Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) will be holding a number of in-person and online meetings between October and December to meet with people from racialized communities as well as the lawyers, community legal clinics, and other community agencies that serve them to talk about the issues faced when it comes to getting the legal services needed.
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The government has launched a call for proposals for the Foreign Credential Recognition Loans Program. The Foreign Credential Recognition Loans Program offers loans to newcomers to help cover the costs of getting their foreign credentials recognized.
The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour has highlighted how the government intends to strengthen the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) by making annual cost of living increases starting in July 2018—two years ahead of schedule.
The Ontario government is seeking public input to help make workplaces fairer for workers in industries that currently have exemptions, special rules or exclusions.
The Ontario government is seeking public input on a long-term plan to modernize the transportation system in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) region, to ensure people and goods are able to move throughout the region with greater ease.
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.
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.