February 4, 2015 1:00 P.M. – Toronto Ontario Putting Patients First by Investing in Better Home and Community Care Ontario is helping more people receive faster access to quality home and community care by reducing wait times and continuing to support personal support workers (PSWs). The province is investing $75 million this year to help […]
#NoHairSelfie at Princess Margaret Hospital Today, on World Cancer Day, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation’s #NoHairSelfie digital fundraising campaign is well-positioned to trend on social media in an effort to show support for patients worldwide who are undergoing cancer treatment. Thousands of people are expected to join the movement today by actually shaving their […]
February 3, 2015 10:00 A.M, Toronto Ontario is making it easier to reduce cancer risk through a new online tool that helps pinpoint cancer risk and provides a personalized action plan to lower that risk. My CancerIQ is a new online tool that allows Ontarians to find out their risk for breast, cervical, colorectal and lung […]
Empire Club of Canada – The Honourable Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care: The Next Phase of Ontario’s Action Plan for Health Care Minister Hoskins will speak to the Empire Club about his vision for health care over the next three years. Building on past successes achieved under the first Action […]
Fund Provides Young People with Valuable Work Experience Ontario’s Youth Employment Fund has exceeded its initial goal by helping more than 25,000 young people access job opportunities, develop skills and gain valuable work experience.
Ontario is introducing bilingual, full-colour electronic highway signs that include images to help keep drivers safe and manage traffic conditions. The use of colour, along with internationally-recognized images and symbols, with less text on the new signs allows drivers to easily see important road safety information and react to traffic conditions or choose alternate routes. […]
TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2015 – Today, the Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance announced on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, an investment aimed at helping newcomers to Canada assess and address their risks of developing chronic diseases like Type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease.
January 16, 2015 – Brampton residents are benefitting from improved transit services thanks to contributions from the federal Gas Tax Fund. Over the past year, joint investments from the federal, provincial and municipal governments supported the renewal and expansion of the City’s fleet and transit road infrastructure. Overall, 15 new low-floor buses with increased accessibility and improved […]