The pilot Start-up Visa Program expires on March 31, 2018. In the months ahead, IRCC plans to work to finalize regulations for the permanent program in order to have a seamless transition from the pilot.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
The aim of the new ministry is to promote the use of a Francophone lens to strengthen French-language services across health care, court services and postsecondary education.
These recorded webinar series dive into the different facets of preparing to have a successful career in the tech field. Meet with experts as they share what skills are needed beyond the technical ones obtained in Cisco Networking Academy courses.
The government of Ontario is consulting with patients, health care providers and the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries with the goal of increasing openness and transparency for Ontario residents on their health care.
According to the Black Experience Project, a groundbreaking survey of 1,504 self-identified Black individuals in Greater Toronto, 53 per cent of the participants identified themselves as Black regardless of their heritage, country of origin, and ethnocultural and other identities.
The participants were sampled to represent the population across census tracts, taking into account age, gender household income and ethnic/cultural backgrounds.
CNIB's "ShopTalk: BlindSquare Enabled" aims to make the Yonge and St. Clair neighbourhood in Toronto the most accessible in Canada, improving access for individuals who are blind or partially sighted. The project was created with funding through the Barrier Buster project from the Rick Hansen Foundation, the help of staff and volunteers at the CNIB Community Hub, and the support of local Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue businesses.
This infographic by the Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) may be relevant for settlement staff who may have clients who need to appear in criminal court. It explains what to expect at one's first appearance in criminal court. There is both an infographic and text version of the information.
The Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) is a unique community-based program aimed at preventing and reducing homelessness by providing direct support and funding to 61 designated communities in all provinces and territories.
The funding for Brampton will support more than 60 projects , including upgrades to parks, playgrounds, fitness trails, community centres and cultural facilities.