Premier Speaks to Municipal Priorities at AMO Conference

August 19, 2019

Municipal leaders and elected officials heard from Ontario's Premier Doug Ford today at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario's conference in Ottawa. Key announcements included:
  • Municipalities will receive transitional funding to support 2020 budgeting in public health and child care

  • Applications for the Community, Culture and Recreation Stream under the federal Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program will open on September 3, 2019

  • Increased funding for land ambulance services for 2019 by an average of 4%, and an additional increase in 2020

  • There will be no changes to the structure of the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) for 2020

  • The Province has identified 94 provincial-municipal reporting requirements for elimination, with plans to simplify or consolidate 27 others

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