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Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
The Government of Ontario is providing Conseil scolaire Viamonde with $10.2 million to purchase the former Greenwood Secondary School site from the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). This will be the new home for a French-language school project in East Toronto. The future school will accommodate 501 students from grades 7-12 and is part of the province's plan to support students with better learning spaces.
The new, yet-to-be-named secondary school will be located at 24 Mountjoy Avenue in Toronto.
The Ontario Government is asking people in Halton Region for their best advice on how to make life more affordable, invest in critical public services and balance the budget by 2023 through public consultations for the 2020 Budget.
Today, theMinister of Financem, the MPP for Oakville, the, MPP for Oakville North—Burlington, and the MPP for Burlington, were in Oakville to host a public consultation for the 2020 Budget.
The Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and co-chair of the federal-provincial-territorial health table joined the Minister of Health for Canada, and ministerial colleagues from each of the provinces and territories to share important information and further coordinate our joint efforts to protect the health and well being of all Canadians, including Ontarians, from the emerging issues of the Wuhan novel coronavirus. The federal government outlined their enhanced measures, which now include:
Ontario is tackling shortages in the skilled trades by supporting pre-apprenticeship projects that will prepare over 100 people in London for good jobs and careers.
The Ontario government is investing in four London-based training programs for a variety of trades, including baker-pâtissier, construction worker, brick and stone mason and educational assistant.
Today, the Minister of Colleges and Universities, the Minister of Francophone Affairs and the Federal Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, signed a historic funding agreement on behalf of the governments of Ontario and Canada to support the Université de l'Ontario français, the first French-language university governed by and for Ontario Francophones.
Province Supporting Local Businesses to Strengthen Auto and Manufacturing Sectors
Windsor — The government is helping build Ontario together by investing in local businesses to help create 194 new jobs and retain 199 positions in the automotive and manufacturing sectors.
Ontario is calling on interested individuals to apply for the Minister's Advisory Council on Special Education (MACSE). The Council members will provide advice to the Minister of Education on the development and delivery of special education programs and services.
Rights Bites, CLEO’s audio podcast series for newcomers, draws attention to some common legal problems that affect newcomer tenants and workers in Ontario, and gives information about legal rights.
Ontario is protecting the health care system against fraud by ensuring the final transition to a more secure photo health card. As of July 1, 2020, red and white health cards will no longer be accepted for Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) services.
Starting this month, individuals with red and white health cards will begin to receive letters letting them know that they will need to get a photo health card at a ServiceOntario centre before the July 1, 2020, deadline.
Photo health cards can easily be obtained for free at ServiceOntario by: