Canada Supporting Humanitarian Relief Efforts in Ukraine

02-May-2022 08:00 AM

Updated on May 2, 2022 Be informed donors before donating to Ukrainian relief CTV News: "Charity Intelligence is a Canadian organization that researches charities to help people be informed donors. The managing director urges people to resist donating physical items like clothing or food, suggesting the number of things already contributed is ...

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 IC Savings announces $120,000 donation in support of Ukraine

01-May-2022 08:00 AM

IC Savings today announced a donation to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation in support of immediate humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine. The GTA-based credit union launched a campaign among its membership in March that saw it match donations, dollar for dollar, for double the impact. The initial challenge of $50,000 was met just a little more than a ...

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 Leading Technology Companies And Yuri & Julia Milner Join Forces To Launch New Global Initiative "Tech For Refugees"

30-Apr-2022 02:26 PM

- Inaugural Technology Partners of "Tech for Refugees" Initiative Include Airbnb.org, Flexport.org and Spotify. - Seed Donation of $100 Million Pledged by Breakthrough Prize Foundation Established by Yuri and Julia Milner. - Initiative Will Help Partners to Support Refugee Relief and Humanitarian Programs in Ukraine and Worldwide. - On April 28, ...

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Health Canada warns Canadians that a Vertbaudet children's bathrobe poses a flammability hazard

29-Apr-2022 02:27 PM

Summary Product: Vertbaudet Hearts children's bathrobe, light pink with white hearts. Issue: This children's bathrobe poses a flammability hazard and does not meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear of the Children's Sleepwear Regulations. What to do: Immediately stop using this product and dispose of it. Issue The product ...

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Upcoming event: Toronto History Museums to permanently provide free general admission year-round

29-Apr-2022 12:00 PM

Today, Mayor John Tory proclaimed May as Museum Month in Toronto and announced that as of Sunday, May 1, Toronto History Museums will provide free general admission to all its 10 museums permanently to ensure equitable access to museum sites and provide everyone an opportunity to participate in cultural heritage and spaces. Read the official Museum ...

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JOBS Government of Canada announces Workforce Solutions Road Map

29-Apr-2022 12:00 PM

- Workforce Solutions Road Map - further changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program to address labour shortages across Canada. - Canada's economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is well underway. In February 2022, Canada added 337,000 jobs, bringing our unemployment rate to 5.5% - the lowest since the start of the pandemic. In fact, ...

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Upcoming event: Toot-Toot if you're coming! Redpath Waterfront Festival IS Coming Back

29-Apr-2022 10:22 AM

- We're coming back with a SPLASH! - The Redpath Waterfront Festival returns to Toronto’s waterfront with our first in-person festival in over two years! The Festival will celebrate the last weekend of summer by featuring unique on-land and on-water programs including Theodore TOO tugboat, live music on two stages, a giant inflatable beaver, ...

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Budget 2022 Ontario’s Plan to Build

28-Apr-2022 06:33 PM

- 2022 Budget supports a plan for better jobs and bigger paycheques, building highways, transit and hospitals, and lower costs for families. - Today, Minister of Finance Peter Bethlenfalvy released the 2022 Budget. Ontario’s Plan to Build has five pillars: 1. Rebuilding Ontario’s Economy 2. Working for Workers 3. Building Highways and Key ...

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 Centennial College earmarks $110,000 annually to assist students escaping war-torn nations

28-Apr-2022 12:00 PM

Precipitated by recent global crises and in line with its activist global citizenship principles, Centennial College is allocating $110,000 of financial assistance per year for refugees and persons displaced by war and political strife. During the first year, the college's focused financial outreach entails support for four Ukrainian students who ...

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Ontario Building a Stronger, More Resilient Scarborough Health Network

23-Apr-2022 12:00 PM

- Investments will support planning for over $1 billion in new health infrastructure to care for families in Scarborough. - As part of its plan to stay open, Ontario is investing over $1 billion in several major redevelopment and expansion projects for the Scarborough Health Network. This funding will build more capacity for Scarborough and ...

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Ontario Launches New Tool to Connect People to Nurses and Other Health Services from Anywhere at Any Time

22-Apr-2022 06:30 PM

- Health Connect Ontario makes it easier for Ontarians to access timely care and information by phone, chat and online. - As part of its plan to stay open, the Ontario government and Ontario Health have launched Health Connect Ontario, a new tool that will allow Ontarians to call or chat online with a registered nurse and find the health care ...

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Ontario Launches New Tool to Connect People to Nurses and Other Health Services from Anywhere at Any Time

22-Apr-2022 12:23 PM

- Health Connect Ontario makes it easier for Ontarians to access timely care and information by phone, chat and online. - TORONTO — As part of its plan to stay open, the Ontario government and Ontario Health have launched Health Connect Ontario, a new tool that will allow Ontarians to call or chat online with a registered nurse and find the health ...

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Ontario Modernizing its Emergency Response System

22-Apr-2022 12:00 PM

- Investment in 9-1-1 system will help emergency operators and dispatchers save more lives. - The Ontario government is investing $208 million over three years to enhance the province’s 9-1-1 emergency response system. The funding will enable significant technology and infrastructure upgrades to support the transition to a new 9-1-1 ...

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JOBS Ontario Training Nearly 1,500 People for Plumbing and Piping Careers

22-Apr-2022 10:22 AM

- Workers can earn bigger paycheques building historic projects across Ontario. - The Ontario government is working for workers by investing over $11.6 million in two projects that will help nearly 1,500 apprentices and journeypersons upgrade their skills in plumbing, steamfitting, welding, sprinkler fitting, and refrigeration trades to earn ...

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Province receives royal assent for legislation to build more homes and protect homebuyers

22-Apr-2022 08:00 AM

- Province receives royal assent for legislation to build more homes and protect homebuyers. - Ontario has received royal assent for legislation to support the government’s More Homes for Everyone plan, which delivers both near-term solutions and long-term commitments to build more homes faster to put home ownership within reach for all Ontario ...

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City of Toronto breaks ground for Toronto’s first net zero community centre

21-Apr-2022 02:23 PM

On April 14 , 2022 Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson (Scarborough Centre), Chair of the Economic and Community Development Committee and Councillor Jennifer McKelvie (Scarborough-Rouge Park), Chair of the Infrastructure and Environment Committee broke ground for the new North East Scarborough Community Recreation & Child Care Centre. This Centre, ...

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Ontario Building New Long-Term Care Beds in Vaughan

21-Apr-2022 12:00 PM

- Ongoing investments in new projects will bring much-needed beds to the province. - Today, Paul Calandra, Minister of Long Term Care, along with Stephen Lecce, MPP for King-Vaughan, announced that the Ontario government is adding 256 new long-term care beds and building a new long-term care home for the Mackenzie Health Vaughan Long-Term Care ...

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Ontario Building 40,000 More Homes Near Transit in York Region

21-Apr-2022 10:11 AM

- More housing will keep costs down for families with expanded transit reducing gridlock in growing region. - With new transit-oriented communities (TOCs) at the future Bridge and High Tech stations along the Yonge North Subway Extension, the Ontario government is building more than 40,000 homes near transit in York Region. By building ...

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Upcoming Event: Redpath Waterfront Festival Returns to Toronto with a Splash!

21-Apr-2022 08:00 AM

- The annual festival announces 2022 dates and programming. - The Redpath Waterfront Festival (RWF) today announced its return to Toronto’s waterfront with its first in-person festival after two years. From September 17-18, 2022, visitors are invited to a ‘Water Weekend’ which will take place in HTO Park and Sugar Beach. The Festival will ...

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Cineplex's Entire Circuit of Theatres and Entertainment Venues Fully Open as Operating Restrictions Lifted Across Canada

20-Apr-2022 06:31 PM

Cineplex, Canada's leading entertainment and media company, is pleased to advise that all of its 172 theatres and entertainment venues across the country are open and operating at full capacity, with all previously mandated federal, provincial and municipal operating restrictions removed. This is the first time since March 2020 that all Cineplex ...

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New Data Analysis Shows Increase in Cancer Caregivers in Canada, and the Significant Impact of COVID-19

20-Apr-2022 04:34 PM

- Highlights from the newest report analysis: - 28 per cent of cancer caregivers became a caregiver since the beginning of the pandemic. - 25 per cent of cancer caregivers reporting having discussions and/or revisiting end-of-life decisions due to delayed diagnosis and treatment. - 76 per cent of cancer caregivers reported feeling somewhat or very ...

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Budget 2022 Minister Alghabra announces Budget 2022 investments to make life more affordable for seniors and all Canadians

20-Apr-2022 02:28 PM

Through Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable, the government of Canada makes targeted and responsible investments to create good jobs, grow our economy, and build a Canada where nobody gets left behind. Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, announced Budget 2022 investments that will help ...

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City of Toronto's new Clark Centre for the Arts in Scarborough opens today

20-Apr-2022 02:23 PM

Today, the City of Toronto's new Clark Centre for the Arts, located at 191 Guildwood Pkwy., in Guild Park and Gardens, officially opened to the public with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting and free open house. Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson (Scarborough Centre) and Councillor Ainslie (Scarborough-Guildwood) were joined by Randell Adjei Ontario's Poet ...

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Budget 2022 Minister Ien highlights how Budget 2022 is making life more affordable for Canadians

20-Apr-2022 12:00 PM

Through Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable, the Government of Canada will make targeted and responsible investments to create good jobs, grow the economy, and build a Canada where nobody gets left behind. Today, Gary Anandasangaree, Member of Parliament for Scarborough Rouge Park and the Honourable Marci Ien, ...

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