Today, the Minister of Colleges and Universities, the Minister of Francophone Affairs and the Federal Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, signed a historic funding agreement on behalf of the governments of Ontario and Canada to support the Université de l'Ontario français, the first French-language university governed by and for Ontario Francophones.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
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Province Supporting Local Businesses to Strengthen Auto and Manufacturing Sectors
Windsor — The government is helping build Ontario together by investing in local businesses to help create 194 new jobs and retain 199 positions in the automotive and manufacturing sectors.
Ontario is calling on interested individuals to apply for the Minister's Advisory Council on Special Education (MACSE). The Council members will provide advice to the Minister of Education on the development and delivery of special education programs and services.
Rights Bites, CLEO’s audio podcast series for newcomers, draws attention to some common legal problems that affect newcomer tenants and workers in Ontario, and gives information about legal rights.
Ontario is protecting the health care system against fraud by ensuring the final transition to a more secure photo health card. As of July 1, 2020, red and white health cards will no longer be accepted for Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) services.
Starting this month, individuals with red and white health cards will begin to receive letters letting them know that they will need to get a photo health card at a ServiceOntario centre before the July 1, 2020, deadline.
Photo health cards can easily be obtained for free at ServiceOntario by:
The Government of Canada has postponed the opening of the Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program for 2020; and will not be accepting new applications until further notice.
No new sponsorship applications and no related applications for a permanent resident visa made by sponsors’ parents or grandparents under the Family Class are accepted for processing until further Instructions are issued.
Regional Immigration Pilot to Fill Labour Gaps, Attract Top Talent in Rural Ontario
BELLEVILLE - The Ontario Government is helping businesses in small and rural communities attract and retain skilled workers through a new Regional Immigration Pilot program. Chatham-Kent, Cornwall and Belleville/Quinte West were selected to participate in an effort to fulfill labour needs that are not currently being met locally.
BROCKVILLE — The Ontario Government is asking people from every region of the province for their best advice on how to make life more affordable, invest in critical public services and balance the budget by 2023 through public consultations for the 2020 Budget.
Today, Minister of Finance Rod Phillips along with Minister Steve Clark, MPP for Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, were in Brockville to launch the first of a series of consultations that will run across Ontario throughout the months of January and February.
Today, the Ontario government announced it is adopting the Ontario Autism Panel’s key recommendations for a needs-based autism program. The program recognizes that every family’s experience and needs are different, and that children and youth on the autism spectrum have different levels of need at different points in their lives. These changes will put Ontario on track to deliver a comprehensive, sustainable and family-centred program.
The Ontario government wants to hear from people across the province about what they want to see in the next poverty reduction strategy.