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Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After graduation, students may be able to stay in Canada. Their education in Canada could provide them with an advantage to obtain a work permit, apply for permanent residence and become a Canadian citizen.
Income support recipients are in worse or no better health than their peers. Why is social assistance failing at this important objective?
The Government of Canada announced changes to the occupational health and safety regulations for workers exposed to grain dust and flour dust in federally regulated workplaces. These changes to the Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations on grain dust and flour dust came into force on July 11.