Federal Government Announces New $1 Billion Rapid Housing Initiative
October 27, 2020
Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, alongside Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Ahmed Hussen announced a $1 billion investment to launch the new Rapid Housing Initiative which will support the development of affordable housing units. Almost $300 million of this new housing investment will go to Ontario’s large municipalities.
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A Recap of Waste Reduction Week in Ontario
October 23, 2020
Today is the last day of Waste Reduction Week in Canada, a yearly campaign focused on the principles of the circular economy, resource efficiency, and waste reduction. This effort raises awareness about waste management, recognizes environmental achievement, and encourages the development of new innovative ideas for effective resource recovery.
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Towards a Trusted and Accountable Modernized OEB
October 14, 2020
On October 1 2020, the Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines (MENDM) issued a mandate letter to the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) setting out his expectations with respect to the OEB’s service and performance priorities for the coming year.
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Faced with COVID’s Second Wave, Premier Ford Re-Imposes Restrictions in Hot Spots
October 9, 2020
Premier Ford announced that Ontario’s main hotspots of Ottawa, Peel and Toronto will be moving to a modified version of Stage 2 for at least the next 28 days.
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Federal Government Announces Next Steps to Achieve Zero Plastic Waste & Ban Harmful Single-Use Plastic Items
October 7, 2020
The Federal government announced next steps in its plan to achieve zero plastic waste by 2030 and fulfil its commitment to ban harmful single-use plastics.
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