Families of children with autism will have more options for their children's service through a new, permanent direct funding option, which will be implemented by the end of this year through the Ontario Autism Program (OAP).
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
The government of Ontario has passed the Stronger, Healthier Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2017, which includes investments in health care and education, including free prescription medications for everyone aged 24 and under through OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare, starting in January 2018.
This study examines how over-education is associated with life satisfaction among university-educated immigrant and non-immigrant workers in Canada, and accounts for differences in the degree of over-education in each group.
This research can be used as a model for understanding and describing the capacities of particular groups of refugees living in exile, especially young refugees who have sought refuge in a neighbouring country.
The report has found that a large number of black students are being streamed into applied instead of academic programs and they are suspended at much higher rates than their counterparts in Toronto.
The Physical Literacy and Recreation Project aims to engage over 2,000 children and youth in Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge in fun activities to get them moving and learn about the importance of staying active. This is one of 127 projects across Ontario that is receiving support through the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund.
The Luke’s Place Virtual Legal Clinic connects woman abuse survivors to trained lawyers using video conferencing or the telephone.
Although this resource is produced by the Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society, the content is also relevant for the rest of Canada.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has published monthly refugee claim numbers for January to April 2017 on their website.