The Ontario goverment is investing in 48 community projects across the province that are supporting new ways with the aim to help people break the cycle of poverty, increase food security, find good jobs and end homelessness.
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Ontario has passed legislation that will protect a woman's right to choose and access abortion services without fear of interference, intimidation or harassment.
The Ontario government aims to help people access health care services closer to home in the Oakwood-Vaughan area in Toronto, with a new clinic that will provide preventative care and social supports for people living in poverty, isolated seniors, vulnerable youth, non-insured patients and people with complex mental health issues.
The Ontario government has announced up to $6.9 million in funding over five years for the region's social housing, contingent on carbon market proceeds.
Ontario launched Budget Talks today, an online consultation that allows the public to help shape policies and programs that will be part of Ontario's future. The government will provide up to $5 million to fund up to five proposals identified and voted on by the public as part of the 2018 Budget.
As of October 24, 2017, regulations have changed to raise the age of dependent children from “under 19” to “under 22”.
The Ontario government is launching a new program aimed to help people improve the energy efficiency of their homes, while reducing their electricity bills and carbon footprints.
On census day, 21.9% of the population reported they were or had ever been a landed immigrant or permanent resident in Canada. This proportion is close to the 22.3% recorded during the 1921 census, the highest level since Confederation.
Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) rates are being increased later this month, as announced in the 2017 Ontario Budget.