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Ontario’s Supercrawl to absorb shortfalls in funding amid increasing demand for government grants

A successful southern Ontario art crawl, which draws as many as 250,000 people in a weekend, will have to run its 2023 event with less financial help from two levels of government. Supercrawl, which turns Hamilton’s downtown into a music and arts festival every September, is set to run with …

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Ontario adds $11M to funding for investigation, recovery following Wheatley explosion

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 23, 2023 1:31 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size Ontario’s minister of natural resources and forestry says the province is putting an additional $11 million toward ongoing costs of a 2021 explosion in Wheatley, Ont., that levelled a building and …

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Most kids with autism won’t get core therapy funding soon: Ontario ministry document

TORONTO — Most of the children in Ontario waiting for publicly funded core autism therapy will not receive it any time soon, the government says in an internal assessment obtained by The Canadian Press. Days into his new role this spring as Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, Michael …

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Manitoba recruiting, funding additional clinical psychologists – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The provincial government says it’s spending more than $1.2 million to fund 17 additional clinical psychologist positions in Manitoba. That’s on top of five previously-announced positions last year, all of which have been filled. Health minister Audrey Gordon and mental health and …

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Manitoba government allocates funds for new technology to help child abuse investigators – Winnipeg

Manitoba is once more looking to its criminal property forfeiture fund in an effort to better address incidents of child abuse across the province. Thousands of dollars from the fund will go to the RCMP, addressing various crime prevention measures and victim supports — specifically toward the installation of specialized …

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‘No other obvious federal programs’: Feds warn provinces to apply for Chignecto Isthmus funding

Federal Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic Leblanc is warning provincial governments in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia that federal funding to help protect the Chignecto Isthmus may not be available should they fail to meet a Wednesday deadline for a federal program. “There is no other obvious federal programs that would …

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Next steps on new $46B health care deal tops agenda in annual gathering – National

The last time all of Canada’s premiers sat down around the same table, their attention was focused on getting Ottawa to pay more to fix the understaffed, hospitals, shuttered emergency rooms, surgical backlogs and health-worker shortages threatening the viability of their health systems. When they sit down in Winnipeg for …

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Manitoba funding announcement paves way for more than a thousand treatment spaces – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Over a thousand publicly-funded addictions treatment spaces are getting an economic boost, as Manitoba works to support more people on their journey to recovery. The province announced it would be investing $8.7 million towards 1,648 of these spaces. A little over 500 …

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City of Ottawa in talks with province on getting “fair share” of homelessness funding – Ottawa

TORONTO — The City of Ottawa and the province are in talks after Ontario decided to give the nation’s capital less than $1 million in new money for homelessness. Housing Minister Steve Clark told Ottawa Mayor Mark Sutcliffe in a letter on April 28 that Ottawa was receiving a smaller …

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B.C. funding supports new 2SLGBTQIA+ tourism initiative in the Okanagan – Okanagan

National tourism week kicked off on Monday with a $6 million tourism investment. The funding is through Destination British Columbia’s Cooperative Marketing Partnerships program to support destination and activity-specific tourism initiatives across the province. “The program helps partners drive consumer demand and increase tourism revenues in communities throughout the province …

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