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Ontario Expanding Choices for Prospective Nursing Students

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NORTH BAY — The Ontario government is providing a new pathway for nursing education in North Bay with the launch of Canadore College’s new stand-alone four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Details were shared today by Jill Dunlop, Minister of Colleges and Universities and Vic Fedeli, MPP for Nipissing. “This is an important milestone for postsecondary education in Ontario. …

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25,000 appointments available at Toronto-run clinics till Feb 19

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Toronto – Team Toronto continues to work hard to provide residents with opportunities to get their first, second or third dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Almost 25,000 appointments are available at City-run clinics from today through February 19, including 3,874 appointments for this coming Sunday, January 23, and Monday, January 24. In addition, this Sunday, Team Toronto will hold Vax The …

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Ontario Gives Boost to Public Transit in Milton

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Province tops up Gas Tax funding to make up for reduced gas sales during COVID-19 Milton – The Ontario government is providing $1,315,588 to support the expansion and improvement of public transit services in Milton. The funding is part of the province’s Gas Tax program which will allocate $375.6 million this year to 107 municipalities that deliver public transit. “Our …

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Toronto began towing vehicles abandoned or illegally parked as snow clean-up continues

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Toronto – Starting yesterday,  Toronto will be tagging and towing abandoned vehicles that are parked illegally as well as those parked on designated snow routes that are impeding the work of snow plows and other snow clearing efforts and/or TTC vehicles. This is required to make room for the City’s crews and equipment as they continue with plowing operations throughout …

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Governments Increasing Veterinarian Capacity for Ontario Farms With $4m Investment

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BLYTH – The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $4 million dollars through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership) to help give farmers improved access to veterinary services when and where they need it. The Livestock Veterinary Innovation Initiative is a new, cost-share program that will increase the access options for veterinary care, especially in rural and …

Parm Gill

Ontario Improving School in Milton

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Investment will Support Access to Quality Education Opportunities for Working Families Milton – Parm Gill, the MPP for Milton is pleased to announce another school expansion for Milton. The Ontario government is investing an additional $2 million to improve St. Kateri Tekakwitha, the former Milton #3 CSS, to help working families in Milton. This investment in the Halton Catholic District …

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Toronto to distribute COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits to community-based child care providers

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Toronto – The City of Toronto is working with the Province of Ontario to distribute rapid antigen tests to licensed child care programs in the community for use where a staff member, child care provider or child in care is showing symptoms of COVID-19. Beginning yesterday, the City will support this provincial initiative by helping to ensure that rapid antigen …

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Registration open for Toronto’s 2022 CaféTO program

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Toronto – Mayor John Tory announced that registration for CaféTO is open for 2022. Starting today, local restaurant and bar operators interested in expanding their outdoor dining space into the curb lane and onto sidewalks can register and apply for permits online at Toronto.ca/CafeTO. The CaféTO program provides more outdoor dining areas by making space in the public right-of-way available …

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Ontario Hires 25 New Community Reintegration Officers

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TORONTO — The Ontario government is continuing to strengthen public safety by hiring 25 new community reintegration officers to directly support the successful transition of individuals in custody returning to their community. This is part of Ontario’s investment of $23 million over two years to hire 50 additional probation and parole officers across the province. “Our government supports the work …

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Applications Now Open for Ontario Business Costs Rebate Program

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TORONTO — Eligible businesses required to close or reduce capacity due to the current public health measures put in place to blunt the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 can apply for the new Ontario Business Costs Rebate Program starting today. Through the new program, the government will provide eligible businesses with a rebate payment of up to 100 per cent for property …