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.
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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.
The government's plan to reduce time-to-trial and improve the bail system aims to enhance public safety by speeding up the resolution of criminal cases and making more supports and supervision available to vulnerable, low-risk individuals who come in contact with the law.
As of January 1, 2017, a new regulation comes into effect that will prohibit police from requesting identifying information arbitrarily, or based on a person's race or presence in a high-crime neighbourhood during certain police-public interactions.
Starting next month, the Employment Insurance (EI) waiting period will be shortened from two weeks to one week.
This recorded webinar presented by Volunteer Canada will provide an overview of how you can volunteer to propel your career development and in turn, help propel the development of your community.