Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development Ontario Improving Apprenticeship System to Prepare Skilled Workforce for In-Demand Jobs Barrie, ON – Feb 7, 2018 Ontario is ensuring that the apprenticeship system meets the changing demands of the economy by giving apprentices the skills they need to succeed and providing employers with the talent they […]
Ministry of Labour Higher Minimum Wage, Increased Vacation Time, Expanded Personal Emergency Leave, Equal Pay Provisions Barrie, ON – Dec 7, 2017 Ontario is creating more opportunity and security for workers through its plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs. This includes raising the minimum wage, ensuring part-time workers are paid the same hourly wage […]
Ministry of Community and Social Services Improving Safety and Accessibility for Ontario’s Most Vulnerable People Barrie, ON – July 27, 2017 Ontario is investing in repairs, renovations, upgrades and fire safety improvements to provide more secure and accessible facilities in Barrie for people who use their services. Ann Hoggarth, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of […]
Ministry of the Attorney General Province Expanding Bail Programs and Hiring More Prosecutors and Court Staff Barrie, ON – Feb 27, 2017 Ontario is moving forward with its plan to make the criminal justice system faster and fairer by implementing programs to help reduce time-to-trial and improve the bail system in Simcoe County. The […]
Ministry of Community and Social Services Ontario Investing In Upgrades and Repairs At DeafBlind Ontario Services in Barrie Improving Safety and Accessibility for Ontario’s Most Vulnerable People Barrie, ON – Jan 27, 2017 Ontario is investing in repairs and renovations for DeafBlind Ontario Services to provide better, more secure and accessible facilities for the people […]
Ontario is partnering with municipalities across the province to end homelessness, by helping families and individuals stay in their homes or get the housing they need.
Students in Simcoe Region schools will start the school year with better buildings for better learning as a result of extensive repair and renewal work.