Compendium of Policy Resolutions 2023-2026
2 May 2023
While the cost of diesel fuel is exchanged for the cost of recharging batteries, the net operating cost of the mine is reduced given the size of the ventilation system is smaller, drawing less electricity to supply fresh air and keep the mine at temperature. [...] Supporting Ontario’s Supply Chain by Establishing a Focal Point Within the Provincial Government and Investing in the Manufacturing Workforce Submitted by: the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce and the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce Issue The supply chain in Ontario lacks sufficient direction and planning to operate a modern and secure supply chain despite the high demand present in the manufacturing sec. [...] The Government of Ontario recognized the benefit of this support by announcing the Supply Chain Management Act in the beginning of the pandemic, to make sure the demand for crucial suppliers are visible and trackable14. [...] The provincial government needs to consider the necessary steps to invest in technology and people, in order for companies to operate and produce, while being competitive in the economy. [...] Over the past decades, the growing reliance on imports of goods and the decline of domestically produced goods has exposed the vulnerability of our economic underbelly and an ability to aggressively respond to health crisis like the Covid-19 pandemic.