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Bouncing Back from a Global Recession

New, five–year New Open Ontario plan will open up province to new economic opportunities that will result in new jobs and growth


Session Accomplishments (as of June 3, 2010)

Bills passed and introduced during the Spring 2010 sitting of the Ontario Legislature


Building On Ontario’s Clean Water Strength

Proposed Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act will capitalize on the global market for water technology, create jobs and drive water conservation in Ontario


Improving Health Care Through Patient-Centred Care

Government of Ontario acting to ensure a health care system where high quality care and its continuous improvement is the number one goal


Protecting Ontario's Tenants

Proposal to prevent landlords from charging the HST on utilities in addition to any cost of living increase


Paying a Fair Price for Your Drugs

Prescription drugs will become a lot more affordable for people who pay for medication out of their own pocket


Earth Day and the Open Ontario Plan

Green Energy Act will create 50,000 jobs for Ontarians in its first three years of its implementation


Filing Your Taxes Is Now More Important Than Ever

Filling out this year’s tax forms is the only way to qualify for wide range of new credits, benefits and tax cuts that are now available to Ontarians


Clean Technology: A Wave of Opportunity

Government of Ontario to introduce legislation that will lay the foundation for new Ontario jobs with the goal of making Ontario the North American leader in the development and sale of new technologies and services for water conservation and treatment.


Open Ontario: New Jobs, New Growth, New Opportunities

New 5 Year Plan to Open Ontario to New Growth and New Jobs


The Greenbelt: 5 Years Later

Research shows that the Greenbelt contributes essential ecosystem services and benefits – clean water and air – worth $2.6 billion a year


One-Step Forward Toward Full-Day Learning

If passed, Full-Day Early Learning Statute Law Amendment Act, 2010, would mandate that all school boards offer full-day learning for four- and five-year-olds


Program Helps Students, Employers Get Head Start On Summer Job Season

More than 100,000 students will find jobs and gain important work experience this summer with assistance from the Government of Ontario


New School Safety Rules Now In Effect

Ontario has become the first province in Canada to require all school staff to report serious student incidents – including bullying – to the principal


Newtonbrook Secondary School Gets Green Makeover

Ontario’s Green Schools Pilot Initiative will help over 150 schools in 40 school boards become greener and more energy-efficient


Distracted Driving Legislation Now In Full Effect

As of February 1st, 2010, drivers caught using a hand-held device will face a set fine of $125 plus a victim surcharge and court fees for a total of $155


New Deal Means More Jobs, Greener Ontario

Samsung C&T Corporation and the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) invest $7 billion in Ontario to generate 2,500 megawatts of wind and solar power over the next six years


Income Tax Cuts Now in Effect

Ontario's comprehensive package includes $10.6 billion in direct payments and permanent tax relief for the people of Ontario


Working Together to Build a Better Future

Updating Ontarians on the results we have achieved together, in a transparent and measurable way


Building A Stronger Ontario

Ontario Government's plan to help give province the edge it needs to compete and thrive in the marketplace of the future

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