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More Support to Those Affected by Opioid Crisis

Measures Include More Front Line Workers, Naloxone and Rapid Access to Treatment Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, on August 29, 2017 Ontario is providing urgent relief to those affected by the opioid crisis, including adding more front-line harm-reduction workers, expanding...
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Helping Seniors Stay Active in Their Communities

Ontario Supporting Local Projects that Support Healthy and Active Seniors Ministry of Seniors Affairs, June 7, 2017 Ontario is supporting up to 460 new projects through the Seniors Community Grant program to help seniors get involved and stay active in their communities. Minister...
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Increasing Supports for the Infant Hearing Program

Supporting Early Intervention for Babies at Risk of Developing Permanent Hearing Loss Ministry of Children and Youth Services on July 4, 2017 Ontario is providing additional support to detect potential hearing loss in newborns sooner and ensure that families with children who...
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New Program to Support Community Hub Development

Helping Communities Access Integrated Public Services Ontario Launches New Program to Support Community Hub Development Ministry of Infrastructure, on June 29, 2017 Ontario has launched a new program that will make it easier for community partners to offer health, social,...
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Young Families Seeking Community Spaces As School Year Ends

Toronto’s ‘Condo Baby Boom’ Has Started: Young Families Seeking Community Spaces As School Year Ends Thursday, June 29, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Toronto’s downtown and waterfront condos are now home to thousands of preschool-aged children, finds a new report by Social Planning...
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Supporting New Community Services Hub in Durham

Province Helping People Access Services in Their Communities Ministry of Community and Social Services on June 29, 2017 Ontario is helping to build a new facility in the Durham region that will provide a variety of services and supports for people under one roof. Tracy...
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Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network – Annual Report 2016-2017

“The international community has declared the common global goal of “ending AIDS” by 2030. This year, we heard promising statements from some decisionmakers, and we observed some action on some fronts that could help realize the goal. However, words must be matched by deeds...
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At least 2,458 Canadians died from opioid-related overdoses in 2016: report

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson calls fentanyl-related overdose deaths in city a ‘bloodbath’ CBC News, on Jun 06, 2017 At least 2,458 Canadians died from apparent opioid-related overdoses in 2016, the Public Health Agency of Canada says. That amounts to seven people...
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Supporting Work to Improve Men’s Health

Province Helping Promote Small Steps That Lead to Healthier Lifestyles Office of the Premier,  June 14, 2017 Ontario is partnering with the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation (CMHF), providing funding to encourage men to make small changes in their lives that can make a big...
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More Front-Line Workers for Every Community in Ontario to Combat Opioid Crisis

Province Also Expanding Availability of Life-Saving Naloxone Kits in Communities Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, June 12, 2017 Ontario is stepping up its fight against the national opioid crisis with new front-line addiction and mental health workers for every community in...