Currently, there are over 25 ministries in the OPS, plus Cabinet Office, which supports the work of Cabinet and the Premier. There are three ministries that, like Cabinet Office, have government-wide or enterprise-wide responsibilities. They are the Ministry of Government Services, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Public Infrastructure and Renewal.
The Ministry of Government Services (MGS) is modernizing government operations and improving public services. It delivers public services for individuals and businesses, as well as providing internal support services to the OPS. Among its many responsibilities, MGS develops OPS human resource policies and strategies, provides leadership and coordination across ministries to ensure an integrated approach to I&IT and provides the public with online access to government services through Service Ontario. The Ministry of Finance is where taxation, fiscal and economic policies of the government are developed. It leads preparation of the annual Ontario Budget. The Ministry of Public Infrastructure and Renewal and coordinates the government’s investments in public infrastructure. – less