— Minister of Government and Consumer Services, Lisa Thompson, was joined by
representatives from the Ontario wine industry today to announce changes reducing
regulatory burden to support growth in the industry.
Ontario's Government is beginning the second round of public consultations on the development of Ontario's Data Strategy. The province is starting the conversation with the release of an initial Discussion Paper that focuses on the first key pillar of the Strategy: Promoting Public Trust and Confidence.
TORONTO — Ontario's Government is putting people first by unveiling the next phase of consultations for Ontario's Data Strategy, ensuring all Ontarians have a say in how the data policy is shaped and how their personal privacy is protected.
Today at the Open Government Partnership Global Summit, Bill Walker, Minister of Government and Consumer Services, highlighted the results from the Government's online survey for its Data Strategy. They include:
New digital practices and technologies adopted by Ontario's government place people back at the centre of everything it does and make life easier for Ontarians, starting with a simpler, faster and better delivery of services across the province. As part of the 2019 Budget, the government revealed its digital plan that includes, among other measures, the Simpler, Faster, Better Services Act, which if passed, will significantly improve how government works and the services it delivers to the people and businesses of Ontario.
Ontario's government working for the people has successfully completed the sale of a property in downtown Toronto. The sale to Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust and Greenwin Incorporated will help create more than 200 affordable housing units. The deal clears a path to help revitalize a swath of land with housing, retail space and a daycare.
Government for the People is introducing updated personal and commercial
licence plates along with a new driver's licence design that reflects a renewed
government promise to put people first in everything it does. The licence plate
and driver's licence renewal process enhance the quality, design and production
of both important products while saving taxpayers millions of dollars each
Ontario's Government is working for the people by protecting hard-working Ontarians when making one of the biggest purchases in their lives — a new home. The province is transforming Tarion Warranty Corporation and implementing initiatives to better protect purchasers of cancelled pre-construction condominium projects.
Ontario's Government is working for the People by seeking public input for a provincial strategy that will help Ontarians and businesses benefit directly from the data economy, while being confident that their privacy is protected.
Ontario's Government is working for the People by seeking public input to modernize laws governing real estate professionals to better reflect today's market, reduce red tape, and strengthen transparency and consumer protection.