Investing in zero emission public transit infrastructure in Toronto

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Toronto – Chrystia Freeland, Deputy prime minister and finance minister, talked about zero emission public transit infrastructure in Toronto. She said: “I would like to begin by acknowledging that we are gathered on the traditional territories of many nations, including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples. “It is great to be …

Helping More Students Enter Skilled Trades Faster 

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Ontario – Premier Ford was joined by Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy, Education Minister Stephen Lecce and Minister of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development Monte McNaughton to announce that our government is preparing young people for in-demand and well-paying careers by allowing students in grade 11 to transition to a full-time, skilled trades apprenticeship program.

Trudeau, others denounce harassment incident against Freeland

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for political leaders to take a united stance against threats of violence and intimidation on Sunday, days after his deputy was confronted in Alberta by a man who repeatedly yelled profanity at her and called her a traitor. A video circulating online over the weekend shows Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland arriving inside City …

Investing in Sport Organizations & Community Recreation

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Province stabilizing sport and recreation for Ontario communities OSHAWA – The Ontario government is investing $30 million to stabilize Ontario’s sport and recreation sector, help offset increased costs as a result of COVID-19 and support the sector’s future recovery in communities across the province. “Ontario’s sport and recreation sector was among the first and hardest hit by the pandemic,” said …