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  • New Advisors to Help Ontario Businesses Grow Around the World

    TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford announced the appointment of new advisors, responsible for providing the government with expert guidance and helping Ontario businesses to attract investment and grow international trade. 

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Premier Ford Names Steven Davidson as Secretary of the Cabinet

    TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford has named Steven Davidson as Secretary of the Cabinet, Head of the Ontario Public Service and Clerk of the Executive Council, effective immediately. Davidson was appointed interim Secretary of the Cabinet on February 1, 2019.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Premier Ford Announces Changes to His Cabinet

    TORONTO — After nearly one full year in office, Premier Doug Ford today announced changes to his cabinet to build on the priorities for the people of Ontario for the year ahead. A renewed Executive Council also includes the addition of one new ministry as well as five new associate ministers.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario Ending Hallway Health Care in Etobicoke with Hospital Expansion

    TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford visited Etobicoke General Hospital to celebrate the completion and grand opening of a new patient tower that will put patients first. The newly expanded facility delivers on the government's core commitment to end hallway health care and cut hospital wait times.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario Takes Action to Build a Skilled Workforce

    DURHAM — Ontario is putting people first by helping tradespeople and employers better meet the needs of a rapidly changing economy through faster and easier access to the skills needed to find jobs in the skilled trades. Today, Premier Doug Ford was at the Ontario Power Generation's Darlington Energy Complex, along with Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, and local MPPs David Piccini and Lindsey Park, to discuss how changes to Ontario's apprenticeship and skilled trades system will get local employers the workers they need and get workers the training required for good quality, available jobs.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

  • Statement by Premier Ford and Minister Smith

    TORONTO — This afternoon, Premier Doug Ford and Todd Smith, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement regarding the lifting of U.S. Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs:

    Statement | Office of the Premier

  • Ontario Hosts the 2019 Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games

    TORONTO — Ontario's government is making strategic investments to ensure Ontario is the best place to play sports, be an athlete and compete. Today, Premier Doug Ford, joined by Michael Tibollo, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, opened the first Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games, which will take place from May 14 to 17.

    News Release | Office of the Premier

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