Finance Minister has tabled in the House of Commons the Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 (BIA 1), which implements measures announced in Budget 2017, Building a Strong Middle Class.
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Ontario is boosting its support for students and families across the province by reducing class sizes, providing new support for students with special education needs, and ensuring labour stability for at least two more years.
The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) now provides the new option of reporting hate crimes using their online reporting system.
RBC Future Launch is a 10-year initiative aimed to help young people gain access and opportunity to the skills, job experience and career networks needed for the future world of work.
A new report, Future-proof: Preparing young Canadians for the future of work, found that 42 per cent of the Canadian labour force is at a high risk of being affected by automation in the next 10 to 20 years. Young Canadians are okay with that: they want to be the disruptors and make the future workforce more creative and productive.
A new edition of Separation and Divorce: Child support is now available.
Ontario is helping more than 100 non-profit organizations expand and improve their programs and services for more than 350,000 people and build stronger communities across the province.
One of the organizations the province is supporting is the Lakeside HOPE House. The support is aimed at helping more than 60 low-income people through its Circles ® program. Program volunteers help individuals and their families become more financially independent by offering emotional and practical support and connecting them to resources and training, for example preparing for job interviews.
After extensive consultation with more than 1,500 people from across the province, an independent review of Ontario's police oversight system led to a final report that includes 129 recommendations to help Ontario transform police oversight so it is more transparent and accountable, and has the confidence of both the public and the police.
Starting June 6, 2017, Express Entry candidates with strong French language skills, with or without English language skills, will be awarded additional points by the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).
In our information-saturated workplaces, this mental skill is becoming as important as emotional intelligence and technical skills.