Toronto - December 2023, The Bloor St. Culture Corridor, Sophie Vieira, 12/2/2023
Native Canadian Centre of Toronto
Celebrate Indigenous culture at the NCCT 2023 Toronto Indigenous Artisan Marketplace! Visit them at the Native Canadian Centre or tune in for live-stream artist i...
Federal, provincial and territorial immigration ministers commit to work together to maximize the benefits of immigration for Canada, Bahoz Dara Aziz , 11/21/2023
Toronto, Ontario—The Forum of Ministers Responsible for Immigration (FMRI) met today in Toronto to continue discussions on the future of immigration in Canada. Ministers expressed supp...
Ontario to Honour Canada’s Heroes with Remembrance Day Ceremony, Caitlin Clark, 11/10/2023
November 10, 2023
Ontario will host a Ceremony of Remembrance to honour the bravery, courage and sacrifice of past and present members of the Canadian Armed Forces.
Ontario Unveils New Statue to Honour Queen Elizabeth II, Caitlin Clark, 11/9/2023
TORONTO — The Ontario government has installed a commemorative statue to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II and Her Late Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of servic...
Toronto - The Bloor St. Culture Corridor, Sandra P., 11/1/2023
The Bloor St. Culture Corridor
Happy November! Our partners are in full swing with a diverse array of events open to the public - be sure to check them out! It's also holiday shoppin...
Free Flu Shot and New COVID-19 Vaccines Available for All Ontarians Six Months of Age and Older, Hannah Jensen, 11/1/2023
TORONTO — Ontarians will be able to receive their free flu shot and the new, most recent COVID-19 vaccine at local pharmacies, public health units and primary health care providers across the pro...
Changes to International Student Program aim to protect students, Bahoz Dara Aziz, 10/27/2023
october 27, 2023—Brampton, ON—Canada is a top destination of choice for international students, thanks to our high-quality educational institutions; our welcoming, diverse society; and the opportuniti...
Edith Dumont to be Installed as Ontario’s 30th Lieutenant Governor, Caitlin Clark, 10/11/2023
Edith Dumont to be Installed as Ontario’s 30th Lieutenant Governor
Madame Dumont will be the first Francophone Lieutenant Governor in province's history
TORONTO — The insta...
Ontario Promoting Cyber Security Awareness Month to Keep People Safe Online, Doug Allingham, 10/3/2023
October 03, 2023
Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery
TORONTO — Today, Todd McCarthy, Minister of Public and Business Service Delivery, issued the following statement:
Toronto - October 2023 The Bloor St. Culture Corridor , Sandra P., 10/1/2023
Happy October! BCC organizations continue to welcome audiences back with groundbreaking exhibits and exciting concerts. Plus, take in some language classes, join a choir, catch a documentary or two - ...
Ontario Releases 2022-23 Public Accounts, Christopher Martin-Chan, 9/27/2023
Province delivers on Plan to Build through targeted investments in programs, services, and infrastructure
September 27, 2023
Treasury Board Secretariat
TORONTO — Today, the Ontario governme...
The Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) ( September 21 - October 1 2023 ) , Sandra P., 9/21/2023
The Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) inspires and connects through the art of stories, offering book lovers a breadth of bold, ambitious and accessible literary experiences. As Canada’...
Toronto International Film Festival announces 2023 award winners, Sandra P., 9/17/2023
The Toronto International Film Festival® ― which concluded last evening with the Closing Night screening of Thom Zimny’s Sly at the Visa Screening Room at the Princess of Wales Theatre and Roy ...
Canada has come out on top in a new report ranking the best countries in the world., Sophie A. Viera, 9/6/2023
The ranking scored the perceptions of 87 countries based on a survey of over 17,000 people worldwide and was published by US News & World Report on September 6.
According to US News, respondents ha...
Toronto = September 2023 The Bloor St. Culture Corridor, Sandra P., 9/1/2023
Happy September, arts and culture fans! Season-opening shows and back-to-school activities are happening all along the Bloor Street Culture Corridor. Special announcements, plus outstanding programmin...
Ontario Preparing Students for Success, Grace Lee, 8/29/2023
Students and parents can expect updated curriculum, more support and staffing for new school year
Ministry of Education
TORONTO — The Ontario government is providing new student supports and...
Premier Doug Ford's Speech at the 2023 Association of Ontario Municipalities annual conference, Caitlin Clark, 8/21/2023
August 21, 2023
LONDON — Premier Ford delivered the following remarks at the 2023 Association of Ontario Municipalities annual general meeting and conference.
"Well, good mor...
Ontario Releases 2023-24 First Quarter Finances, Emily Hogeveen, 8/14/2023
Fiscal update shows government’s plan is working
August 14, 2023
Ministry of Finance
TORONTO — Today, the Ontario government released the 2023-24 First Quarter Finances, the first update on...
TIFF unveils Platform programme and jury for 2023, Sandra P., 8/6/2023
TIFF today unveiled the 10 World Premiere features that comprise the Platform programme for 2023, along with the 2023 Platform jury members: Academy Award–winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins, joined by Ca...
Canada announces the first-ever Express Entry invitations for newcomers with experience in the trades , Bahoz Dara Aziz , 8/1/2023
August 1, 2023—Ottawa—Canada’s Express Entry system is now tailored to provide a streamlined and efficient pathway for individuals with expertise in critical fields. By prioritizing the invitation of ...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau significantly reshaped his federal cabinet, Dumitru Constantin, 7/26/2023
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau significantly reshaped his cabinet on Wednesday, demoting key ministers and elevating others to crucial portfolios as his minority Liberal government faces challenges on...
Ontario Reducing Wait Times in Emergency Departments, Hannah Jensen, 7/21/2023
Ministry of Health
OTTAWA — The Ontario government is investing an additional $44 million this year in 165 high volume and smaller emergency departments to reduce wait times and provide peopl...
Premier Ford Shares Canada Day Message, Caitlin Clark, 7/1/2023
TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to mark Canada Day:
“Throughout Canada’s history, people have made incredible sacrifices to co...
Canada Day in Toronto, Sandra P., 6/30/2023
Share your Canada Day using #CanadaDayTO.
Canada Day at Nathan Phillips Square
Join the fun with live music, circus performers, airbrushed tattoos and more.
Canada Day at Mel Lastman Square
Olivia Chow is Toronto’s next mayor, Alex Popa, 6/27/2023
Running on a campaign to “build a caring city where everyone belongs,” Chow seemed often to float above the fray in a crowded field of candidates who desperately tried to present her as someone who w...
Inspiring hope and creating opportunities for refugees, Bahoz Dara Aziz, 6/20/2023
Ottawa, June 20, 2023—The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Mini...
Ontario Celebrates Seniors Month, Wallace Pidgeon, 6/4/2023
Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility
TORONTO — Today, Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility, issued the following statement:
June is Seniors Month in Ontario – a time to honour...
Toronto - June 2023 The Bloor St. Culture Corridor, Sandra P, 6/1/2023
Happy June! We continue to share the most up-to-date information about arts and culture events from our Bloor St. Culture Corridor partners. Celebrate Pride with our partners, as well as Italian Herit...
Canadians celebrate Citizenship Week , Bahoz Dara Aziz , 5/23/2023
May 23, 2023—Ottawa—Becoming a Canadian citizen is a momentous occasion that marks the final step in the immigration journey. Every year, we celebrate Citizenship Week, a chance to celebrate new citiz...
Ontario Investing in More Accessible Communities, Wallace Pidgeon, 5/12/2023
TORONTO – The Ontario government is providing up to $1.5 million this year to not-for-profits and organizations across the province so they can develop tools and educational resources to raise a...
Europe Day in Canada, EUinCanada, 5/3/2023
Every year on 9 May, Europeans and friends of Europe celebrate Europe Day, the historic day in 1950 when the French foreign minister at the time called on European nations to unite in the wake of the...
Ontario to Celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III, Caitlin.Clark, 5/1/2023
The King’s Coronation will be celebrated with free festivities at Queen’s Park and free admission to parks and attractions across the province
TORONTO — On May 6, 2023, Onta...
Get Ready for More at Ontario Place, Caitlin Clark, 4/18/2023
Get Ready for More at Ontario Place
As new home of Ontario Science Centre, year-round Live Nation concert venue and expanded food and beverage options, province building an Ontario Place that’s fun f...
Bill C-18 Crucial For Ethnic Media and Canadian Society, By Senator Peter Harder (Ontario), 4/17/2023
Ethnic media outlets have traditionally played a crucial role in helping newcomers navigate life in their newly adopted home. Rarely, though, have they been as invaluable as they were during the Covid...
Premier Ford Shares Easter Greetings, Shannon Whitteker, 4/9/2023
April 09, 2023
Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to mark the Easter holiday
"Today, across Ontario and around the world, families will gather t...
April 2023, Toronto - The Bloor St. Culture Corridor, Sandra P., 4/1/2023
Happy Spring! Renewal is in the air as BCC partners host concerts, exhibitions, and much more for the month of April.
The Music Gallery
The second show in this year’s Emergents series at The Mu...
Building a Strong Ontario, Emily Hogeveen, 3/23/2023
2023 Budget delivers plan for a resilient economy today and in the future
March 23, 2023
Ministry of Finance
TORONTO — Today, Minister of Finance Peter Bethlenfalvy released Ontario’s 2023 Budg...
Federal, provincial and territorial immigration Ministers meet to plan for the future of Canada’s immigration system , Michel LeBlanc, 3/16/2023
Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Forum of Ministers Responsible for Immigration (FMRI) met today at the Canadian Museum of Immigration in Halifax, Nova Scotia to continue their discussions ...
Ontario Celebrates International Women’s Day, Vonny Sweetland, 3/8/2023
March 08, 2023
Women's Social and Economic Opportunity
TORONTO — Today, Charmaine Williams, Associate Minister of Women's Social and Economic Opportunity, released the following statement:
Toronto - March 2023 The Bloor St. Culture Corridor, Sandra P., 3/1/2023
Happy March from the BCC! We've got you covered for your arts and culture events, including family friendly activities for March Break. Check out the listings below and start planning your trip to the...
Shaping the future of immigration in Canada, Bahoz Dara Aziz , 2/23/2023
February 23, 2023—Halifax—Immigration is critical to Canada’s long-term success. To fully harness the potential of immigration and create the best experience for newcomers, Canada needs an immigration...
Investments are helping more people connect to care at home and in the community, Hannah Jensen, 2/8/2023
Ontario Connecting More People to Care at Home
Investments are helping more people connect to care at home and in the community
February 08, 2023
Ministry of Health
TORONTO — As part of You...
Toronto - The Bloor St. Culture Corridor, February 2023, Sandra P, 2/1/2023
Bata Shoe Museum
Toronto’s favourite shoebox always has something new! Learn how to crochet for the first time or refresh your skills with LEGIN KNITS on February 11 or 25. Nigel John will be h...
Statement from the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Hannah Jensen, 1/26/2023
Ministry of Health
TORONTO — Today, Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following statement providing an update on the province’s progress responding to this year’s r...
Building All of Ontario, Victoria Podbielski, 1/24/2023
Building All of Ontario
Government’s investments supporting economic growth, protecting jobs and building infrastructure in rural communities
January 24, 2023
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Hous...
Pharmacists Now Treating Thirteen Common Ailments and Renewing Prescriptions for Most Medications, Caitlin Clark, 1/13/2023
Thousands of pharmacies across the province connecting people to convenient care closer to home
TORONTO — Ontario is making it more convenient for people...
Toronto ranked one of the most powerful cities in the world, Sandra P., 1/7/2023
The Mori Memorial Foundation's Global Power City Index 2022 (GIPC) evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world "according to their 'magnetism' or their comprehensive power to attract people, c...
Canada welcomes historic number of newcomers in 2022, Bahoz Dara Aziz , 1/3/2023
Government reaches target of 431,645 new permanent residents
January 3, 2023—Ottawa—Canada has experienced one of the fastest recoveries from the pandemic, thanks in large part to our approach to ...
Premier Doug Ford Shares New Year’s Greetings, Caitlin Clark, 1/1/2023
Premier Doug Ford Shares New Year’s Greetings
January 01, 2023
TORONTO — Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to mark the start of the New...
As of January 1, 2023, Ontario pharmacists will be authorized to prescribe medications for 13 minor ailments that include:, Canadian Press, 12/29/2022
As of January 1, 2023, Ontario pharmacists will be authorized to prescribe medications for 13 minor ailments that include:
Candidal stomatitis (oral thrush)
News release ; Winter is here! Let’s be prepared this season, Ian Allen, 12/16/2022
Having a plan and emergency supplies for your home and car will help keep you safe this winter
December 16, 2022
Treasury Board Secretariat
TORONTO — As Ontario approaches the start of the ...
Canada expands pilot to help more skilled refugees build their careers in Canada, giving employers access to a new pool of talent, Bahoz Dara Aziz, 12/13/2022
December 13, 2022—Ottawa—Canada is an international leader in refugee resettlement and integration, having resettled more refugees than any other country in the world last year. As the world faces the...
Canada’s First All-Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Facility Opens in Ontario, Caitlin Clark, 12/5/2022
GM Canada’s transformed CAMI plant helps secure Ontario’s place as global automotive hub
December 05, 2022
INGERSOLL — Today, the Ontario government is celebratin...
December 2022 . Toronto - The Bloor St. Culture Corridor, Sandra P., 12/2/2022
BCC partners have plenty of events going on all month, not to mention plenty of gift options for your friends and family this holiday season. Check out gift offerings from Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra...
Family doctors in Ontario working more days but more doctors needed, Leslie Shepherd, 11/24/2022
TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2022—Family doctors in Ontario are working more days than they did before the pandemic, despite doctor shortages, burnout and large numbers of patients returning to the...
On 11 November - Remembrance Day, Sandra P., 11/11/2022
Remembrance Day (also known as Poppy Day owing to the tradition of wearing a remembrance poppy) is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth member states since the end of the First World War to honour ...
The European Union Film Festival welcomes Ottawa back to the cinema with full slate of 28 films, Diodora Bucur, 11/8/2022
Taking place November 17 - December 3, 2022, the European Union Film Festival continues its mission to bring the best of contemporary filmmaking from the European Union to Canada’s capital.
Toronto - The Bloor St. Culture Corridor, November 2022, Sandra P., 11/1/2022
Estonian Museum Canada (VEMU)
On November 8, at 7pm at Tartu College, Estonian Investment Manager Roomer Tarajev will be giving a lecture titled “Smart City Tartu - How a ...