Ontario Launches Free Job Training for People with Disabilities

The Ontario government is investing $6.5 million to support five innovative projects to help more than 3,770 people with disabilities find meaningful jobs with businesses in their communities.

Keeping people living with dementia safe and engaged thanks to OTF Resilient Communities Fund Grant

MPP Michael Parsa and MPP Laura Smith met with the team at the Alzheimer Society of York Region to hear how a $149,500 Resilient Communities Fund grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is making an impact.

Ontario Removing Unfair Work Barriers for Skilled Newcomers

The Ontario government is leading the country with changes to help internationally-trained immigrants work in the fields they’ve studied in. After introducing historic legislation that banned regulated professions from requiring Canadian work experience in more than 30 occupations.

Ontario Investing in More Accessible Communities

The Ontario government is providing up to $1.5 million this year to not-for-profits and organizations across the province so they can develop tools and educational resources to raise awareness about the value and benefits of accessibility and help make Ontario open to people of all abilities.

Applications are Live for Ontario’s Learn and Stay Grant

The Learn and Stay Grant provides full, upfront funding for tuition, books and other costs for students who enroll in an eligible nursing, paramedic or medical laboratory technologist program and agree to stay in underserviced communities to work after graduation.

Ontario Increasing Homelessness Prevention Support for Indigenous People

The Ontario government is investing an additional $2.9 million for the Miziwe Biik Development Corporation – to support homelessness prevention efforts in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) through the province’s Indigenous Supportive Housing Program (ISHP).

Ontario Investing in Life-Saving Training for Firefighters

The Ontario government is investing $700,000 to support four innovative and free training projects designed for 203 professional and volunteer firefighters around the province.

Member Statement: Transit Oriented Communities

Thank you M Speaker.   Recently, I joined Minister Mulroney to announce that we are one […]

Ontario Strengthening Supports to Combat Hate and Create Safer Communities

The Ontario government is investing $25.5 million over two years to help address the rise of hate incidents against religious and minority groups.