The government of Ontario will be offering new and expanded health care services for mothers and babies, including more midwives, enhanced newborn screening and increased supports for vulnerable babies.
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Ontario has passed legislation that will support the implementation of medical assistance in dying in the province by providing more protection and greater clarity for patients, their families, health care providers and health care institutions.
The government of Ontario is providing new investments in inter-professional health care aimed to meet the individual and complex needs of patients.
Three youth will receive the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers, the highest honour a young person can achieve for volunteer contributions to the province.
The government of Ontario aims to help to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities for workers on construction sites across the province through the implementation of its Construction Health and Safety Action Plan.
Ontario has introduced legislation that would, if passed, lower electricity bills by 25 per cent on average for all residential customers to provide significant rate relief and ensure greater fairness.
The new age limit of “under 22” will come into effect starting October 24, 2017, raising it from the current “under 19” requirement for new applications for all immigration programs under Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, including for refugees.
The government of Ontario is investing more than $600 million dollars over the next three years in affordable and sustainable housing in Toronto, including millions more for repairs and retrofits to social housing buildings.
This package provides resources and tools for Employment Specialists who are looking to expand their programming and adapt their practices to better serve youth with mental health issues. It covers topics such as: basic mental health, how to best adapt employment service practices to fit the needs of youth living with mental illness, and how to prepare youth living with mental health issues for new employment.
Starting May 1, 2017, some citizens from Brazil, Bulgaria and Romania are able to apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), instead of a visitor visa, to fly to, or transit through a Canadian airport.
However, Brazilians, Bulgarians and Romanians who are not eligible to apply for an eTA or who are travelling to Canada by car, bus, train or boat, including a cruise ship, will still need a visitor visa.