Ontario Government Providing More Opportunities for Diverse Communities to Thrive

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Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration

The government of Ontario is providing more opportunities for newcomers and multicultural communities to succeed, with a new grant program focused on promoting diversity and reducing barriers to inclusion.

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The program will support community projects that advance diversity and reduce barriers to inclusion, while providing opportunities for newcomers and ethno-cultural communities to participate fully in the civic, cultural, social and economic life of Ontario.

Projects will be selected for their ability to:

  • Increase intercultural awareness and understanding.
  • Enhance civic engagement and social connections.
  • Improve social and economic integration of newcomers and vulnerable groups such as refugees and newcomer women and youth.
  • Empower women, for example by providing opportunities for leadership roles.
  • Improve access to services for newcomers and diverse communities.