Ontario is making its education system more inclusive to help all students reach their full potential in an accessible and supportive learning environment.
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As part of Ontario's commitment to increasing access to child care and giving parents more choice, the government is investing in new child care spaces to make life easier for francophone parents and families in St. Catharines.
The province is providing $1.5 million to Conseil scolaire Viamonde to create three new child care rooms, with 49 new child care spaces, at École élémentaire l'Héritage.
Province Launches Consultations on Transforming Building Code Services and Releases Second Units Innovation Guide for Homeowners.
Mississauga - Ontario is modernizing services related to the province's Building Code to help speed up the construction of new housing and building projects. Better services, up-to-date tools and new resources will help people better understand and meet Building Code requirements, while maintaining the same high standards for public safety.
Ontario is committed to helping seniors stay healthy, safe and socially connected within their own communities. Many seniors face challenges and programs that support their safety, mental and physical health, and overall well-being.
That is why the government is investing $3 million in more than 260 projects that will benefit seniors in communities across the province through the Seniors Community Grant Program.
This year's program supports the needs of seniors living in underserviced rural, remote, multicultural and Francophone communities, including:
Today, the Minister of Long-Term Care, announced that after consulting with stakeholders, Ontario is extending the High Wage Transition Fund and the Structural Compliance Fund while it works on developing new programs to improve how long-term care is delivered in Ontario.
Patients and families in growing communities like Uxbridge are receiving care in facilities with aging infrastructure and not enough capacity to meet growing demands. That's why Ontario is investing in hospital infrastructure projects in communities across the province to add more beds and help end hallway health care.
Ontario is helping families, caregivers and communities recognize the risks of dementia, be prepared for incidents, and better ensure that seniors can live safely in their communities.
About 125,000 seniors in Ontario living with dementia are at risk of wandering and going missing each year. That's why the province is putting their safety first by providing nearly $ 600,000 to the Alzheimer Society of Ontario to deliver the Finding Your Way program.
Ontario wants every child and young person in care to receive the quality of support they deserve. The child welfare system is facing challenges: too many children are confronted with obstacles and barriers that prevent them from success and far too many young people are struggling once they leave care.
Every year, 2.5 million Ontarians experience a mental health or addictions challenge. Ontario is joining Addictions and Mental Health Ontario to mark the province's thirteenth annual Recovery Month. This September, the government is building awareness, challenging stigma and recognizing the role that recovery plays in improving the lives of individuals, families and communities dealing with addictions.
Ontario is providing more comprehensive services for people who are seeking to quit smoking by transitioning telephone-based smoking cessation services in Ontario from Smokers' Helpline to the Telehealth Ontario platform.