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Seniors 'discover the possibilities'

McGuinty Government Kicks Off Seniors' Month

Ministry of Seniors Affairs

Seniors can 'Discover the Possibilities' during this year's 24th annual Seniors' Month. The province has designated June as a time to recognize and celebrate the ongoing contributions seniors make to the province, their communities and their families.

This year's theme - 'Discover the Possibilities' - was kicked off in Niagara-on-the-Lake with the launch of the SeniorsInfo.ca website. The website will make it easier for seniors to access local information, programs and services from all levels of government.

Quick Facts

  • Today, 1.6 million seniors live in Ontario – 13 per cent of the population
  • Seniors are the fastest growing segment of the population to use the Internet.
  • SeniorsInfo.ca is an innovative website for seniors and their families that provides a single window of information offered by federal, provincial and municipal governments and local community agencies.
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake is joining 28 other communities on the SeniorsInfo.ca network.

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“This year’s theme for Seniors’ Month is ‘Discover the Possibilities’ and what better place for our kick-off event than in a library surfing the net.”

Aileen Carroll

Minister of Culture and Minister Responsible for Seniors

“We are very excited to join the Government of Ontario in its celebration of Seniors Month in Ontario. Through the SeniorsInfo.ca network we continue making it easier for seniors to find the services and programs they need.”

Marie Smith

President of United Senior Citizens of Ontario

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