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  • Ontario Improving Access to Timely Care for Patients in Crisis

    Ontario Improving Access to Timely Care for Patients in Crisis

    Creating Better Police-Hospital Transitions to Mental Health and Addictions Services

    SARNIA - In emergency departments across the province, people in crisis are placed under police supervision, often for up to eight hours, until they are admitted under the guidelines set out by the Mental Health Act. Not only can police presence in a hospital be distressing for some patients, police officers are frontline resources that can be better used in their communities, serving the public and not waiting in hospitals. That's why Ontario is encouraging police services and hospitals to work together to improve transitions for patients.

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  • Inspection Blitz Targeting Ontario Mine Safety

    WINDSOR — During a province-wide blitz from August 6 to September 27, 2019, Ministry of Labour officials are targeting hazards that could lead to the collapse of excavated rock in underground mines to keep workers safe.

    News Release | Labour
  • Ontario Improving Transit in Kawartha Lakes

    CITY OF KAWARTHA LAKES — Ontario is working to support municipalities and get people moving by investing up to $790,000 for new transit infrastructure projects in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

    News Release | Infrastructure
  • Ontario Celebrates Retailers who Promote Local Food

    KITCHENER - Today, Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, joined by Kitchener-Conestoga MPP Mike Harris, presented Sobeys #685 in Kitchener with two Foodland Retailer Awards for its outstanding displays to promote Ontario local food. In the coming weeks, Minister Hardeman and local MPPs will present the 2018 Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards to winning stores across the province.

  • Toward Sustainable, Transparent Finances

    Today, the Government of Ontario delivered on its commitment of accountability and transparency to the taxpayers with the release of the province's first quarter finances. 

    News Release | Finance
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