Legalswipe is a free smartphone app that is designed to educate users on their legal rights when they are stopped and questioned by police. It uses a series of menus and cues to lead users to information about their situation. It's available in English, French, and Spanish.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
Ontario has introduced legislation that would, if passed, further protect patients in Ontario and keep them healthy, including strengthening and reinforcing Ontario's zero tolerance policy on sexual abuse of patients by any regulated health professional.
Nine out of 12 programs implemented during the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) At Home/Chez Soi Research Demonstration Project on mental health and homelessness have successfully transitioned from research to real world.
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has released Welcoming Communities: A Toolkit for Municipal Governments. The practical guide builds on lessons learned by over 300 municipalities that have helped to welcome the newcomers.
The University of Ottawa Refugee Assistance Project (UORAP) has developed a set of print and video resources in English and French on how to help refugee claimants prepare for their refugee hearing.
Recorded on October 14, 2016, this 96-minute webinar explores some of the reasons people support a basic income program, some of the benefits, risks, and opportunities that it could bring, and the 6 key questions that people on social assistance and their allies should ask when examining a proposal for a basic income program.
The provincial government has released a report from Hugh Segal, the Special Advisor on Basic Income.
Ontario is helping to provide access to justice for people who may have been wrongfully convicted of a crime and cannot afford legal representation.
In order to prevent unnecessary hardship and instability for both workers and employers, the four-year cumulative duration rule will no longer apply to temporary foreign workers in Canada, effective immediately.
In this webinar recording, Andrew Pitt, Product Manager at Rogers Communications, shares job search advice for internationally-trained IT professionals.