Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.

Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.

Status of Women Committee Tables its Report Taking Action to End Violence Against Young Women and Girls

The House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women presented its report entitled Taking Action to End Violence Against Young Women and Girls in Canada in the House of Commons today. The report is based on submitted briefs and testimony provided by witnesses over the course of 21 meetings held between 12 April and 7 December 2016 during its study on violence against young women and girls.

Research on Income Inequality in Canada: Driving Forces, Outcomes and Policy

The researchers draw together the research presented to address three questions of central interest. First, has inequality increased in -Canada? Although the question is bluntly phrased, the answer, as we will see, is in many ways nuanced. Second, what policy tools are available to affect inequality and how have they performed? Third, what should Canada do about inequality going forward?

Rebranding Disability Through Achievement

Lime Connect is a global not for profit organization that aims to rebrand disability through achievement. They do that by attracting, preparing, and connecting high potential university students and alumni who happen to have disabilities for scholarships, internships, The Lime Connect Fellowship Program, and full time careers with their corporate partners in the world's leading corporations.