The government of Ontario is reminding those looking to purchase their first home that the maximum Land Transfer Tax refund has been doubled to $4,000 for eligible first-time homebuyers as of as of January 1, 2017.
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The increase in employment in Ontario for December was bolstered by gains in construction and professional, scientific and technical services.
Using data from the 2011 National Household Survey and the 2001 Census of the population, this study provides a portrait of health care professionals who offered or were able to offer services to the official minority-language population.
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) National is hosting their second Annual National Conference in September 2017. The 2017 conference theme is It Takes a Nation and submissions for abstracts will be accepted until February 24, 2016.
The government of Ontario is reminding seniors who are turning 65 in 2017 that, starting January 1, they will be eligible to get the shingles vaccine free of charge, This will save approximately $170 and help them stay healthy.
Ontario took several new steps to strengthen public services in 2016.
The province is providing funding to a group of 10 developmental services agencies known as the Intentional Community Consortium (ICC) to develop an inclusive, community-based housing strategy for adults with developmental disabilities. The ICC is guided by a vision of creating housing options in communities across Ontario while leveraging collaborative partnerships.
With the arrival of winter and cold temperatures, the Guelph & Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination brought partners together to introduce a community cold weather response for people experiencing homelessness.
The Law Society of Upper Canada has approved the final report by the Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees Working Group. It provides 13 recommendations to address issues of systemic racism in the legal professions.
This recorded webinar explores the critical role that information and communications technology (ICT) plays in improving the lives of refugees.