Ontario is boosting its support for students and families across the province by reducing class sizes, providing new support for students with special education needs, and ensuring labour stability for at least two more years.
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Ontario is helping more than 100 non-profit organizations expand and improve their programs and services for more than 350,000 people and build stronger communities across the province.
One of the organizations the province is supporting is the Lakeside HOPE House. The support is aimed at helping more than 60 low-income people through its Circles ® program. Program volunteers help individuals and their families become more financially independent by offering emotional and practical support and connecting them to resources and training, for example preparing for job interviews.
In our information-saturated workplaces, this mental skill is becoming as important as emotional intelligence and technical skills.
Starting June 6, 2017, Express Entry candidates with strong French language skills, with or without English language skills, will be awarded additional points by the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS).
After extensive consultation with more than 1,500 people from across the province, an independent review of Ontario's police oversight system led to a final report that includes 129 recommendations to help Ontario transform police oversight so it is more transparent and accountable, and has the confidence of both the public and the police.
Ontario is partnering with tech leaders to co-found Code for Canada, a new not-for-profit organization that will develop digital solutions to make government services more user-friendly and easier to access.
OCASI Professional Education and Training Project (PET) is accepting applications for In-House Group Trainings for this fiscal year, April 2017- March 2018.
Through PET, OCASI aims to make funding available to eligible organizations for group in-house professional development training to improve settlement services by addressing gaps in skills, knowledge and attitudes of service providers within each participating agencies.