Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.

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

Backgrounder to Express Entry Changes

Targeted changes to the Express Entry system are being made on November 19, 2016.

Before November 19, 2016

Job offers

The Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) awards 600 points for a job that is permanent and is supported by a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).


The Express Entry system only awards points for education overall as long as it has been assessed as equivalent to a Canadian standard.

Ontario Investing in Modern Facilities for Ottawa Students

Province Supporting Campus-Wide Energy Retrofit at Carleton University

Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development

Ontario is investing in modern and energy-efficient facilities for students at Carleton University, which will offer new opportunities for experiential learning, and create space for applied research and development.

Yasir Naqvi, MPP for Ottawa Centre, joined local MP Catherine McKenna at Carleton this week (Nov 7) to make the announcement.