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Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.

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Immigrant Access Fund

IAF provides micro loans of up to $10,000 to internationally trained immigrants so they can obtain the Canadian licensing or training they need to work in their field. The loan can pay for exams, training, qualification assessments, professional association fees, books and course materials, living allowance and other expenses related to obtaining the Canadian licensing or training they need.

IAF is a character-based community lending program funded by both the private and public sectors.

Patterns and Determinants of Immigrants’ Sense of Belonging to Canada and Their Source Country

This study assesses immigrants’ acculturation profiles as measured by their sense of belonging to Canada and their source country by looking at possible acculturation outcomes and determinants as well as data from the Statistics Canada’s 2013 General Social Survey.