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  • Ontario is Protecting Seniors' Health and Safety

    TORONTO — Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility, issued the following statement regarding Ontario's older adults in response to COVID-19:

    Statement | Seniors and Accessibility

  • Ontario Leading by Example in Improving Accessibility

    WHITBY — Ontario is continuing to work towards an inclusive and barrier-free province through its comprehensive accessibility framework, with four key areas:

    News Release | Seniors and Accessibility

  • Keeping Seniors Healthy, Safe and Active in Durham Region

    WHITBY — Ontario is committed to helping seniors stay healthy, safe and socially connected within their own communities. Many seniors face challenges accessing programs and services that support their safety, mental and physical health, and overall well-being.

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  • Keeping Seniors Healthy, Safe and Active in Kitchener Waterloo

    KITCHENER — Ontario is committed to helping seniors stay healthy, safe and socially connected within their own communities. Many seniors face challenges accessing programs and services that support their safety, mental and physical health, and overall well-being.

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  • Ontario Investing in Seniors Health and Well-Being

    TORONTO - Ontario is committed to helping seniors keep active, healthy, safe, independent, and socially connected in their own communities. Yet, many seniors face financial and other obstacles in accessing programs and services that will help support their overall health and well-being.

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  • Ontario Making Businesses More Accessible for Employees and Customers

    KITCHENER — People with disabilities have the potential to create value for every business, yet remain a large, untapped talent pool. At the same time, many businesses in Ontario have difficulties finding qualified employees. When barriers prevent people with disabilities from taking part in everyday life, businesses and communities lose out on potential qualified talent, customers and higher profits.

    That is why Ontario is investing $100,000 in an inclusive hiring project with the Retail Council of Canada, through the EnAbling Change Program. 

    News Release | Seniors and Accessibility

  • Making It Easier for Businesses and Communities to be More Accessible

    RICHMOND HILL — When communities and businesses are accessible, everyone wins. People with disabilities can take part in everyday life, and businesses gain potential qualified talent, customers and higher profits.

    That is why the government is providing free online resources and guides that make it easier for businesses and communities to get the information they need to help them be more accessible and inclusive.

    News Release | Seniors and Accessibility

  • Keeping Seniors Healthy, Safe and Active in Mississauga

    MISSISSAUGA — Ontario is committed to helping seniors stay healthy, safe and socially connected within their own communities. Many seniors face challenges accessing programs and services that support their safety, mental and physical health, and overall well-being.

    News Release | Seniors and Accessibility

  • Ontario Providing Tools to Help Make Remembrance Day and Memorial Ceremonies More Accessible for Everyone

    TORONTO — Each year, Ontarians attend Remembrance Day events across the province to honour the brave men and women who have served and continue to serve our country. In addition, memorial ceremonies are held year-round for heroic first responders who have lost their lives in the line of duty. A wide range of Ontarians attend these events, including veterans, people with disabilities, seniors and families with strollers, and it is important to ensure that everyone can fully participate.

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  • Keeping Seniors Healthy, Safe and Active in Markham—Unionville

    MARKHAM —Ontario is committed to helping seniors stay healthy, safe and socially connected within their own communities. Many seniors face challenges accessing programs and services that support their safety, mental and physical health, and overall well-being.

    News Release | Seniors and Accessibility

  • Ontario Making Education More Accessible for Students

    NOBLETON — Ontario is making its education system more inclusive to help all students reach their full potential in an accessible and supportive learning environment.

    News Release | Seniors and Accessibility

  • Keeping Seniors Healthy, Safe and Active in Parry Sound-Muskoka

    PARRY SOUND-MUSKOKA — Ontario is committed to helping seniors stay healthy, safe and socially connected within their own communities. Many seniors face challenges accessing programs and services that support their safety, mental and physical health, and overall well-being.

    News Release | Seniors and Accessibility

  • Keeping Seniors Healthy, Safe and Active

    TORONTO - Ontario is committed to helping seniors stay healthy, safe and socially connected within their own communities. Many seniors face challenges accessing programs and services that support their safety, mental and physical health, and overall well-being.

    News Release | Seniors and Accessibility

  • Ontario Helping to Keep Seniors Living with Dementia Safe

    MISSISSAUGA — Ontario is helping families, caregivers and communities recognize the risks of dementia, be prepared for incidents, and better ensure that seniors can live safely in their communities.

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