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Friday, December 19, 2014

Rejoice, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
Make environmentally friendly choices this holiday season to fight climate change and keep Ontario's air, land, and water clean.

Holiday Fire Safety Tips
Protect your family with help from the Ontario Fire Marshal. Learn how to keep your family safe with holiday fire safety burning bright in your mind.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Escalator: Jobs for Youth Facing Barriers
CivicAction created the Escalator program to help youth in the Greater Toronto Horseshoe Area facing barriers find their first job.

New Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will begin accepting applications in late January 2015 for the new Immigrant Investor Venture Capital Pilot Program.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Ontario Parks Offer Winter Camping Fun
Ontario's provincial parks offer something for everyone this winter.From cross-country skiing to skating, from winter camping to snowshoeing, Ontario's provincial parks have such a wide variety of fun family activities.

ONN Launches Connect Nonprofit Jobs
Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN), the provincial network for Ontario’s 55,000 nonprofits and charities has launched the first Ontario-only job site for nonprofits by a nonprofit. The site is free to search and subscribe to.

New Website for Newcomer Health Professionals
Internationally educated health professionals may be able to transfer their scientific skills into alternative career paths in Canada’s bio-economy.

Monday, December 15, 2014

New Library Services for Canadians with Print Disabilities
A new national service, the Centre for Equitable Library Access, that provides access to library materials to Canadians with learning, physical or visual disabilities. Residents can access materials in formats of their choice through their local library.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Kids and Diabetes in Schools Project in Six Languages
This new project called Kids and Diabetes in Schools offers an information pack for teachers, children and parents, a app for school personnel to access information and new Canadian guidelines for the care of students living with diabetes.

Winter is Here - Be Prepared, Plan Ahead
The Government of Ontario is reminding drivers to keep safe this winter with a few tips that will help both experienced and new drivers reach their destinations safely.

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