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  • Ontario to Provide Free Prescription Drugs for Children and Youth

    Today, Finance Minister Charles Sousa released the 2017 Ontario Budget: A Stronger, Healthier Ontario, which includes significant investments in health care and education. Ontario's first balanced budget since the global recession -- thanks to a strong economy and responsible fiscal management -- introduces free prescription drug coverage for everyone aged 24 and under, makes important investments to reduce wait times and improve access to care, helps students and makes life more affordable for Ontario families.

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  • Providing a Helping Hand to Those Caring For Loved Ones

    Ontario is making it easier for people who care for loved ones, with more respite services that allow people to take a break from their unpaid duties, increased education and training opportunities for caregivers, and a new, streamlined Ontario Caregiver Tax Credit.

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  • Ontario Boosting On-the-Job Learning Opportunities for Students

    Ontario is helping young people prepare for successful careers by creating 40,000 new work-related learning opportunities over three years for K-12 and postsecondary students, as well as recent graduates.

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  • UPDATE: Ontario Sets Budget Date for April 27

    Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, announced today that he will deliver the 2017 Ontario Budget on April 27. The Budget will outline the government's plan to create a stronger, healthier Ontario through investments in key services that help people and their families.

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  • Growing Small Cider and Spirits Producers' Businesses

    Ontario is making it easier for small cideries and small distilleries to grow their businesses, helping create jobs and boost economic growth across the province.

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  • Strategic Investments Creating Foundation for Prosperity

    Ontario released a report today that highlights how the investments the government is making will help support inclusive economic growth and address the demographic and economic trends of the coming decades.

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  • Vote on Ideas to Build Ontario Up for Everyone

    Ontario is inviting the public to vote on ideas they would like to see implemented in the 2017 Budget to help people in their everyday lives by strengthening communities and improving public services.  

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