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The Ontario government has made significant progress in creating a globally competitive environment to attract new investments to the province, and in reducing red tape for businesses. Ontario’s 2014 Jobs and Prosperity Progress Report highlights achievements that are setting the province up for long-term success, creating jobs for today and tomorrow. the province has created 655,700 new jobs (net) since October 2003, and 446,100 new jobs (net) since the recessionary low in June 2009 Ontario’s economic diversity — Ontario’s industries include everything from agriculture and advanced manufacturing to financial services, mining and information communications technologies — strengthens the province’s resilience in 2013, Ontario was number one in North America for total foreign investment capital. That same year, Ontario was also the fourth leading jurisdiction in North America for total inward foreign direct investment projects Ontario is making Open Government one of its top priorities, and there are now more than 177 data sets available and more being prepared. Access to high-value data helps businesses grow and spurs innovation
The Ontario government has taken significant steps to help people in their everyday lives and lower the cost of living — especially for middle-income families. Ontario’s 2014 Pocketbook Progress Report highlights achievements that are helping to protect people across the province, such as: moving forward with a made-in-Ontario plan to improve retirement security strengthening consumer protection measures increasing the minimum wage
The Ontario government has made unprecedented investments of almost $100 billion to modernize transit and infrastructure across the province since 2003. This report highlights achievements that are improving people’s quality of life today and laying the groundwork for a prosperous tomorrow, such as: building or rebuilding more than 7,900 kilometres of road and more than 950 bridges across the province over the last decade more than $9.1 billion invested in GO Transit, including 10 new stations and 28,600 parking spots across the system infrastructure investments in hospitals supporting nearly 26,000 jobs over the past year and more than 100 major projects at hospitals across the province complete or underway
Ontario is now recognized across Canada and around the globe as a leader in educational excellence, and the government is committed to continuing to raise the bar even higher. Ontario’s 2014 education progress report highlights achievements that are creating opportunities for future generations, such as: introducing full-day kindergarten modernizing child care improving access to postsecondary education and skills training
The Ontario government has made significant progress in health care since 2003, strengthening and transforming key services. Ontario’s 2014 health care progress report highlights achievements that are helping people across the province, such as: improvements in wait times delivering more vaccines for more people increasing access to family doctors
A strong plan for our children and grandchildren The 2012 Progress Report lays out the results we’ve achieved together in three key areas: A strong economy that helps protect the services that matter to families most — health care and education. Check out the report for updates on balancing Ontario’s books, keeping our education system among the best in the world and transforming health care so that it works better for patients and their families. Together, we’ll build a brighter future for our children and grandchildren.
Here you will find the leading results on what matters to you — the economy, education, health care, environment and our communities. Ontarians have made significant progress by working hard and working together. These improvements provide a strong foundation for what Ontarians will achieve together in the years ahead.
This is the sixth in a series of Progress Reports updating Ontarians on the results we have achieved together in a transparent and measurable way. We’re going to keep making significant investments in the priorities that matter to Ontarians. And together, we’ll make Ontario the place to be for years to come.
Ontario is on the move again. This is an exciting and demanding time in the history of our province. This progress report shows what Ontarians have accomplished by working and building together. We’ve come a long way — but there’s more to do. And we have a plan to keep Ontario moving forward.
Ontarians are working hard to build a brighter future the Ontario way — by continuing to invest in people and by working together. Ontarians work together in our schools and in our hospitals. They build our infrastructure and clean energy. They grow our businesses and create jobs for families. This progress report shows what we've been achieving, together.