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  • Taking Action to Remove Barriers for People with Disabilities

    TORONTO — People with disabilities and seniors deserve to remain engaged in their communities and represent a huge potential employee and customer base. Many buildings in Ontario continue to be a challenge for people with disabilities and seniors. When buildings are not accessible, people are shut out from fully participating in everyday life, businesses fail to reach their full potential, and communities are not as welcoming as they should be.

    Ontario is focusing on what matters most to people with disabilities and seniors by helping to remove barriers in buildings and making communities more accessible.  

    News Release | Seniors and Accessibility

  • Ontario Government is Improving Community Supports for Seniors

    Seniors in Ontario want to remain healthy, active and socially connected within their own communities.For many seniors on a fixed income, it is hard for them to access affordable programs and services. Ontario is protecting what matters most to our seniors by announcing funding for projects that will provide local supports and services for seniors.

    News Release | Seniors and Accessibility

  • Ontario Seniors Receive More Support with Publicly-Funded Dental Care

    TORONTO —Senior citizens in Ontario deserve to be respected and live in dignity. Often obstacles and finances have prohibited some seniors from being able to receive the dental care they require. Ontario is protecting what matters most by providing low-income seniors access to quality dental care through a new publicly-funded dental care program that will begin in late summer 2019.

    News Release | Seniors and Accessibility

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