Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
There is a new program launching soon called the Markham Newcomers Network. They are offering three different programs: Language Cafes, Life in Canada and The Newcomer Care Group for new immigrants and refugees.
The prime minister has issued a statement on a changes to the cabinet ministry. The changes include the appointment of Ahmed D. Hussen as the new Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
This professional development tool may be relevant to settlement professionals working to support newcomers in obtaining employment.
Those who cannot afford to pay the fees for their court case in Ontario can request for a fee waiver. The court will make a decision on eligibility based on the financial situation of the person making the request.
The following presentation was given by Statistics Canada's Social Analysis and Modelling Division (SAMD) at the National Statistics Council Meeting in April 2016 to highlight recent research findings related to the youth labour market.
Ontario is seeking input from individuals, organizations and businesses in Toronto to help shape policies and programs that will be part of Ontario's 2017 Budget.
The government of Ontario is reminding those looking to purchase their first home that the maximum Land Transfer Tax refund has been doubled to $4,000 for eligible first-time homebuyers as of as of January 1, 2017.
The increase in employment in Ontario for December was bolstered by gains in construction and professional, scientific and technical services.
Using data from the 2011 National Household Survey and the 2001 Census of the population, this study provides a portrait of health care professionals who offered or were able to offer services to the official minority-language population.