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Due to irresolvable issues with our planned venue, the May 14-15, 2013 InformOntario Symposium will be re-scheduled to September 2013. The InformOntario Board of Directors and its Symposium Planning Committee are committed to providing a quality, comfortable and affordable learning experience. The event will remain in ... more
InformOntario will be hosting an AIRS CIRS/CRS exam on Mon, May 13th from 2-4 pm as a pre-event to the 2013 Symposium. The exam will be at Seneca College at the Residence of King Campus. ALL exam registrations go through InformCanada.
"The program supports low-income women who are seeking to start their own business by providing financial literacy training, entrepreneurial mentoring and skills development and life skills support." Offered by: Connect Legal: Toronto Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund: Northwestern Ontario PARO: Northeastern Ontario... more
The staff of Community Information Hamilton is thrilled to announce that Executive Director, Pauline Kajiura, was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for excellence in Community Service!
The 2013 Education and Networking Symposium will be held at Seneca College, King Campus, King City on Tue, May 14 and Wed, May 15. The registration form will be available soon, along with a tentative program. Please note that we are returning to our “usual” month for this event – May – after several years with a June... more
You are invited to a free 1-hour demo/info session on Wednesday, February 6th at 2 pm, co-hosted by Accessibility Ontario and Findhelp Information Services. This will be to demonstrate BrowseAloud, a powerful, multilingual screenreading tool featured on 7,000 websites worldwide including those of the Ontario Ministry... more
It is with great sadness to announce the sudden passing of Susan McDougall of Ottawa. Susan, who we all affectionately called Suzan McGG (with her 3 surnames, none of which I could ever say or spell), passed away Sunday evening (Oct 28th) at 11:11pm at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto from an hemorrhagic stroke.... more
Ontario is opening 17 new Parenting and Family Literacy Centres as part of the Youth Action Plan that is giving young people the early support and opportunities they need to succeed and keep communities safe. http://news.ontario.ca/edu/en/2012/10/more-literacy-centres-supporting-ontario-families.html L'Ontario ouvre... more
Greetings all, March of Dimes Canada has a new program called Post-Polio Canada, including a Warmline at 1-800-480-5903, operating weekdays 9 am to 4:30 pm. They're anxious to spread the word about this service. They provide information, resources, and connections to the many post-polio support groups throughout... more
Hello all, Industry Canada sent letters out last week announcing the end of funding for the widespread CAP Community Access Program, which provides Internet access for the public at schools, libraries and community centres. Note that some programs may continue without the federal funding (particularly at libraries),... more
I posted this on behalf of Hamilton (Barb) Hello everyone, I wish to take this opportunity to officially announce Lesley Russell’s retirement from Community Information Hamilton. Lesley leaves CIH after 22 years as Executive Director and the most recent 15 months as Regional Data and Information Services Coordinator.... more
InformOntario is pleased to announced that the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration has approved our application for a partnership grant. The first step is to hire a Project Coordinator. If you know anyone who may be interested in this part-time contract position, please see the information on the IO website ---... more
The forms for the 2012 membership fees are now posted on the IO website. Returning members should select from the "Renewals" choices of a PDF or Word document. First-time members should select from the "New" options. For centres who have already submitted your membership dues, your 2012 certificate will be emailed to... more