Governments supporting economic recovery of Ontario farmers

Over 600 projects to support Ontario’s economic recovery in three priority areas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 22, 2021 PORT DOVER – The Governments of Ontario and Canada are investing $7.3 million through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership to help support farmers and agri-food businesses. The investment will fund projects in priority areas that increase food safety, … Continue reading “Governments supporting economic recovery of Ontario farmers”

Ontario keeping workers safe as province re-opens

Free health and safety training now available for small businesses FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 2021 SIMCOE — The Ontario government is investing $10.5 million to provide up to 60,000 small businesses across the province with free health and safety training over the next three years. The new Small Business Health and Safety Training Program will improve health … Continue reading “Ontario keeping workers safe as province re-opens”

Ontario government supporting agricultural and horticultural societies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 14, 2021 SIMCOE – The Ontario government is providing $1.1 million in additional funding to offer continued support for the province’s agricultural and horticultural societies impacted by COVID-19. The pandemic continues to place financial pressures on agricultural and horticultural societies across the province as many will be unable to hold their … Continue reading “Ontario government supporting agricultural and horticultural societies”

Province expanding Ontario Parks in Haldimand-Norfolk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 7, 2021 NORMANDALE — The Government of Ontario is expanding Ontario Parks by adding Normandale Beach, on the shores of Lake Erie, to Turkey Point Provincial Park. “As an addition to Turkey Point Provincial Park, our government is ensuring Normandale Beach can continue to be a local favourite for its easy … Continue reading “Province expanding Ontario Parks in Haldimand-Norfolk”

Ontario supports modernization of small and rural communities

Funding helps improve the delivery of critical programs and services while saving taxpayers’ dollars in Haldimand-Norfolk FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 6, 2021 SIMCOE — The Ontario government is providing up to $190,450 to help improve the delivery of critical programs and services in Haldimand-Norfolk. The funding is being delivered through the Municipal Modernization Program and … Continue reading “Ontario supports modernization of small and rural communities”

Ontario extends transportation investments for small and rural communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 6, 2021 SIMCOE – The Ontario government is extending funding of up to $14 million over two years for communities providing transportation services in unserved and underserved regions across Ontario through the Community Transportation Grant Program. Additional funding will help ensure transportation services in 38 communities across the province have additional … Continue reading “Ontario extends transportation investments for small and rural communities”

Local hospitals receive increased dollars to address COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 25, 2021 SIMCOE – The Ontario government continues to take action to end hallway health care and address the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic by increasing investments in hospitals across the province for the third straight year. MPP Toby Barrett announced the following hospitals in Haldimand-Norfolk will receive additional operating … Continue reading “Local hospitals receive increased dollars to address COVID-19”

Ontario moving to Step Two of Roadmap to Reopen on June 30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2021 SIMCOE — With key public health and health care indicators continuing to improve, the province-wide vaccination rate now surpassing the targets outlined in the province’s Roadmap to Reopen, and on the recommendation of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario government is moving the province into Step Two … Continue reading “Ontario moving to Step Two of Roadmap to Reopen on June 30”

Free fishing and Ontario Parks day-use this Father’s Day weekend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June16,2021 SIMCOE – The Ontario government is making it possible for families to fish for free this Father’s Day weekend. On June 19 and 20, 2021, Ontario families can enjoy fishing province-wide without having to purchase a licence or carry an Outdoors Card. “Fishing and spending time outdoors is important across Ontario, … Continue reading “Free fishing and Ontario Parks day-use this Father’s Day weekend”

Ontario launches applications for 2021-22 Seniors Community Grant

Province’s program will help improve the lives of older adults FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2021 SIMCOE — The Ontario government is investing $5 million in the 2021-22 Seniors Community Grant program to help enable municipalities and local organizations to deliver programs for older adults to stay active in their communities. ““I encourage senior’s organizations and … Continue reading “Ontario launches applications for 2021-22 Seniors Community Grant”