Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.

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Free Program in Child Development Practitioner Pre-Apprenticeship

In partnership with On-Track Career & Employment Services, Seneca College is offering a free pre-apprenticeship program. This program is designed for people working towards becoming an Early Childhood Educator through Seneca’s Child Development Practitioner (CDP) Apprenticeship Program. The Pre-Apprenticeship Program will prepare students to enter Seneca’s CDP Apprenticeship program. Classes will take place at Seneca’s Newnham campus (Don Mills & Finch).

Budget 2017 Proposes Investments for More High-quality, Affordable Child Care

The Prime Minister today highlighted that Budget 2017 proposes $7 billion over 10 years, beginning in 2018-19, to support and create more high-quality, affordable child care spaces across the country. This funding is in addition to an initial investment of $500 million announced in Budget 2016 for this upcoming year, 2017-18.