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4th Annual Police Services Hero of the Year Awards Campaign Launches Today

4th Annual Police Services Hero of the Year Awards Campaign Launches Today
Public Encouraged to Nominate Their Local Police Service Heroes TORONTO – The Police Association of Ontario (PAO) launched its fourth annual Police Services Hero of the Year Awards today, encouraging Ontarians to nominate police service heroes in their communities who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Last year, the campaign garnered over 300 nominations from residents across the province. This... Read More

Surplus federal properties earmarked for affordable housing

Surplus federal properties earmarked for affordable housing
OTTAWA – Communities in Ontario, Quebec, and Newfoundland will be among the first to see surplus federal properties repurposed into new affordable housing. A competitive process for five properties located across three provinces has begun accepting proposals from housing developers to create affordable, sustainable, accessible and socially inclusive housing. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and  Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage... Read More

Government of Canada Announces Funding to Promote Healthy Relationships to Prevent Teen Dating Violence

Government of Canada Announces Funding to Promote Healthy Relationships to Prevent Teen Dating Violence
Project will educate young men about the root causes of teen dating violence OTTAWA – It is important for youth to learn about healthy relationships and ways to prevent gender-based violence, including teen and youth dating violence. Gender-based violence has immediate and often long-lasting impacts on a person’s physical and mental health. Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health,... Read More

Mental Health Commission of Canada Mourns Board Chair the Hon. Michael Wilson

Mental Health Commission of Canada Mourns Board Chair the Hon. Michael Wilson
OTTAWA – Yesterday, we learned of the passing of the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s(MHCC) Board Chair, the Hon. Michael Wilson.  An indomitable mental health advocate, Michael led this country’s collective awakening around mental illness long before fundraising drives were commonplace. Unafraid to share his lived experience, Michael leveraged his credibility as a cabinet minister and ambassador to bring the same gravitas to... Read More

Lyn Public School Hosts Fundraising Breakfast

Lyn Public School Hosts Fundraising Breakfast
Lyn – Today the students from Lyn Public School kicked off their spirit week with a pajama day and pancake breakfast to help raise funds for the Champions of Kids Foundation (C4K). Students gathered in the gym and sat cafeteria style in their house teams while staff served and topped pancakes with maple syrup. The syrup was donated by Golden Moment Farm in... Read More

CANARM LTD AND CANARM EMPLOYEES DONATE $300,000 TO BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL’S UNDER ONE ROOF CAPITAL CAMPAIGN

CANARM LTD AND CANARM EMPLOYEES DONATE $300,000 TO BROCKVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL’S UNDER ONE ROOF CAPITAL CAMPAIGN
Brockville – The Brockville and District Hospital Foundation (BDHF) would like to thank Canarm Ltd., and their employees for their extremely generous donation to the “Under One Roof” Campaign in support of the Brockville General Hospital’s Phase II Redevelopment Project. The purpose of this project is to amalgamate the services of the Brockville General Hospital presently provided at both the Charles... Read More

Committed to Supporting Digital Mammography at WDMH

Committed to Supporting Digital Mammography at WDMH
Winchester – The team at Shoppers Drug Mart in Embrun knows how to plan. They have just presented a cheque for $3,437 to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) Foundation – and they are already planning for another fundraising event next year. It’s all part of the “Shoppers Love. You.” campaign which supports local women’s health charities. This year, the Embrun team raised... Read More

Cirque du Soleil Coming to Ontario Place in 2019

Cirque du Soleil Coming to Ontario Place in 2019
Ontario’s Government Breathes New Life to Waterfront Site TORONTO – Ontario’s Government for the People is working quickly on making progress in bringing Ontario Place back to life, and making it a world-class, year-round tourist destination by signing a new deal with Cirque du Soleil to deliver programming on the site in 2019. The government recently announced it was launching... Read More