Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
Ontario is providing additional support to detect potential hearing loss in newborns sooner and ensure that families with children who have permanent hearing loss, or are at risk, get the supports they need.
The average hourly wage paid to full-time payroll employees in 2016 was $27.70, excluding overtime pay, tips, and incentive and performance pay. Wages varied notably across occupations and geographic regions.
With 65 percent of elementary school students going on to careers that don’t yet exist, the Ontario Skilled Trades Alliance report “An Apprenticeship Skills Agenda", calls for bold, innovative and flexible skills and apprenticeship training to keep pace with advancing technology and help close the skills gap.
A new CERIC-funded research study led by the Sheridan Centre for Elder Research will address the gap in knowledge about the state of senior entrepreneurship in Canada by investigating the experiences, needs and interests of individuals who have either launched or would like to start their own business after age 50.
As a result of intensive stakeholder consultations in May and June, and ongoing discussions with government, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) has decided to continue immigration and refugee services at the current level at this time.
Recorded on June 14, 2017, this webinar is designed for community workers who help users find legal information.
Recorded on June 15, 2017, the Ontario government recently announced the details of its basic income pilot project, and low-income people living in the test areas will start being signed up soon.
Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) is providing $100,000 of funding to a project headed by two GTA-based organizations to provide services to Black students facing suspension or expulsion hearings.
The Community Legal Clinic of York Region (CLCYR) and the Vaughan Community Health Centre (VCHC) have opened a new office to provide legal aid services to low-income Ontarians in the Vaughan area. This new satellite office, co-located with the Vaughan Community Health Centre, offers legal consultation to visitors and patients of the VCHC every Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m..