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Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
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The Minister of Community and Social Services and Minister of the Status of Women has announced 45 projects to help end human trafficking and support survivors, supported by the Anti-Human Trafficking Community Supports Fund and the Indigenous-led Initiatives Fund.
Through this pilot, nine immigrant service and support agencies across Canada were funded to develop and deliver a loan program for internationally trained workers.
The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, on behalf of the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, has announced the launch of a call for proposals for the Foreign Credential Recognition Loans Program.
The purpose of the Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy to is find new innovative approaches that improve the well-being of Canadians. In order to gather ideas from communities and regions across Canada, the Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy Co-Creation Steering Group has launched an online consultation.
On October 1, 2017, the general minimum wage will rise to $11.60. Special minimum wage rates that apply to liquor servers, students under 18, hunting and fishing guides, and homeworkers will also increase at the same time.
An updated Employer’s Roadmap: Hiring & Retaining Internationally Trained Workers, is now available. The updated Roadmap helps guide employers in the hiring of internationally trained workers.
The government of Ontario has established a new Employers' Partnership Table to advise the government on innovative ways to connect more people with disabilities to jobs and businesses to talent.
Ontario is investing in Programme Franco, a new francophone community grant program geared towards community groups, municipalities, and not-for-profit organizations.
The government of Ontario is increasing access to rental and affordable housing by launching a new team to help streamline the development process and tackle some of the challenges that prevent housing projects from being built.