These ‘first of their kind’ Ontario changes could get more skilled immigrants working in their actual fields of expertise


Ontario will legislate to have professional regulators eliminate Canadian work experience requirements, reduce duplicative language proficiency demands and ensure speedier licensing processing for skilled immigrants.
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Electric vehicle chargers to be installed at most ONroutes by summer 2022
The pay-per-use charging stations will be installed by Hydro One and Ontario Power Generation's joint network called Ivy, and won't involve direct funding from the province.
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Ontario auditor to look at COVID support for businesses, PPE supply in annual report
Ontario's auditor general is set to release her annual report, including a look at the province's supply of personal protective equipment and its COVID-19 supports for businesses.
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Dorval to host Holiday Market in village
Holiday Market will feature local artisans and vendors in 15 wooden cabins in Dorval Village parking lot.
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Christmas Fund: Kind act turns into nightmare for woman
Alice's nephew has taken over her apartment, and she's afraid to return after a verbal altercation left her afraid for her life.
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Pandemic isolation magnifies risk of falls for seniors
Roughly 275 die every year in Montreal from injuries related to falls, and 6,800 are hospitalized.
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Allison Hanes: Why on Earth would we build a factory on the Monarch Field?
The only reasons are laziness, complacency and a lack of imagination.
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More resources needed to treat long COVID: expert
With few options, many in Quebec have turned to each other for help.
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Toronto has $2.6 billion in development charges and fees sitting in reserve, BILD report says
The study from the homebuilders’ association says government fees and taxes add 27 per cent to the cost of a home.
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Armine Yalnizyan: The new fiscal federalism will change your life. But how?
How the federal role affects the quantity, quality and costs of care will shape the type of economy and country we live in, writes Armine Yalnizyan.
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covid 19 coronavirus updates toronto canada december 1
Meanwhile, the FDA narrowly backed the benefits of a closely watched COVID-19 pill from Merck, setting the stage for a likely authorization.
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Nova Scotia’s housing crisis: How the emergency has reached a boiling point
In Part 1 of our series about homelessness in Halifax and N.S., a street navigator says he can't help people like he really wants to — by finding them an affordable place to live.
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A holiday miracle? Desperate Canadian retailers see hope in Black Friday numbers
Not every vendor shared the benefits, but Canada’s largest payment processor found Black Friday payments to be busier than 2020, despite problems in the supply chain and beyond.
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Close to 1,000 unvaccinated TDSB staff work with students while awaiting vaccine exemption rulings
The Toronto District School Board is reviewing 1,093 requests for medical or faith-based exemptions; 920 of those requests involve staff working with students day to day.
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12 nuclear plants? 113 dams? That’s how much Canada is short of its green energy needs, report says
A new report urges the federal government to quickly set up new rules to push fossil fuels out of Canada’s power grids and funnel more money to energy sources that don’t cause climate change.
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O'Toole to allow free vote for Conservative MPs on new conversion therapy ban
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole will once again allow his caucus to have a free vote on a government bill seeking to ban conversion therapy.
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UN unlikely to allow Taliban, Myanmar junta to represent their countries, diplomats say
Rival claims have been made for the seats of both countries with the Taliban and Myanmar's junta pitted against ambassadors appointed by the governments they ousted this year.
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