The government of Ontario has appointed Dr. Gordon Cleveland to lead a new study with the goal of building a child care system that makes child care universally accessible and affordable to all Ontario families.
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The government has announced that up to 213 students across northern Ontario will have summer job opportunities due to over $870,000 in Canada Summer Jobs funding.
The 40 new centres aims to help the province better meet the needs of our growing seniors' population, and will offer social and recreational programming such as exercise classes, transportation services, communal dining and health and wellness classes.
The deputy chairpersons of the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) and the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) have recently begun to meet to ensure that they are each aware of the pressures and priorities facing the other division. This context will enable each division to carry out its mandate more effectively.
The government of Canada has announced that it will provide funding to help 144 vulnerable youth in London, Ontario to overcome barriers to employment, develop essential job skills or return to school.
The government of Canada has announced that it will help 150 vulnerable youth in Hamilton develop essential skills and knowledge needed to overcome barriers to employment, join the workforce or return to school.
Throughout 2017, Social Planning Toronto (SPT) will be producing a series of reports highlighting newly released 2016 Census data from Statistics Canada and its significance for Toronto and its communities.
Legal Aid Ontario has been speaking to people in the community about issues related to its Racialized Communities Strategy. Through it all, they have heard one concern raised again and again by community members, community agencies and staff at community legal clinics: more needs to be done to support children in conflict with the education system.
Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) will be holding a series of in-person and online sessions this fall to meet with clients, lawyers, community legal clinics and other community agencies to talk about some of the issues faced by racialized communities when it comes to getting the legal services they need.
Ahead of those meetings, LAO is making its consultation paper available as a starting point for discussion.