Ontario is improving support for people receiving social assistance by increasing the mileage rates for medical and business travel.
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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.
There is a new program launching soon called the Markham Newcomers Network. They are offering three different programs: Language Cafes, Life in Canada and The Newcomer Care Group for new immigrants and refugees.
The prime minister has issued a statement on a changes to the cabinet ministry. The changes include the appointment of Ahmed D. Hussen as the new Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
This professional development tool may be relevant to settlement professionals working to support newcomers in obtaining employment.
Those who cannot afford to pay the fees for their court case in Ontario can request for a fee waiver. The court will make a decision on eligibility based on the financial situation of the person making the request.
The following presentation was given by Statistics Canada's Social Analysis and Modelling Division (SAMD) at the National Statistics Council Meeting in April 2016 to highlight recent research findings related to the youth labour market.
Ontario is seeking input from individuals, organizations and businesses in Toronto to help shape policies and programs that will be part of Ontario's 2017 Budget.