Toronto - Apr. 24, 2019: Senior citizens in Ontario deserve to be respected and live in dignity. Often obstacles and finances have prohibited some seniors from being able to receive the dental care they require. Ontario is protecting what matters most by providing low-income seniors access to quality dental care through a new publicly-funded dental care program that will begin in late summer 2019. FULL STORY
Windsor - Apr. 23, 2019: Plan to recycle your electronics, bikes, clothing, tires, medication and so much more on Saturday, April 27th from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Use the easy drive-thru service on the north side of the mall’s parking lot near E.C. Row Expressway as Devonshire Mall and environmentally friendly community partners provide recycling options FULL STORY
Toronto - Apr. 19, 2019: Hallway health care is a significant problem that continues to strain Ontario's hospitals and health care system. Across Ontario, too many patients are left waiting too long for the care they need. With these long-overdue infrastructure investments, we will ease the crippling pressures plaguing Ontario's hospitals and empower nurses and doctors to provide better, faster care," said Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care. FULL STORY
Windsor - Apr. 19, 2019: Join the Windsor-Essex Therapeutic Riding Association for an evening of fun at our farm (3323 North Malden Rd) to support Canada’s first and longest running therapeutic riding centre. See first hand where your contribution is making a difference. The event will be held May 4, 2019 from 6pm-12am. FULL STORY
Toronto - Apr. 18, 2019: Doug Ford's decision to cut the majority of Ontario’s local paramedic services may put lives at risk in rural Ontario, said NDP Deputy Leader John Vanthof during question period Wednesday.
Doug Ford is cutting the number of ambulance services from 52 to just 10. FULL STORY
Essex - Apr. 18, 2019: More than 3,500 students will have the chance to experience the Earth Day Travelling Road Show over the next two weeks, thanks to the lead sponsorship of the Stephanie and Barry Zekelman Foundation. The Foundation is the presenting partner of this fun, interactive educational outreach program, developed and delivered by the Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) to primary students (K-4) across Windsor-Essex. FULL STORY
Markham - Apr. 18, 2019: Ontario's government is providing real relief to job creators and making Ontario open for business with the introduction of the 2019 Budget, Protecting What Matters Most. Today, Premier Doug Ford joined Todd Smith, Minister of Economic Growth, Job Creation and Trade, at Veoneer Canada Inc. to congratulate them on forecasting the creation of 300 new jobs and to reinforce the government's commitment to help businesses invest and grow in Ontario. FULL STORY
Essex - Apr. 16, 2019: The Essex Region Conservation Authority has formalized its Greenway Etiquette Guidelines to promote best practices along the multi-use trail. After receiving more than 850 responses, we recognized we could improve communications about trail etiquette through information on our website, better signage and in-person forums, said Kevin Money, Director of Conservation Services. FULL STORY
Toronto - Apr. 16, 2019: Doug Ford took $1 billion away from the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services in his first budget, and NDP MPPs Lisa Gretzky (Windsor West) and Monique Taylor (Hamilton Mountain) say those with disabilities and children living with autism are worried about what that means. The Ontario Autism Program provides support for children with autism, the Special Services At Home program supports families with children with disabilities including autism who are cared for at home. (SSAH) FULL STORY
Toronto - Apr. 15, 2019: Ontario is protecting what matters most and standing up for the people by taking the next step in opposing the federal government's unconstitutional carbon tax, which threatens Ontario jobs and makes life less affordable for families, students, seniors and communities. Over the past few weeks, we have demonstrated clearly the very real cost of the federal government's carbon tax on the people, institutions and services of our province," said Rod Phillips, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks FULL STORY
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