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Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
Employment in Ontario increased by 5,200 jobs in October, the fourth straight month of job gains. Employment in Ontario is up by 149,200 jobs, year over year. The province's unemployment rate has been below the national average for 31 consecutive months.
The government of Ontario is working with the aim to build stronger, safer communities by modernizing Ontario's policing framework to make it more community-focused, accountable, sustainable, and culturally responsive.
The government of Ontario is transforming surplus provincial land into a new residential community with plans to build hundreds of mixed-income homes in Toronto's Thistletown neighbourhood, with the goal of giving more people access to a safe, affordable home.
The government of Ontario is now accepting applications from organizations interested in opening new Seniors Active Living Centres, to develop up to 40 new centres across the province over the next three years.
Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) will be holding a number of in-person and online meetings between October and December to meet with people from racialized communities as well as the lawyers, community legal clinics, and other community agencies that serve them to talk about the issues faced when it comes to getting the legal services needed.
The government has launched a call for proposals for the Foreign Credential Recognition Loans Program. The Foreign Credential Recognition Loans Program offers loans to newcomers to help cover the costs of getting their foreign credentials recognized.
The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour has highlighted how the government intends to strengthen the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) by making annual cost of living increases starting in July 2018—two years ahead of schedule.
The Ontario government is seeking public input to help make workplaces fairer for workers in industries that currently have exemptions, special rules or exclusions.
The Ontario government is seeking public input on a long-term plan to modernize the transportation system in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) region, to ensure people and goods are able to move throughout the region with greater ease.