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  • Ontario Partners with Auto Industry to Protect Jobs

    WINDSOR — The Ontario government is partnering with auto parts companies to invest in technology and training to strengthen the auto industry and protect jobs.

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  • Government's "Open for Jobs" Plan Working

    TORONTO -The Ontario government continues to create the conditions where businesses can thrive, grow and create good jobs for people.

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  • Opening Ontario for Business Through Improved Internal Trade

    TORONTO — Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, is following through on Premier Doug Ford's pledge to accelerate the removal of internal trade barriers to help businesses create jobs, attract investment and bring prosperity to every corner of the country.

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  • Ontario Listening to Local Governments on Streamlining Processes

    OTTAWA — Last week, the Government of Ontario met with municipal leaders at the annual conference of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario in Ottawa. At the conference, Prabmeet Sarkaria, Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction, invited mayors and other municipal leaders from across Ontario to a roundtable to hear their ideas on simplifying interactions with the province.

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  • Ontario Cuts Red Tape, Supports Investment and Job Creation

    WINDSOR — The Ontario government has announced further actions to help create and protect jobs in the auto sector. In February, the government launched its Driving Prosperity auto plan aimed at addressing challenges in the sector around competitiveness, innovation and talent. The government made it a priority to reduce red tape and restore Ontario's competitive advantage. Today, it is delivering on that promise.

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  • Ontario Government Continues to Create and Protect Jobs

    TORONTO - One year into office, Ontario's government continues to send the message that the province is open for business by creating an environment where businesses can thrive, grow, and create good jobs for the people.

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  • Minister Smith Takes Open for Business Message to BIO Conference

    TORONTO — Today Todd Smith, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement regarding Ontario's participation at the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia:

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  • Ontario Works with Provinces, Territories and the Federal Government to Strengthen Internal Trade

    HALIFAX—Todd Smith, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, promoted Ontario's open for business and open for jobs mandate at the 2019 Committee on Internal Trade meeting in Halifax. During the meeting, progress was made on a number of important trade-enhancing initiatives currently being pursued under the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA). Smith encouraged provinces, territories and the federal government to join Ontario in its ambitious plan to eliminate unnecessary barriers to business and expand the flow of trade across the country.

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  • Ontario Government Cutting Red Tape for Video Game Developers

    TORONTO — Ontario's deep pool of technical and creative talent and its competitive interactive digital media tax credit have helped make the province a hotbed for video game development. Building on this, the Ontario government is proposing a tax credit change that would help smaller video game companies receive their credits sooner and reduce the regulatory burden.

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  • Ontario Employment Grew by 47,100 in April

    TORONTO — The Ontario government is creating good jobs throughout the province by opening Ontario for business, reducing the deficit and cutting red tape.

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  • Ontario Welcomes New Investment at GM Oshawa

    OSHAWA — Today, Todd Smith, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement in response to the announcement from General Motors Canada and Unifor about transformation of the Oshawa assembly complex:

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