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  • Ontario Strengthening System of Collecting Fees to Pay for Parks, Libraries

    TORONTO — On June 6th, our government passed Bill 108, the More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019 which established a new community benefits approach to ensure that developers pay for community benefits like parks, community centres and libraries. Ontario has launched consultations on the best way to implement this new approach to make sure that vital municipal revenue streams are maintained and to make community benefits more transparent and predictable.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Making Homes More Affordable for Families

    TORONTO - Ontario's government is helping to build more homes that meet the needs of people in every part of the province. Today, the province passed the More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019 - comprehensive legislation totackle the housing crisis.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Government Activates Disaster Recovery Assistance to Support Residents in Lanark County

    TORONTO - Our government is acting swiftly and notifying the County of Lanark that we have activated the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program in defined areas within the municipalities of Lanark Highlands, Mississippi Mills, Carleton Place, Beckwith, and Drummond-North Elmsley. The safety of those affected by this natural disaster is our government's top priority.

    Bulletin | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Toronto Landlord Fined $48,000 for Residential Tenancies Act Violations

    Convicted: 795 College Inc.

    Location: Toronto

    Description of Offence: Three counts of failing to afford a tenant a right of first refusal

    Date of Offence: November 11-15, 2017

    Date of Conviction: May 23, 2019

    Court Bulletin | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Updated: Ontario Government Expands Activation Area for Disaster Recovery Assistance to the Township of Muskoka Lakes

    TORONTO - Our government has expanded the activation area for the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program in the District of Muskoka to provide financial assistance to eligible applicants affected by flooding in the Township of Muskoka Lakes. The safety of Ontarians affected is our government's top priority.

    Bulletin | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Government Activates Disaster Recovery Assistance to Support Residents in Parry Sound District

    TORONTO - Our government is acting swiftly and notifying the District of Parry Sound that we have activated the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program in defined areas within the Township of Armour, the Township of Ryerson, and the Village of Burk's Falls that were recently affected by overland flooding. The safety of those affected by this natural disaster is our government's top priority.

    Bulletin | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Government Activates Disaster Recovery Assistance to Support Residents in the Ottawa River Area

    TORONTO - Our government is acting swiftly and notifying the municipalities of Ottawa, Clarence-Rockland, Champlain and Alfred and Plantagenet that we have activated the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program in areas affected by recent overland flooding from the Ottawa River. The safety of those affected by this natural disaster is our government's top priority.

    Bulletin | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Government Activates Disaster Recovery Assistance to Support Residents in Bracebridge and Huntsville

    TORONTO - In response to recent flooding, our government is acting swiftly and notifying the District of Muskoka that we have activated the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program in the Town of Bracebridge and the Town of Huntsville. The safety of those affected by this natural disaster is our government's top priority.

    Bulletin | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Government Activates Disaster Recovery Assistance to Support Residents in the County of Renfrew and the City of Pembroke

    TORONTO - In response to recent flooding, our government is acting swiftly and notifying the County of Renfrew and the City of Pembroke that we have activated the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program in these communities. The safety of those affected by this natural disaster is our government's top priority. 

    Bulletin | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Investing and Improving Community Housing for Ontario's Most Vulnerable

    Newmarket ― The Ontario government is putting people first by providing more than $1 billion dollars in 2019-20 to help sustain, repair and grow community housing and help end homelessness announced Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing in Newmarket today. Minister Clark also revealed the province's new Community Housing Renewal Strategy, outlining the government's plan to transform a fragmented and inefficient system into one that is more streamlined, sustainable and ready to help people who need it most. Joining Minister Clark at the announcement were Christine Elliott, MPP Newmarket-Aurora; Christine Hogarth, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing; and John Taylor, Mayor of Newmarket.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

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