Starting today, processing times will be reduced even further with most spousal applications now being processed in 12 months. Complex cases may require more time.
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Shape Your Life is based on a ‘trauma-informed’ approach to public health, which creates an environment of safety, control and respect, and avoids re-traumatizing, shaming or stigmatizing survivors.
The new Valoris for Children and Adults in Prescott-Russell offers many services to the community at one location.
Yesterday, Ontario passed legislation that will increase access to affordable housing for families across the province and modernize the social housing system.
Ontario has finalized an agreement with government agencies, business, labour and the local community to help people from disadvantaged communities along the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit corridor get construction jobs on the largest transit project in Canada.
Since the first airplane of refugees from the Syrian conflict touched down in Ontario one year ago this week, more than 14,000 refugees have found safety and a new start in the province, with the support of the provincial government, municipalities, community service providers, sponsors and volunteers.
Employment in Ontario increased by 18,900 in November 2016. This includes gains in finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing and information, culture and recreation.
As of December 1, 2016, paper drug eligibility cards will no longer be sent out with monthly statements of assistance for individuals under the Ontario Drug Benefit Program.
Individuals can use their Ontario health cards, instead of the paper drug card, to access prescription drug coverage under the Ontario Drug Benefit program.
Those who are not eligible for an Ontario health card will continue to get a monthly paper drug card until they become eligible.
Starting December 15, Ontario pharmacists will be able to administer additional vaccines to protect against 13 preventable diseases. This includes common travel vaccines for diseases such as Hepatitis A and B, Typhoid, and Rabies. In addition, the flu vaccine will continue to be administered by pharmacists, free of charge.
As of December 1, 2016, the Government of Canada has lifted the visa requirement on Mexico.