Parm Gill

Ontario Supports Environmental Action in Milton 

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MILTON, ON — The Ontario government is investing $48,400.00 in Root’s Ridge Nature Reserve Wetland and Forest through the Great Lakes Local Action Fund that will help build healthier communities while protecting and improving the health of the Great Lakes and their connecting waters. This project will help restore wetlands and forests in the headwaters of Bronte Creek watershed along …

David Piccini

Investing in Critical Infrastructure to Support Regional Population Growth 

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New legislation would further enhance wastewater treatment to support residential growth while maintaining world-class environmental protections PICKERING – Based on expert advice, Ontario is proposing new legislation that, if passed, would support the continued delivery of world-class wastewater treatment services for the Region of York. Through the proposed Supporting Growth and Housing in York and Durham Act, 2022, Ontario would facilitate expedited …

David Piccini

Taking Steps to Create New Non-Operating Provincial Park at Alfred Bog

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Province seeking input on a proposal that would protect the largest bog of its kind in southern Ontario ALFRED — Ontario is proposing to designate the Alfred Bog as a new non-operating provincial park, ensuring the long-term protection and health of local wildlife of this unique and scientifically important area, while continuing to provide recreational opportunities for the public, including …

Todd Smith

Ontario Launches 1st-Ever Hydrogen Strategy

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Strategy Will Position the Province As A Clean Manufacturing Hub And Build Its Clean Energy Advantage NIAGARA FALLS – The Ontario government has released its Low-Carbon Hydrogen Strategy to accelerate the development of the low-carbon hydrogen economy in the province that will create jobs and reduce emissions. The strategy will position Ontario as a clean manufacturing hub, ready to support new investments …

David Piccini Minister of the Environment

Ontario Making Historic Investments in Wetland Restoration

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Province partnering with six conservation organizations in 150 wetland restoration projects TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing $6.7 million in the restoration and enhancement of approximately 150 wetland projects across the province. This funding will help six conservation partners restore more than 750 hectares of wetlands and improve water quality, preserve and increase habitats for endangered species, help prevent …

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Supporting Clean, Renewable and Affordable Energy

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Helping Communities and Supporting Clean Energy with Changes to Waterpower Class Environmental Assessments CAMPBELLFORD — As part of ongoing efforts to modernize the province’s 50-year-old environmental assessment program to better serve the needs of Ontarians now and into the future, the Ontario government announced changes to build low-risk waterpower projects faster, such as such as expansions or changes to an …

Doug Ford

Province Invests in Clean Steelmaking Technology in Hamilton to Support Future of Ontario’s Auto Sector

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HAMILTON – ArcelorMittal Dofasco and the Ontario government are joining forces on a once-in-a-generation investment to transform the province into a world-leading producer of green steel that will boost the province’s robust auto parts supply chain and skilled workforce in communities with deep roots in steel manufacturing to help meet the global demand for low-carbon auto production. The approximately $1.8 billion …

David Piccini Minister of the Environment

Taking Action to Protect Great Lakes by Investing $1.9m

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TORONTO — The Ontario government is supporting projects that help communities protect and improve the health of the Great Lakes by investing an additional $1.9 million in the Great Lakes Local Action Fund. “We all have a role to play in protecting and restoring the Great Lakes, and through the Great Lakes Local Action Fund, communities and local organizations can apply …