Steve Clark

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 …

Greg Rickford Minister of Energy

Investing in Huron Central Railway in Northern Ontario

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Sault Ste. Marie – A well-functioning supply chain is critical for Ontario and Canada’s economy. The Governments of Canada and Ontario are committed to ensuring our supply chains are efficient and reliable to support economic growth, as well as resilient and adaptable to the impacts of climate change. Federal Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, and federal Parliamentary Secretary to the …

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

Investing in Next Generation of Engineers in Sault Ste. Marie

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$2 million provincial investment will help renovate engineering school facility SAULT STE. MARIE – The Ontario government is providing $2 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to Sault College to complete a substantial campus renovation that will convert an existing building into the future home of the School of Engineering. This investment is building a stronger Ontario by supporting higher learning and job creation …

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 …

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 …

News 2 Ross Romano

Paving Way for Sault Ste. Marie Business to Expand

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$1 million investment will support local asphalt plant STE. MARIE – The Ontario government is providing $1 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to support the expansion of Avery Construction Ltd. in Sault Ste. Marie. This investment will help the company offer a reliable and more environmentally friendly source of asphalt for local projects. “By helping local businesses to innovate and expand their operations, we …