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Utility Sustainability Advisory Committee finds hundreds of thousands in savings

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Utility Sustainability Advisory Committee finds hundreds of thousands in savings

Town of Pelham press release – The Town of Pelham’s Utility Sustainability Advisory Committee’s work is starting to pay off, literally. Announced at Council on Monday, September 16, 2019, the Town is set to see yearly reductions of over $135,000 for the operation of the Meridian Community Centre (MCC) as well as an immediate rebate […]

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Ontario launches second data strategy discussion paper on creating economic benefits

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Ontario launches second data strategy discussion paper on creating economic benefits

Government of Ontario press release – Ontario’s government has launched the second of three discussion papers for Ontario’s Data Strategy, focused on creating economic benefits in the data economy. The government is inviting Ontarians to share their feedback on the paper — and on how it can help Ontarians develop data-driven business models and unlock […]

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Ontario supporting growing communities

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Ontario supporting growing communities

Government of Ontario press release – The Ontario government is supporting the growth of the province’s communities by proposing to improve the way aggregate resources are managed, ensuring a fair and balanced approach. Based on feedback from an Aggregate Summit held in March 2019, as well as survey and email submissions, the province is releasing […]

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Ontario extends long-term care funding to ensure quality care for patients

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Ontario extends long-term care funding to ensure quality care for patients

Government of Ontario press release – On Friday, Sept. 20/2019, the Honourable Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, announced that after consulting with stakeholders, Ontario is extending the High Wage Transition Fund and the Structural Compliance Fund while it works on developing new programs to improve how long-term care is delivered in Ontario. The […]

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City requesting community input on pricing of its recreation and culture activities

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City requesting community input on pricing of its recreation and culture activities

City of St. Catharines press release – The City of St. Catharines is beginning the second phase of community outreach as part of its Let’s Talk Parks, Recreation and Culture Pricing initiative. Following the initial phase, which involved focus groups last year, the City is now hosting a series of public consultations to solicit community […]

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Ontario helping to keep seniors living with dementia safe

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Ontario helping to keep seniors living with dementia safe

Government of Ontario press release – Ontario is helping families, caregivers and communities recognize the risks of dementia, be prepared for incidents, and better ensure that seniors can live safely in their communities. About 125,000 seniors in Ontario living with dementia are at risk of wandering and going missing each year. That is why the […]

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