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October 11, 2019

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Technical Standards & Safety Authority
Moves to Improve Safety in Ontario with Launch of Support Program

For the first time ever, the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) is now offering a support and education program aimed at lowering risk and achieving increased compliance with safety standards. The Compliance Support Program will cover all operators and owners regulated by TSSA. Once an organization is contacted by TSSA, participation in the program is voluntary and free of charge. The new Compliance Support Program focuses on partnering with organizations to overcome the identified safety issues. It is independent and separate from inspection activity.  More

New Report Finds Canadian Public Infrastructure “at risk"

A new report from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities shows that a significant amount of public infrastructure in Canada is ageing and in poor condition  –  reinforcing the urgent need for long-term investments in infrastructure renewal to meet the needs of Canadians. More

ParticipACTION – Impact Report

Established in 1971, ParticipACTION is a national non-profit organization helping Canadians sit less and move more through innovative engagement initiatives and thought leadership. The 2018-2019 Impact Report illustrates how we continue to play an important role in the lives of Canadians, motivating them to sit less and move more.  More 

OMHA Looks at USA Hockey Format To Keep Kids in the Game

More than ten years ago, USA Hockey looked at why they were loosing kids and undertook a change to do what was best for young players. The mantra of no laps, no lines, no lectures was adopted with less focus on travel and other costs that drive up the cost of the game. OMHA is looking at the success of the U.S. program to see if it will help increase participation here in Ontario.  More 


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