Beendigen is a local healing agency that strives to support families and women experiencing abuse and addictions. They opened a fourth location inside the Victoriaville Mall to provide more assistance and services like a walk-in counselling program.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
On June 1, the Government of Canada pledged an initial $50 million to assist the provinces and municipalities that have borne the majority of costs associated with the recent influx. Of these funds, $11 million will be provided directly to the City of Toronto in the coming weeks. Direct funding was required after the Province of Ontario chose to withdraw from its jurisdictional responsibility around housing.
The Minister of Canadian Heritage and Minister responsible for Multiculturalism, announced three new funding streams that will strengthen diverse communities and support anti-racism initiatives across the country. The government is investing a total of $51.9 million over 3 years, which includes $21 million in new funding for community-led projects, events and capacity building initiatives.
YWCA JUMP is a support program for newcomer women and girls 13+ funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. The program helps women and girls explore career options, build skills, search for jobs and integrate into Canadian society.
Many workers don't know about their right to take personal emergency leave. And people may think that they don't have this right because they work part-time or are new at their job. This resource provides legal information about personal emergency leave, who gets it, and how it can be used.
Chat live with Employment Ontario, from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET and get advice on your job search and details on training and hiring
The Cannabis Act creates a legal and regulatory framework for controlling the production, distribution, sale and possession of cannabis in Canada.
This section of the Ontario Human Rights Commission website explains the OHRC position on dress codes for employers and employees.
A discussion about the creative ways that local authorities have found to provide services, protect the vulnerable and build more inclusive cities for everyone.
Mental health providers in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal are sought to participate in interviews, for a study to develop best mental health practices for forced migrants.