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...
Posted on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 01:42 PM
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.
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.
Posted on Monday, June 14, 2021 10:32 AM
New framework supports return to play for select professional and elite-amateur sport athletes
June 14, 2021
The Ontario government is releasing a framework for select Ontario professional and elite-amateur sport leagues and events that outlines the minimum requirements that must be met for a safe return to play.
Details were provided today by Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries.
“Our government remains committed to protecting the health and well-being of all...
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