In emergency departments across the province, people in crisis are placed under police supervision, often for up to eight hours, until they are admitted under the guidelines set out by the Mental Health Act. Not only can police presence in a hospital be distressing for some patients, police officers are frontline resources that can be better used in their communities, serving the public and not waiting in hospitals. That's why Ontario is encouraging police services and hospitals to work together to improve transitions for patients.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
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Every Ontarian deserves the opportunity to safely travel abroad. That's why Ontario is launching a new program to fund out-of-country dialysis services, ensuring that Ontarians living with kidney failure can continue to have access to the care they need when travelling outside of Canada.
As part of its commitment to support successful newcomer settlement and integration, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has selected 824 projects that will deliver high quality services to newcomers across the country for up to 5 years.
Pre-arrival settlement services are a key element of Canada’s immigration program. They provide newcomers, including refugees, with the information and settlement support they need to make informed decisions about their new life in Canada before they arrive, such as how to prepare for finding a job. To help deliver these important services, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be providing funding of $1.5 million to the Actions interculturelles de développement et d’éducation (AIDE).
Ontario Cutting Red Tape to Help Build Housing for Seniors in Simcoe County, Changes will help 600 seniors and create 200 jobs.
Priority projects will mean safer, faster, more convenient commutes.
Province Seeks Feedback on Proposed Changes to Provincial Policy Statement.
Governments support actions by farmers to benefit Lake Erie watershed.
Research investment to develop new on-farm fruit and vegetable production practices
Ontario Government Launches Summer Safety Blitz to Protect Workers