Police-reported hate crimes targeting the Muslim population increased from 99 incidents in 2014 to 159 incidents in 2015, an increase of 61%.
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The review will look at how asylum claims are currently processed, with a focus on further increasing productivity at the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB).
Changes to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) will expand how many immigrants can be nominated through the program.
These changes affect the requirements for Express Entry and how points are awarded through the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).
Ontario is investing in a new York University campus in Markham--the first university campus in York Region--that will expand postsecondary education opportunities for students and families.
The province of Ontario added 19,900 jobs in May. Employment in Ontario is up 86,000 year-over-year, and jobs growth has been positive in 8 of the last 10 months.
Ontario is looking for input on the development of a provincial strategy to support the economic empowerment of women -- so that all women and girls can achieve their full social and economic potential.
Ontario is supporting up to 460 new projects through the Seniors Community Grant program to help seniors get involved and stay active in their communities.