The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) has updated their Professional Standards, Revised 2002 practice standard to include specific examples of legislation that requires nurses to report instances of abuse.

    Ontario's government announced they would reduce increases in social assistance rates for individuals on the Ontario Disability Support Program and Ontario Works from 3 per cent to 1.5 per cent this year. The increase is less than Ontario's inflation rate of 2.5 per cent and does not reflect the actual cost of living.

    Should the Ontario government reduce increases in social assistance rates by half?

    Employers often use applicant tracking systems to sift through applications for job openings applying a number of keywords to narrow down the appropriate candidates. If your documents are missing the keywords, you may be screened out of an interview. Your cover letter and resume are your tools to capture the employer's attention. Using certain keywords in these documents will demonstrate that you fit the requirements of the position and that you stand out in the mass of applications.