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Transforming Autism Services for Children and Their Families

All Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder Eligible for New Ontario Autism Program Ministry of Children and Youth Services, on June 8, 2017 The province is transforming the way that children and youth with autism, and their families, receive services and supports...
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Creating Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs for Temporary Help Workers

Equal Pay for Equal Work, Card-Based Certification Part of Plan to Help Vulnerable Employees in a Changing Economy Ministry of Labour, June 6, 2017 Ontario is taking historic action to improve the working conditions of temporary help agency workers with a plan for Fair Workplaces...
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Making Child Care More Accessible and Affordable for Families

New Investment Will Help 100,000 More Children Access Licensed Child Care Ministry of Education, on June 6, 2017 Ontario is helping children and families access affordable, quality child care with a historic new investment to help 100,000 more children access licensed child care...
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Toronto neuroscientist tackling science, sex and sexism in women’s health

Gillian Einstein, a distant cousin of Albert Einstein, is exploring why brain disorders like Alzheimer’s disproportionately affect women. Her research raises a difficult question: Do cultural practices and health anomalies reflect differences between the sexes, or do they create...
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NEW: Women Mentoring Women for Inclusive Leadership

  Upcoming Toronto Workshop: June 20, 2017, 9am – 4pm Application Deadline: June 1, 2017  The Ontario Women’s Health Network (OWHN) is currently accepting applications for the Women Mentoring Women for Inclusive Leadership Program. This new program will support...
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Opioid Data

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, May 24, 2017 The following statement was issued today by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health and Provincial Overdose Coordinator, and Dr. Dirk Huyer, Chief Coroner for...
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The Changing Workplaces Review – Summary Report

Minister of Labour, May 23, 2017 Statement from Minister Flynn on the Release of the Changing Workplaces Review Final Report “The Government of Ontario released the Changing Workplaces Review final report this morning. This is Ontario’s first independent review in...
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Ontario Investing in Sport and Recreation Opportunities for Indigenous Youth

 Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, May 11, 2017 Ontario is supporting the next generation of Indigenous leaders with new sport and recreation opportunities for Indigenous youth across the province. Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Eleanor McMahon was at the 2017...
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Over 90 community leaders challenge Council on backward budget process

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 In an open letter sent to Mayor John Tory and Toronto City Council, over 90 leaders from the nonprofit and community sector stressed the need to fund already-approved Council strategies including policies set to impact seniors, child care, and poverty...
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Expanding and Enhancing Interprofessional Health Care Teams

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, May 10, 2017 As part of the 2017 Budget, Ontario is helping more people across the province access teams of health care professionals, to ensure patients can receive comprehensive and personalized health care where they need it. John Fraser,...