Recorded on June 14, 2017, this webinar is designed for community workers who help users find legal information. It covers Steps to Justice, CLEO's new website for helping clients find step-by-step information about common legal problems. It also outlines the difference between legal information and legal advice.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
Police-reported hate crimes targeting the Muslim population increased from 99 incidents in 2014 to 159 incidents in 2015, an increase of 61%.
This ContactPoint website section lists a variety of resources linked to mentoring, including online resources, reports, organizations and programs.
The new Ontario Autism Program aims to ensure autism services for children and youth are delivered consistently across the province, allow for flexibility and choice based on each child’s needs, and give families confidence in receiving quality services.
As part of the Strategy, which includes four pillars, high-skilled workers coming to Canada on a temporary basis are now able to benefit from two-week processing of applications for work permits and, when necessary, temporary resident visas. Open work permits for spouses and study permits for dependants will also be processed in two weeks when applicable.
The review will look at how asylum claims are currently processed, with a focus on further increasing productivity at the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB).
As a community or legal worker, you might be interested in learning about how to extend the reach of legal information by using social media. This module will provide you with tools to help you make social media work for your organization, expand your social media network, create content for Facebook and Twitter.
The province of Ontario added 19,900 jobs in May. Employment in Ontario is up 86,000 year-over-year, and jobs growth has been positive in 8 of the last 10 months.
Ontario is investing in a new York University campus in Markham--the first university campus in York Region--that will expand postsecondary education opportunities for students and families.
These changes affect the requirements for Express Entry and how points are awarded through the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).