Latest News

Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.

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

New Program in Hamilton to Support New Canadians with Landlord-tenant Issues

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.

City Issues Affordable Rental Housing Call for Applications and Open Door Guidelines

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.

Invitation to OCASI & MOFIF's Graphic Novel Launch

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.

Minister's Message for Sexual and Reproductive Health Week

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.