Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.

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

CERIC Releases New Career Management for Small Business Playbook

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.

Survey on Refugee Settlement

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.

New Life Skills Program in Kenora

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.