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I'm in need of a food bank. What do I do?
November 3, 2022
Struggling to put food on the table? Want to make a donation? We’ve answered your food bank questions Food bank usage in Canada is up. Way up. In...
Province Takes Action to Ensure Students Catch Up
October 20, 2022
Catch Up Payments Also Unveiled to Deliver More Money into Parents’ Pockets TORONTO — Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, announced next steps on Ontario’s Plan to Catch Up,...
Ontario Providing More Housing in Thunder Bay
October 17, 2022
Province investing $2.1 million to support Indigenous people Thunder Bay — The Ontario government is providing $2.1 million to help create 21 transitional housing units for Indigenous people enrolled...
Universities see urgent need for federal government to follow through on student mental health commitment
October 10, 2022
This World Mental Health Day, Canadian universities are urging the federal government to follow through on their election commitment in 2021 to establish a student mental health fund of $500...
Ontario Recognizes Mental Health Leaders Working with Vulnerable Communities
September 29, 2022
Hilary M. Weston Scholarship Award presented to exceptional graduate students TORONTO — Ontario has awarded the Hilary M. Weston Scholarship to two graduate students, Maryam Motia and Cassandra Myers,...
New report examines virtual mental health care
September 27, 2022
A new brief by the Ontario Science Advisory Table examines the current evidence on the effectiveness of virtual mental health care. The report, entitled Effective Modalities of Virtual Care to...
Introducing the Ontario Youth Suicide Prevention Life Promotion Collaborative
September 26, 2022
Youth suicide is the first health-related cause of death, amongst young people aged 15 to 24 in Canada. It is the second leading cause of death, and Canada’s youth suicide...
International student says she spent months in mental anguish after Canadian immigration error
August 30, 2022
IRCC says human error led to Algoma University student being given incomplete study paperwork Warning: This story mentions thoughts of suicide. An international student says she ran out...
We’re Hiring! Indigenous Post-Secondary Knowledge & Research Lead
July 13, 2022
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario is committed to improving services and support for individuals living with mental illnesses and addictions issues, and to the promotion of mental health in Ontario....
Guelph, Ont., grad student's work helps Indigenous students feel welcome on campus
June 21, 2022
Danielle Nowosad says she didn’t always feel welcome while studying science in Manitoba Danielle Nowosad wants people to feel welcome to share experiences with her. Nowosad said she didn’t always experience...
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