The Welcome Ontario - Syrian Refugee Assistance Information website has as its goal to bring together trustworthy information for those helping Syrian refugees settle in Ontario.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
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CERIC is today launching a new publication to help the more than 4 in 5 small- and medium-sized enterprises who worry about engaging and developing the talent to grow their businesses. Entitled Retain and Gain: Career Management for Small Business, this action-oriented Playbook enables small business owners and entrepreneurs to use career management as a strategic lever for stronger company performance.
OCASI has announced the launch of our provincial anti-Islamophobia campaign 'BreaktheBehaviour'. The campaign consists of two TV Ads which will be broadcast on Rogers, Shaw and CBC and can be seen our campaign website breakthebehaviour.ca. Visit and sign the pledge.
This brief survey by OCASI - Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants is geared toward frontline settlement workers serving refugee clients. However, all settlement sector professionals involved in refugee settlement are invited to provide input. The survey closes Friday, February 3, 2017.
The government of Ontario has released the Economic Accounts for the third quarter of 2016, confirming the province's economy is growing at a steady pace.
The Minister of Housing and Minister Responsible for the Poverty Reduction Strategy was at Kenora Chiefs Advisory to highlight its new Life Skills program. The project is receiving support from the province to help Ontario Works and ODSP clients, youth in care, parents of youth in care and persons with disabilities to transition to employment, education or training. The program provides support and coaching to help people gain soft skills and job-related skills.
The Ontario Trillium Foundation supports projects ranging from preserving Indigenous languages and cultural traditions, to helping people lead active lives or learn new job skills.
Ontario is improving support for people receiving social assistance by increasing the mileage rates for medical and business travel.
The Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration is now accepting nominations for the Order of Ontario Award. You can nominate a current or former resident of Ontario whose career has had a major impact on the province until March 31, 2017.
Following an increase of just 1.3 per cent last year, Canada’s economic growth is expected to accelerate to 1.9 per cent in 2017, according to The Conference Board of Canada’s Canadian Outlook: Winter 2017.