• The Ministry of Public Works is advising that effective August 6, 2018, Blackwatch Pass will be closed to traffic so that construction works can be conducted. The closure will be for an extended period of time. While Blackwatch Pass is closed the public is encouraged to seek alternative routes to avoid delays.


  • The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs is advising that beginning Friday, August 10 the Central Bus Terminal ticket kiosk in Hamilton will operate on an amended schedule. Read more

Long Term Care Resources

Ageing and Disability Services (ADS) assists with connecting seniors and persons with physical, cognitive or developmental disabilities and their caregivers with services and resources to support them.

How do I find the helping service I need?

Where can I find tips and tools on long term care?

There are also helpful resources online for issues facing seniors, persons with disabilities and their loved ones. See the list and links below. If you have recommendations for additional resources to be added to this list, please submit them to with the subject line: Online Resources, for review.



Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s – Practical Tips Handbook

End of Life Care

The Conversation Project - provides starter kits to help have the conversation about end of life care and what is important to you. There are a range of kits including:

  • Conversation Starter Kit - general
  • How to choose a Health Care Proxy & Be a Health Care Proxy
  • How to talk to your doctor about end of life care
  • Conversation starter kit for families and loved ones of people with Alzheimer’s or Dementia
  • Pediatric Starter Kit

Advanced Care Directives - General information and booklet with template


The inclusion or non-inclusion of a resource does not imply endorsement. These have been included to direct people to resources available online, but will be updated or changed as needed.