There is now a greater tendency among newcomers to settle in peripheral municipalities, most often those bordering a central municipality. This phenomenon is referred to as the suburbanization of immigrants.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
In the Ontario Human Rights Commission's (OHRC) 2017-2022 strategic plan, they committed to being a leadership voice on human rights issues and making sure that people’s lived experiences are at the centre of their work. They plan to use their enforcement powers under the Code to work towards non-discriminatory practices in the criminal justice system, including ending racial profiling in policing.
The Chairperson of the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) of Canada announced today that Guideline 9: Proceedings before the IRB Involving Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression is in effect as of May 1, 2017.
This package provides resources and tools for Employment Specialists who are looking to expand their programming and adapt their practices to better serve youth with mental health issues. It covers topics such as: basic mental health, how to best adapt employment service practices to fit the needs of youth living with mental illness, and how to prepare youth living with mental health issues for new employment.
Starting May 1, 2017, some citizens from Brazil, Bulgaria and Romania are able to apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), instead of a visitor visa, to fly to, or transit through a Canadian airport.
However, Brazilians, Bulgarians and Romanians who are not eligible to apply for an eTA or who are travelling to Canada by car, bus, train or boat, including a cruise ship, will still need a visitor visa.
This report presents key facts and figures of Syrian refugees settled in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The objective is to provide a better understanding of Syrian refugees’ demographic and employment characteristics. It can be used by government, service providing agencies, and community groups in the GTA for planning relevant programs and services. It may also be helpful for businesses interested in hiring Syrian refugees. Over 26,615 Syrian refugees came to Canada between November 2015 and November 2016. Of this number,
A new report by The Conference Board of Canada, Entrepreneur and Investor Immigration: Creating Jobs and Growth provides recommendations to help strengthen business immigration’s role in spurring Canada’s economic development.
Applications are now being accepted for the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s (MHCC) SPARK training program. SPARK (Supporting the Promotion of Activated Research and Knowledge) was created in 2012 to increase the capacity for effective knowledge translation among people engaged in the mental health, problematic substance use and addictions fields.
The nomination deadline is midnight pacific time Canada Day, July 1, 2017. The nominations' committee will review all nominations and will recommend to the national committee the 150 Canadians who best represent the country, our diversity and the variety of stories about the difference and the progress we are making in mental health.