The Conditional Permanent Residency requirement has been a significant barrier for immigrant women in abusive relationships. Government of Canada has removed the condition that applied to some sponsored spouses or partners of Canadian citizens and permanent residents to live with their sponsor for two years in order to keep their permanent resident status. This change applies to anyone who was subject to the requirement, as well as to new spouses and partners who are sponsored as permanent residents.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
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The website 'Steps to Justice' now has information on overpayments and agreements to pay back social assistance.
This article covers how to give notice, legal ways to move out early, and what can happen if you do not follow the rules about moving out.
The Public Service Commission of Canada is planning to test the sustainability and effectiveness of applying name-blind recruitment techniques in the federal public service.
Ontario is encouraging high school students to change the world through the power of volunteering during the 10th ChangeTheWorld - Ontario Youth Volunteer Challenge.
A grand opening ceremony was held today for new affordable rental homes in Peterborough.
The new shelter will provide women and children with multiple services under one roof. The larger facility will provide more private and quiet space, housing, counselling and administrative services as well as legal, mental health and harm reduction supports. In addition, the new shelter will have fully accessible rooms.
Ontario is taking action to make housing more affordable for homebuyers and renters by introducing the Fair Housing Plan. This set of 16 comprehensive measures aims to help more people find an affordable place to call home, while bringing stability to the real estate market and protecting the investment of homeowners.
Refugees in Canada have experienced mixed success when it comes to economic outcomes. While their employment status and income levels do, on average, catch up to those of native-born Canadians over time, full integration can still take more than a decade.
Ontario is launching eight pilot projects to provide more reading support for students with learning disabilities, with participating schools in Cambridge, London, Sudbury and Windsor.|