ServiceOntario Offers Driver And Vehicle Licensing Services In Red Lake

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ServiceOntario Offers Driver And Vehicle Licensing Services In Red Lake

Ministry of Consumer Services

Access To Wide Range Of Government Services Now Easier For Local Residents RED LAKE, ON, Dec. 21 - The Ontario government is making it easier for Red Lake residents to access a wide range of government services, including driver and vehicle licensing services, Government and Consumer Services Minister Ted McMeekin and Northern Development and Mines Minister Michael Gravelle announced today. "Our government is committed to ensuring Ontarians have fast, friendly and easy access to government services right across this province," McMeekin said. "Ontario families - whether large or small, urban or rural - need to be able to count on the services that make our communities strong." "In Ontario's vast North, ServiceOntario centres act as important service islands for the residents of more distant or isolated communities," said Gravelle, whose ministry oversees ServiceOntario operations in Northern Ontario. "Our ServiceOntario staff has contributed immensely to ours being the first Ontario ministry to attain Level 3 certification under the National Quality Institute's Progressive Excellence Program, recognizing our customer service as being second to none." ServiceOntario - Red Lake, located at the Red Lake Heritage Centre, 51A Highway 105, is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Driver and vehicle licensing services will be offered at this location beginning January 14, 2008. Other government services available at this location include: - Access to public computers and help from staff to access online services, such as driver and vehicle licences, birth, death and marriage certificates, business registrations and business name searches - Access to "life events" information packages such as "Lost Wallet" and "Getting Married" - Access to provincial agencies such as Kenora Community Legal Clinic and disability consultation services - Commissioner of Oaths services - Landlord and Tenant Board applications - Free government publications including Ontario Parks Guide, fishing and hunting regulations and power of attorney kits - Ministry of Natural Resources fish and wildlife services, information and sales. For more information on ServiceOntario, visit www.ServiceOntario.ca. Disponible en français www.mgs.gov.on.ca www.ServiceOntario.ca Contact Info For further information: Greg Dennis, Minister's Office, Office: (416) 327-3072, Cell : (647) 281-4403; Ciaran Ganley, Communications Branch, (416) 325-8659 HELP | CONTACT US | PRIVACY | IMPORTANT NOTICES © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2008-2009 — Last Modified: February 15, 2009 For further information: Greg Dennis, Minister's Office, Office: (416) 327-3072, Cell : (647) 281-4403; Ciaran Ganley, Communications Branch, (416) 325-8659