Province pledges $1 billion for social housing, plans to restrict access to wait-lists

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Ontario has pledged to invest $1 billion to help repair social housing and reduce homelessness and plans to propose new rules restricting access to housing wait-lists, including a cap on how much potential tenants can be worth financially… Housing providers will also be empowered to “turn away tenants” who have been evicted for criminal activity… to reduce crime and gang-related violence in community housing so that all residents feel safer in their home,”

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Ontario lags behind U.S. prosperity

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Nov 23 2010
Ontario continues to lag behind parts of the U.S. in terms of economic prosperity, thanks to an innovation gap pervading the public and private sector, according to a new report…. Today’s Innovation, Tomorrow’s Prosperity was produced by The Task Force on Competitiveness, Productivity and Economic Progress… Ontario residents need to boost investment in their own education, to ensure opportunity for individual growth and to contribute to a knowledge-based economy. Businesses need better management, or senior employers dedicated to making innovation a higher priority than the bottom line…

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