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Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.

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Google Canada commits $2 million to reskill job seekers

May 18 2021 - Google Canada announced a $2 million commitment to help train Canadian job seekers for new careers in technology.

The initiative includes a three-year Google.org grant to NPower Canada to deliver Google Certificate programs and deploy 5,000 need-based scholarships to access the program. The goal is to train job seekers with new skills in under six months.

Government of Canada invests in climate change awareness and action project for young Canadians

April 8, 2021 – London, Ontario

Kate Young, Member of Parliament for London West, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced that the Government of Canada is investing $5.9 million from environmental fines into Let’s Talk Science. With this funding, Let’s Talk Science will engage over 600,000 youth across Canada in climate science awareness and action through regional events, action projects, hands-on activities and a suite of digital resources, including career information.