Building on Success of the Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative Ontario is partnering with municipalities across the province to prevent and address homelessness. Through the Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative, the province is providing $587 million to municipalities to help families and individuals at risk of homelessness get the housing that best suits their needs. This funding […]
Province will be Assisting Low-Income Ontarians with Electricity Costs. Ontario is helping make electricity more affordable for families by removing the Debt Retirement Charge for all residential consumers and introducing the Ontario Electricity Support Program for low-income families. The proposed program, administered through the Ontario Energy Board, would come into effect on January 1, 2016 […]
Ontario Eliminates 2014 Direct Funding Waitlist for Special Services at Home Program Eight thousand children with physical and/or developmental disabilities are now receiving direct funding sooner from Ontario’s Special Services at Home program, which helps kids learn new skills and abilities and provides support for family caregivers. The government has eliminated the 2014 waitlist for the […]
Province Expanding Physiotherapy Services; Helping Seniors Live Independently Ontario is helping more seniors maintain their strength and recover from illness or injury so they can continue to live more independently. The province is investing more than $40 million over four years to help seniors with complex medical conditions who have experienced a recent loss of […]
March 19, 2015 – Waterdown, Ontario – Public Health Agency of Canada Today, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, the Honourable Peter Van Loan, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, was joined by Member of Parliament for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale, […]
March 13, 2015 – Toronto Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for Pickering-Scarborough, Corneliu Chisu, announced almost $8.4 million in federal funding for several initiatives that support bringing internationally educated health professionals into the Canadian health workforce so that Canadian families can […]
Young Hamiltonians #ReachOut to New Mental Health Service for Early Intervention One out of every five young people in Hamilton will be affected by a mental illness and approximately 70% of mental health challenges have their onset in childhood or youth. However, research has demonstrated that the earlier mental illness is identified and […]
March 1, 2015 Live from the Press Room. Watch behind the scenes footage of the Award Recipients. The CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS celebrate Canadian productions and talent who excel in front of the camera and behind-the-scenes in Canadian film, television and digital media.