Ontario government

Oshawa Go Station GO Transit

CondoBusiness

Ontario to partner with developer on Mimico GO station

The Ontario Government has announced that it plans to partner with a condominium developer in order to deliver the proposed new Mimico GO Transit station.
trades apprenticeship

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Bill 47 aims to modernize Ontario’s apprenticeship system

On Oct. 23, 2018, the Ontario Government introduced its Making Ontario Open for Business Act, which aims to modernize the province's apprenticeship system.
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REMI Network

Ontario Government introduces Bill 47 to repeal most of Bill 148

On Oct. 23, 2018, the Ontario government introduced, the Making Ontario Open For Business Act, 2018 – Bill 47. The legislation would repeal significant amendments made in the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act – Bill 148 – passed by the previous Liberal government.
housing approvals

CondoBusiness

Streamlined approvals to provide faster housing: report

A new RESCON report finds that there are ways to increase the speed and efficiency of housing approvals, which will help provide more housing supply.
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REMI Network

Carbon market funding to upgrade Ontario schools

Ontario is investing in energy upgrades at college and university campuses across the province.
community hubs

REMI Network

Proposed community hubs get maintenance funds

Four community hubs across Ontario will receive funding through the Surplus Property Transition Initiative (SPTI) for up to 18 months.
Apartment Building

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Ontario’s investment in affordable rental housing

At a press conference at Casa-Emery Village in Toronto, the provincial and federal government announced plans to invest $58.8 million in new affordable rental housing in Toronto.
Kipling Station

REMI Network

Major transit hub plans for Toronto’s Kipling Station

Ontario is partnering with Etobicoke and Mississauga to redevelop the Toronto Transit Commission’s Kipling Station into a major transit hub.
net-zero energy

REMI Network

Ontario enacts energy and water reporting reg

Ontario has now enacted its energy and water reporting and benchmarking regulation to help large buildings cut down on greenhouse gas emissions.
land transfer tax (LTT)

REMI Network

Ontario to increase land transfer tax rates

Ontario is proposing to increase land transfer tax rates on all types of real property for the first time since 1989.
OPAL retirement residences

REMI Network

Ontario care facilities get maintenance funding boost

Fifty nine community health organizations across Ontario will receive $4.1 million to repair and upgrade care facilities.
gender wage gap

REMI Network

Ontario ups efforts to close gender wage gap

Ontario is moving forward on closing the gender wage gap, using recommendations listed in the Gender Wage Gap Steering Committee's final report.
rental housing industry

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Does the rental industry have an image issue?

A recent survey conducted by FRPO sheds light on the public's ambivalent attitude toward the rental housing industry and the Ontario Government's policies shaping it
cap-and-trade

REMI Network

Ontario makes headway in cap-and-trade system

Ontario is moving forward with its commitment to a cap-and-trade system through proposed changes to reporting regulations and draft guidelines.
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REMI Network

Ontario invests in northern tourism development

Ontario is investing $1 million in a northern waterfront development project to enhance amenities and attractions that will ultimately increase tourism. With funds provided from
Legal Law Court

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Brampton courthouse to receive major expansion

The Ontario government has committed to funding a state-of-the-art addition for the A. Grenville and William Davis Courthouse in Brampton, Ont. in order to meet the needs of a growing population in the region. The first two floors of the expansion will add new courtrooms, support spaces, judicial chambers and jury courtrooms. The remaining four floors will be reserved for future developments.