The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage presented its tenth report after studying Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
Ontario is taking steps to ensure that people are better able to look after their loved ones with new funding that supports caregivers and makes it easier for seniors to continue living at home.
Province Supporting Youth Employment and Small Businesses with New Hiring Incentive.
On March 28, 2018, the government released the 2018 Budget, which includes significant new investments in health care, child care, home care and mental health, and new measures to create more opportunity for people across the province.
Beginning 2020, full-day licensed child care will become free for preschool children from the age of two-and-a-half until they are eligible to start kindergarten.
The province is supporting 236 projects that will meet the diverse needs of newcomers by expanding services to help them settle into their communities, such as improvements to language classes and job training.
A factsheet with information about how human rights are protected in Canada, who is covered by human rights laws, what human rights have to do with work, what workplace discrimination and harassment are, how to make a complaint, what the duty to accommodate is, and more.
This factsheet has information about what the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA) is, who is covered by it, what to do when there's an injury at work, when to make a claim, and how to get help with a claim.
A review of the barriers to employment for people with disabilities.
A study by the Institute for Work & Health examines the labour market experiences of newcomers to Canada and identifies a key role for settlement agencies.