This article discusses how shifts in the geopolitical landscape, including islamophobia at home in Canada, affect the classroom environment. It offers guidance and resources to ensure safe, supportive and inclusive learning spaces, etc.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new publications (studies, reports), government notices and more.
The Ontario150 Partnership Program provides youth with opportunities to actively participate in their communities in ways that reflect their creativity, cultural expression, diversity, inclusion, environmental stewardship, entrepreneurship, healthy living and civic engagement.
The program will provide community-based legal education to social service providers and community leaders in the Beasley and Riverdale neighbourhoods, to better inform them on issues such as tenant rights and bylaws — information that they will then be able to take back and share with residents.
During the first half of 2016, UNHCR offices reported the new displacement of at least 3.2 million individuals. This included some 1.5 million refugees and asylum-seekers, who have fled to another country, and about 1.7 million people newly displaced in their own country.
A new study, "Transition from Temporary Foreign Workers to Permanent Residents, 1990 to 2014", examines the transitions of temporary foreign workers into permanent residence, and the immigration classes through which they made this transition.
The ministry has launched a new webpage with links to useful workplace mental health resources.
Today, the City of Toronto is releasing the first Call for Applications under the Open Door program to create more affordable rental housing across Toronto. The new Open Door Guidelines and application form will also be issued to make it easier for housing organizations to access the program.
The federal government has increased the province's 2017 allocation by 500 nominees to a total of 6,000.
In Celebration of International Women’s Day, the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) and Le Mouvement Ontarien des Femmes Immigrantes Francophones (MOFIF) invite you to the launch of our New Graphic Novel: “Telling Our Stories: Immigrant Women’s Resilience”. The graphic novel is a part of OCASI’s Prevention of Sexual Violence and Harassment Project, generously funded by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration.
This year, from February 12-18, Canada recognizes Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week. This week presents an opportunity for individuals, communities and governments to reflect on the work we have done together to promote sexual and reproductive health, and to encourage all Canadians to engage in healthy behaviours.