The new OSAP will make average tuition free for students whose families make less than $50,000 a year. Students from families that earn more will also benefit from more generous grants and loans, and about 80 per cent of all OSAP recipients will graduate with less provincial debt.
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Ontario is investing $13.5 million in the After School Program for the 2016-17 school year to support 126 organizations.
Dr Suzanne Cook will be presenting findings from the recently completed national CERIC-funded Redirection Project. This project examines later life career development among adults age 50 and older who shifted into second or third careers, or who were seeking new employment. The study also examined the experiences of career practitioners working with older adults in order to identify approaches that can assist and support older workers.
There is a new program launching soon called the Markham Newcomers Network. They are offering three different programs: Language Cafes, Life in Canada and The Newcomer Care Group for new immigrants and refugees.
This professional development tool may be relevant to settlement professionals working to support newcomers in obtaining employment.
The prime minister has issued a statement on a changes to the cabinet ministry. The changes include the appointment of Ahmed D. Hussen as the new Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
Ontario is seeking input from individuals, organizations and businesses in Toronto to help shape policies and programs that will be part of Ontario's 2017 Budget.
The following presentation was given by Statistics Canada's Social Analysis and Modelling Division (SAMD) at the National Statistics Council Meeting in April 2016 to highlight recent research findings related to the youth labour market.
Those who cannot afford to pay the fees for their court case in Ontario can request for a fee waiver. The court will make a decision on eligibility based on the financial situation of the person making the request.
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) National is hosting their second Annual National Conference in September 2017. The 2017 conference theme is It Takes a Nation and submissions for abstracts will be accepted until February 24, 2016.