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Please see the message below from Pooran Law Professional Corporation regarding the Ontario budget, Protecting What Matters Most.
"On April 11, 2019, the government of Ontario presented its first budget, Protecting What Matters Most. In its plan, the government laid out its top four priorities for the province: balancing the budget, health care and education, affordability and convenience for Ontarians and lowering the costs of business. The budget includes aspects that are of particular interest to the disability community, namely changes to the social services sector, mental health programming, accessibility, housing programs, estate planning and education.
To learn more about the implications for people with disabilities and their families click here.
To learn more about the implications for not-for-profit employers and agencies supporting people with disabilities click here.