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Urgent Update: Success In Stopping Private Hospitals

Date: December 12, 2017 Author: ocsco@ocsco.ca Categories: OCSCO News

Private Clinics Still a Very Significant Threat; Rest of Bill 160 Remains ​Success! Working with Minister Hoskins and Premier Wynne, We Are On Our Way to Ensuring the Ban on Private Hospitals Remains We are pleased to be able to report that the Minister of Health, Dr. Eric Hoskins and Premier Kathleen Wynne agreed with our concerns about private hospitals in Schedule 9 of Bill 160 which is currently going through Ontario's Legislature. Schedule 9 repeals the Private Hospitals Act. This...

Feds Should Switch To Points System for Parent, Grandparent Visas

Date: December 12, 2017 Author: ocsco@ocsco.ca Categories: OCSCO News

It’s fairer and smarter than the new lottery process. MISSISSAUGA, ONT.—For the Canadian government to reach its annual quota of visas for parents and grandparents (PGP), which in 2017 was 10,000, prospective sponsors are required to file basic information about themselves during the first 30 days of the year on an online “interest to sponsor” form. From these, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) randomly selects those to be invited to submit completed sponsorship...


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