GTHA Mayors and Chairs welcome initial funding announcement; strongly urge residents to continue to follow public health advice – avoid large informal gatherings

For Immediate Release July 27, 2020 GTHA Mayors and Chairs welcome initial funding announcement; strongly urge residents to continue to follow public health advice – avoid large informal gatherings “Today, Mayors and Chairs from the 11 largest municipal governments across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area held their regular weekly meeting to discuss the ongoing […]

STATEMENT: Provincial Government Announces $4 Billion for Cities for COVID-19 Recovery

For Immediate Release July 27, 2020  Statement: Provincial Government Announces $4 Billion for Cities for COVID-19 Recovery “Today is a good day for Mississauga as the province announced that cities will receive roughly $4 billion of Ontario’s $7 billion share of the Safe Restart Agreement, including $2 billion specifically for transit. I want to thank […]

STATEMENT:  Ontario Mayors and Chairs issue emergency call for financial support

For Immediate Release July 6, 2020 Ontario Mayors and Chairs issue emergency call for financial support Municipalities face difficult choices: major tax hikes and cuts to services Today, Mayors and Chairs from across Ontario, represented by the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, the Mayors and Regional Chairs of Ontario, and the Large Urban Mayors’ Caucus […]