Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.

Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.

Changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations for Workers Exposed to Grain Dust and Flour Dust

The Government of Canada announced changes to the occupational health and safety regulations for workers exposed to grain dust and flour dust in federally regulated workplaces. These changes to the Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations on grain dust and flour dust came into force on July 11.

Women Connecting with Women - A Program Open to Anyone Who is Woman-identified

The program will address the systemic issues of newcomer women who face multi-barriers. The program will provide newcomer women with tools and resources to reduce social isolation, increase self-esteem, increase their networks and build confidence. The program will also provide access to one on one counseling/crisis counseling, support groups, mentoring, language enhancement and life-skills training. The end goal is for newcomer women to feel empowered and to support their social and economic integration in the Canadian Society.