Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
Ontario is partnering with tech leaders to co-found Code for Canada, a new not-for-profit organization that will develop digital solutions to make government services more user-friendly and easier to access.
OCASI Professional Education and Training Project (PET) is accepting applications for In-House Group Trainings for this fiscal year, April 2017- March 2018.
Through PET, OCASI aims to make funding available to eligible organizations for group in-house professional development training to improve settlement services by addressing gaps in skills, knowledge and attitudes of service providers within each participating agencies.
Ontario is supporting new opportunities for youth across the province to connect with mentors, learn new skills and achieve success.
The province of Ontario providing support for a project using new software to provide self-care tools to youth with mental health challenges, including a platform to support education, collaboration, engagement, intervention and goal-focused coaching.
The Medical Certificate form is available for use by claimants before the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) who were unable or will be unable, for medical reasons, to attend a hearing or submit a Basis of Claim (BOC) form on time.
This report reflects the views and voices of children and families impacted by six years of war in Syria, who were consulted in January and February 2017.
Although this guide was developed for Alberta’s settlement community, some of the content may be relevant for settlement practitioners in Ontario and the rest of Canada.
Strengthening the Case for Investing in Canada’s Mental Health System: Economic Considerations outlines evidence-based investments in mental health that can have the greatest impact, while providing governments with the strongest likelihood of saving dollars down the road.
On April 1, 2017, Legal Aid Ontario is raising the eligibility threshold for all legal aid services another six per cent. LAO implemented the first of multiple six per cent increases on Nov. 1, 2014.