The province is increasing support for approximately 20,000 students with special education needs across Northern Ontario, with the aim to help ensure that every student can be successful and reach their full potential.
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Ontario Place will be at the centre of the action this summer as the province celebrates its 150th anniversary, with four free festivals to mark the milestone.
Recently, the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) announced that refugee claims from four countries, including Egypt, can be processed under its expedited policy. Incorrect information has been shared from unofficial sources about what this means for people seeking protection in Canada. The IRB would like to clarify this information.
The governments of Canada and Ontario celebrated the grand opening of 1100 Donald Street East today, adding eight units of affordable housing in Thunder Bay.
Ontario's Early Researcher Awards program will support 77 projects across 17 leading institutions. These awards aim to help sharpen Ontario's competitive edge by fostering discoveries, including new technologies, treatments and cures for illnesses while supporting high quality, knowledge-based jobs for people across the province.
Ontario has introduced legislation that would, if passed, increase housing affordability for people in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) and make public transit more affordable for seniors across the province.
Today, Ontario passed the Anti-Human Trafficking Act, 2017, which will increase protection for survivors of human trafficking and make it easier for survivors to pursue compensation.
The Rental Fairness Act, 2017 expands rent control to all private rental units, including those occupied on or after November 1, 1991. Effective April 20, 2017, landlords cannot raise rents more than the rent increase guideline, which is 1.5 per cent in 2017. Any rent increase notices above this amount given on or after April 20 must be reduced to 1.5 per cent.
Families of children with autism will have more options for their children's service through a new, permanent direct funding option, which will be implemented by the end of this year through the Ontario Autism Program (OAP).