Due to a stable and reliable increase in vaccine supply beginning next week, the province and its partners now have the ability to not only provide more certainty in Ontario’s vaccine rollout, but further accelerate timelines to get more shots into arms.
Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.
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New Emergency Measure Ensures Patients Receive High-Quality Care in the Right Setting
Ontario Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Booking to Individuals 45 and Over in Hot Spot Communities
April 7, 2021 - Thunder Bay, ON
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.
From the Canada Council of Muslim Women, as Black History Month comes to a close and we enter Women’s History Month, it is imperative to continue to highlight the work of Black Muslim women in Canada. Throughout the month of March, CCMW will be spotlighting various Black Muslimahs through the ‘Black Muslimahs Shining Series’ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CL2avhNA692/
March 3, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada
Creating and maintaining workplaces where everyone – no matter their gender identity or expression – can be safe, respected and able to focus on their work is a priority for the Government of Canada.
The Minister of Justice announced the Government of Canada’s support to Botler AI for the Pan-Canadian Triage System for Sexual Harassment, Misconduct & Violence.
March 2, 2021 - TORONTO — The Ontario government has to-date provided more than $1 billion through the Ontario Small Business Support Grant to help eligible business owners affected by the COVID-19 restrictions. The grant provides a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of $20,000 and can be used in whatever way makes the most sense for individual businesses; from paying employee wages, to offsetting the cost of rent, to purchasing inventory.
February 11, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Women and Gender Equality Canada
In order to better serve its communities of settlement practitioners, OCASI is organizing a survey for its 2 bilingual knowledge hubs, SettlementAtWork and its French counterpart SecteurEtablissement.
The short survey will allow OCASI to get feedback and more insight on how settlement practitioners have been using these platforms so far and how they would like to see them evolve in the near future. A win-win situation!