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  • 'Back-to-Basics' Math Curriculum, Renewed Focus on Skilled Trades and Cellphone Ban in the Classroom Coming Soon to Ontario

    'Back-to-Basics' Math Curriculum, Renewed Focus on Skilled Trades and Cellphone Ban in the Classroom Coming Soon to Ontario

    Minister of Education Lisa Thompson Unveils Government’s Vision for ‘Education that Works for You’

    TORONTO - Students and parents in Ontario can look forward to the implementation of stronger math, STEM, and financial literacy curricula, improved skilled trades opportunities, and a provincewide ban on cellphones in the classroom as part of the Government of Ontario's sweeping new vision for 'Education that Works for You,' Lisa Thompson, Minister of Education, announced today.

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  • Ontario to Fight Carbon Tax with Every Tool at its Disposal

    Ontario to Fight Carbon Tax with Every Tool at its Disposal

    Carbon Tax Will Kill Jobs and Increase Price of Gas, Home Heating and Other Products

    CAMBRIDGE — Ontario's government will stand up for the people of Ontario by fighting the carbon tax with every tool and power at its disposal, Premier Doug Ford and Rod Phillips, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, announced today.

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  • Ontario Continues to Support Students with Autism

    Ontario Continues to Support Students with Autism

    Building on existing supports and strengthening professional development

    The Ontario government is working for the people by setting students up for success as they transition into school. We're increasing supports for educators and building on existing programs, so school boards will be prepared to help ensure students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) feel safe and supported in their classrooms. 

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  • Kids 12 and Under Ride Free on GO Transit

    TORONTO—Today, Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek, and Metrolinx President and CEO Phil Verster announced that Ontario is making it easier for families to get moving in the GTHA. Together at Ripley's Aquarium in Toronto, Minister Yurek announced that kids 12 and under can travel for free on all GO Transit trains and buses starting March 9, 2019 - just in time for March Break.

    News Release | Transportation
  • Ontario Stands Up for Energy and Mining Jobs

    OTTAWA — Today Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines stood before the federal Senate Standing Committee on the Government of Canada's proposed Bill C-69, which overhauls the Federal Environmental Assessment Act and politicizes the approval process for resource development and energy projects.

  • Ontario's Government Supporting Municipalities

    TORONTO - Today Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation, addressed the Ontario Good Roads Association's annual conference to reaffirm that the government is working for the people of Ontario to cut red tape, grow the economy, and plan strategic investments in transportation.

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