Healthcare & Education

The greatest wealth is health.

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Healthcare and education are some of the most critical aspects of our lives. In the Healthcare and Education category, you can learn more about local healthcare resources, such as finding your local healthcare centers or mental health resources. Within this category, you will also find information on health insurance and what coverage is provided under the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). The Healthcare and Education category also includes insight for getting your children registered for school - as well as information on local school boards in your area.

Your Health Insurance

Medical equipment (stethoscope, syringe, vial, mask).

What is Covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Program (OHIP)

Learn more about Ontario Health Insurance Program (OHIP) services and benefits.

Doctor holding red stethoscope.

How to Purchase Additional Health Insurance

It is a good idea to purchase private health insurance for the 3 months that you are not covered by OHIP (Health Card), or if you are not eligible for OHIP.

Healthcare Support

A community health center physician using a stethoscope on an elderly patient.

Where to Find Your Local Health Centres

Learn more about how and where to access local Health Centers.

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Mental Health Supports

Learn what mental health supports are available to you and your family.

How to Register Your Kids in Local Schools

Two teenaged students working independently at a desk in a classroom.

Best Practices for Enrolling Your Child in School

Choosing the right school is the first step here. Get to know the school system in Canada and become aware of the best options for your children.

A young black child colouring at his desk in a classroom.

The School Boards in Your Area

Learn more about the types of school systems in your area and how to connect with the school boards to enroll your child in school.