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Thursday, September 21 2017
Sports Event for Veterans Coming to Toronto
The third annual Invictus Games will be held in Toronto beginning on September 23 and will run until September 30.
Tuesday, September 19 2017
Reminder to Book Your Child's Eye Exam
Ontario is reminding parents to schedule optometry appointments for their children. The Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) covers annual eye exams by an optometrist or physician for children and youth under 20.
Friday, September 15 2017
Ontario’s New Education Equity Action Plan
Ontario has released a new Education Equity Action Plan. The plan aims to make the education system more equitable and inclusive for all student populations including racialized students, newcomers to Canada, religious minorities and LGBTQ students.
Thursday, September 7 2017
Tips for Student Renters
Ontario has provided student renters with tips for living in rental accommodation. Most off-campus housing is covered by the Residential Tenancies Act.
Wednesday, September 6 2017
Green Ontario Fund Can Help You Save Money
The new Green Ontario Fund can help you reduce energy costs in your home and business. Sign up for the GreenON and you may receive a free Smart thermostat.
Tuesday, September 5 2017
New Eviction Protections for Tenants
There are now stricter rules for landlords who want to evict their tenants so that they or a family member can live in the unit. If your landlord ends your tenancy for this reason they must give you 1 month’s rent or offer you another unit.
Thursday, August 31 2017
New Human Trafficking Lived Experience Roundtable
Ontario is creating a Human Trafficking Lived Experience Roundtable to strengthen Ontario's Strategy to End Human Trafficking. You can apply to be part of the Roundtable until September 15, 2017.
Monday, August 28 2017
Consumer Protection Tips for Home Renovations
The Province of Ontario has consumer protection advice for people completing home renovations. Be sure to research different companies well before hiring one and get a written contract.
Friday, August 25 2017
Passports to Reflect Diverse Gender Identities
Starting August 31st, 2017 Canadians will be able to mark their sex as X (unspecified) when applying for their passports. The X designation will help people who do not identify as either female or male to obtain passports and other government documents.
Thursday, August 24 2017
Reminder to Keep Your Children’s Vaccinations Up to Date
As a new school year approaches, Ontario is reminding parents to ensure their children's vaccines are up to date. If your child isn't vaccinated they are at risk of getting diseases that can be prevented by vaccines.