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💮 Toronto Zoo Bonsai Ex on Victoria Day Weekend 2024

19-May-2024 01:16 PM

The Toronto Bonsai Society hosting a Bonsai Exhibition and Sale on Victoria Day weekend - May 18th and May 19th. EX located at the Special Events Centre between 10am and 4pm. Dive into the enchanting world of miniature marvels and age-old artistry. Witness the culmination of passion, patience, and unparalleled craftsmanship. ... ...
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ONTARIO 🚮 Ontario Marks Fifth Annual Day of Action on Litter

14-May-2024 02:25 PM

Andrea Khạnjin, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, issued the following statement on Ontario’s Day of Action on Litter: “Today is the fifth annual Provincial Day of Action on Litter: a significant milestone in our government’s ongoing efforts to tackle litter and preserve the natural beauty of our province. Over the last five ...
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ONTARIO 🚗🔐 Ontario Introducing Stiff Penalties to Combat Auto Theft

14-May-2024 12:00 PM

- Thieves will face licence suspensions including lifetime ban for repeat offenders - The Ontario government is cracking down on auto theft by introducing legislation that, if passed, would suspend driver’s licences for people convicted of the crime. With auto thefts and carjackings on the rise across the province, the legislation would help deter ...
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🍁🏙️ Celebrate the Victoria Day Long Weekend with Family Friendly Activities 🧺🥪🎆

14-May-2024 10:22 AM

The City of Toronto is once again offering a wide range of fun activities and attractions for residents and visitors to enjoy during the Victoria Day long weekend. Victoria Day Fireworks at Ashbridges Bay Park The City’s fireworks display will be held at Ashbridges Bay Park on Monday, May 20, at 10 p.m. The show will feature beautiful ...
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ONTARIO 😢 Ontario Combating Gender-based Violence in Youth 😢

13-May-2024 06:38 PM

- Giving students skills to foster healthy relationships - The Ontario government is investing nearly $875,000 to train high school coaches on prioritizing important conversations with young male athletes about youth dating- and gender-based violence, consent and healthy relationships, and building cultures free from violence. This will help ...
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ONTARIO 🔒💻👁️ Ontario Strengthening Cyber Security and Protecting People Online

13-May-2024 02:33 PM

- Proposed legislation also laying groundwork for the responsible use of artificial intelligence - Today, the Ontario government is introducing legislation that, if passed, would provide new tools to prevent and respond to cyber security threats and safeguard critical public services, such as health care and education. By enhancing cyber ...
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🔌⚠️ Electrical Safety Authority Urges Vigilance After 50% Uptick in Powerline Fatalities

13-May-2024 10:25 AM

- ESA shares lifesaving tips with Ontarians this Powerline Safety Week - ESA shares lifesaving tips with Ontarians this Powerline Safety Week The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is issuing an important reminder to Ontarians following a 50 per cent increase in powerline-related fatalities in the province. This Powerline Safety Week (May 13 to 19) ...
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ONTARIO Budget 2024 ⚕️ Ontario Connecting Seniors to Specialized Care and Support 💵

12-May-2024 04:32 PM

- Over $4 million will expand GeriMedRisk program to connect more seniors to dementia care and other supports - The Ontario government is investing more than $4.1 million over two years to expand GeriMedRisk, a program that makes it easier and faster for seniors living with complex medical needs ... ...
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💵📱💻 More Canadian Companies Experimenting with AI in Financial Reporting than Their Global Peers, But Lag in Implementation

12-May-2024 12:00 PM

- Companies see benefits and are making plans, but face regulatory pressure, skills gaps and data security as barriers to adoption - A new KPMG in Canada survey finds Canadian companies believe Artificial Intelligence (AI) will enhance their financial reporting with most (87 per cent) already piloting or using AI in their reporting, compared to 72 ...
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ONTARIO 💼📊 Ontario Continuing to Attract New Investments and Jobs 💵

12-May-2024 12:00 PM

- Province adds 25,000 new jobs in April - Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement on today’s employment release by Statistics Canada, which showed Ontario is leading the nation in job creation, adding 25,000 jobs in April, including 5,800 jobs in the manufacturing sector. “For the ...
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ONTARIO 🏭🌫️🌡️ Ontario Refurbishing Hydroelectric Station in Cornwall 💼📊 💵

11-May-2024 06:45 PM

- R.H. Saunders Generating Station will supply reliable, affordable and clean power for decades to come - The Ontario government is supporting Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) plan to refurbish its R.H. Saunders Generating Station in Cornwall, the second largest hydroelectric station in Ontario. This infrastructure program would invest more than ...
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🍁🏙️🌳🌺🌿 Garden Contest Blooms Again to Spotlight Toronto’s Favourite Floras 🌸

11-May-2024 02:23 PM

The City of Toronto is planting a new opportunity to honour and celebrate local gardens that are breathtakingly brilliant and perennial favourites in the 22nd edition of the Toronto Garden Contest. Nominations will be accepted across various categories spanning residential gardens, pollinator gardens, community gardens and commercial gardens ...
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ONTARIO Budget 2024 💵 ⚕️ Ontario Improving Mental Health Care for Postsecondary Students

11-May-2024 10:23 AM

- Investment will provide students across 10 institutions with targeted mental health supports - The Ontario government is supporting students by investing $5 million towards mental health and addictions services in primary care across 10 postsecondary institutions in the province. Mental health projects will provide learners in underserved ...
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💼📊🏢 Coalition of Public Sector Unions Challenging Federal Government's In-Office Mandate

10-May-2024 06:17 PM

Canada's largest public service unions, representing more than 260,000 federal public service workers, will hold a joint press conference to announce further actions opposing the government's misguided three-day in-office mandate. Tens of thousands of workers have already expressed their frustration and outrage with the one-size-fits-all mandate – ...
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📒🇨🇦🍁 Looking for the Fastest and Easiest Way to View and Manage Your Business Taxes Online? Use Our Digital Services!

10-May-2024 04:33 PM

Our digital services make handling your business tax matters faster and easier. You and your authorized employees and representatives can file, pay and access detailed information about your tax accounts. Here is information about the Canada Revenue Agency's (CRA) most used digital services, as well as information about how to access other services ...
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ONTARIO 🚗🏎 Ontario Raising Highway Speed Limits 🚗

10-May-2024 12:00 PM

- 400-series highways will see posted speeds of 110km/h - The Ontario government is raising the speed limit permanently from 100 km/h to 110 km/h on 10 additional sections of provincial highways in northern and southern Ontario. The change builds on the safe and successful increase to six sections of provincial highways in 2022 and aligns with ...
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ONTARIO Budget 2024 💵 Ontario Providing More Funding to Build Long-Term Care Homes ⚕️

10-May-2024 10:16 AM

- New funding will help get much-needed long-term care projects built sooner - The Ontario government is investing $155.5 million this year to help fast-track the construction of new or redeveloped long-term care homes. This funding, through the 2024 Ontario Budget: Building a Better Ontario, is part of the government’s $6.4 billion plan to build ...
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ONTARIO Budget 2024 💵 Ontario Connecting Children and Youth to Mental Health Care Close to Home ⚕️🧒👩

10-May-2024 08:00 AM

- $12.5 million boost in funding to expand pediatric mental health services for Black and 2SLGBTQIA+ youth - The Ontario government is investing an additional $12.5 million to connect Black children, youth and their families, as well as 2SLGBTQIA+ youth to mental health services across the province, closer to home. This funding is part of the ...
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🇨🇦🍁 The 2024 Census Test is Coming Soon 🍁

09-May-2024 09:04 PM

Statistics Canada is pleased to announce that collection for the 2024 Census Test will begin next week. Statistics Canada conducts a comprehensive test of the updated census questionnaire and collection procedures two years before every census to ensure that quality data are available for the 2026 Census of Population and the 20 ... ...
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💵🧒 Allowance Uncertainty is Real, According to Mydoh's Canadian Allowance Report 💰💪

09-May-2024 06:37 PM

- Parents have more questions than answers about building kids' financial independence, but financial expert Jessica Moorhouse says allowance acumen is as easy as ABC - If there's one consistent message to take away from Mydoh's Canadian Allowance Report, it's inconsistency. Canadian parents can't seem to agree on much when it comes to giving ...
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🍁🏙️🌍🌞 City of Toronto moves forward with renewed approach to tackle climate change 🌡️🔥❄️

09-May-2024 04:36 PM

Toronto City Council adopted a series of actions to mitigate the effects of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and achieve net-zero emissions by 2040 in Toronto, as outlined in the staff report, “Toronto's Climate Change Readiness: Updates on commitments and a refreshed mandate for coordinating resilience activities.” The staff report also includes ...
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ONTARIO 🧑🔎 💵Ontario Completes Largest Battery Storage Procurement in Canada to Meet Growing Electricity Demand 🚓🔋

09-May-2024 03:16 PM

- Successful electricity generation and storage procurement will meet province’s energy needs through 2030 - The Ontario government has concluded the largest battery storage procurement in Canada’s history and secured the necessary electricity generation to support the province’s growing population and economy through the end of the decade. This ...
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ONTARIO ⚕️ Ontario Helping Family Doctors Put Patients before Paperwork

09-May-2024 02:25 PM

- Initiatives will save doctors 95,000 hours that can now be spent caring for people - The Ontario government is taking further action to help family doctors and other primary care providers spend more time with their patients and less time on paperwork. “Our government is making common sense changes that will reduce the administrative burden on ...
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ONTARIO 🏘️ Ontario Moving Ahead with Plan to Build More Modular Homes 🏘️

09-May-2024 12:00 PM

- Market sounding to help build more modular homes in Ontario, including on government surplus lands - Rob Flack, Associate Minister of Housing, released the following statement: “As part of our government’s continued action to cut red tape and help more Ontario families find a home to own, we are moving forward with the next steps in our plan to ...
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