Ross Romano

Moving WSIB Head Office to London

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Relocation part of the Community Job Initiative, which will boost local economies while saving hundreds of millions of dollars for all taxpayers LONDON – The Ontario government is working with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) in planning the relocation of its Toronto-based head office to London. The move is part of the government’s Community Jobs Initiative, a new strategy …

Minister Ross Romano

Eliminating Birth Certificate Fee for Vulnerable Ontarians

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Permanent Fee Waiver for Homeless and Lower Income Individuals Removes Barriers to Access Critical Services TORONTO – The Ontario government is permanently eliminating the $35 fee for birth certificates for approximately 40,000 vulnerable Ontarians. The Birth Certificate Fee Waiver Program will ensure not-for-profit partner organizations can assist Ontarians who may be experiencing homelessness or other severe financial hardships to obtain …

News 3 Prabmeet Sarkaria

Mandating Robust PPE Stockpile to Support Plan to Stay Open

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Province is the first Canadian jurisdiction to enact specific legislation to prepare for future crises MILTON – The Ontario government is protecting people against future unforeseen emergencies by introducing legislation to ensure that a healthy and robust stockpile of personal protective equipment (PPE) and critical supplies and equipment (CSE) is available at all times. The first legislation of its kind …

Nina Tangri

Making Car Registrations Easier and More Convenient

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New Digital Dealership Registration process will eliminate paperwork, save time, and cut costs for consumers and businesses LONDON – The Ontario government is launching the Digital Dealership Registration (DDR) to make it easier, faster, and more convenient for Ontarians to buy a car and enjoy their new vehicle almost immediately after purchase by enabling car dealerships to register vehicles online …