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CARE to Help Ontario Parents Find and Afford the Best Care for Their Kids

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 12:26
With more parents looking for choice in child care, Ontario's Government is helping to protect what matters most by proposing the new Ontario Childcare Access and Relief from Expenses (CARE) tax credit.

2019 Ontario Budget: Ontario's Plan to Protect What Matters Most

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 17:10

In its first Budget, Ontario's Government for the People has introduced a comprehensive and sustainable plan that sets out a five-year path to a balanced budget to protect critical public services such as health care and education. 

Ontario Appoints Special Advisor for Alcohol Review

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 18:15

Ontario's Government for the People has named Ken Hughes to the newly created role of Special Advisor for the Beverage Alcohol Review.

Ontario Invests in Horse Racing to Strengthen Rural Communities

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:30

Ontario's Government is putting people first by supporting rural communities through new investments to help the province's horse racing industry create and protect good jobs. 

Statement from the Finance Minister on the 2019 Federal Budget

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 19:15

"Today's federal budget confirms the federal government does not share Ontario's vision for making our province, let alone our country, Open for Business and Open for Jobs, and threatens manufacturing jobs and small businesses in Ontario. This in addition to hurting hard-working families by imposing its job-killing carbon tax.

Ontario to Release 2019 Budget on April 11

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 09:38
As the Government for the People continues to restore trust, transparency and accountability in Ontario's finances, Vic Fedeli, Minister of Finance, announced today that he will deliver the 2019 Ontario Budget on April 11, 2019.

Ontario's Third Quarter Finances Show $1 Billion Reduction in Deficit

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 10:45

Today Vic Fedeli, Minister of Finance, was joined by Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board, to provide an update on the province's finances. The government released the Ontario 2018-2019 Third Quarter Finances which, for the first time, reveal a $1 billion reduction in the Province's deficit, largely driven by increased economic activity from consumers and businesses. The deficit is now projected to be $13.5 billion in 2018-19.

Ontario Helping With Recreational Cannabis Costs

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 13:00
Ontario's Government for the People is assisting municipalities with the cost of legalizing cannabis and combatting the illegal market by providing a second payment of $15 million by the end of February to help safeguard communities.

Reforming Auto Insurance for the People

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 09:50

The Ontario Government, working for the people, is inviting drivers and consumers to share their views on how to lower the province's auto insurance rates as part of its commitment to making life more affordable.

Ontario Stands Up For Families and Businesses

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 10:00
Ontario's Government for the People is standing up for the families and businesses that will be hurt by the combined impact of the federal government's job-killing carbon tax and the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) enhancement, both of which come into force today. 

Ontario Takes a Phased Approach to Cannabis Retail Licensing Due to National Supply Shortages

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 19:30

Today, the Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Attorney General and the Honourable Vic Fedeli, Minister of Finance, released the following statement on changes being made to the licensing process for recreational retail cannabis stores in Ontario: 

Ontario Launches Consultations on Alcohol Choice and Convenience

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 14:30

Ontario's Government for the People is inviting consumers and businesses to share their views on how beverage alcohol choice and convenience can be increased in the province. 

Ontario Renews Calls to Scrap the Federal Carbon Tax

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 16:30
Ottawa - Building on Premier Ford's leadership, today at the meeting of federal, provincial and territorial Finance Ministers, Vic Fedeli renewed Ontario's call to scrap the federal carbon tax. Minister Fedeli made it clear that this tax, along with the enhancement to the Canada Pension Plan, will make Canada a less attractive place to do business.

Statement from the Finance Minister on Upcoming Federal-Provincial-Territorial Finance Ministers' Meeting

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 18:15
Vic Fedeli, Minister of Finance, has released the following statement:

Ontario Seeking Ideas from the People for the 2019 Budget

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:00
The Government for the People wants to hear directly from the people of Ontario about how they can cut red tape, improve government programs and services, and save taxpayers' money in the 2019 Ontario Budget.

Premier Ford's Leadership Results in Tax Relief for Manufacturers

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 19:45
Premier Doug Ford's leadership to restore business competitiveness in Ontario has led to measures announced in today's federal 2018 Fall Economic Statement.

A plan for the people

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 13:38
After 15 years of the previous government's mismanagement, Ontario's Government for the People has kept its promises, and continues to take action to restore trust, transparency and accountability in Ontario's finances, while making life more affordable for individuals, families and businesses.

Statement from the Finance Minister on the Passage of the Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 21:40
Today, the Honourable Vic Fedeli, Finance Minister, made the following statement on the passage of the Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018:

Ford Government Keeps Commitment to Support Horse Racing

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 18:00

TORONTO — The Government for the People has kept a commitment to bolster support for Ontario's horse racing industry.

Ontario Releases 2017-18 Public Accounts and Findings of the Independent Financial Commission of Inquiry

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 09:30
TORONTO - Today, Ontario Minister of Finance Vic Fedeli and President of the Treasury Board Peter Bethlenfalvy released the 2017-2018 Public Accounts along with the full report of Ontario's Independent Financial Commission of Inquiry.