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Have You Applied For The Ontario Tuition Grant Yet?

During times of restraint, the McGuinty government has remained committed to building the best-educated workforce in the world, attracting more jobs and new investment

March is Epilepsy Awareness Month

In Ontario, the McGuinty government has been working hard to address the issues surrounding epilepsy and other brain disorders

Keep Scammers Out in the Cold

Fraud is the fastest growing economic crime in North America, and seniors are a common target

Ontario Gets ‘A’ For Protecting Its Drinking Water

EcoJustice identified Ontario's standards for water treatment, testing, standards and reporting are as strong as or stronger than other Canadian jurisdictions

Honouring Our Heroes

By listening to the stories told by Canadian soldiers, we honour their heroism and are reminded of how hard-won our democratic rights and freedoms are

Protecting Ontario’s Environment for Future Generations

David Suzuki, an award-winning scientist and environmentalist, recently took the rare step of endorsing the environmental leadership shown by Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty

Ontario’s Public Education System One of the Best in the World

An international study by McKinsey and Co. has confirmed Ontario has one of the top 10 education systems in the world

Register Online to be an Organ Donor

But you can make a difference by registering your consent to donate and encouraging others to visit BeADonor.ca to complete the simple and easy online registration process

Building a Stronger Ontario, Together

We want to continue strengthening our hospitals, schools and public services in a responsible way that will not add to the deficit or the tax burden on families

Protecting Your Vote by Cracking Down on Election Fraud

The Government of Ontario will strengthen the Ontario Elections Act to prevent and deter people from engaging in deceitful attempts that could prevent you from voting

Keeping Your Electricity Bill Affordable

Off-peak period of electricity usage now begins at 7 p.m., rather than 9 p.m., providing consumers with an additional 10 hours per week of electricity usage at a lower cost, allowing families the ability to better manage their consumption

York Centre Remedial Research Teacher Léa Lacerenza Honoured

Léa Lacerenza, a Remedial Research Teacher at St. Jerome Catholic School in Toronto (Toronto Catholic Disctrict School Board) is receiving the Premier’s Award for Lifetime Achievement

The Bottom Line On Your Energy Bill

Government of Ontario is helping families by taking 10 per cent off their electricity bills every month for the next 5 years. We estimate it will save families about $150 per year

Government of Ontario Protecting Our Healthcare System

McGuinty Government rebuilt a strong public health care system that delivers quality, evidence-based care for Ontarians, and puts patients first

What the 2011 Ontario Budget Means for Seniors

The Ontario Government will fund and support pharmacies offering a range of services including prescription followup consultations; medication assessment for patients with chronic diseases; and training on how to operate home diagnostic devices such as gl

2011 Ontario Budget

Turning the Corner to a Better Tomorrow

72 000 More Students Graduating

We have worked with Ontario’s dedicated teachers, school boards and parents to make sure our students are learning the skills and knowledge they need to build successful careers

Updating Ontario's Liquor Laws

We want to make community events even more successful by updating and modernizing Ontario’s liquor laws

Saving Taxpayer Money by Making Ontario Greener

Eliminating more than 15,000 government printers and computer servers, cut paper usage by 50%, and introduce a central e-fax system to reduce office fax machines and consolidate existing operations

Full-day kindergarten registration now open - giving children and families a stronger start

This September up to 50,000 four- and five-year-olds will be able to enrol in full-day kindergarten

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