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Ontario unveils electric vehicle charging sites

Two fast food purveyors are the most prominent on the list of 24 public and private sector partners chosen to accommodate 485 new electric vehicle charging stations.
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York Region schools receive $41-mil investment

Over the next two years, Ontario will be investing an additional $41 million to repair and renew schools in York Region. This investment will allow
Etobicoke General Hospital

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Ontario helps fund Etobicoke hospital expansion

Ontario is investing as much as $358 million in Etobicoke General Hospital to fund the construction of four new storeys and 250,000 square feet of
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Ontario releases RFP for Fergus hospital

The Centre Wellington Region of Ontario will soon be home to the Groves Memorial Community Hospital. The province is moving forward on the project by
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Ontario invests in renewing school buildings

Ontario is investing $1.1 billion to repair and renew schools across the province to ensure they remain safe and modern spaces for students to learn.
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Ontario invests in operation of sporting venues

Ontario is investing $16.76 million towards athletes and sporting events in the province, including supporting the continued operation of key sporting venues. As part of
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Ont government snubs commercial real estate

Commercial real estate operators have been largely excluded from incentives outlined in the newly released Climate Change Action Plan, even though they'll soon be absorbing the flow-through cost of carbon emission allowances in natural gas prices.
Women's College Hospital

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Women’s College Hospital officially reopens

Women’s College Hospital in downtown Toronto celebrated its official reopening on June 10, 2016, following five years of construction between July 2010 and September 2015.
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Green infra’s impact on flooding underrated

More performance data on the benefits of green stormwater infrastructure in extreme weather events is needed as it may be more effective than thought.
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Complex alternative to carbon tax questioned

Commercial and multi-residential real estate owners will catch a significant share of the fallout from Ontario's pending cap-and-trade system, but a projected natural gas price increase in the range of $0.84 to $1.05 per gigajoule is lower than carbon tax rates in British Columbia or Alberta.
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Ontario creating community hubs within schools

Ontario is providing nearly $90 million to expand child care and child and family support programs in schools, as well as creating spaces in schools
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Ontario awaits guidelines for offset credits

Designated greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters in Ontario are combing through the finalized rules for the pending cap-and-trade system, including various formulas for calculating the allotment of free emission allowances.
Ottawa hospitals

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Ottawa hospitals receive additional funding

The Ontario government is increasing the funding it is providing to four Ottawa hospitals by over $19 million in 2016-17 in an effort to give
BMO Field

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Ontario provides $10-mil to expand BMO Field

Ontario and the City of Toronto are both investing $10 million for the expansion of BMO Field as part of an ongoing partnership to revitalize
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Ontario investing to build and renovate schools

Ontario is investing $137 million this year to build new schools, expand or renovate existing schools and create new licensed child care spaces. Ontario invests
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Ont. correction facilities to use full-body scanners

Over the next two years, Ontario will be installing advanced technology full-body scanners in all 26 adult provincial correctional facilities as part of its corrections
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Ontario takes steps to improve local healthcare

The Scarborough/West Durham Panel recently released recommendations related to hospital governance, service delivery and planning to give patients better access to healthcare in their communities,