Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
Ontario is lowering electricity bills by 25 per cent on average for all residential customers as part of a significant system restructuring that aims to address long-standing policy challenges and ensure greater fairness.
There are more than 2,000 summer jobs and full-time internships available to young people in over 200 Ontario communities aimed to help students develop important skills, gain meaningful experience and learn more about a career in natural resource management.
The February 2017 issue of the Pathways to Prosperity eBulletin is now available in English and French.
In A Snapshot of Family Caregiving and Work in Canada, the report explores some of the family realities and trends that shape the “landscape of care” across the country. This resource highlights how our family, care and work responsibilities intersect, interact and have an impact on each other.
Clients can now connect with Findhelp using the texting features on their cell phones. Texts are answered in English and French, Monday to Friday from 4pm-9pm EST by the same friendly, highly-trained information and referral specialists who provide the 211 phone service.
The new Human Services website organizes information by topic, eliminating the need for users to navigate for information in various areas of the City's website.
Ontario is establishing a Patient and Family Advisory Council to advise government on health priorities that have an impact on patient care and patient experiences in Ontario.
The government has responded to the sixth report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, entitled Distress Call: How Canada's Immigration Program can Respond to Reach the Displaced and Most Vulnerable is now available from the Parliament of Canada website.
The Ontario ministry of Health and Long-term Care has announced the opening of a new Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) clinic and the expansion of inherited metabolic disorders and red blood cell disorders clinics.