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Ontario Supporting Diverse and Inclusive Communities

Ontario Supporting Diverse and Inclusive Communities
Applications Now Open for 2018-2019 Multicultural Community Capacity Grant Program Ontario is supporting hundreds of not-for-profit community organizations to help provide opportunities for newcomers and ethno-cultural communities to participate fully in the civic, cultural, social and economic life of the province. Laura Albanese, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, was at the Regent Park Focus Youth Media Arts Centre today to... Read More

Prime Minister announces new National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians

Prime Minister announces new National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians
Ottawa – Canadians have been clear that they want – and need – our national security and intelligence communities to continue to be responsible and fully respect the rights and freedoms guaranteed to all citizens. That is why the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the establishment of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, a multi-party committee that includes... Read More

Ontario Marks Second Annual Treaties Recognition Week

Ontario Marks Second Annual Treaties Recognition Week
Indigenous Peoples Share Their Histories Ontario is marking the second annual Treaties Recognition Week by honouring the importance of treaties and helping people learn more about treaty rights and treaty relationships. This morning, David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, joined Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Wedaseh Madahbee in Whitefish River First Nation to attend a Living Library event and... Read More

Ontario Building New Wolfe Island and Amherst Island Ferries

Ontario Building New Wolfe Island and Amherst Island Ferries
Province Making Ferry Service Easier and More Reliable for Residents and Commuters Ontario is moving forward with plans to build two new ferries to connect the mainland with Amherst Island and Wolfe Island, making commuting for residents and passengers easier and more reliable. The province has awarded the contract for new, larger ferries that will support more people, vehicles and... Read More

Statement from Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day and Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation on Treaties Recognition Week

Statement from Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day and Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation on Treaties Recognition Week
David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation and Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day issued the following statement today to mark Treaties Recognition Week: “Last year Ontario designated the first week of November of each year as Treaties Recognition Week to recognize the importance of treaties, and to bring awareness to the treaty relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in... Read More

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the shooting in Texas

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the shooting in Texas
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the shooting in Texas: “I am saddened that so many have been killed and injured in a senseless and horrific act of violence against innocent people in Texas. “On behalf of all Canadians, I extend my deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed. We also hope for... Read More

Ontario Passes Legislation to Help Businesses Save Time and Money

Ontario Passes Legislation to Help Businesses Save Time and Money
Changes Will Help Small Businesses and Cut Unnecessary Red Tape Ontario has passed legislation to make it easier for businesses to grow and create more jobs.The Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, 2017 will reduce regulatory burdens and practices that cost businesses time and money, while protecting environmental and health standards and ensuring worker safety. The changes to cut red tape... Read More

Ottawa Police Host “Human Rights Learning Forum” December 13th

Ottawa Police Host “Human Rights Learning Forum” December 13th
Ottawa — In recognition of Human Rights Day, members of the media and community are invited to attend the third annual Ottawa Police Service Human Rights Learning Forum on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, from 8:30am to 4:00pm at the Hellenic Meeting and Reception Centre, 1315 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa. At this forum, participants will participate in a process of Facilitating... Read More

Ontario Adds 5,200 Jobs in October

Ontario Adds 5,200 Jobs in October
Province Focused on Supporting Job Creation and Helping People Get Ahead Employment in Ontario increased by 5,200 jobs in October, the fourth straight month of job gains.Employment in Ontario is up by 149,200 jobs, year over year. The province’s unemployment rate has been below the national average for 31 consecutive months. According to the 2017-18 First Quarter Finances, Ontario is on... Read More

Financial and Digital Literacy Coming To Career Studies Course Next September

Financial and Digital Literacy Coming To Career Studies Course Next September
Ontario Enhancing Grade 10 Course to Equip Students for Careers Ontario is enhancing the Grade 10 career studies course, bringing in mandatory learning on financial and digital literacy, as well as expanding hands-on learning opportunities that will better prepare students to succeed in a rapidly changing economy.Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Education, was at Parkdale Collegiate Institute in Toronto today to... Read More