Ontario government

Providence goes with outpatients

In late 2013, Providence Mental Health Services announced a string of cuts to be implemented by the end of March — a reduction in the number of its beds, the removal of two wards and the elimination of 60 full-time positions.Continue...

Queen’s Park catch-up: Ontario government updates

Last week, provincial lawmakers were busy debating legislation to end the five-week Ontario colleges strike. This week, Kathleen Wynne’s government enacted plans to raise the minimum wage to $15, as revised labour legislation passed Wednesday.Continue...

Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance releases report on student mental health

In an effort to combat the issue of student mental health, Ontario students and faculty released a joint report titled “In It Together: Taking Action on Student Mental Health.” The report was revealed to MPPs at Queen’s Park in Toronto on Nov. 2.Continue...

Teacher’s college lengthened

Earlier this month, the Ontario government announced sweeping changes to bachelor of education programs, but the University is in limbo as to how it will be affected.Continue...