Although this resource is from the U.S., some of the content may be relevant for community-based agencies in Ontario as well. The first goal of this resource guide is to help community-based service programs more easily find and access available resources on cultural competency in order to better serve their targeted populations. Second,the resource guide aims to help CBOs attract funders who often require evidence of culturally competent programs.
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This fact sheet is for front-line workers and advocates working with women who have been or are being sponsored by a spouse or partner and have experienced family violence. The content has been updated to reflect the elimination, in April, 2017, of "conditional" permanent resident status.
Frontline settlement workers who are looking for an overall basic understanding on the Syrian refugee crisis may find this online resource useful in raising awareness of the impact of the war on refugees' mental health.
This paper examines 15 years of income inequality for families raising children in Ontario (2000 to 2015), comparing it with national data for context, and finds several trends.
The Ontario government is providing new funding for repairs and retrofits to social housing across the province in order to improve living conditions and fight climate change. This investment is part of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan and is funded by proceeds from the province's carbon market.
Ontario is improving access to services for children and youth with special needs, with the opening of a new, modern, and centrally located Five Counties Children's Centre in Cobourg.
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) offers an opportunity for in-demand foreign workers with a job in specific occupations in the agricultural and construction sectors offer to permanently live and work in Ontario.
Ontario is creating a new Human Trafficking Lived Experience Roundtable that will bolster the province's efforts to end human trafficking through direct engagement with, and input from, survivors of trafficking.
The government of Ontario is proposing to create a new French-language university, the first of its kind in the province, giving French-speaking students more opportunities to study in French.
The government of Canada will be working to implement an “X” gender designation in Canadian passports, as well as other documents issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to support LGBTQ2 rights and advance the Government’s agenda on gender equality, diversity and inclusion. An “X” will make it easier for people who do not identify as female (“F”) or male (“M”) to acquire passports and other government-issued documents that better reflect their gender identity.