Reports caution that the proportion of LGBTQ2S youth experiencing homelessness may be much higher, given that many LGBTQ2S youth do not access shelters due to homophobia and transphobia and that many shelters do not collect data regarding sexual orientation and gender identity.
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Human rights laws give people the right to live free from discrimination. Harassment that goes against a worker's human rights is a form of discrimination.
Ontario becomes the first province to tackle pay transparency as part of a broad new strategy to advance women's economic empowerment and build fairer, better workplaces.
The Action Plan outlines actions that federal, provincial and territorial governments can take individually or collaboratively to increase Francophone immigration.
March 8, 2018/Toronto – Today, on International Women’s Day 2018, OCASI – Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants celebrates the strength, vision and creativity of our sisters who work and lead in Ontario’s immigrant and refugee-serving sector and allied sectors.
Ontario is launching a new strategy that aims to build a province free from domestic and sexual violence and to help support survivors.
The Government of Canada announced the winning supplier for the Visa Application Centres (VAC) contract: VF Worldwide Holdings Ltd.
OCASI Client Management System (OCMS) launched in 2013 is a solution developed by the sector for the sector. It can be used by multi-service agencies across Canada to record and retrieve client information on individual and group activities.
If you are a caregiver in the Caring for Children Program or the Caring for People with High Medical Needs Program, you will need to complete 2 years of full-time work experience by November 29, 2019 to be eligible to apply for permanent residence.
If a refugee does not go to their protection hearing, the Board will hold a special hearing. The date of their special hearing can be found on the Notice to Appear for a Hearing that were given to them at their eligibility interview. The date will be no later than 5 working days after their refugee protection hearing date.