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Statement by Minister of Finance and Associate Minister of Finance on Ontario Approving the Agreement on CPP Enhancement

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 10:00
Charles Sousa, Ontario Minister of Finance, and Indira Naidoo-Harris, Associate Minister of Finance, have confirmed Ontario's approval of the agreement in principle to enhance the Canada Pension Plan (CPP):

Joint federal-Ontario release

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 08:00

Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa issued the following joint statement  following the Finance Minister's Meeting in Vancouver today:

Statement by Charles Sousa, Ontario Minister of Finance, and Indira Naidoo-Harris, Associate Minister of Finance, on the Agreement in Principle to Enhance CPP

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 08:00
Charles Sousa, Ontario Minister of Finance, and Indira Naidoo-Harris, Associate Minister of Finance, have issued the following statement in response to the agreement in principle on Canada Pension Plan (CPP) enhancement at the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Finance Ministers' Meeting in Vancouver:

Statement by Charles Sousa, Ontario Minister of Finance, and Indira Naidoo-Harris, Associate Minister of Finance, on the Agreement in Principle to Enhance CPP

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 22:45
Charles Sousa, Ontario Minister of Finance, and Indira Naidoo-Harris, Associate Minister of Finance, have issued the following statement in response to the agreement in principle on Canada Pension Plan (CPP) enhancement at the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Finance Ministers' Meeting in Vancouver:

Province Passes Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Act

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 13:30

Ontario is expanding pension coverage to over four million workers without an adequate workplace pension plan.

Ontario Savings Bonds On Sale Until June 21

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 11:00

Starting today, Ontario Savings Bonds (OSBs) are on sale until June 21, 2016.

Tax Filing Deadline for Self-Employed Ontarians is June 15

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:00

Self-employed Ontarians must file their tax return by June 15 to receive credits and benefits on time. 

Ontario Establishes Nominating Committee to Recommend ORPP Board Members

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:00

Ontario has appointed members for a nominating committee that will recommend candidates to serve on the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Administration Corporation's (ORPP AC) Board of Directors. 

Ontario Securing $260 Million From Sale of LCBO Head Office Lands

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 15:30

Ontario is securing $260 million, subject to closing adjustments, from the sale of the LCBO head office lands, which is composed of over 11 acres of real estate in downtown Toronto near the waterfront, to Menkes Developments Ltd., on behalf of a partnership comprised of Menkes, Greystone Managed Investments and Triovest Realty Advisors. 

Statement by Finance Minister Charles Sousa on Moody's Credit Rating Announcement

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:30

Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance has issued the following statement in response to Moody's improvement of Ontario's outlook to Aa2 stable:

Ontario to Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Retirement Security

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 10:30

Today Ontario intends to introduce legislation that will ensure every eligible employee is part of the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) or a comparable workplace pension plan by 2020.

Ontario Passes Budget to Create Jobs for Today and Tomorrow

Wed, 04/13/2016 - 13:00

Today the Ontario government passed the Jobs for Today and Tomorrow (Budget Measures) Act, 2016, which outlines the next phase of the government's plan to create jobs and economic growth. 

Ontario Improving 50/50 Sales at Toronto Blue Jays Games

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 10:30

Ontario is partnering with Jays Care Foundation to make it easier for Blue Jays fans to buy 50/50 tickets and support charitable revenues.

Ontario Seeking Public Input on Financial Planning and Advisory Services

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 14:00
Ontario is seeking public feedback on recommendations to help consumers access quality, professional financial planning and advice.

Ontario's Investments Creating Jobs for Today and Tomorrow

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 16:00

Today, Finance Minister Charles Sousa released the 2016 Ontario Budget: Jobs for Today and Tomorrow, which outlines the next phase of the government's plan to create jobs and economic growth. More than 600,000 jobs have been created since the recessionary low in June 2009. Ontario is projected to create more than 300,000 additional jobs by the end of 2019, which would bring total job creation to more than 900,000 net new jobs over a 10-year period. The Ministry of Finance is forecasting growth in Ontario real GDP of 2.5 per cent in 2015 and 2.2 per cent in 2016. Ontario's economic growth is now outpacing national growth, and is expected to continue being among the strongest in Canada over the next two years.

Ontario's Investments Creating Jobs for Today and Tomorrow

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 16:00

Today, Finance Minister Charles Sousa released the 2016 Ontario Budget: Jobs for Today and Tomorrow, which outlines the next phase of the government's plan to create jobs and economic growth. More than 600,000 jobs have been created since the recessionary low in June 2009. Ontario is projected to create more than 300,000 additional jobs by the end of 2019, which would bring total job creation to more than 900,000 net new jobs over a 10-year period. The Ministry of Finance is forecasting growth in Ontario real GDP of 2.5 per cent in 2015 and 2.2 per cent in 2016. Ontario's economic growth is now outpacing national growth, and is expected to continue being among the strongest in Canada over the next two years.

Ontario Partners With Airbnb on New Pilot Project

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 10:05

Ontario is recognizing the economic potential of the sharing economy by partnering with Airbnb to launch a new pilot project. 

Ontario Partners With Airbnb on New Pilot Project

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 10:05

Ontario is recognizing the economic potential of the sharing economy by partnering with Airbnb to launch a new pilot project. 

Ontario Moving Forward with Recommendations to Strengthen Credit Unions

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:00

Ontario is proposing changes that will help credit unions and caisses populaires remain competitive and better serve individuals, communities and businesses.

Ontario Moving Forward with Recommendations to Strengthen Credit Unions

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:00

Ontario is proposing changes that will help credit unions and caisses populaires remain competitive and better serve individuals, communities and businesses.

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