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Ontario transforming autism services for children and their families

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Ontario transforming autism services for children and their families

This post was originally published on this siteAll children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder eligible for new Ontario autism program The province is transforming the way that children and youth with autism, and their families, receive services and supports through the new Ontario Autism Program (OAP), beginning later this month. Minister of Children and […]

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Helping seniors stay active in their communities

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Helping seniors stay active in their communities

This post was originally published on this siteOntario supporting local projects that support healthy and active seniors Ontario is supporting up to 460 new projects through the Seniors Community Grant program to help seniors get involved and stay active in their communities. Minister of Seniors Affairs Dipika Damerla made the announcement this morning at the […]

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Free concerts coming to communities across Ontario

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Free concerts coming to communities across Ontario

This post was originally published on this siteONtour concert series celebrating Ontario‚Äôs 150th anniversary stops in St. Catharines Aug. 30 As part of a year-long line-up of events marking Ontario’s 150th anniversary celebrations, Ontario’s free ONtour concert series will provide the soundtrack for the Summer of 2017, stopping in more than 20 communities across Ontario […]

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Personal emergency leave for all workers

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Personal emergency leave for all workers

This post was originally published on this siteProvince proposes 10 days of personal emergency leave, includes two days of paid leave Ontario is taking historic action to create more opportunity and security for workers with a plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs. As part of this plan, the government will expand personal emergency leave […]

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Ontario making college and university more affordable with free online textbooks

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Ontario making college and university more affordable with free online textbooks

This post was originally published on this siteProvince helping postsecondary students focus more on learning, less on paying Ontario is investing in free online textbooks and educational resources for students to make college and university more affordable and accessible. Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development and Minister Responsible for Digital Government, made […]

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Equal pay for part-time workers

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Equal pay for part-time workers

This post was originally published on this siteOntario has introduced legislation that will require employers to pay the same wage to part-time employees who do the same job as full-time employees, as part of the government’s plan for fair workplaces and better jobs across the province. Premier Kathleen Wynne was at Innovative Automation in Barrie […]

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