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July 19, 2019
Ontario Breaks Open Red Tape to Help Charities Reach More People
BARRIE — Today, Attorney General Doug Downey was joined by representatives from the Seasons Centre for Grieving Children to announce new changes that will make life easier and more affordable for charities and the people who support them with their hard-earned money.
July 18, 2019
Ontario Cutting Red Tape to Support Jobs and Growth in the Construction Industry

TORONTO — Today, Attorney General Doug Downey announced an essential next step to the full implementation of a first-in-Canada prompt payment regime to support jobs and growth in the construction industry. This regime will help cut through red tape, help create and protect jobs and attract investment to the province.

July 9, 2019
Review of Family and Civil Legislation, Regulations, and Processes

Parliamentary Assistant to the Attorney General, Lindsey Park, has commenced a review of family and civil legislation, regulations, and processes. The review will explore ways to simplify family and civil court processes, reduce costs and delays, and encourage the earlier resolution of disputes.


Applications for divorce under the federal Civil Marriage Act
On an interim basis, Civil Marriage Act divorce applications for non-residents married in Ontario will be accepted at any family counter of the Superior Court of Justice. Learn more.