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Standing Up for Forestry Workers, Denouncing Unfair Duties

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TORONTO — Graydon Smith, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, and Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement: “The forest sector and its workers are vital to our government’s plan to build Ontario. “Today, we are speaking out against unfair trade practices that continue to target our province, harming the workers, families and …

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Ontario Innovation Takes Centre Stage During Trade Mission to US

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Province-led delegation promotes Ontario as North America’s second largest IT cluster TORONTO — The Ontario government has concluded a successful trade mission to the United States to promote the province’s flourishing automotive, technology and life sciences sectors and attract new investment opportunities. Two delegations of more than 29 Ontario companies, led by Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation …

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Creating Conditions for Attracting Good Jobs & Investments

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Domestic and international companies invest billions in Ontario TORONTO — Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued this statement following today’s monthly employment release by Statistics Canada that showed employment in Ontario increased by 42,100 jobs in December 2022, with total employment up by 104,500 in 2022: “Today’s job numbers show that our government’s plan to build …

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Modernizing Computer Studies, Tech-Ed Curriculum 

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New curriculum to focus on life and job skills TORONTO — The Ontario government is updating high school courses in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), including learning related to the skilled trades to ensure students have the cutting-edge digital literacy and modern technological skills to lead the global economic, scientific and societal innovations of tomorrow. These changes to the Computer …

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1st All-EV Manufacturing Facility Opens in Ontario

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GM Canada’s transformed CAMI plant helps secure Ontario’s place as global automotive hub INGERSOLL — The Ontario government is celebrating the opening of General Motors of Canada’s (GM Canada) first full-scale electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing plant in Ingersoll and the first BrightDrop Zevo 600s to be made at the facility. With support from the province, GM Canada has transformed its …

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Ontario Continues to Strengthen Economy, adds more jobs

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Supporting opportunities from domestic and international companies is a key part of the province’s plan to build TORONTO — Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued this statement following today’s monthly employment release by Statistics Canada that showed employment in Ontario increased by 22,600 jobs in November: “Our government continues to work around the clock to …

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Supporting Francophone Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs

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Funding will help promote economic growth and prosperity in Francophone communities TORONTO — The Ontario government is providing $500,000 to help Francophone entrepreneurs participate in the province’s economic prosperity. The funding will support four projects and is being delivered through the Francophone Economic Development Strategy. The following organizations will share a combined $400,000: The Cooperation Council of Ontario (CCO) will provide …

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Ontario Continues to Create New Opportunities

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Province led in employment increases last month TORONTO — Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued this statement following today’s monthly employment release by Statistics Canada that showed employment in Ontario increased by 42,700 jobs in October: “Our government continues to secure transformational investments that will create more good-paying jobs for the people of Ontario. In …

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$15M Life Sciences Innovation Fund launched in Ontario

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New fund will foster health innovation and more made-in-Ontario solutions TORONTO — The Ontario government has launched a $15 million Life Sciences Innovation Fund to help life sciences entrepreneurs and innovators bring their ideas and prototypes from the lab to the marketplace. This new, early-stage fund is an important tool in the province’s Life Sciences Strategy, Taking Life Sciences to the Next Level, …

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Securing $770M Telecommunications Expansion Project

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Nokia’s expansion will create hundreds of new jobs in the Ottawa region KANATA – As part of its plan to build Ontario, the Ontario government has secured a $340 million investment by telecommunications giant Nokia Corporation to expand its operations in Canada. This investment will support a $770 million project to build Nokia’s new Canadian headquarters in Kanata and create …