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Ontario Investing in Significant Wetland Restoration Projects

Posted on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 01:09 PM

Partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada helping conserve provincial wetlands

The Ontario government is partnering with Ducks Unlimited Canada to enhance and restore approximately 60 local wetlands across the province over the next year, as part of a five-year, $30 million Wetlands Conservation Partner Program. Ducks Unlimited Canada is receiving $6 million for projects that will help improve water quality, preserve and increase habitats for endangered species, help prevent flooding and build climate...

Ontario Supporting 2SLGBTQI+ Students

Posted on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 01:54 PM

Province Taking Action to Combat Homophobia and Promote Inclusion

The Ontario government is partnering with community organizations to better support Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer or Questioning, and Intersex (2SLGBTQI+) students and their families. Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, made the announcement as part of the province’s ongoing efforts to promote an education system that upholds and champions human rights and equity for all students. In addition, the government is...

Eat Shop Live

Posted on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 01:42 PM

The launch of connects residents, tourists and businesses to the right information at the right time. The collaborative effort between the Wawa BIA and Wawa EDC is set to digitalize the eating, shopping and living experience in Wawa by providing an interactive directory of storefronts, services, artisans and restaurants with complete business and menu listings for everything local in Wawa. Stop searching Facebook and start to eat, shop, live like a local. Take a look at Wawa's...

Ontario Supporting the Identification and Commemoration of Indian Residential School Burial Sites

Posted on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 01:09 PM

Province partnering with Indian Residential School survivors, families and Indigenous leaders on a community-led approach

The Ontario government is providing $10 million to help support the identification, investigation, protection and commemoration of Indian Residential School burial sites across the province. The funding will also ensure that culturally appropriate, trauma-informed mental health supports are available for Indian Residential School survivors, their families and Indigenous communities.

Ontario Marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Posted on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 01:06 PM

Province Ensuring Ontario’s Seniors Are Safe

The Honourable Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility, issued the following statement:

“On June 15th, our province marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day to recognize and raise awareness about abuse on older adults. Unfortunately, many seniors continue to be victims of physical, psychological and financial abuse, often by someone they trust.

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