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Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.

Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.

New Horizons for Seniors Program

The New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) is a federal grants and contributions program that supports projects led or inspired by seniors who make a difference in the lives of others and their communities. Through the NHSP, the Government of Canada encourages seniors to share their knowledge, skills and experiences to the benefit of others.

Refugee Protection Division and Refugee Appeal Division Interface Meetings

The deputy chairpersons of the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) and the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) have recently begun to meet to ensure that they are each aware of the pressures and priorities facing the other division. This context will enable each division to carry out its mandate more effectively.

LAO Releases Racialized Communities Strategy Paper

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) will be holding a series of in-person and online sessions this fall to meet with clients, lawyers, community legal clinics and other community agencies to talk about some of the issues faced by racialized communities when it comes to getting the legal services they need.

Ahead of those meetings, LAO is making its consultation paper available as a starting point for discussion.