Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) rates are being increased later this month, as announced in the 2017 Ontario Budget.
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On October 11, 2017 several changes to the Citizenship Act will come into effect. These changes will make it easier for permanent residents and protected persons to become citizens.
Ontario is increasing access to high quality mental health care services for people in North Simcoe, with support for a new wing at Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) and a new outpatient facility at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care in Midland.
Employment in Ontario increased by 34,700 in September, the third straight month of job gains,and the unemployment rate fell to 5.6 per cent, the lowest level since July 2000.
Ontario is lowering the cost of commuting for people in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) by introducing a 50 per cent discount for PRESTO card users who transfer between GO Transit or the Union Pearson Express (UP Express) and the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), in both directions.
The bill would, if passed, protect the safety, security, health, and privacy of women and health care providers by allowing for safe access zones to be established around clinics and facilities that offer abortion services, the homes of clinic staff, and the homes and offices of other regulated health professionals who provide these services.
Four hundred people from Hamilton, Brantford, Brant County and Thunder Bay and the surrounding area will be receiving a basic income this month as part of the Ontario Basic Income Pilot (OBIP).
This guide is meant to help you understand how to apply for the Canada Pension Plan disability benefit (CPP-D). The guide reviews the eligibility rules for CPP-D and provides a step-by-step explanation of how to complete the application form.
As part of Ontario's commitment to develop a province-wide, publicly funded psychotherapy program, the government is investing in programs which aims to help more than 100,000 people treat mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression.
The Ontario government is proposing a job-protected leave of absence when a worker or their child has experienced or is threatened with domestic or sexual violence.