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Celebrating Two-Year Countdown to 2015 Pan American Games‏

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Celebrating Two-Year Countdown to 2015 Pan American Games

July 10, 2013

Ontario’s Investments in Games Creating Jobs, Growing the Economy

Ontario is celebrating the two-year countdown to the 2015 Pan American Games in communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe.The Games will be one of the largest economic drivers in the region over the next two years and will benefit many communities by:

  • Creating 15,000 jobs and an additional 5,200 jobs as part of the construction of the CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes’ Village
  • Attracting 250,000 tourists to the province, showcasing Ontario as a great place to visit and do business
  • Providing up to 20,000 volunteers with training in customer service, hands-on Games operations and health and safety

Since Toronto was announced as the host city in November 2009, construction of all the major venues has been moving forward on time and under budget with a number of significant milestones already achieved, including:

  • Completion of the newly renovated Welland Pan Am Flatwater Centre
  • Fifty per cent completion of the CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes’ Village

Supporting a memorable and successful 2015 Pan American Games is part of the Ontario government’s plan to showcase the province, while creating a fair and prosperous society.

 

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“I’m pleased to join my Ontario government colleagues today at community events all across the Greater Golden Horseshoe to celebrate the youth, diversity and athletic excellence that will be on display as we host the world during the 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games.”
— Michael Chan, Minister Responsible for the Pan/Parapan American Games
“Toronto will be the best Pan American Games ever. As PASO’s President, I have said several times that I want to end my leading period with a legacy of the best Games ever; and I am sure we will do it in Toronto.”
— Mario Vazquez Raña, President of the Pan American Sports Organization

CONTACTS

Jasmine Gill
Minister’s Office
416-325-1759

Padma de Souza
Communications Branch
416-212-9313

2015 Pan/Parapan American Games Secretariat
http://www.ontario.ca/panam2015

 


 

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Ontario Continues to Build Smarter, More Efficient Electricity Grid‏

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Ontario Continues to Build Smarter, More Efficient Electricity Grid

July 2, 2013

Smart Grid Fund Helping to Secure Ontario’s Energy Future

Ontario is now accepting project applications for the next round of the Smart Grid Fund program, seeking innovative projects to support the development of its modern, intelligent electricity system.

The Smart Grid Fund supports Ontario-based projects that test, develop and bring to market the next generation of smart grid solutions. This round of funding will support advanced energy technology projects, such as energy storage and electric vehicle integration.

Supported by investments such as Ontario’s 4.7 million smart meters, the smart grid connects the electricity system with new technologies and sources of information to help reduce service disruptions, increase conservation capacity, waste less energy and increase grid security. Smart grid technologies also provide consumers with conservation tools that allow for more efficient electricity use and help manage costs.

Building a smarter grid is an important part of the Ontario government’s plan to modernize the electricity system in the province and provide clean, reliable and affordable power to consumers.

QUICK FACTS

  • The Smart Grid Fund is a $50 million program that supports high-value opportunities to advance energy innovation in Ontario.
  • Project applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on September 6, 2013.
  • Launched in April 2011, the first round of the Smart Grid Fund is supporting nine projects, and has created more than 600 direct and indirect jobs.
  • A smarter grid is better able to detect, prevent and restore outages, gives families and businesses more tools to manage their power use, and further reduces greenhouse gas emissions by making it easier to connect renewable energy to the grid.

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“We have a real opportunity to build one of the most advanced electricity grids in the world. These smart grid projects will give consumers more power over their electricity use, while ensuring our entire system uses energy as efficiently as possible.”
— Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Energy
“As an education institution graduating the next generation of skilled labour, we recognize the importance and value of funding for sustainability initiatives. The investments being made in advanced energy technology will positively impact the future careers of our graduates.”
— Kent MacDonald, President, Algonquin College

CONTACTS

Beckie Codd-Downey
Minister’s Office
416-325-2690
beckie.codd-downey@ontario.ca

Kirby Dier
Communications Branch
416-326-4542
kirby.dier@ontario.ca

For public inquiries call:
TTY: 1-800-239-4224
1-888-668-4636

Ministry of Energy
http://www.ontario.ca/energy

 


 

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Enjoy August with a Book

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DPR14 – Research and Practice: Exchange and Change

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Discourse Power Resistance

DPR is an annual international conference that has been held each Spring since 2002. The conferences began with a focus on the social, economic, political and cultural forces that shape education policy and practice world-wide. Over the years this broad focus has been maintained; but what has established the international reputation of DPR has been the on-going critical analysis of issues of social justice, and the commitment to enable silenced and marginalized voices to be heard: discourse, power, resistance. Read the rest of this entry »

CRTC approves BCE’s bid to acquire Astral’s television and radio services Conditions imposed will ensure the transaction benefits Canadians and the Canadian broadcasting system

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OTTAWA-GATINEAU, June 27, 2013 — Today, the Canadian Radio-television and
Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) approved an application by Astral
Media Inc. to sell its pay and specialty television channels, conventional
television stations and radio stations to BCE Inc. The CRTC’s approval
comes with a number of conditions that are necessary to uphold the public
interest.
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How to plan a great honeymoon

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Please check out this great article by John Gower:

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Insider Tips on WWOOFing Around the World

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Request, Put a Hold and Check out How To Talk To Crazy People at Your Local Library

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Best Beaches in Krabi: Escape to Paradise

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Art, Architecture and Food in Bologna Italy

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Creating Toronto’s First Ever Mud Graffiti Mural‏

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401 Richmond St. W. Suite 230
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
416-929-9314

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Creating Toronto’s First Ever Mud Graffiti Mural in Regent Park
This summer AFCY provides youth employment hours at Artscape’s Daniels Spectrum through 2013 Daniels Spectrum Outdoor Arts Program Read the rest of this entry »

Ontario Improving Mental Health Services for Children and Youth

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Ontario Improving Mental Health Services for Children and Youth

June 19, 2013

Teresa Piruzza, Minister of Children and Youth Services, joined by Gordon Floyd, President and CEO, Children’s Mental Health Ontario, will make an announcement about enhanced services for children and youth with mental health needs.

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
Gail Appel Institute
114 Maitland Street
Toronto

Closest intersection – Jarvis Street and Wellesley Street East

Street parking available.

CONTACTS

Nauman Khan
Minister’s Office
416-212-7159

Courtney Battistone
Communications Branch
416-325-5156

Ministry of Children and Youth Services
http://www.ontario.ca/children

 


 

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CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 17 to 21 2013‏

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CRTC Decisions and Regulatory Policies for the week of 17 to 21 2013

The CRTC plans to issue the following decisions and/or regulatory policies
in the coming week. This list may not be complete and is subject to change
without notice. Read the rest of this entry »

Stay and Explore in Ontario with the 2013 Fun Pass‏

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Stay and Explore in Ontario with the 2013 Fun Pass

June 13, 2013

Ontario Government Giving Kids Free Admission to 20 Attractions

Ontario is providing more than 1.5 million children across the province with free admission to stay and explore in the province all summer long with the 2013 Fun Pass.

With more than $185 in savings, the Fun Pass makes it more affordable for Ontario families to experience 20 different attractions, including Science North in Sudbury, Discovery Harbour in Penetanguishene and the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto. School-aged children across the province will receive their 2013 Fun Pass with their report card this June and families will be able to enjoy savings until November 1, 2013.

Making it more affordable for families to explore the province’s attractions supports the new Ontario government’s efforts to build more vibrant communities and a prosperous economy.

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  • The Fun Pass provides school-age children with free admission to 20 Ontario attractions when accompanied by a paying adult or senior.
  • The Fun Pass also offers a $2 discount on a daily parking permit at most Ontario Parks.
  • This year, Ontario is making the Fun Pass more accessible by making it available online.
  • Tourism is an important part of Ontario’s economy. In 2011, Ontario’s tourism sector generated over $23 billion in the economy, and supported over 300,000 direct and indirect jobs

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“The new Ontario government is proud to provide affordable access for Ontario students and families across the province with the 2013 Fun Pass. From our unique historical sites, museums, galleries, world-class attractions and breathtaking outdoors, Ontario is truly a place to explore and experience. This summer, I encourage all our students to keep an eye on your report cards and make this summer fun with the Fun Pass!”
— Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport
“The Art Gallery of Ontario is very happy to participate again in this year’s Fun Pass. The AGO has something for everyone, and this summer we will offer a range of artful experiences to families, from Janet Cardiff’s sound sculpture Forty Part Motet to the Algonquin park of the Group of Seven and the miniature worlds of Kim Adams.”
— Matthew Teitelbaum, Director and CEO, Art Gallery of Ontario

CONTACTS

Denelle Balfour
Communications Branch
416-212-3928
denelle.balfour@ontario.ca

Jasmine Gill
Minister’s Office
416-325-1759
jasmine.gill@ontario.ca

Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
http://www.ontario.ca/mtcs

 


 

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CRTC releases 2012 financial results for Canadian conventional television stations

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OTTAWA-GATINEAU, June 13, 2013 —Today, the Canadian Radio-television and
Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released statistical and financial
information on Canadian conventional television stations for the broadcast
year ended August 31, 2012. These annual reports allow interested parties,
including Canadians, to stay informed about the state of the Canadian
communications industry. Read the rest of this entry »

Thousands of Servings of Pasta Donated to North York Harvest Food Bank

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Thousands of Servings of Pasta Donated

to North York Harvest Food Bank

 

 

June 12, 2012 – The North York Harvest Food Bank recently received a donation of 14,570 portions of Catelli® pasta as part of a campaign called Help us Feed the Hope. The delivery is only a small taste of the donations that will be made to the North York Harvest Food Bank and other food banks throughout Ontario and across Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

Donna Kakonge with Clifton Joseph on The Saturday Night Swing on CHIN Radio between 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on 100.7 FM in Toronto or Online

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Listen for Donna Kakonge being interviewed by Clifton Joseph on The Saturday Night Swing on July 27, 2013 from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

It’s on the 100.7 FM dial in Toronto and also online:

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Toronto Eaton Centre Partners with Charity The Remix Project to Support Toronto’s Arts and Culture Community

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TORONTO, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ – Toronto Eaton Centre, downtown Toronto’s premiere shopping and tourist destination, is pleased to announce a philanthropic partnership with Toronto-based charity, The Remix Project.

“It is a very exciting opportunity for Toronto Eaton Centre to work with The Remix Project – a group of passionate, inspired and smart individuals who are really making a difference in our city,” said Meredith Vlitas, Senior Marketing Director, Toronto Eaton Centre. “We look forward to helping Remix strengthen their current offerings of providing education and creative programming for Toronto’s youth, as well as expanding the partnership over the coming years.”

The Remix Project was created in order to help level the playing field for young people from disadvantaged, marginalized and underserved communities. The organization’s programs and services support youth who are trying to enter into the creative industries or further their formal education. The Remix Project provides top-notch alternative, creative, educational programs, facilitators and facilities with a mission to help refine the raw talents of young people from across the GTA in order to help them find success on their own terms.

“As an organization, Remix is creative, high-energy, artistic, urban, and multicultural, all qualities that come to mind when we think of Toronto Eaton Centre.” said Derek ‘Drex’ Jancar, Co-Founder and CFO, The Remix Project. “TorontoEaton Centre is a cultural institution within our City and we see this partnership as a perfect fit to grow culture and creativity within Toronto.”

The partnership with Toronto Eaton Centre will help The Remix Project enhance engagement for youth participants and expand the program’s reach. Toronto Eaton Centre also looks forward to working with Remix on mentorship opportunities and engaging graduates for upcoming projects within the Centre.

“While researching philanthropic partners, our goal was to find an organization that is truly making an impact within our community,” said Susan Allen, General Manager, Toronto Eaton Centre. “Remix’s programs give back directly to the youth and culture within our city, both of which are at the core of what Toronto Eaton Centre stands for. We see this as a fantastic platform to extend our community reach.”

Additional information on The Remix Project is available at theremixproject.ca.

About Toronto Eaton Centre

Stretching two full city blocks North from Yonge and Queen and one city block west from Yonge and Dundas, Toronto Eaton Centre is among Canada’s most recognizable landmarks, and one of the country’s best-known retail shopping destinations. With more than 235 retailers, restaurants and services in the heart of downtown, Toronto Eaton Centre is the city’s premier urban destination. Toronto Eaton Centre is owned and managed by The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd, one of North America’s largest investors, owners and managers of commercial real estate.  For more information about the Toronto Eaton Centre, visit torontoeatoncentre.com.

SOURCE: Toronto Eaton Centre

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Health Minister Attending Opening of Toronto’s First Children’s Hospice

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Health Minister Attending Opening of Toronto’s First Children’s Hospice

June 10, 2013

 

Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, will attend the opening of Emily’s House, Toronto’s first children’s hospice.

 

Date:               Tuesday, June 11

Time:               9 a.m.

Location:         Emily’s House

562 Gerrard Street East

Toronto

Note: The building entrance is located at the north side facing Jack Layton Way. Reserved parking is available in the municipal parking lot across the street.

 

CONTACTS:

Zita Astravas, Minister’s Office, 416-327-9728

Maxine Chan, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, 416-314-6197

ontario.ca/health-news

 


 

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Ontario Strengthening Care for Long-Term Care Residents‏

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Ontario Strengthening Care for Long-Term Care Residents

June 10, 2013

Ontario Government Ensuring More Comprehensive Inspections

Ontario is increasing the number of comprehensive inspections of long-term care homes to strengthen safety and improve care for residents.

The province is hiring more inspectors to perform more unannounced comprehensive Resident Quality Inspections in long-term care homes.  All 633 long-term care homes in the province will receive comprehensive annual inspections. This builds on the 6,700 inspections conducted since 2010.

Ensuring the highest standard of care for long-term care residents is part of the Action Plan for Health Care and supports the new Ontario government’s commitment to provide the right care, at the right time, in the right place.

QUICK FACTS

  • All long-term care homes will receive a new Resident Quality Inspection by the end of 2014 and annually thereafter.
  • 123 Resident Quality Inspections have been conducted in long-term care homes since 2010.
  • Long-term care funding is projected to increase to $3.83 billion in 2013/14 from $2.12 billion in 2003/04. This includes a two per cent increase dedicated to resident care needs proposed in the 2013/14 Budget.
  • Ontario has invested $43 million in Behavioural Supports Ontario to help care for residents with dementia and challenging behaviours and will invest $22.7 million over the next five years to establish Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care.

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QUOTES

“The people of Ontario expect the highest standard of care in their long-term care homes, as well they should. Since 2010, we’ve strengthened inspections in long-term care homes, but there is more to do. That’s why we’re renewing our commitment to annual, proactive inspections, and adding enough new inspectors to get the job done.”
— Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
“Today’s announcement will benefit Ontario’s most frail and vulnerable seniors. Our first priority is to provide safe, quality care to Ontario’s long-term care residents.”
— Candace Chartier, CEO, Ontario Long-Term Care Association

CONTACTS

For public inquiries call ServiceOntario, INFOline
1-866-532-3161
(Toll-free in Ontario only)

Maxine Chan
Communications Branch
416-314-6197
media.moh@ontario.ca

Media Line
Toll-free: 1-888-414-4774
GTA: 416-314-6197
media.moh@ontario.ca

Zita Astravas
Minister’s Office
416-327-9728

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
http://ontario.ca/health

 


 

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CRTC decisions and regulatory policies for the week of 10 to 14 June 2013

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CRTC decisions and regulatory policies for the week of 10 to 14 June 2013

The CRTC plans to issue the following decisions and/or regulatory policies
in the coming week. This list may not be complete and is subject to change
without notice.

Broadcasting Decisions:

Application by Shaw Television Limited Partnership
https://services.crtc.gc.ca/pub/instances-proceedings/Default-Defaut.aspx?S=C&PA=B&PT=PT1&PST=A&Lang=eng
to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language television
service CKND-DT Winnipeg in order to add a digital transmitter to replace
its existing analog transmitter CKND-TV-2 Minnedosa

Application by TVtropolis General Partnership
http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/archive/2013/2013-106.htm#bm4 for authority to
acquire the assets of the national, English-language specialty Category A
service TVtropolis

Ontario Receives Annual Report on French-Language Services

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Ontario Receives Annual Report on French-Language Services

June 5, 2013

Ontario Government Supports Francophone Communities

A report that will help Ontario build on its commitment to improving French-language services was received today from the province’s French Language Services Commissioner.Commissioner François Boileau congratulated the government on actions that have helped improve the delivery of French-language services in the past year, including:

  • Creating a strategy to increase the number of francophone immigrants to Ontario.
  • Promoting equal access to justice in French.
  • Funding for 13 new French-language school initiatives to better meet local needs.
  • Committing to provide better access to postsecondary French-language education.
  • Committing to enhance French-language services for regulatory bodies such as the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Recognizing diversity within the francophone community.

QUICK FACTS

  • The Office of the French Language Services Commissioner was created in 2007. Its mandate includes monitoring the progress made by government ministries and agencies in the delivery of French-language services in Ontario.

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“We are very proud to have established the Office of the French Language Services Commissioner. The government welcomes the Commissioner’s annual report and thanks him for his hard work and leadership. We will carefully consider the report’s recommendations in our ongoing efforts to enhance the overall delivery of French-language services.”
— Madeleine Meilleur, Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs

CONTACTS

Thomas Chanzy
Minister’s Office
416-325-5211

Charles Jean Sucsan
Communications Branch
416-325-4968

Office of Francophone Affairs
http://www.ontario.ca/francophone

 


 

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Ontario Government Making it Easier for Not-for-Profits to Do Business‏

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Ontario Government Making it Easier for Not-for-Profits to Do Business

June 5, 2013

Amendments Pave the Way for Proclamation of Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act

Ontario is one step closer to proclaiming the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (ONCA) – legislation that will increase accountability and transparency for not-for-profit corporations and that will make it easier for them to operate and do business in today’s marketplace.

The Ontario government is introducing amendments, as part of the Companies Statute Law Amendment Act, 2013, that must be in place before ONCA can be proclaimed. Many of the amendments, if passed, would update references to the 60-year-old Corporations Act that currently governs most not-for-profit corporations in the province.

Making it easier for the province’s not-for-profit organizations to do business is part of the new Ontario government’s plan to strengthen the economy and build a fair society for all.

QUICK FACTS

  • Over 50,000 not-for-profit corporations contribute more than $50 billion annually to Ontario’s economy, and about 16 per cent of the Ontario workforce is employed in the not-for-profit sector.
  • More than half of Ontarians do some form of volunteering in the not-for-profit sector.
  • ONCA is targeted to come into effect six months after passage of this legislation.

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“This is an essential step we need to take to complete the important journey we began three years ago. A thriving, modern not-for-profit sector is depending on us to fulfill the commitment we made with ONCA to unleash the creativity and energy of this sector.”
— Tracy MacCharles, Minister of Consumer Services
“The Ontario Nonprofit Network has been an active participant in the development of ONCA, and is eager to see this important legislation proclaimed. The amendments introduced today are a crucial step. Our network is actively preparing to make the transition to ONCA, and to continue to build vibrant, resilient communities in Ontario.”
— Cathy Taylor, Executive Director, Ontario Nonprofit Network

CONTACTS

Bryan LeBlanc
Minister’s Office
416-326-1939

Josh Henry
Communications Branch
416-326-7346

Ministry of Consumer Services
http://www.ontario.ca/consumerservices

 


 

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New Service for Inmates with Serious Mental Illness

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New Service for Inmates with Serious Mental Illness

June 5, 2013

Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, will be joined by partners at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) to announce a new early intervention service for inmates with serious mental illness.

Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Queen Street site

Doctors Association Building

101 Stokes St., Room 1106

Toronto

NOTE: Driving westbound on Queen Street West, about 1km past Bathurst Street, turn left onto Workman Way. Turn right onto Stokes Street. Building is on the left.

Surface parking is available throughout the CAMH site. For Doctors Association Building, parking entrance is west of building on corner of Stokes Street and Gordon Bell Road. Follow the purple “P” sign.

CONTACTS

Craig MacBride
Minister Meilleur’s Office
416-325-8282

Brent Ross
Communications Branch
416-324-7024

Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
http://www.ontario.ca/safety

 


 

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Ontario Protecting Freedom of Expression

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Ontario Protecting Freedom of Expression

June 4, 2013

Government to Introduce Legislation to Safeguard Public Participation in Debate

Ontario is taking steps to protect open dialogue in debates on matters of public interest.

Ontario will introduce legislation today that, if passed, would allow courts to quickly identify and deal with strategic lawsuits. The proposed legislation would prevent the unwarranted silencing of critics and minimize the time and resources wasted by plaintiffs, defendants and the courts on meritless claims. This made-in-Ontario solution strikes a necessary balance between protecting public debate and allowing legitimate claims to proceed in a timely manner.

The proposed law is based on extensive stakeholder consultations and the consensus recommendations of an expert advisory panel to provide a faster, more efficient process to address these strategic lawsuits and provide greater clarity for the parties involved.

 

The ability to freely participate in public discussion about matters of public interest is part of the new Ontario government’s plan to build a fair society for all.

 

QUICK FACTS

  • A strategic lawsuit is when one party uses litigation to intimidate opponents and reduce their ability to participate in public debate, and to deter others from participating in discussions on matters of public interest.
  • The majority of strategic lawsuits are filed in court as claims of “defamation” (libel or slander), have little or no merit, and are often dropped before proceeding to trial.
  • The proposed law would include a fast-track review process, which requires that a request to dismiss must be heard by the courts within 60 days.
  • While laws to help defend citizens against strategic lawsuits are common in the U.S., in Canada, only Quebec has a similar law.

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“We live in a fair and democratic society, and we believe that this law will provide a balanced approach that recognizes both the right to public expression and the importance of protection of reputation.”
— John Gerretsen, Attorney General

CONTACTS

Michael Ferguson
Minister’s Office
416-326-7071

Brendan Crawley
Communications Branch
416-326-2210

Ministry of the Attorney General
http://www.ontario.ca/mag

 


 

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Finding Ways to Keep Children Safe in Ontario‏

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Finding Ways to Keep Children Safe in Ontario

June 3, 2013

Committees Continue to Explore Ways to Prevent Infant, Child and Youth Deaths

The Paediatric Death Review Committee and Deaths Under Five Committee continue to work to identify ways to lower infant death rates, including those associated with unsafe sleeping environments.

The committees released their annual report today, which found that an unsafe sleeping environment was observed in 37 per cent of the 131 infant death cases studied.

Other items in this year’s report include:

 

  • Critical care resources for infants, children and adolescents
  • Sexual/gender identity and links to youth suicide
  • Prescription drug related deaths and the family medicine cabinet

 

QUICK FACTS

  • The safest sleeping situation for infants is on their back, on an unshared surface designed for infant sleep.
  • The Paediatric Death Review Committee and the Deaths Under Five Committee assists the Office of the Chief Coroner in the investigation and review of deaths of children and makes recommendations to help prevent deaths in similar circumstances.
  • The Paediatric Death Review Committee reviews all deaths involving children who were receiving or had received Children’s Aid services within 12 months of their death.

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“The numbers of infant deaths associated with unsafe sleeping environments remain similar year after year. In addition to reminding caregivers to provide safe sleep environments, this data prompts us to explore new investigative tools to better identify causes with the goal of mitigating future occurrences.”
— Dr. Dirk Huyer, Chair of the Paediatric and Deaths Under Five Committee and Regional Supervising Coroner, Central Region

CONTACTS

Laura Blondeau
Office of the Chief Coroner
416-314-4005

Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
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Canadians can cancel their wireless contracts after two years under new CRTC wireless code

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Wireless code to help Canadians make informed choices and contribute to a
dynamic marketplace

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, June 3, 2013 — Today, the Canadian Radio-television and
Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) issued a wireless code that will make
it easier for Canadians to understand their contracts and sets out their
basic rights. The code will apply to new contracts for cellphones and
other personal mobile devices starting on December 2, 2013.

“Every day, Canadians rely on wireless devices while in their homes, at
their jobs, at school or travelling abroad,” said Jean-Pierre Blais,
Chairman of the CRTC. “The wireless code will contribute to a more dynamic
marketplace by making it possible for Canadians to discuss their needs
with service providers at least every two years.”

The wireless code addresses the main frustrations that Canadians shared
with the CRTC, which included the length of wireless contracts,
cancellation fees, roaming charges and other industry practices. Among
other things, individual and small business consumers will be able to:

- terminate their wireless contracts after two years without cancellation
fees, even if they have signed on for a longer term 
- cap extra data charges at $50/month and international data roaming charges
at $100/month to prevent bill shock
- have their cellphones unlocked after 90 days, or immediately if they paid
for the device in full
- return their cellphones, within 15 days and specific usage limits, if they
are unhappy with their service
- accept or decline changes to the key terms of a fixed-term contract (i.e.,
2-year), and
- receive a contract that is easy to read and understand.

The wireless code will apply to all service providers in Canada. In
particular, the code will apply in full to postpaid services (where
customers pay a monthly bill after using their services), and where
applicable to pre-paid wireless services.

“The wireless code is a tool that will empower consumers and help them
make informed choices about the service options that best meet their
needs. To make the most of this tool, consumers also have a responsibility
to educate themselves,” Mr. Blais added. 

The participation of a large number of consumers and the collaboration of
the wireless industry will ensure the wireless code’s successful
implementation. The CRTC’s public consultation attracted over 5,000
participants, including individual Canadians, who shared their views on an
online discussion forum, in writing and at the public hearing held from
February 11 to 15, 2013.

For more information about the wireless code, please visit
www.crtc.gc.ca/wirelesscode.

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Telecom Regulatory Policy CRTC 2013-271
http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/archive/2013/2013-271.htm

Wireless code
http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/info_sht/t14.htm

Wireless code – Your rights as a consumer
http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/info_sht/t15.htm

Infographic on the wireless code
http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/info_sht/t16.htm

Video on the wireless code
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNuIejPTRGE&feature=youtu.be

Reference documents:

Notice of Consultation CRTC 2012-557
http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/archive/2012/2012-557.htm

News release: “CRTC invites Canadians to participate in the development of a code 
for cellphones and other mobile devices” (October 11, 2012)
http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/com100/2012/r121011.htm

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The CRTC 

The CRTC is an administrative tribunal that regulates and supervises
broadcasting and telecommunications in Canada.

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Tel: 819-997-0313, TDD: 819-994-0423, Fax: 819-994-0218
Toll-free # 1-877-249-CRTC (2782)
TDD - Toll-free # 1-877-909-CRTC (2782)
Ask a question or make a complaint 
http://www.crtc.gc.ca/RapidsCCM/Register.asp?lang=E

These documents are available in alternative format upon request.

Interest Rates Announced for Ontario Savings Bonds‏

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Interest Rates Announced for Ontario Savings Bonds

June 3, 2013

Ontario Government Providing Solid Investment Options, Helping Build Prosperous Society

Ontario announced competitive interest rates for the 2013 issue of Ontario Savings Bonds (OSBs), which are on sale today until June 21, 2013.

The interest rates for the 2013 OSBs series are:

The five-year Step-Up Bond interest rates are:

  • 1.15 per cent this year
  • 1.40 per cent in the second year
  • 1.65 per cent in the third year
  • 1.90 per cent in the fourth year
  • 2.15 per cent in the final year

The Fixed-Rate Bonds interest rates are: 

 

  • 1.35 per cent for the three-year Fixed-Rate Bond
  • 2.85 per cent for the 10-year Fixed-Rate Bond

The three-year Variable-Rate Bond interest rate is 1.20 per cent for the first year. 

The interest rate on the Variable-Rate Bonds is effective from June 21, 2013 to June 20, 2014 for series 2010 to 2013. The interest rate on Variable-Rate Bonds for the 2007 to 2009 series was also reset today at 1.20 per cent and is effective from June 21, 2013 to December 20, 2013.

Providing people with the opportunity to invest in the province is part of the new Ontario government’s plan to grow a strong economy and build a fair society for all.

QUICK FACTS

  • Both principal and interest are backed 100 per cent by the province of Ontario.
  • Ontario Savings Bonds are available in amounts ranging from $100 up to $1 million.
  • Only Ontario residents can purchase OSBs through banks, trust companies, credit unions, caisses populaires and investment dealers.

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QUOTES

“Ontario Savings Bonds provide the people of this province with the opportunity to invest their money at home and help contribute to a prosperous and fair Ontario.”
— Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance

CONTACTS

For Media Inquiries only
Susie Heath – Minister’s Office
416-325-3645
susie.heath@ontario.ca

For Media Inquiries only
Scott Blodgett – Ministry of Finance
416-325-0324
scott.blodgett@ontario.ca

For public inquiries call
1-800-337-7222
TTY: 1-800-263-7776

Ministry of Finance
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CRTC decisions and regulatory policies for the week of 3 to 7 June 2013

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CRTC decisions and regulatory policies for the week of 3 to 7 June 2013

The CRTC plans to issue the following decisions and/or regulatory policies
in the coming week. This list may not be complete and is subject to change
without notice.

Broadcasting Decision:

None

Telecom Decision:

Forbearance from the regulation of high capacity / digital data services
interexchange private line services on certain additional routes
File number: 8638-S1-01/98
http://www.crtc.gc.ca/partvii/eng/1998/8638-98.htm

Telecom Regulatory Policy:

The Wireless Code
File number: 8665-C12-201212448
https://services.crtc.gc.ca/pub/instances-proceedings/Default-Defaut.aspx?S=C&PA=T&PT=NC&PST=A&Lang=eng

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New Rules for Species at Risk Protection‏

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New Rules for Species at Risk Protection

May 31, 2013

Ontario Moves Forward with Protection for 65 More Endangered Species

Ontario is simplifying rules for landowners, municipalities and businesses under its Endangered Species Act (ESA), while maintaining its place as a North American leader in species protection.On July 1, Ontario is streamlining its approach to species at risk protection by implementing standardized rules and an online registry for certain low-risk activities.

The changes include:

  • Making it easier for volunteers and researchers to undertake projects that protect endangered species
  • Simplifying requirements for municipalities to carry out activities that protect human health and safety, such as road repairs
  • A time-limited transition provision that will allow projects currently in development to continue while mitigating adverse effects on endangered species
  • Harmonizing requirements under the Endangered Species Act and Crown Forest Sustainability Act to preserve protection while avoiding overlap

The existing approval process remains for all other activities. The Province will continue to ensure compliance through education and outreach, as well as monitoring, auditing and enforcement.

Protecting Ontario’s biodiversity is part of the Ontario government’s plan to ensure a healthy environment for future generations.

QUICK FACTS

  • On July 1, 65 more species will benefit from habitat protection. Ontario protects about 150 threatened and endangered species, including polar bear, chimney swift, butternut and wolverine.
  • For July 1, a new species at risk website will be launched to provide easy-to-access information to help users comply with the Endangered Species Act.
  • An example of low-risk activities includes a landowner who wants to cut down an endangered butternut tree. The landowner will be able to register and plant additional butternut elsewhere, which is faster and simpler than going through an application process.
  • Since 2007, Ontario’s Species at Risk Stewardship Fund has supported more than 600 protection and recovery projects and restored more than 24,000 hectares of habitat.
  • Ontario helps protect the province’s biodiversity, including fragile ecosystems and species at risk, by supporting the Invasive Species Centre, the only one of its kind in Canada.

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QUOTES

“Ontario’s Endangered Species Act continues to be the gold standard in North America for legislation to protect and recover species at risk. New rules will make it easier for landowners and businesses to comply with the act, which will continue to be a leader in species at risk protection.”
— David Orazietti , Minister of Natural Resources
“The Ontario Federation of Agriculture welcomes the proposed Endangered Species Act regulatory changes based on the recommendations of the ESA Panel. We believe that these regulatory and administrative changes will improve and streamline the ESA permitting and approvals process while maintaining the integrity and purpose of the legislation.”
— Mark Wales, President of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture
“Public safety, environmental protection and economic prosperity are high priorities in Ontario’s rural and northern communities. These changes will make it easier for municipalities to build and maintain safe infrastructure in a way that protects plants and wildlife, and they will help to ensure that Ontario’s environmental regulations are practical and effective for property owners and businesses.”
— Russ Powers , President of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario

CONTACTS

Media calls only: Jessica Spindler
Minister’s Office
416-314-2198

Media calls only: Media Desk
Communications Services Branch
416-314-2106

Ministry of Natural Resources
http://www.ontario.ca/natural-resources

 


 

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Major milestone for the Athletes’ Village

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Major milestone for the Athletes’ Village

May 22, 2013

The Ontario Government will be announcing a significant milestone at the  CIBC Pan Am and Parapan Am Athletes’ Village.  Michael Chan, Minister responsible for the Pan/Parapan Am Games, and representatives from the Village partners will be on site to answer questions from media.

Date:         May 23, 2013

Time:         2 p.m.

Location:   Wheel and Foundry Building (map attached)
185 Eastern Ave.
Toronto, ON

Access:      Due to construction around the facility parking is limited. Parking
attendants will be on site to direct media and other guests who require
a place to park.  If taking public transit or taxi, drop off point is where
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New Book Helps Women Avoid Mistakes When Going Through a Divorce

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And They Lived Happily Never After Book Cover

Attention Women: Avoid These Mistakes When Going Through a Divorce

 

First-of-its-kind “divorce survival guide” aimed at females

 

 

Toronto, Ontario (May 2013) – No one said going through a divorce is easy – in fact, it can be likened to dealing with death – but there are ways to manage the pain and speed up the healing process. Read the rest of this entry »

Summer Paint Project: Send Your Kids to Their Room to Help Decorate

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CIL Photo 1 Involve kids in creating a theme for their rooms and they will appreciate the finished project much more. Featured on the walls of this outdoors-themed bedroom is CIL’s Distant Mountain (70YY 57/098).

CIL Photo 1
Involve kids in creating a theme for their rooms and they will appreciate the finished project much more. Featured on the walls of this outdoors-themed bedroom is CIL’s Distant Mountain (70YY 57/098).

SUMMER PAINT PROJECT

Send Your Kids to Their Room … to Help Decorate

CIL paint offers creative tips on painting kids’ rooms

 

TORONTO, May 21, 2013 – How do you keep the kids busy this summer and beautify your home at the same time? The answer is elementary, according to leading Canadian paint brand, CIL® paint: Involve them in decorating their bedrooms. Read the rest of this entry »

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