Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
The Government of Ontario is conducting a three-week public consultation through September 21, 2018 on the public programs and services that matter to you most.
By participating in the Planning for Prosperity Consultation survey, you will have your say on the province’s effectiveness in public spending. You will rank the importance and effectiveness of a range of government programs and services.
OCASI’s Client Management System (OCMS)- Power At Your Fingertips
OCASI and Refugee 613 are working on a new project to improve and increase collaboration between settlement service providers and refugee sponsorship groups.
The Government of Canada announced on July 30 that it will be expanding its biometrics program.
Government of Canada to improve application intake system and accept more sponsorship applications for parents and grandparents.
The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, launched Opportunity for All – Canada’s First Poverty Reduction Strategy, which targets a 20 percent reduction in poverty by 2020 and a 50 percent reduction in poverty by 2030.
People can work part-time while getting most types of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits. Some of the rules about how much of their earnings they can keep changed on August 12, 2018.
Following the federal legalization of cannabis on October 17, Ontario will immediately introduce an online retail channel for cannabis, to be followed by a private retail model by April 1, 2019.
Income support recipients are in worse or no better health than their peers. Why is social assistance failing at this important objective?