Today the Ontario government released the 2017-18 First Quarter Finances ,
whichconfirm Ontario is on track to
balance the budget this year while making investments in the programs and
services people and families rely on most.
Ontario is supporting the development of a
highly-skilled workforce and helping businesses in Niagara region access the
technology and expertise they need to grow, create jobs and compete in the
signed an agreement-in-principle with Chippewas of the Thames First Nation regarding
tobacco regulation and revenue sharing, in order to help support community
growth and prosperity and advance self-regulation.
Sousa, Minister of Finance, issued the following statement on the completion of
the restructuring of Stelco (the operating name of U.S. Steel Canada Inc.
effective December 2, 2016) and its sale to Bedrock Industries Group LLC
(Bedrock), effective June 30, 2017:
Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance,
issued the following statement on the court's approval of the plan for Bedrock
Industries Group LLC (Bedrock) to purchase and restructure Stelco (the
operating name of U.S. Steel Canada Inc. effective December 2, 2016).
Ontario has introduced legislation that would, if passed, increase
housing affordability for people in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) and make
public transit more affordable for seniors across the province.
Today Ontario passed the Stronger, Healthier Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2017, which
includes significant investments in health care and education, including free
prescription medications for everyone aged 24 and under through OHIP+: Children
and Youth Pharmacare, starting in January 2018.
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.