In this recorded webinar, experts discuss lessons learned from the Syrian Refugees Jobs Agenda Roundtable after its first year: getting started, who was at the table, practical strategies for refugee employment and how to strengthen private sector engagement in the global refugee crisis.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
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The government of Canada has launched CanCode, a new program that, over the next two years, will give 500,000 students from kindergarten to grade 12 the opportunity to learn the in-demand skills that will prepare them for future jobs.
Applicants are no longer required to intend to continue to live in Canada once granted citizenship, providing more flexibility to Canadians who may need to live outside of Canada for work or personal reasons. Immediate changes also include repealing the ability to revoke citizenship from dual citizens convicted of crimes against the national interest. Dual citizens living in Canada who are convicted of these crimes will face the Canadian justice system, like other Canadian citizens who break the law.
The government of Ontario is improving access to services for adults with developmental disabilities and their families by finding better ways to connect them to supports available in their local community.
The government of Ontario plans to enhance services for refugees and vulnerable newcomers, including settlement services, case management, employment and training supports, and programming for refugee women and newcomer youth.
The government of Ontario has announced 38 new capital projects in schools across the province to build modern learning environments and improve programming opportunities for students.
Ontario is providing free reading, writing, math and digital skills training to an additional 80,000 adult learners across Ontario over four years.
The government of Ontario, in partnership with the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, aims to improve access to justice in French by establishing the province's first continuing professional development centre for Francophone legal professionals.
Today, the Minister of Status of Women, announced It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence.
In this 3:40-minute video, data from the 2016 Global Trends: Forced Displacement report show that 2016 was the third successive record-breaking year for the number of persons forced to flee their homes around the world. 1 person is displaced every 3 seconds globally. That is 65.6 million people.