Recorded on June 14, 2017, this webinar is designed for community workers who help users find legal information.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
As a result of intensive stakeholder consultations in May and June, and ongoing discussions with government, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) has decided to continue immigration and refugee services at the current level at this time.
A new CERIC-funded research study led by the Sheridan Centre for Elder Research will address the gap in knowledge about the state of senior entrepreneurship in Canada by investigating the experiences, needs and interests of individuals who have either launched or would like to start their own business after age 50.
With 65 percent of elementary school students going on to careers that don’t yet exist, the Ontario Skilled Trades Alliance report “An Apprenticeship Skills Agenda", calls for bold, innovative and flexible skills and apprenticeship training to keep pace with advancing technology and help close the skills gap.
The average hourly wage paid to full-time payroll employees in 2016 was $27.70, excluding overtime pay, tips, and incentive and performance pay. Wages varied notably across occupations and geographic regions.
Ontario is providing additional support to detect potential hearing loss in newborns sooner and ensure that families with children who have permanent hearing loss, or are at risk, get the supports they need.
The Refugee Protection Division (RPD) of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) has issued a practice notice to allow the submission of documents electronically to the RPD using Canada Post’s epost Connect™ service. Counsel and unrepresented claimants are encouraged to review the practice notice for further details.
Starting July 1, legislation and regulation changes come into effect that aim to make life more convenient and affordable for people in Ontario, strengthen democratic institutions, and help build a fairer, more inclusive province.
The Community Legal Clinic of York Region (CLCYR) and the Vaughan Community Health Centre (VCHC) have opened a new office to provide legal aid services to low-income Ontarians in the Vaughan area. This new satellite office, co-located with the Vaughan Community Health Centre, offers legal consultation to visitors and patients of the VCHC every Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m..