 through public consultations for the 2020 Budget.

Ontario Government Holds Budget Consultation in Halton Region

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 14:00

OAKVILLE — The Ontario Government is asking people in Halton Region for their best advice on how to make life more affordable, invest in critical public services and balance the budget by 2023 through public consultations for the 2020 Budget.

Ontario Government Holds Budget Consultation in Aurora

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 18:00
AURORA — The Ontario Government is asking people in the Aurora area for their best advice on how to make life more affordable, invest in critical public services and balance the budget by 2023 through public consultations for the 2020 Budget.

Statement from the Minister of Finance

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 10:00

"I would like to thank Maureen Jensen for her work as Chair and CEO of the Ontario Securities Commission. Ms. Jensen's commitment to public service and contributions to the OSC have successfully positioned Ontario to continue to grow as one of the world's leading capital markets.

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