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Ontario Helping More Communities Protect Against Racism and Hate

February 1, 2022

Province doubling investment in grant program to support more local projects   TORONTO — The Ontario government is helping more communities combat racism and hate by doubling its investment in...

Ontario Expanding Employment Supports for Postsecondary Students with Disabilities

December 3, 2021

$3 million investment over three years will help build a skilled and inclusive workforce   OTTAWA – The Ontario government is investing an additional $3 million over three years in...

Ontario Expanding High-Quality, Accessible Virtual Learning

October 28, 2021

Province’s call for proposals in partnership with eCampusOntario will help students increase their skills and create fulfilling careers   TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing $10.7 million to provide...

CICMH Launches the 2021 Campus Needs Questionnaire

October 13, 2021

The Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health (CICMH) is inviting all campus mental health stakeholders (e.g., service providers, faculty, administrators, community organizations, students, etc.) to complete our annual 10-minute...

Ontario Strengthening Commitment to Athlete Safety on Rowan’s Law Day

Province investing in mental health support, healthy sport culture

September 29, 2021

Province investing in mental health support, healthy sport culture   TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing up to $125,000 in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division to...

Ontario Strengthening Supports for Postsecondary Students Reporting Sexual Violence or Harassment

Changes will address student concerns about repercussions and stigma

September 16, 2021

TORONTO – The Ontario government is moving forward with regulatory amendments that will help create a safer environment for students attending all publicly assisted colleges and universities, as well as...

Job Posting: CICMH Knowledge and Research Lead

September 9, 2021

We are hiring!   Our team is seeking an experienced individual to join us as a Knowledge and Research Lead. Reporting to the Director, CICMH, this position will provide knowledge...

Ontario universities are bolstering mental health resources for the fall, but students say barriers to access persist

September 6, 2021

For university and college students, exercising resilience during the pandemic has been difficult. Online classes, isolation, dwindling job prospects, financial stress and the fear of COVID-19 itself have all weighed...

Colleges, universities grapple with making vaccines mandatory for students

July 12, 2021

Canada appears to be hitting a complacency wall, with the lowest uptake being among the university-age demographic, the 18- to 29-year-olds   Toronto’s Seneca College is finding itself in an...

Most Ontario youth experienced depression during pandemic, early data suggests

July 8, 2021

TORONTO — Preliminary research suggests the COVID-19 crisis is having a sustained and significant impact on youth mental health in Ontario.   Researchers at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children released...
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