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Trudeau discusses housing, public transit with Quebec City Mayor

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Quebec City – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat down with Bruno Marchand, Mayor of Quebec City to discuss getting results for the people of city. he said: “We spoke about affordable housing, public transit, climate action, and supporting the most vulnerable. Let’s keep working together, Bruno.”

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Providing More Affordable Housing in Sault Ste. Marie

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Provincial investment will support people experiencing or at-risk of homelessness Sault Ste. Marie — The Ontario government is providing almost $4.4 million through the Social Services Relief Fund (SSRF) to help create 39 affordable housing units in Sault Ste. Marie that will support people who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. The Community Resource Centre Project, located at 721 Wellington …

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S&P Global reaffirms Toronto’s AA credit rating

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S&P Global, an international credit rating agency, has reaffirmed the City of Toronto’s AA credit rating with a positive outlook. Toronto – In reaffirming the City’s credit rating, S&P Global cited Toronto’s deep and diversified economy, and Council and senior leadership’s prudent financial management as the foundation of the City’s credit strength. This is the City’s second credit rating affirmation …

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PM congratulates François Legault, Coalition Avenir Québec on re-election

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued the following statement on the results of the provincial election in Quebec: “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to congratulate François Legault and the Coalition Avenir Québec on their re-election. I look forward to continuing to work with Premier Legault and the Government of Quebec to address issues of …

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Ombudsman Toronto’s recommendations on encampment prevention

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Toronto – Ombudsman Toronto released his interim report and recommendations: “Investigation into the City’s Processes for Clearing Encampments 2021.” The City of Toronto accepts the Ombudsman’s recommendations and remains committed to strengthening its housing first approach to street and encampment outreach and providing wrap-around, client-centred case management supports to people living outdoors, constructively and in a non-confrontational way. The interim …

Ground breaking of 57 new affordable homes at 39 Dundalk Dr

Ground-breaking of 57 new affordable homes at 39 Dundalk Dr

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Toronto  – Deputy Mayor Ana Bailão (Davenport), Chair of the Planning and Housing Committee and Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson (Scarborough Centre), Chair of the Economic and Community Development Committee, joined Salma Zahid, Member of Parliament for Scarborough Centre to celebrate the ground-breaking of 57 new supportive and affordable homes, which will be built using modular construction, at 39 Dundalk Dr. …

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FEDERAL BUDGET 2022: AFFORDABLE HOUSING, DENTAL CARE, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

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Ottawa – Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland tabled the federal budget yesterday. Here are the highlights: HOME-BUYING HELP The budget promises to introduce tax-free savings accounts that would give first-time home buyers the chance to save up to $40,000. It will provide $725 million in support over five years. AFFORDABLE HOUSING Launching a new housing accelerator fund — worth $4 billion …

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Building New Long-Term Care Homes in Mississauga

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Sale of surplus government land will bring much-needed beds to Greater Toronto Hamilton Area MISSISSAUGA — The Ontario government is taking the first step towards building two new and much-needed long-term care homes in the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area which will provide a modern, safe and comfortable place to live for 512 or more residents. These new homes, which will …